Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 31 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 297 309 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.72% 6.49% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.88% 37.18% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 259 247 270
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £28,063
90th Percentile £60,050 £66,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 784 831 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.37% 17.46% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 710 653 779
Birmingham median annual salary £38,625 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -3.85% +1.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £24,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Birmingham

Linux
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Linux in Birmingham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 119 (40.07%) Windows
2 84 (28.28%) Java
3 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 77 (25.93%) ITIL
5 76 (25.59%) PHP
5 76 (25.59%) HTML
6 75 (25.25%) CSS
7 72 (24.24%) Unix
7 72 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 69 (23.23%) MySQL
9 67 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 63 (21.21%) MVC
11 60 (20.20%) Python
12 58 (19.53%) VMware
13 57 (19.19%) Apache
14 55 (18.52%) SQL
15 54 (18.18%) Data Centre
16 51 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (17.17%) PowerShell
17 48 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (15.49%) DevOps
19 45 (15.15%) Windows Server
19 45 (15.15%) Puppet
19 45 (15.15%) Finance
20 43 (14.48%) Change Management
20 43 (14.48%) Ansible
21 42 (14.14%) Project Management
22 40 (13.47%) Firewall
22 40 (13.47%) Git (software)
22 40 (13.47%) Test Automation

Linux
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 57 (19.19%) Apache
2 21 (7.07%) CMS
3 19 (6.40%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.06%) nginx
5 13 (4.38%) WordPress
6 12 (4.04%) Drupal
7 10 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.03%) JBoss
9 8 (2.69%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.68%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.35%) IIS
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.01%) Confluence
12 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) assyst
2 5 (1.68%) Workfront
3 3 (1.01%) Magento
3 3 (1.01%) Shopify
4 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (22.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (5.39%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (4.04%) GitHub
7 11 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (3.37%) npm
9 6 (2.02%) Office 365
10 4 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.35%) IaaS
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.67%) Datadog
11 2 (0.67%) PaaS
12 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.34%) SaaS
12 1 (0.34%) Serverless
12 1 (0.34%) Slack
12 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.47%) Firewall
2 22 (7.41%) VPN
3 21 (7.07%) NetScaler
4 20 (6.73%) SAN
5 15 (5.05%) DNS
6 11 (3.70%) Unified Communications
7 10 (3.37%) Internet
7 10 (3.37%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.69%) DHCP
8 8 (2.69%) WAN
9 7 (2.36%) OSPF
10 6 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (2.02%) IMAP
10 6 (2.02%) LAN
10 6 (2.02%) Network Security
10 6 (2.02%) VLAN
10 6 (2.02%) Wireless
11 5 (1.68%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.68%) NAS
11 5 (1.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.23%) MySQL
2 35 (11.78%) SQL Server
3 34 (11.45%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (3.37%) MariaDB
6 8 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.69%) DB2
6 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.02%) Redis
9 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) OLAP
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.42%) TeamCity
3 21 (7.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (6.73%) NuGet
5 16 (5.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.04%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.04%) Mocha
7 11 (3.70%) gulp
7 11 (3.70%) Subversion
8 10 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.37%) GitLab
8 10 (3.37%) PhantomJS
8 10 (3.37%) webpack
9 8 (2.69%) JSUnit
9 8 (2.69%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.02%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.68%) Hudson
12 5 (1.68%) JBehave
12 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (15.15%) Finance
2 33 (11.11%) Marketing
3 22 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.39%) Retail
5 13 (4.38%) Games
6 12 (4.04%) Banking
7 11 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.37%) Electronics
9 8 (2.69%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.67%) International Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (37.37%) Developer
2 36 (12.12%) PHP Developer
3 34 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (10.10%) HTML CSS Developer
5 30 (10.10%) HTML Developer
6 25 (8.42%) Web Developer
7 24 (8.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (8.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 21 (7.07%) Junior
8 21 (7.07%) Junior Developer
8 21 (7.07%) Python Developer
9 20 (6.73%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Graduate
9 20 (6.73%) Graduate C# Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Graduate Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Graduate Java Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Junior C# Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Junior Java Developer
9 20 (6.73%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (25.59%) HTML
2 75 (25.25%) CSS
3 38 (12.79%) AngularJS
4 32 (10.77%) LAMP
5 29 (9.76%) Laravel
6 27 (9.09%) .NET
7 26 (8.75%) J2EE
7 26 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
8 22 (7.41%) Node.js
9 21 (7.07%) ASP.NET
9 21 (7.07%) HTML5
9 21 (7.07%) jQuery
10 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (6.40%) REST
12 17 (5.72%) LEMP Stack
13 12 (4.04%) Express
13 12 (4.04%) Pug
13 12 (4.04%) Smarty
13 12 (4.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.42%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.06%) Robotics
4 15 (5.05%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (4.38%) Fintech
6 11 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.03%) Clustering
8 8 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.69%) NHS
8 8 (2.69%) Social Media
9 7 (2.36%) Handset
10 6 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.68%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.68%) iPad
11 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (40.07%) Windows
2 72 (24.24%) Unix
3 45 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.73%) CentOS
6 19 (6.40%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.71%) AIX
8 12 (4.04%) Debian
9 11 (3.70%) Android
9 11 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.36%) Solaris
11 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.01%) HPUX
12 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.67%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.67%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.93%) ITIL
2 63 (21.21%) MVC
3 51 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (15.49%) DevOps
5 43 (14.48%) Change Management
6 42 (14.14%) Project Management
7 40 (13.47%) Test Automation
8 34 (11.45%) Web Development
9 32 (10.77%) SDLC
10 28 (9.43%) Service Management
11 27 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 25 (8.42%) BDD
13 23 (7.74%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (7.07%) Front End Development
14 21 (7.07%) Open Source
15 20 (6.73%) Content Management
15 20 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (6.73%) TDD
16 18 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.28%) Java
2 82 (27.61%) JavaScript
3 76 (25.59%) PHP
4 60 (20.20%) Python
5 55 (18.52%) SQL
6 51 (17.17%) PowerShell
7 31 (10.44%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.75%) Shell Script
9 23 (7.74%) Perl
10 22 (7.41%) C#
10 22 (7.41%) Ruby
11 20 (6.73%) VBScript
12 18 (6.06%) C++
13 14 (4.71%) C
14 10 (3.37%) PHP 7
14 10 (3.37%) XPath
15 6 (2.02%) Korn
16 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (12.12%) Degree
2 18 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.72%) MCSA
4 13 (4.38%) CCNA
4 13 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.04%) MCSE
6 11 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.69%) Master's Degree
8 7 (2.36%) CCNP
9 6 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.02%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.68%) CISSP
11 4 (1.35%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.67%) CLAS
12 2 (0.67%) LPIC
12 2 (0.67%) OSCP
12 2 (0.67%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) SLA
2 12 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.02%) QA
5 3 (1.01%) GPG13
6 2 (0.67%) COBIT
6 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.67%) GCP
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (12.79%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.79%) Docker
3 18 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (3.37%) vSphere
6 9 (3.03%) VirtualBox
7 8 (2.69%) KVM
7 8 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.02%) pfSense
8 6 (2.02%) Samba
9 4 (1.35%) Firmware
9 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.67%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.34%) XenApp
11 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (15.15%) Puppet
2 43 (14.48%) Ansible
3 29 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (9.09%) SCOM
5 23 (7.74%) SCCM
6 11 (3.70%) Salt
6 11 (3.70%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.37%) Terraform
8 8 (2.69%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.36%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (2.36%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.36%) Packer
9 7 (2.36%) vCenter Server
10 6 (2.02%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.68%) Nagios
11 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.35%) Cacti
12 4 (1.35%) Icinga
12 4 (1.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 72 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 58 (19.53%) VMware
3 36 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 19 (6.40%) Cisco
4 19 (6.40%) NetApp
5 13 (4.38%) HP
6 10 (3.37%) F5
6 10 (3.37%) Juniper
6 10 (3.37%) Oracle
6 10 (3.37%) Sybase
7 9 (3.03%) Veeam
8 7 (2.36%) Dell
9 6 (2.02%) Google
9 6 (2.02%) Remedy
9 6 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.68%) Apple
10 5 (1.68%) BMC
10 5 (1.68%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.68%) McAfee
10 5 (1.68%) Symantec