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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 119 120 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.15% 5.03% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.10% 28.44% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 120
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -19.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 349 422 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 18.03% 17.67% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 295 342 325
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 85 (32.57%) Windows
2 70 (26.82%) PHP
2 70 (26.82%) SQL
3 66 (25.29%) Java
4 60 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 60 (22.99%) MySQL
4 60 (22.99%) Unix
5 57 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (21.07%) Git (software)
7 52 (19.92%) CSS
8 50 (19.16%) Data Centre
9 47 (18.01%) VMware
10 46 (17.62%) Finance
11 45 (17.24%) Red Hat
12 44 (16.86%) MVC
13 43 (16.48%) ITIL
14 42 (16.09%) HTML
15 40 (15.33%) Python
15 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
15 40 (15.33%) jQuery
16 38 (14.56%) SCOM
16 38 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (14.18%) C++
18 34 (13.03%) SCCM
18 34 (13.03%) MongoDB
18 34 (13.03%) Windows Server
19 33 (12.64%) Marketing
20 32 (12.26%) Apache
20 32 (12.26%) Active Directory
21 31 (11.88%) Firewall

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 32 (12.26%) Apache
2 17 (6.51%) nginx
3 13 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.98%) IIS
4 12 (4.60%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 8 (3.07%) CMS
7 7 (2.68%) JBoss
8 6 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (2.30%) Drupal
9 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.77%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.77%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (5.36%) Magento
2 12 (4.60%) assyst
3 7 (2.68%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.38%) Shopify
6 1 (0.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.45%) PaaS
3 7 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.68%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (2.68%) GitHub
4 6 (2.30%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.92%) IaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.15%) SaaS
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.77%) Office 365
8 1 (0.38%) Apcera
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.88%) Firewall
2 27 (10.34%) DNS
3 15 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.98%) SAN
4 13 (4.98%) SSL
5 8 (3.07%) SMS
6 7 (2.68%) WAN
7 6 (2.30%) SNMP
7 6 (2.30%) VoIP
8 5 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (1.92%) BGP
8 5 (1.92%) LAN
8 5 (1.92%) OSPF
8 5 (1.92%) VoLTE
9 4 (1.53%) VPN
10 3 (1.15%) DHCP
10 3 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.15%) NAS
10 3 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.99%) MySQL
2 34 (13.03%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.75%) DB2
6 11 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.07%) Big Data
7 8 (3.07%) Redis
8 7 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.77%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.90%) Selenium
3 17 (6.51%) JIRA
3 17 (6.51%) Subversion
4 10 (3.83%) JSUnit
5 9 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.45%) Mocha
6 7 (2.68%) gulp
6 7 (2.68%) webpack
7 6 (2.30%) PhantomJS
8 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.15%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.15%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.77%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.77%) GitLab
10 2 (0.77%) Hudson
10 2 (0.77%) JUnit
11 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.38%) Maven
11 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (17.62%) Finance
2 33 (12.64%) Marketing
3 30 (11.49%) Retail
4 17 (6.51%) Games
4 17 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.98%) Publishing
6 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.07%) Billing
8 7 (2.68%) Electronics
9 6 (2.30%) Banking
10 4 (1.53%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (35.63%) Developer
2 36 (13.79%) PHP Developer
3 30 (11.49%) HTML CSS Developer
3 30 (11.49%) HTML Developer
4 27 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.43%) Analyst
6 21 (8.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (6.90%) Junior
8 17 (6.51%) Junior Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Junior Java Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Graduate
10 15 (5.75%) Graduate C# Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Graduate Java Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Junior C# Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Junior Python Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.92%) CSS
2 42 (16.09%) HTML
3 40 (15.33%) jQuery
4 25 (9.58%) LAMP
5 22 (8.43%) J2EE
6 21 (8.05%) HTML5
7 20 (7.66%) .NET
8 18 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (6.51%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (6.13%) AngularJS
11 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET
11 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.75%) REST
12 12 (4.60%) XML
13 11 (4.21%) Laravel
14 10 (3.83%) Ionic Framework
14 10 (3.83%) WebSockets
15 9 (3.45%) Ajax
15 9 (3.45%) Express
15 9 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.36%) Fintech
4 13 (4.98%) CMDB
5 12 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.60%) Social Media
6 10 (3.83%) NHS
7 8 (3.07%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (2.68%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.15%) Online Games
12 2 (0.77%) AS400
12 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.38%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 85 (32.57%) Windows
2 60 (22.99%) Unix
3 34 (13.03%) Windows Server
4 24 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.21%) AIX
6 10 (3.83%) Solaris
6 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.45%) CentOS
8 8 (3.07%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.68%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.30%) Android
10 6 (2.30%) Debian
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
14 1 (0.38%) SUSE
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.86%) MVC
3 43 (16.48%) ITIL
4 27 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 26 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 22 (8.43%) Web Development
8 21 (8.05%) Service Management
8 21 (8.05%) TDD
9 20 (7.66%) Line Management
10 19 (7.28%) OO
10 19 (7.28%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.51%) OOP
12 16 (6.13%) IT Strategy
13 15 (5.75%) BDD
13 15 (5.75%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.75%) Test Scripting
14 14 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.82%) PHP
1 70 (26.82%) SQL
2 66 (25.29%) Java
3 60 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.33%) Python
5 37 (14.18%) C++
6 24 (9.20%) C
7 17 (6.51%) C#
8 12 (4.60%) Perl
9 11 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.83%) Ruby
11 9 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.30%) XPath
13 5 (1.92%) Korn
13 5 (1.92%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.53%) VBScript
15 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.15%) VBA
16 2 (0.77%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.88%) Degree
2 20 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (4.98%) LPIC
4 10 (3.83%) MCSE
4 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.30%) RHCE
8 5 (1.92%) OSCP
8 5 (1.92%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.53%) CCNA
9 4 (1.53%) CCNP
9 4 (1.53%) MCSA
9 4 (1.53%) RHCA
10 3 (1.15%) CEH
10 3 (1.15%) CISSP
10 3 (1.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.07%) SLA
3 5 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.38%) MISRA
System Software
1 38 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (12.26%) Active Directory
3 18 (6.90%) Firmware
4 17 (6.51%) Docker
5 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.92%) Kamailio
6 5 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.15%) XenServer
9 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.38%) etcd
10 1 (0.38%) flannel
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (14.56%) SCOM
2 34 (13.03%) SCCM
3 15 (5.75%) NetBackup
3 15 (5.75%) Tivoli
4 13 (4.98%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.45%) Puppet
6 5 (1.92%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.53%) Ansible
7 4 (1.53%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.15%) Icinga
8 3 (1.15%) QRadar
8 3 (1.15%) TIBCO Hawk
8 3 (1.15%) vRealize
9 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.77%) Salt
9 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 47 (18.01%) VMware
2 45 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 40 (15.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.81%) IBM
5 18 (6.90%) Citrix
6 16 (6.13%) Cisco
6 16 (6.13%) Sybase
7 15 (5.75%) NetApp
7 15 (5.75%) Oracle
8 11 (4.21%) HP
8 11 (4.21%) Zend
9 7 (2.68%) Veeam
10 6 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.92%) Apple
11 5 (1.92%) BroadSoft
11 5 (1.92%) EMC
11 5 (1.92%) New Relic
11 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.53%) F5
12 4 (1.53%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Birmingham City University
Salary: £37685 - £40961 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mobile Fun
Posted: 3 days ago
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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