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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 217 198
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 17
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
4589 5641 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.54% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3742 4656 4234
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +21 16 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -13 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Coventry +13 1 £62,500 +47.05%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (60.87%) Bash Shell
3 27 (58.70%) Python
4 22 (47.83%) Puppet
4 22 (47.83%) DevOps
5 21 (45.65%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (39.13%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
8 15 (32.61%) Terraform
9 14 (30.43%) Unix
9 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (28.26%) Perl
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) Ansible
11 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
12 11 (23.91%) Docker
12 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 11 (23.91%) CentOS
13 10 (21.74%) Migration
13 10 (21.74%) AWS Certification
14 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
14 8 (17.39%) DNS
14 8 (17.39%) Open Source
15 7 (15.22%) Ruby
15 7 (15.22%) Banking
15 7 (15.22%) SaaS
15 7 (15.22%) Java
15 7 (15.22%) Fintech
15 7 (15.22%) ServiceNow

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 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (45.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) CloudFront
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (13.04%) VoIP
3 6 (13.04%) VoLTE
4 5 (10.87%) HTTP
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) GoCD
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Hudson
4 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 6 (13.04%) FreeSWITCH
3 5 (10.87%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) HornetQ
4 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 3 (6.52%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.17%) .NET
6 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (2.17%) Qt
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Fintech
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Unix
4 11 (23.91%) CentOS
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Debian
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Fedora
9 1 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) HPUX
9 1 (2.17%) openSUSE
9 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) DevOps
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.39%) Open Source
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Microservices
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Physics
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.17%) Complexity Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Functional Programming
8 1 (2.17%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Bash Shell
2 27 (58.70%) Python
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
4 7 (15.22%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) C++
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Groovy
7 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) Jython
9 2 (4.35%) C
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) Clojure
10 1 (2.17%) Erlang
10 1 (2.17%) F#
10 1 (2.17%) Go
10 1 (2.17%) Haskell
10 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) AWS Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) RHCA
4 1 (2.17%) RHCE
4 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
2 6 (13.04%) Kamailio
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (47.83%) Puppet
2 18 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (32.61%) Terraform
4 12 (26.09%) Ansible
5 5 (10.87%) rkt
6 2 (4.35%) Graphite
6 2 (4.35%) Kibana
6 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.35%) logstash
6 2 (4.35%) Nagios
7 1 (2.17%) Salt
7 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.22%) ServiceNow
3 6 (13.04%) BroadSoft
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) Freescale
6 2 (4.35%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) New Relic
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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