The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 201 205 196
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 8
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 7 £60,000 - 1
Warwickshire +4 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry -13 3 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Ubuntu
4 12 (44.44%) CentOS
5 11 (40.74%) Perl
6 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (37.04%) DevOps
7 9 (33.33%) Python
8 8 (29.63%) IBM
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) AIX
8 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (29.63%) Ansible
8 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (29.63%) Puppet
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) Change Control
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.81%) DNS
11 4 (14.81%) SAP
11 4 (14.81%) Change Management
11 4 (14.81%) Memcached
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.41%) CloudFront
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DMZ
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
General
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Memcached
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (59.26%) Ubuntu
4 12 (44.44%) CentOS
5 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 8 (29.63%) AIX
6 2 (7.41%) Debian
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Server Building
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) Ruby
3 9 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.41%) Postfix
4 2 (7.41%) Varnish
5 1 (3.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (29.63%) Ansible
2 8 (29.63%) Puppet
3 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.41%) SELinux
4 2 (7.41%) logstash
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
5 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
5 2 (7.41%) New Relic
Worcestershire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago