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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 143 120 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.29% 5.09% 6.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.05% 29.41% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 111 87 137
Median salary £40,000 £39,324 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.71% -25.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,950 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 408 408 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.81% 17.30% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 872 800 1079
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £20,500 £25,625
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 83 (32.81%) Windows
2 80 (31.62%) PHP
3 71 (28.06%) SQL
3 71 (28.06%) MySQL
4 65 (25.69%) Git (software)
5 59 (23.32%) Data Centre
6 58 (22.92%) CSS
7 55 (21.74%) Unix
8 54 (21.34%) Java
9 53 (20.95%) HTML
10 51 (20.16%) JavaScript
11 50 (19.76%) ITIL
12 48 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (18.58%) MVC
14 45 (17.79%) MongoDB
15 44 (17.39%) Red Hat
16 43 (17.00%) VMware
17 41 (16.21%) Microsoft
18 38 (15.02%) jQuery
18 38 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (14.62%) SCOM
19 37 (14.62%) Finance
20 36 (14.23%) Apache
20 36 (14.23%) Marketing
21 34 (13.44%) Degree
21 34 (13.44%) SCCM
22 31 (12.25%) Retail
22 31 (12.25%) Firewall
22 31 (12.25%) Python
23 30 (11.86%) Active Directory

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 36 (14.23%) Apache
2 20 (7.91%) nginx
3 15 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.74%) IIS
5 11 (4.35%) CMS
6 8 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.37%) Drupal
8 3 (1.19%) JBoss
8 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (5.14%) assyst
2 9 (3.56%) Magento
3 3 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Shopify
5 1 (0.40%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.56%) Amazon S3
3 9 (3.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (3.56%) GitHub
3 9 (3.56%) PaaS
4 6 (2.37%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.98%) IaaS
6 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Apcera
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.25%) Firewall
2 28 (11.07%) DNS
3 16 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.74%) SSL
5 11 (4.35%) SAN
6 10 (3.95%) VPN
7 9 (3.56%) DHCP
7 9 (3.56%) SMS
8 8 (3.16%) Asterisk PBX
9 7 (2.77%) WAN
10 6 (2.37%) SNMP
11 5 (1.98%) LAN
12 4 (1.58%) BGP
12 4 (1.58%) Internet
12 4 (1.58%) OSPF
13 3 (1.19%) WLAN
14 2 (0.79%) EIGRP
14 2 (0.79%) Extranet
14 2 (0.79%) FTP
14 2 (0.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (28.06%) MySQL
2 45 (17.79%) MongoDB
3 19 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.11%) DB2
5 15 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.95%) MariaDB
7 9 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.56%) Redis
8 6 (2.37%) Big Data
9 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 65 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.11%) Subversion
3 14 (5.53%) JSUnit
4 13 (5.14%) Mocha
5 10 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.95%) gulp
6 9 (3.56%) webpack
7 8 (3.16%) PhantomJS
8 7 (2.77%) Selenium
9 6 (2.37%) JIRA
9 6 (2.37%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.58%) Burp Suite
10 4 (1.58%) GitLab
11 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.40%) Maven
12 1 (0.40%) NuGet
12 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (14.62%) Finance
2 36 (14.23%) Marketing
3 31 (12.25%) Retail
4 23 (9.09%) Games
4 23 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.74%) Publishing
6 11 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.56%) Billing
7 9 (3.56%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (39.92%) Developer
2 40 (15.81%) HTML CSS Developer
2 40 (15.81%) HTML Developer
3 33 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 31 (12.25%) Java Developer
5 29 (11.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (7.51%) Administrator
8 18 (7.11%) Junior
9 17 (6.72%) Junior Developer
10 16 (6.32%) Junior Java Developer
10 16 (6.32%) Python Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Analyst
11 15 (5.93%) C# Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Graduate
11 15 (5.93%) Graduate C# Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Graduate Java Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Junior C# Developer
11 15 (5.93%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.92%) CSS
2 53 (20.95%) HTML
3 38 (15.02%) jQuery
4 30 (11.86%) LAMP
5 26 (10.28%) HTML5
6 25 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 21 (8.30%) REST
9 20 (7.91%) .NET
9 20 (7.91%) LEMP Stack
10 18 (7.11%) J2EE
11 15 (5.93%) ASP.NET
11 15 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.93%) Laravel
12 14 (5.53%) Ionic Framework
12 14 (5.53%) Node.js
12 14 (5.53%) WebSockets
13 13 (5.14%) Express
13 13 (5.14%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (5.14%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.32%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.32%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.32%) Social Media
3 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.93%) Fintech
4 14 (5.53%) NHS
5 12 (4.74%) CMDB
5 12 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.56%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (2.77%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Derivative
9 3 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) Online Games
10 2 (0.79%) AS400
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.81%) Windows
2 55 (21.74%) Unix
3 29 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 27 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.51%) Ubuntu
6 13 (5.14%) CentOS
7 12 (4.74%) Debian
8 10 (3.95%) AIX
9 9 (3.56%) Solaris
9 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.98%) Android
10 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) SUSE
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.76%) ITIL
2 48 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.58%) MVC
4 29 (11.46%) Service Delivery
5 27 (10.67%) E-Commerce
5 27 (10.67%) Web Development
6 26 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (8.70%) Service Management
8 19 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (7.51%) Line Management
8 19 (7.51%) OOP
8 19 (7.51%) TDD
9 18 (7.11%) OO
9 18 (7.11%) Scrum
10 17 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (6.32%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.93%) BDD
12 15 (5.93%) Change Management
13 14 (5.53%) Social Commerce
13 14 (5.53%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.62%) PHP
2 71 (28.06%) SQL
3 54 (21.34%) Java
4 51 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 31 (12.25%) Python
6 23 (9.09%) C++
7 21 (8.30%) C
8 17 (6.72%) C#
9 14 (5.53%) Ruby
10 13 (5.14%) Perl
10 13 (5.14%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.74%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.95%) Shell Script
13 8 (3.16%) XPath
14 7 (2.77%) PHP 7
14 7 (2.77%) VBScript
15 5 (1.98%) Korn
16 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.19%) VBA
17 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (13.44%) Degree
2 16 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (4.74%) LPIC
4 12 (4.74%) MCSE
4 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.77%) MCSA
7 6 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.37%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.37%) RHCE
8 5 (1.98%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.58%) CCNP
9 4 (1.58%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.58%) OSCE
9 4 (1.58%) OSCP
9 4 (1.58%) RHCA
10 3 (1.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 12 (4.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.77%) SLA
4 4 (1.58%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 38 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.70%) Docker
4 16 (6.32%) Firmware
5 13 (5.14%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (3.56%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.37%) KVM
7 6 (2.37%) pfSense
7 6 (2.37%) Samba
7 6 (2.37%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.79%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.79%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.40%) etcd
10 1 (0.40%) flannel
Systems Management
1 37 (14.62%) SCOM
2 34 (13.44%) SCCM
3 14 (5.53%) NetBackup
4 13 (5.14%) Tivoli
5 12 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.95%) Ansible
6 10 (3.95%) Puppet
7 7 (2.77%) Salt
8 6 (2.37%) Icinga
9 5 (1.98%) Cacti
9 5 (1.98%) Nagios
9 5 (1.98%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.58%) SCOrch
11 3 (1.19%) TIBCO Hawk
12 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.79%) QRadar
12 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 43 (17.00%) VMware
3 41 (16.21%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.72%) IBM
5 16 (6.32%) NetApp
6 15 (5.93%) Sybase
7 12 (4.74%) Citrix
8 11 (4.35%) Cisco
9 10 (3.95%) Zend
10 7 (2.77%) HP
10 7 (2.77%) Oracle
11 6 (2.37%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.98%) Apple
12 5 (1.98%) New Relic
13 4 (1.58%) EMC
13 4 (1.58%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.58%) Sun
14 3 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (1.19%) F5
14 3 (1.19%) TIBCO
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