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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 228 211 232
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.039% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.040% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £25,000 £38,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +40.90%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
Linux Support
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
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux Support
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 Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Warwickshire - 5 £25,000 -
Birmingham -11 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Linux Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Server Building
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) JBoss
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) HornetQ
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) PHP

Linux Support 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) JBoss
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Apcera
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HornetQ
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft