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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank 17 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 429 419 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.06% 7.22% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.64% 37.28% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 381 363 324
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
1006 1124 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.24% 19.37% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 884 944 1079
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 164 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Coventry +1 64 £44,875 +12.18% 7
Warwickshire +12 58 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Staffordshire +7 35 £40,000 -15.78%
Worcestershire -10 28 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Shropshire +14 27 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Solihull +5 25 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Herefordshire -5 25 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £31,750 - 2
Dudley -1 1 £32,500 +13.04%
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
Walsall - 1 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £50,000 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 337 (38.34%) Windows
2 252 (28.67%) Unix
3 239 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 213 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (22.87%) Java
6 187 (21.27%) Python
7 174 (19.80%) SQL
8 173 (19.68%) MySQL
9 158 (17.97%) PHP
10 155 (17.63%) HTML
11 149 (16.95%) VMware
12 142 (16.15%) Microsoft
13 141 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
14 140 (15.93%) Git (software)
15 129 (14.68%) CSS
16 125 (14.22%) Windows Server
17 123 (13.99%) Red Hat
18 117 (13.31%) Web Services
19 113 (12.86%) DevOps
20 112 (12.74%) MS Excel
21 111 (12.63%) TCP/IP
21 111 (12.63%) Data Centre
22 108 (12.29%) jQuery
23 107 (12.17%) Apache
24 100 (11.38%) Bash Shell
25 98 (11.15%) DNS
26 97 (11.04%) Cisco
27 95 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
28 94 (10.69%) C++
29 92 (10.47%) Software Engineering

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
1 107 (12.17%) Apache
2 54 (6.14%) nginx
3 51 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 36 (4.10%) JBoss
5 35 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (3.87%) IIS
7 32 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 28 (3.19%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.19%) WebLogic
9 21 (2.39%) SharePoint
10 19 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.48%) lighttpd
12 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.14%) Apache Pig
13 10 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.80%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.80%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 112 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.48%) MS Office
3 5 (0.57%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.23%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Magento
2 14 (1.59%) assyst
2 14 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.91%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.57%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.46%) Shopify
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.23%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 141 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.66%) Office 365
4 23 (2.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 23 (2.62%) IaaS
5 21 (2.39%) SaaS
6 19 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.71%) Google Compute Engine
7 15 (1.71%) Heroku
7 15 (1.71%) PaaS
8 12 (1.37%) GitHub
9 9 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Apcera
13 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 111 (12.63%) TCP/IP
2 98 (11.15%) DNS
3 91 (10.35%) Firewall
4 70 (7.96%) DHCP
5 55 (6.26%) HTTP
6 50 (5.69%) SSL
7 40 (4.55%) SAN
8 37 (4.21%) VPN
8 37 (4.21%) WAN
9 35 (3.98%) Network Security
10 34 (3.87%) Internet
11 31 (3.53%) SNMP
12 29 (3.30%) OSPF
13 27 (3.07%) LAN
14 25 (2.84%) BGP
15 24 (2.73%) VoIP
16 19 (2.16%) MPLS
17 18 (2.05%) Ethernet
18 15 (1.71%) IPv4
18 15 (1.71%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (19.68%) MySQL
2 90 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 54 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 53 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 52 (5.92%) NoSQL
6 40 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (4.32%) Redis
8 34 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.84%) Big Data
9 25 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.84%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.73%) DB2
11 14 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 140 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 48 (5.46%) Subversion
4 44 (5.01%) JIRA
5 34 (3.87%) Selenium
6 30 (3.41%) Vagrant
7 23 (2.62%) PHPUnit
8 22 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 19 (2.16%) JUnit
10 18 (2.05%) Hudson
11 14 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.25%) Robot Framework
13 9 (1.02%) gulp
13 9 (1.02%) Maven
13 9 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.91%) webpack
15 7 (0.80%) GoCD
15 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (0.80%) Xdebug
General
1 81 (9.22%) Finance
2 59 (6.71%) Marketing
3 57 (6.48%) Retail
4 37 (4.21%) Banking
4 37 (4.21%) Publishing
5 32 (3.64%) Electronics
6 31 (3.53%) Games
7 24 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.37%) Billing
10 11 (1.25%) Back Office
10 11 (1.25%) Music Industry
11 10 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.02%) Advertising
13 8 (0.91%) Automotive
13 8 (0.91%) International Banking
14 6 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.57%) Arabic Language
15 5 (0.57%) French Language
15 5 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 224 (25.48%) Developer
2 104 (11.83%) PHP Developer
3 76 (8.65%) Analyst
4 69 (7.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 53 (6.03%) Consultant
7 49 (5.57%) HTML Developer
8 48 (5.46%) MySQL Developer
8 48 (5.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 47 (5.35%) HTML CSS Developer
9 47 (5.35%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
11 45 (5.12%) Software Engineer
12 44 (5.01%) Senior Developer
13 42 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (4.78%) Junior
14 39 (4.44%) Support Engineer
15 35 (3.98%) Administrator
16 34 (3.87%) Python Developer
17 33 (3.75%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (17.63%) HTML
2 129 (14.68%) CSS
3 117 (13.31%) Web Services
4 108 (12.29%) jQuery
5 83 (9.44%) HTML5
6 79 (8.99%) LAMP
7 76 (8.65%) XML
8 73 (8.30%) RESTful
9 51 (5.80%) .NET
9 51 (5.80%) JSON
9 51 (5.80%) SOAP
10 49 (5.57%) Ajax
10 49 (5.57%) LEMP Stack
11 43 (4.89%) J2EE
12 39 (4.44%) REST
13 37 (4.21%) Sass
13 37 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (3.87%) ASP.NET
15 33 (3.75%) AngularJS
16 32 (3.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 111 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 81 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.35%) Linux Command Line
4 37 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.50%) Fintech
9 19 (2.16%) CMDB
10 15 (1.71%) User Experience
11 14 (1.59%) Device Driver
11 14 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 13 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
12 13 (1.48%) Verilog
12 13 (1.48%) VHDL
13 12 (1.37%) Smart Meter
14 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.02%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 337 (38.34%) Windows
2 252 (28.67%) Unix
3 125 (14.22%) Windows Server
4 70 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (6.03%) CentOS
6 49 (5.57%) Ubuntu
7 33 (3.75%) Solaris
8 27 (3.07%) AIX
9 26 (2.96%) Mac OS X
10 19 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.93%) SUSE
11 17 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.71%) Debian
13 12 (1.37%) Android
14 11 (1.25%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.02%) VyOS
16 8 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.91%) HPUX
16 8 (0.91%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (12.86%) DevOps
3 92 (10.47%) Software Engineering
4 91 (10.35%) ITIL
5 86 (9.78%) MVC
6 72 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (8.08%) Open Source
8 67 (7.62%) Scrum
9 63 (7.17%) OOP
10 61 (6.94%) OO
11 56 (6.37%) E-Commerce
11 56 (6.37%) Microservices
12 51 (5.80%) Configuration Management
12 51 (5.80%) High Availability
13 49 (5.57%) SOA
13 49 (5.57%) TDD
14 48 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 48 (5.46%) Project Management
15 46 (5.23%) Migration
15 46 (5.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 239 (27.19%) JavaScript
2 201 (22.87%) Java
3 187 (21.27%) Python
4 174 (19.80%) SQL
5 158 (17.97%) PHP
6 100 (11.38%) Bash Shell
7 94 (10.69%) C++
8 78 (8.87%) C#
9 61 (6.94%) Ruby
10 58 (6.60%) Perl
11 54 (6.14%) C
12 43 (4.89%) Shell Script
13 39 (4.44%) PowerShell
14 22 (2.50%) Groovy
15 20 (2.28%) Scala
16 16 (1.82%) Go
17 14 (1.59%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.37%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.25%) Erlang
19 11 (1.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 89 (10.13%) Degree
2 41 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.50%) AWS Certification
5 20 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (2.16%) CCNA
6 19 (2.16%) LPIC
7 15 (1.71%) CISSP
7 15 (1.71%) MCSE
7 15 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.59%) CCNP
9 13 (1.48%) ISTQB
10 12 (1.37%) GCIH
10 12 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.25%) SANS
12 9 (1.02%) GCIA
13 8 (0.91%) GIAC
14 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
1 19 (2.16%) SLA
2 12 (1.37%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) GAMP
6 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.11%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 95 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (10.35%) Active Directory
3 83 (9.44%) Docker
4 52 (5.92%) Firmware
5 28 (3.19%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.93%) Squid
7 15 (1.71%) VirtualBox
8 12 (1.37%) Samba
8 12 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (1.25%) vSphere
10 10 (1.14%) HDFS
11 9 (1.02%) XenApp
12 7 (0.80%) NFS
12 7 (0.80%) Snort
13 6 (0.68%) Kamailio
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 85 (9.67%) Puppet
2 72 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (5.92%) SCCM
4 51 (5.80%) SCOM
5 50 (5.69%) Ansible
6 43 (4.89%) Terraform
7 39 (4.44%) Nagios
8 24 (2.73%) Tivoli
9 21 (2.39%) NetBackup
10 20 (2.28%) Backup Exec
10 20 (2.28%) Kubernetes
11 18 (2.05%) Mesos
12 16 (1.82%) Consul
13 15 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (1.71%) StatsD
14 10 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (1.14%) Oozie
15 9 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (1.02%) SCOrch
16 8 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 149 (16.95%) VMware
2 142 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 123 (13.99%) Red Hat
4 97 (11.04%) Cisco
5 90 (10.24%) Oracle
6 48 (5.46%) Citrix
6 48 (5.46%) IBM
7 38 (4.32%) Google
8 27 (3.07%) HP
9 24 (2.73%) SolarWinds
10 23 (2.62%) Sybase
11 22 (2.50%) EMC
11 22 (2.50%) NetApp
12 21 (2.39%) New Relic
13 17 (1.93%) Zend
14 16 (1.82%) ServiceNow
15 13 (1.48%) Brocade
16 12 (1.37%) Twitter
17 11 (1.25%) Juniper
17 11 (1.25%) Veeam
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k to 55k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 Per Annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £35k - £60k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Remote working
Posted: 5 days ago