The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 373 424 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.08% 7.74% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.40% 34.70% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 302 401 271
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1188 1222 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.37% 22.31% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1088 998
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Linux Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Linux
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -6 121 £39,000 -18.32% 19
Coventry +2 82 £41,750 +4.37% 11
Warwickshire +4 78 £32,500 -13.90% 13
Staffordshire -13 32 £40,000 -4.76% 6
Worcestershire +6 20 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Solihull +5 12 £31,250 +9.64% 4
Shropshire -28 8 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Dudley +1 5 £25,000 -3.84%
Herefordshire +1 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 276 (33.91%) Windows
2 235 (28.87%) Unix
3 219 (26.90%) MySQL
4 212 (26.04%) Apache
5 202 (24.82%) JavaScript
6 197 (24.20%) Open Source
7 179 (21.99%) Java
8 169 (20.76%) PHP
9 166 (20.39%) Git (software)
10 163 (20.02%) SQL
11 161 (19.78%) HTML
12 158 (19.41%) Degree
13 156 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
14 153 (18.80%) CSS
15 146 (17.94%) LAMP
16 137 (16.83%) jQuery
17 126 (15.48%) Oracle
18 114 (14.00%) Firewall
19 110 (13.51%) Cisco
20 109 (13.39%) Python
20 109 (13.39%) XML
20 109 (13.39%) VMware
20 109 (13.39%) Web Development
21 100 (12.29%) Windows Server
22 97 (11.92%) OO
23 94 (11.55%) SQL Server
24 87 (10.69%) Shell Script
24 87 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
25 86 (10.57%) DevOps
25 86 (10.57%) Internet

Linux
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
1 212 (26.04%) Apache
2 79 (9.71%) nginx
3 56 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 52 (6.39%) Apache Spark
5 42 (5.16%) Apache Pig
6 40 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.07%) JBoss
8 23 (2.83%) Node.js
9 22 (2.70%) MS Exchange
10 21 (2.58%) CMS
11 20 (2.46%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.21%) WordPress
13 13 (1.60%) Confluence
13 13 (1.60%) Facebook Platform
13 13 (1.60%) IIS
14 12 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (1.47%) WebSphere
15 11 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (1.11%) Drupal
16 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.74%) MS Office
4 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 66 (8.11%) Magento
2 13 (1.60%) assyst
3 8 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.61%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 87 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.46%) GitHub
4 18 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.09%) CloudFront
6 16 (1.97%) Office 365
7 15 (1.84%) PaaS
7 15 (1.84%) SaaS
8 7 (0.86%) IaaS
9 4 (0.49%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.12%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 114 (14.00%) Firewall
2 86 (10.57%) Internet
3 74 (9.09%) SAN
4 67 (8.23%) TCP/IP
5 63 (7.74%) DNS
6 50 (6.14%) HTTP
7 45 (5.53%) DHCP
8 36 (4.42%) LAN
8 36 (4.42%) WAN
9 29 (3.56%) VoIP
10 20 (2.46%) BGP
10 20 (2.46%) Network Security
10 20 (2.46%) OSPF
10 20 (2.46%) SSL
11 18 (2.21%) VPN
12 16 (1.97%) PBX
13 15 (1.84%) Wireless
14 13 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.47%) FTP
15 12 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (26.90%) MySQL
2 94 (11.55%) SQL Server
3 76 (9.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 69 (8.48%) Big Data
5 67 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (6.39%) Hadoop
7 49 (6.02%) MongoDB
8 42 (5.16%) Apache Hive
8 42 (5.16%) HBase
8 42 (5.16%) Impala
8 42 (5.16%) Sqoop
9 39 (4.79%) Oracle Database
10 36 (4.42%) DB2
11 34 (4.18%) Relational Database
12 27 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.46%) NoSQL
14 18 (2.21%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.09%) Neo4j
16 15 (1.84%) Redis
17 11 (1.35%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 166 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.25%) Subversion
3 30 (3.69%) Mercurial
4 27 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.07%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.33%) GDB
7 18 (2.21%) JUnit
8 17 (2.09%) JIRA
9 16 (1.97%) Maven
9 16 (1.97%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.98%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.74%) Selenium
14 5 (0.61%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
16 3 (0.37%) gulp
16 3 (0.37%) NUnit
16 3 (0.37%) Selenium IDE
16 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (7.49%) Finance
2 41 (5.04%) Retail
3 36 (4.42%) Games
4 30 (3.69%) Marketing
5 25 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.21%) Banking
8 13 (1.60%) Publishing
9 12 (1.47%) Back Office
9 12 (1.47%) Electronics
10 8 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.37%) Arabic Language
12 3 (0.37%) Automotive
12 3 (0.37%) French Language
12 3 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (30.96%) Developer
2 107 (13.14%) Administrator
3 98 (12.04%) PHP Developer
4 80 (9.83%) Analyst
5 59 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.02%) Web Developer
7 46 (5.65%) MySQL Developer
8 44 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 42 (5.16%) Hadoop Administrator
9 42 (5.16%) Linux Administrator
10 40 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
10 40 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
11 39 (4.79%) Java Developer
11 39 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 38 (4.67%) Network Engineer
13 36 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 34 (4.18%) PHP Web Developer
15 33 (4.05%) Software Engineer
15 33 (4.05%) Support Analyst
16 29 (3.56%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (19.78%) HTML
2 153 (18.80%) CSS
3 146 (17.94%) LAMP
4 137 (16.83%) jQuery
5 109 (13.39%) XML
6 84 (10.32%) REST
7 71 (8.72%) JSON
8 68 (8.35%) Symfony
9 66 (8.11%) LEMP Stack
10 60 (7.37%) Web Services
11 48 (5.90%) LAPP Stack
12 42 (5.16%) HTML5
13 41 (5.04%) AngularJS
14 37 (4.55%) Zend Framework
15 31 (3.81%) Middleware
15 31 (3.81%) Qt
16 28 (3.44%) Spring
16 28 (3.44%) X-Windows
17 27 (3.32%) .NET
18 26 (3.19%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.07%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.39%) Data Centre
4 39 (4.79%) Mathematics
5 36 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.19%) CUDA
7 22 (2.70%) Social Media
7 22 (2.70%) User Experience
8 18 (2.21%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.97%) Clustering
11 15 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.60%) Graphic Design
12 13 (1.60%) Online Gambling
12 13 (1.60%) VHDL
13 12 (1.47%) CMDB
13 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.47%) Internet of Things
14 11 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 276 (33.91%) Windows
2 235 (28.87%) Unix
3 100 (12.29%) Windows Server
4 69 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (6.63%) Mac OS X
6 53 (6.51%) Ubuntu
7 45 (5.53%) Solaris
8 37 (4.55%) Debian
9 33 (4.05%) CentOS
10 30 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (2.83%) Apple iOS
12 20 (2.46%) Android
13 19 (2.33%) SUSE
14 16 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (1.72%) AIX
16 13 (1.60%) Windows 7
17 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (1.23%) HPUX
19 9 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
19 9 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (24.20%) Open Source
2 156 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (13.39%) Web Development
4 97 (11.92%) OO
5 86 (10.57%) DevOps
6 80 (9.83%) ETL
7 74 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 74 (9.09%) ITIL
8 70 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (8.35%) Software Engineering
10 62 (7.62%) Scrum
11 61 (7.49%) MVC
12 54 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
12 54 (6.63%) Service Delivery
13 47 (5.77%) Presales
13 47 (5.77%) TDD
14 46 (5.65%) Data Management
15 45 (5.53%) OOD
15 45 (5.53%) OOP
16 44 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 202 (24.82%) JavaScript
2 179 (21.99%) Java
3 169 (20.76%) PHP
4 163 (20.02%) SQL
5 109 (13.39%) Python
6 87 (10.69%) Shell Script
7 86 (10.57%) C++
8 68 (8.35%) Perl
9 64 (7.86%) C
10 50 (6.14%) PHP 5
11 44 (5.41%) C#
12 34 (4.18%) Bash Shell
13 31 (3.81%) Ruby
14 23 (2.83%) Scala
15 19 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.11%) Erlang
17 8 (0.98%) Clojure
17 8 (0.98%) Haskell
17 8 (0.98%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 158 (19.41%) Degree
2 39 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.93%) CCNA
6 27 (3.32%) CCNP
7 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.72%) MCSE
10 13 (1.60%) MCSA
11 12 (1.47%) MCITP
12 9 (1.11%) ISEB
13 7 (0.86%) NCDA
13 7 (0.86%) PhD
14 5 (0.61%) CISSP
14 5 (0.61%) MCP
14 5 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.49%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.49%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.58%) QA
2 18 (2.21%) SLA
3 13 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) GAMP
4 2 (0.25%) HL7
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.16%) Apache Flume
3 42 (5.16%) HDFS
4 26 (3.19%) Cygwin
4 26 (3.19%) Docker
5 23 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.09%) Firmware
7 15 (1.84%) Xen
8 13 (1.60%) XenApp
9 11 (1.35%) NFS
9 11 (1.35%) vSphere
10 10 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (1.23%) Squid
10 10 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 9 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.98%) Samba
13 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.61%) KVM
14 5 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (7.62%) Puppet
2 42 (5.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 42 (5.16%) Oozie
3 23 (2.83%) Nagios
4 20 (2.46%) NetBackup
4 20 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 18 (2.21%) SCCM
6 18 (2.21%) SCOM
7 16 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (1.97%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.72%) Ansible
8 14 (1.72%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.72%) Kubernetes
8 14 (1.72%) Mesos
9 12 (1.47%) logstash
10 11 (1.35%) Grafana
10 11 (1.35%) Icinga
10 11 (1.35%) Kibana
10 11 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (15.48%) Oracle
2 110 (13.51%) Cisco
3 109 (13.39%) VMware
4 79 (9.71%) Red Hat
5 72 (8.85%) Microsoft
6 69 (8.48%) NetApp
7 63 (7.74%) Zend
8 57 (7.00%) Google
9 54 (6.63%) Citrix
10 51 (6.27%) HP
11 49 (6.02%) Cloudera
11 49 (6.02%) Hortonworks
12 48 (5.90%) IBM
13 42 (5.16%) MapR
14 25 (3.07%) Greenplum
14 25 (3.07%) Juniper
15 23 (2.83%) Netezza
16 20 (2.46%) Veritas
17 19 (2.33%) Teradata
18 18 (2.21%) Vertica
Evesham, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Car £5.700, 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.50 - £40961.85 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago