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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 26 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 382 413 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.25% 7.15% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.02% 33.23% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 303 388 238
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1157 1243 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 21.52% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1102 984
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -5 123 £39,323 -24.37% 25
Warwickshire +19 86 £30,000 -9.21% 8
Coventry 0 67 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Staffordshire -18 34 £31,500 -28.40% 5
Shropshire -15 16 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Worcestershire +5 15 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Solihull +9 12 £32,500 +21.49% 1
Herefordshire -2 7 £38,750 -8.82%
Sutton Coldfield +1 3 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Dudley +2 2 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 280 (33.49%) Windows
2 240 (28.71%) MySQL
3 238 (28.47%) Unix
4 219 (26.20%) JavaScript
5 214 (25.60%) Apache
6 184 (22.01%) Git (software)
7 183 (21.89%) PHP
8 180 (21.53%) HTML
9 179 (21.41%) Open Source
10 170 (20.33%) CSS
11 162 (19.38%) jQuery
12 161 (19.26%) Java
13 153 (18.30%) SQL
14 151 (18.06%) LAMP
14 151 (18.06%) Degree
15 146 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 119 (14.23%) Firewall
16 119 (14.23%) Oracle
17 109 (13.04%) Cisco
18 108 (12.92%) VMware
19 103 (12.32%) Web Development
20 101 (12.08%) OO
21 100 (11.96%) Python
22 98 (11.72%) Windows Server
23 94 (11.24%) XML
24 90 (10.77%) SQL Server
25 89 (10.65%) Internet
26 88 (10.53%) TCP/IP
27 87 (10.41%) C++
28 85 (10.17%) E-Commerce

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
1 214 (25.60%) Apache
2 76 (9.09%) nginx
3 54 (6.46%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (4.55%) Apache Spark
6 31 (3.71%) Apache Pig
6 31 (3.71%) MS Exchange
7 30 (3.59%) CMS
8 29 (3.47%) JBoss
9 27 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 21 (2.51%) WordPress
11 16 (1.91%) IIS
12 13 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.56%) Facebook Platform
12 13 (1.56%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (0.96%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 63 (7.54%) Magento
2 19 (2.27%) assyst
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.84%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.51%) Office 365
4 15 (1.79%) GitHub
5 14 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.67%) PaaS
6 13 (1.56%) SaaS
7 12 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.44%) CloudFront
8 8 (0.96%) IaaS
9 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 119 (14.23%) Firewall
2 89 (10.65%) Internet
3 88 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 75 (8.97%) SAN
5 72 (8.61%) DNS
6 55 (6.58%) HTTP
7 50 (5.98%) DHCP
8 39 (4.67%) WAN
9 37 (4.43%) LAN
10 27 (3.23%) SSL
10 27 (3.23%) VoIP
11 23 (2.75%) OSPF
12 22 (2.63%) BGP
12 22 (2.63%) Wireless
13 21 (2.51%) Network Security
13 21 (2.51%) VPN
14 14 (1.67%) Intranet
14 14 (1.67%) PBX
15 13 (1.56%) WLAN
16 12 (1.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (28.71%) MySQL
2 90 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 64 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 58 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (5.98%) Big Data
6 41 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 41 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 38 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 37 (4.43%) Oracle Database
9 35 (4.19%) DB2
10 31 (3.71%) Apache Hive
10 31 (3.71%) HBase
10 31 (3.71%) Impala
10 31 (3.71%) Sqoop
11 24 (2.87%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.51%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.79%) Redis
15 11 (1.32%) InfluxDB
16 10 (1.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 184 (22.01%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.37%) Subversion
3 31 (3.71%) Jenkins
3 31 (3.71%) Mercurial
4 22 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.39%) JUnit
6 17 (2.03%) JIRA
6 17 (2.03%) Vagrant
7 15 (1.79%) GDB
8 13 (1.56%) Maven
9 10 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.96%) Selenium
10 8 (0.96%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.60%) Hudson
12 4 (0.48%) Grunt
13 3 (0.36%) Bower
13 3 (0.36%) gulp
13 3 (0.36%) NUnit
13 3 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 75 (8.97%) Finance
2 56 (6.70%) Retail
3 40 (4.78%) Marketing
4 39 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 37 (4.43%) Games
6 29 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.63%) Banking
7 22 (2.63%) Electronics
8 19 (2.27%) Publishing
9 14 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.44%) Back Office
11 7 (0.84%) Advertising
12 6 (0.72%) Automotive
13 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 269 (32.18%) Developer
2 119 (14.23%) PHP Developer
3 81 (9.69%) Administrator
4 77 (9.21%) Analyst
5 72 (8.61%) MySQL Developer
6 66 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 66 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.34%) HTML Developer
8 50 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
9 49 (5.86%) HTML CSS Developer
10 47 (5.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 46 (5.50%) Web Developer
12 44 (5.26%) Software Engineer
12 44 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 41 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 39 (4.67%) Network Engineer
15 37 (4.43%) Linux Administrator
16 35 (4.19%) Java Developer
17 33 (3.95%) Support Analyst
18 32 (3.83%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (21.53%) HTML
2 170 (20.33%) CSS
3 162 (19.38%) jQuery
4 151 (18.06%) LAMP
5 94 (11.24%) XML
6 79 (9.45%) REST
7 67 (8.01%) JSON
8 65 (7.78%) Symfony
9 60 (7.18%) LEMP Stack
10 58 (6.94%) Web Services
11 55 (6.58%) HTML5
12 47 (5.62%) AngularJS
13 39 (4.67%) LAPP Stack
14 31 (3.71%) Zend Framework
15 30 (3.59%) .NET
16 28 (3.35%) Qt
17 27 (3.23%) Node.js
17 27 (3.23%) Spring
18 26 (3.11%) Middleware
18 26 (3.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 64 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.19%) Social Media
5 32 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.71%) Mathematics
7 22 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.51%) CUDA
8 21 (2.51%) Graphic Design
9 20 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.15%) Clustering
10 18 (2.15%) CMDB
11 17 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.79%) User Experience
13 14 (1.67%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.56%) Online Gambling
15 12 (1.44%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.32%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.32%) Web 2.0
17 10 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 280 (33.49%) Windows
2 238 (28.47%) Unix
3 98 (11.72%) Windows Server
4 58 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (6.70%) Solaris
6 46 (5.50%) Mac OS X
7 43 (5.14%) Ubuntu
8 37 (4.43%) CentOS
9 32 (3.83%) Debian
10 27 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (2.75%) Apple iOS
11 23 (2.75%) SUSE
12 18 (2.15%) AIX
12 18 (2.15%) Android
12 18 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
13 14 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (1.56%) Windows 7
15 11 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (21.41%) Open Source
2 146 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (12.32%) Web Development
4 101 (12.08%) OO
5 85 (10.17%) E-Commerce
6 83 (9.93%) DevOps
7 81 (9.69%) ITIL
8 75 (8.97%) MVC
8 75 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 62 (7.42%) Scrum
10 59 (7.06%) Service Delivery
11 58 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (6.58%) OOP
13 54 (6.46%) ETL
14 53 (6.34%) TDD
15 51 (6.10%) Presales
16 47 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
17 44 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (5.02%) Service Management
19 41 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 219 (26.20%) JavaScript
2 183 (21.89%) PHP
3 161 (19.26%) Java
4 153 (18.30%) SQL
5 100 (11.96%) Python
6 87 (10.41%) C++
7 77 (9.21%) Shell Script
8 64 (7.66%) Perl
9 59 (7.06%) C
10 48 (5.74%) PHP 5
11 45 (5.38%) C#
12 40 (4.78%) Bash Shell
13 25 (2.99%) Ruby
14 19 (2.27%) Scala
15 18 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.32%) Erlang
17 10 (1.20%) Clojure
17 10 (1.20%) Haskell
18 9 (1.08%) Go
19 8 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (18.06%) Degree
2 37 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (3.71%) CCNA
5 29 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.75%) CCNP
7 17 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.79%) MCSE
9 14 (1.67%) MCSA
10 13 (1.56%) ISEB
11 12 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.44%) MCITP
12 7 (0.84%) CISSP
12 7 (0.84%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.84%) NCDA
13 6 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.60%) LPIC
14 5 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.48%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.39%) SLA
2 19 (2.27%) QA
3 15 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.24%) GAMP
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 61 (7.30%) Active Directory
1 61 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.71%) Apache Flume
2 31 (3.71%) Docker
2 31 (3.71%) HDFS
3 25 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.75%) Firmware
5 21 (2.51%) Cygwin
6 16 (1.91%) XenApp
7 13 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (1.44%) vSphere
9 11 (1.32%) NFS
9 11 (1.32%) Xen
10 10 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 9 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.96%) Samba
12 8 (0.96%) Squid
13 7 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (8.13%) Puppet
2 32 (3.83%) SCCM
3 31 (3.71%) Hadoop YARN
3 31 (3.71%) Oozie
4 27 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 26 (3.11%) SCOM
6 24 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (2.75%) Oracle ZFS
8 22 (2.63%) Nagios
8 22 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 20 (2.39%) Tivoli
10 17 (2.03%) Ansible
11 16 (1.91%) Backup Exec
11 16 (1.91%) Kubernetes
11 16 (1.91%) Mesos
12 14 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 13 (1.56%) Unicenter
14 12 (1.44%) logstash
15 11 (1.32%) Icinga
15 11 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 119 (14.23%) Oracle
2 109 (13.04%) Cisco
3 108 (12.92%) VMware
4 82 (9.81%) Microsoft
5 80 (9.57%) Red Hat
6 70 (8.37%) NetApp
7 58 (6.94%) Citrix
8 55 (6.58%) HP
9 52 (6.22%) Zend
10 49 (5.86%) IBM
11 48 (5.74%) Google
12 34 (4.07%) Cloudera
12 34 (4.07%) Hortonworks
13 31 (3.71%) MapR
14 27 (3.23%) Juniper
15 24 (2.87%) Veritas
16 21 (2.51%) Sun
17 20 (2.39%) Adobe
18 15 (1.79%) Netezza
19 14 (1.67%) CA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Evesham, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Private Medical
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Full Package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Holland and Barrett
Salary: + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago