Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 272 263 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.99% 5.52% 6.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.05% 30.90% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 221 193 256
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +28.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 776 851 795
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 19.93% 17.87% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 681 672 722
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.97% +0.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% +2.86%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 98 (36.03%) Windows
2 73 (26.84%) Unix
2 73 (26.84%) PHP
3 72 (26.47%) Data Centre
4 70 (25.74%) SQL
5 69 (25.37%) Git (software)
6 68 (25.00%) MySQL
7 65 (23.90%) ITIL
8 64 (23.53%) Java
9 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 56 (20.59%) MongoDB
10 55 (20.22%) CSS
11 53 (19.49%) HTML
12 52 (19.12%) MVC
13 51 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (18.38%) VMware
15 48 (17.65%) JavaScript
16 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 46 (16.91%) Finance
18 42 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (15.07%) Active Directory
19 41 (15.07%) Red Hat
20 39 (14.34%) jQuery
21 38 (13.97%) Apache
22 37 (13.60%) Marketing
23 36 (13.24%) SCOM
24 35 (12.87%) PowerShell
24 35 (12.87%) Degree
25 34 (12.50%) SCCM
25 34 (12.50%) 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 38 (13.97%) Apache
2 13 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.78%) nginx
3 11 (4.04%) IIS
3 11 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.31%) CMS
5 8 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.57%) Drupal
6 7 (2.57%) JBoss
7 6 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.10%) Confluence
8 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.74%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.74%) WordPress
10 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.51%) assyst
2 7 (2.57%) Magento
3 4 (1.47%) Workfront
4 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.41%) GitHub
4 10 (3.68%) PaaS
5 9 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.31%) IaaS
6 7 (2.57%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (2.21%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.47%) Office 365
9 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.74%) SaaS
11 1 (0.37%) Apcera
11 1 (0.37%) Slack
11 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.50%) Firewall
2 25 (9.19%) DNS
3 17 (6.25%) SAN
4 15 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.51%) VPN
5 13 (4.78%) SMS
6 11 (4.04%) NetScaler
7 10 (3.68%) OSPF
7 10 (3.68%) SSL
7 10 (3.68%) WAN
8 9 (3.31%) Internet
8 9 (3.31%) Unified Communications
9 8 (2.94%) DHCP
10 7 (2.57%) LAN
10 7 (2.57%) SMTP
10 7 (2.57%) VLAN
11 6 (2.21%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (2.21%) BGP
11 6 (2.21%) IMAP
11 6 (2.21%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.00%) MySQL
2 56 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 21 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.99%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (6.25%) DB2
7 13 (4.78%) Redis
8 10 (3.68%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.37%) Big Data
14 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.99%) Subversion
3 17 (6.25%) JSUnit
3 17 (6.25%) Mocha
4 15 (5.51%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (3.68%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.31%) NuGet
7 8 (2.94%) gulp
8 7 (2.57%) PhantomJS
8 7 (2.57%) webpack
9 6 (2.21%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.84%) GitLab
11 4 (1.47%) Burp Suite
11 4 (1.47%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.10%) JIRA
13 2 (0.74%) Maven
13 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 46 (16.91%) Finance
2 37 (13.60%) Marketing
3 28 (10.29%) Retail
4 24 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 23 (8.46%) Games
6 13 (4.78%) Billing
7 10 (3.68%) Publishing
8 8 (2.94%) Electronics
8 8 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.21%) Banking
10 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (35.66%) Developer
2 44 (16.18%) HTML CSS Developer
2 44 (16.18%) HTML Developer
3 35 (12.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 30 (11.03%) Java Developer
5 26 (9.56%) PHP Developer
6 24 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (7.72%) Administrator
8 20 (7.35%) Applications Developer
9 17 (6.25%) Angular Developer
9 17 (6.25%) Junior
10 16 (5.88%) Junior Developer
10 16 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
10 16 (5.88%) Python Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Data Centre Engineer
11 15 (5.51%) Graduate C# Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Graduate Java Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Junior C# Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Junior Python Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.22%) CSS
2 53 (19.49%) HTML
3 39 (14.34%) jQuery
4 28 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 24 (8.82%) HTML5
5 24 (8.82%) REST
6 21 (7.72%) LAMP
7 20 (7.35%) .NET
8 18 (6.62%) J2EE
8 18 (6.62%) Node.js
9 17 (6.25%) Express
9 17 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
9 17 (6.25%) Pug
9 17 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (6.25%) Smarty
9 17 (6.25%) WebSockets
10 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET
10 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (5.51%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.99%) Social Media
3 18 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.62%) Fintech
3 18 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.25%) NHS
5 13 (4.78%) Mobile Payment
6 11 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.68%) CMDB
7 10 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.94%) Robotics
9 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.47%) iPad
9 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Derivative
10 3 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.03%) Windows
2 73 (26.84%) Unix
3 29 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 23 (8.46%) Ubuntu
6 18 (6.62%) CentOS
7 15 (5.51%) Debian
8 11 (4.04%) AIX
9 7 (2.57%) Android
9 7 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.57%) Solaris
10 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.90%) ITIL
2 52 (19.12%) MVC
3 42 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.66%) Change Management
4 29 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (10.66%) Service Delivery
5 25 (9.19%) DevOps
5 25 (9.19%) Service Management
6 23 (8.46%) Web Development
7 22 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.72%) SDLC
9 20 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (7.35%) Process Improvement
10 19 (6.99%) OO
10 19 (6.99%) Scrum
10 19 (6.99%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.25%) Data Security
11 17 (6.25%) OOP
11 17 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.84%) PHP
2 70 (25.74%) SQL
3 64 (23.53%) Java
4 48 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 35 (12.87%) PowerShell
6 33 (12.13%) Python
7 24 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 21 (7.72%) C
9 20 (7.35%) Perl
9 20 (7.35%) Ruby
9 20 (7.35%) VBScript
10 19 (6.99%) C++
11 15 (5.51%) C#
12 14 (5.15%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.68%) Korn
14 8 (2.94%) PHP 7
15 7 (2.57%) XPath
16 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.10%) VBA
18 2 (0.74%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 35 (12.87%) Degree
2 15 (5.51%) MCSE
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (5.15%) MCSA
4 12 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (3.68%) LPIC
6 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.31%) CCNA
8 8 (2.94%) CCNP
8 8 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.94%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.47%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.47%) OSCE
9 4 (1.47%) OSCP
10 3 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.74%) CCIE
11 2 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 10 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (3.68%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) GCP
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.37%) MISRA
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 47 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.03%) Docker
4 16 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (5.15%) Firmware
6 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.21%) KVM
7 6 (2.21%) pfSense
7 6 (2.21%) Samba
7 6 (2.21%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.74%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.37%) etcd
10 1 (0.37%) flannel
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (13.24%) SCOM
2 34 (12.50%) SCCM
3 22 (8.09%) Ansible
3 22 (8.09%) Puppet
4 18 (6.62%) NetBackup
5 15 (5.51%) Backup Exec
5 15 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.51%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.31%) Salt
7 4 (1.47%) Cacti
7 4 (1.47%) Icinga
7 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.47%) Nagios
7 4 (1.47%) QRadar
7 4 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.10%) Terraform
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.74%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.74%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.38%) VMware
3 41 (15.07%) Red Hat
4 30 (11.03%) NetApp
5 21 (7.72%) Sybase
6 14 (5.15%) IBM
7 13 (4.78%) Cisco
7 13 (4.78%) Citrix
8 9 (3.31%) HP
9 8 (2.94%) F5
10 7 (2.57%) Zend
11 6 (2.21%) Oracle
12 5 (1.84%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.84%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.84%) Veeam
13 4 (1.47%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.47%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.47%) Remedy
13 4 (1.47%) Sun
13 4 (1.47%) Tripwire