The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 211 196 215
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 14
Median salary £52,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +17.85%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5472 4931 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.94% 97.09% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4339 4156 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 12 £67,500 +132.75%
Shropshire - 4 £52,500 -
Warwickshire +8 3 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Coventry -6 2 £36,000 -25.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (55.56%) Python
2 30 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 29 (53.70%) Puppet
4 26 (48.15%) Red Hat
5 25 (46.30%) DevOps
6 22 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (40.74%) Unix
7 20 (37.04%) Windows
7 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (31.48%) CentOS
9 17 (31.48%) Terraform
10 16 (29.63%) Perl
11 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (22.22%) AWS Certification
13 12 (22.22%) Migration
14 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (18.52%) Banking
15 10 (18.52%) Physics
15 10 (18.52%) ServiceNow
15 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.52%) SaaS
15 10 (18.52%) C++
15 10 (18.52%) Docker
16 9 (16.67%) Solaris
16 9 (16.67%) Scrum
16 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
1 2 (3.70%) JBoss
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) HTTP
4 4 (7.41%) SNMP
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (3.70%) DHCP
6 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (18.52%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) REST
3 4 (7.41%) Yocto
4 3 (5.56%) Pthreads
5 2 (3.70%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (3.70%) HornetQ
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Physics
2 7 (12.96%) Fintech
3 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.41%) HP Superdome
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (40.74%) Unix
3 20 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 17 (31.48%) CentOS
5 13 (24.07%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (16.67%) Solaris
7 7 (12.96%) AIX
8 6 (11.11%) HPUX
9 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.70%) SUSE
10 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) DevOps
2 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Microservices
7 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.85%) Complexity Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.85%) Functional Programming
10 1 (1.85%) Logistics
10 1 (1.85%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.85%) Multithreaded Programming
10 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 30 (55.56%) Python
2 16 (29.63%) Perl
3 10 (18.52%) C++
4 5 (9.26%) Groovy
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) C
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Clojure
8 1 (1.85%) Erlang
8 1 (1.85%) F#
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) Haskell
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) Kamailio
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (53.70%) Puppet
2 22 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (31.48%) Terraform
4 7 (12.96%) Ansible
5 5 (9.26%) rkt
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (18.52%) ServiceNow
3 7 (12.96%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) BroadSoft
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.70%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
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