The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 140 134
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% 0.21% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.22% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -26.66%  
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 1899 2304 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.64% 96.04% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1714 1615
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (33.33%) Kamailio
2 3 (33.33%) BroadSoft
2 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 2 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) LAMP
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) RHCE

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCA
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Kamailio
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) BroadSoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Freescale
3 1 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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