The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 130 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £43,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.60% +54.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1743 2209 1656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.54% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1726 1406
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Birmingham

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) DNS
3 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 7 (31.82%) Puppet
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 6 (27.27%) AWS Certification
5 6 (27.27%) Kamailio
5 6 (27.27%) BroadSoft
5 6 (27.27%) FreeSWITCH
5 6 (27.27%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (27.27%) Open Source
5 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (27.27%) VoLTE
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
7 3 (13.64%) SaaS
7 3 (13.64%) Fintech
7 3 (13.64%) Terraform
7 3 (13.64%) CentOS
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (27.27%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) VoLTE
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) SUSE
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Debian
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCA
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
2 1 (4.55%) RHCSA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Kamailio
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 6 (27.27%) BroadSoft
3 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Freescale
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) New Relic
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
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