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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 216 211 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 30 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 19
Median salary £37,500 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5867 5536 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.24% 96.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4614 4404
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Coventry +12 11 £35,000 -27.08% 1
Warwickshire 0 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Birmingham -12 4 £42,000 -30.00% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (31.25%) HP
5 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 13 (27.08%) DNS
6 13 (27.08%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) MySQL
8 11 (22.92%) Java
8 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.92%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (18.75%) Wireless
10 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (16.67%) C
11 8 (16.67%) Apache
11 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 7 (14.58%) Web Operations
12 7 (14.58%) C++
12 7 (14.58%) SSL
12 7 (14.58%) FTP
12 7 (14.58%) Cisco
12 7 (14.58%) Internet
12 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development
12 7 (14.58%) nginx
13 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (16.67%) Apache
1 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.58%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 13 (27.08%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) Wireless
4 7 (14.58%) FTP
4 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 7 (14.58%) SSL
5 6 (12.50%) SAN
5 6 (12.50%) SMTP
6 4 (8.33%) SNMP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) JSON
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
2 2 (4.17%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Memcached
3 1 (2.08%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 3 (6.25%) Physics
3 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.92%) Embedded Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (12.50%) CentOS
8 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
9 4 (8.33%) Android
9 4 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.58%) Embedded Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) Web Operations
3 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.42%) Open Source
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Web Design
7 1 (2.08%) Presales
7 1 (2.08%) SDLC
7 1 (2.08%) Server Building
7 1 (2.08%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) C
3 7 (14.58%) C++
4 6 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 15 (31.25%) HP
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) 3PAR
4 5 (10.42%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) New Relic
6 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: 37000
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago