Period
to 23 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 266 312 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.25% 7.52% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.36% 43.39% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 240 300 258
Birmingham median annual salary £42,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,025
90th Percentile £63,875 £68,750 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 712 719 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.42% 17.33% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 601 599 709
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £61,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.39% -4.00% +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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 106 (39.85%) Windows
2 92 (34.59%) JavaScript
3 80 (30.08%) HTML
4 71 (26.69%) PHP
5 69 (25.94%) CSS
6 68 (25.56%) Java
7 65 (24.44%) MySQL
8 59 (22.18%) ITIL
8 59 (22.18%) Microsoft
9 56 (21.05%) Unix
10 55 (20.68%) SQL
11 54 (20.30%) Apache
12 52 (19.55%) MVC
13 51 (19.17%) Finance
14 46 (17.29%) VMware
15 45 (16.92%) Python
16 38 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 37 (13.91%) Test Automation
18 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 36 (13.53%) Firewall
19 35 (13.16%) Project Management
20 34 (12.78%) Web Development
20 34 (12.78%) PowerShell
21 33 (12.41%) DevOps
22 31 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
23 30 (11.28%) Laravel
23 30 (11.28%) Service Management
23 30 (11.28%) Front End Development
23 30 (11.28%) Linux Command Line

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 54 (20.30%) Apache
2 23 (8.65%) CMS
3 20 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.52%) WordPress
4 15 (5.64%) Drupal
5 13 (4.89%) nginx
6 8 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.26%) JBoss
7 6 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.88%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.50%) IIS
9 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Magento
2 6 (2.26%) Shopify
3 4 (1.50%) assyst
4 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (4.89%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (2.26%) GitHub
7 6 (2.26%) npm
7 6 (2.26%) Office 365
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.75%) Datadog
8 2 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.75%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.53%) Firewall
2 18 (6.77%) SAN
3 14 (5.26%) VPN
4 10 (3.76%) Internet
5 9 (3.38%) NetScaler
6 8 (3.01%) DNS
7 7 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.88%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.88%) LAN
8 5 (1.88%) NAS
8 5 (1.88%) Network Security
8 5 (1.88%) WAN
9 4 (1.50%) Skype
9 4 (1.50%) SSL
9 4 (1.50%) Wireless
10 3 (1.13%) Intranet
10 3 (1.13%) MPLS
10 3 (1.13%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.13%) SSH
10 3 (1.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.44%) MySQL
2 27 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.88%) DB2
7 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.38%) Redis
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 16 (6.02%) TeamCity
5 10 (3.76%) NuGet
5 10 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (3.38%) gulp
7 7 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.63%) Selenium
7 7 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.63%) Subversion
7 7 (2.63%) WATIR
8 6 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.26%) GitLab
8 6 (2.26%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.26%) JBehave
8 6 (2.26%) JMeter
8 6 (2.26%) Maven
8 6 (2.26%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (19.17%) Finance
2 26 (9.77%) Banking
3 17 (6.39%) Marketing
4 14 (5.26%) International Banking
5 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.26%) Electronics
9 4 (1.50%) Advertising
9 4 (1.50%) Games
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (40.23%) Developer
2 46 (17.29%) PHP Developer
3 33 (12.41%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.03%) Analyst
5 29 (10.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (10.90%) Web Developer
6 22 (8.27%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (7.14%) Consultant
8 17 (6.39%) Junior
8 17 (6.39%) Junior Developer
9 16 (6.02%) Lead Developer
10 15 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (5.64%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.26%) Tester
12 13 (4.89%) Automation Tester
12 13 (4.89%) BPM Consultant
12 13 (4.89%) Graduate
12 13 (4.89%) Support Analyst
13 12 (4.51%) Graduate Python Developer
13 12 (4.51%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.08%) HTML
2 69 (25.94%) CSS
3 38 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 30 (11.28%) Laravel
5 22 (8.27%) jQuery
6 21 (7.89%) J2EE
6 21 (7.89%) LAMP
7 20 (7.52%) Sass
8 19 (7.14%) .NET
8 19 (7.14%) HTML5
9 18 (6.77%) Symfony
9 18 (6.77%) XML
10 17 (6.39%) CodeIgniter
11 16 (6.02%) LESS
11 16 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (5.64%) CakePHP
12 15 (5.64%) Ember.js
13 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET
14 12 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.51%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.28%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (10.90%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.39%) Fintech
4 16 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.89%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.38%) Clustering
7 9 (3.38%) Robotics
8 8 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.01%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.63%) Handset
10 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.50%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (1.13%) PKI
13 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 106 (39.85%) Windows
2 56 (21.05%) Unix
3 29 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (6.02%) CentOS
6 14 (5.26%) AIX
7 10 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.63%) Android
9 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.88%) Solaris
11 4 (1.50%) Debian
12 3 (1.13%) HPUX
12 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.75%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.75%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.18%) ITIL
2 52 (19.55%) MVC
3 38 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.91%) Test Automation
5 35 (13.16%) Project Management
6 34 (12.78%) Web Development
7 33 (12.41%) DevOps
8 30 (11.28%) Front End Development
8 30 (11.28%) Service Management
9 26 (9.77%) Change Management
10 22 (8.27%) SOA
11 21 (7.89%) Content Management
12 19 (7.14%) BDD
12 19 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.14%) SDLC
13 18 (6.77%) Open Source
14 17 (6.39%) E-Commerce
15 16 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (6.02%) Web Application Development
16 15 (5.64%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.59%) JavaScript
2 71 (26.69%) PHP
3 68 (25.56%) Java
4 55 (20.68%) SQL
5 45 (16.92%) Python
6 34 (12.78%) PowerShell
7 19 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.02%) C#
9 15 (5.64%) Ruby
10 12 (4.51%) C++
11 11 (4.14%) Perl
12 7 (2.63%) C
13 6 (2.26%) PHP 7
13 6 (2.26%) XPath
14 5 (1.88%) R
15 4 (1.50%) VBScript
16 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.13%) VB
17 2 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (9.77%) Degree
2 8 (3.01%) CCNA
2 8 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.26%) MCSA
5 5 (1.88%) CISSP
5 5 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.50%) CCNP
7 3 (1.13%) CISM
8 2 (0.75%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.75%) IISP
8 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) OCP
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) SLA
2 8 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.01%) QA
3 5 (1.88%) GPG13
3 5 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.13%) COBIT
4 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.53%) Docker
3 22 (8.27%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.76%) vSphere
5 7 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.88%) KVM
7 5 (1.88%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.13%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.75%) Firmware
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (10.53%) Puppet
2 26 (9.77%) Ansible
3 20 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.51%) SCOM
5 9 (3.38%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.38%) SCCM
5 9 (3.38%) Terraform
6 8 (3.01%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (2.63%) Nagios
7 7 (2.63%) Packer
7 7 (2.63%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.88%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.50%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.13%) logstash
10 3 (1.13%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.13%) QRadar
10 3 (1.13%) Salt
10 3 (1.13%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (1.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.29%) VMware
3 28 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 19 (7.14%) Apple
5 16 (6.02%) Cisco
6 12 (4.51%) Oracle
7 11 (4.14%) HP
8 9 (3.38%) Juniper
9 8 (3.01%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.63%) F5
11 6 (2.26%) Dell
11 6 (2.26%) Google
11 6 (2.26%) IBM
11 6 (2.26%) NetApp
11 6 (2.26%) Veeam
12 5 (1.88%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.88%) Sybase
13 4 (1.50%) EMC
13 4 (1.50%) McAfee
13 4 (1.50%) Twitter