Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 204 178
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 13
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.04% +12.50% +50.00%
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3669 4554 3841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3405 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Birmingham

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Birmingham

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Birmingham

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Linux Engineer 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 Birmingham region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) Workfront
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow