Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 260 255 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.86% 6.77% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.88% 36.96% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 235 227 203
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -22.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £64,000 £66,500 £57,050
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 705 690 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.61% 18.31% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 555 593 682
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £55,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 97 (37.31%) Windows
2 75 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 69 (26.54%) MySQL
4 62 (23.85%) SQL
4 62 (23.85%) Java
5 60 (23.08%) Apache
6 57 (21.92%) PHP
6 57 (21.92%) HTML
6 57 (21.92%) Finance
7 54 (20.77%) Unix
8 48 (18.46%) VMware
9 46 (17.69%) CSS
10 40 (15.38%) ITIL
11 38 (14.62%) Microsoft
11 38 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (12.69%) Python
13 32 (12.31%) Firewall
13 32 (12.31%) Banking
14 31 (11.92%) DevOps
15 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (11.15%) Git (software)
16 28 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (10.38%) Docker
17 27 (10.38%) SOA
18 25 (9.62%) J2EE
18 25 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (9.62%) Web Development
19 24 (9.23%) PowerShell
20 23 (8.85%) Test Automation
20 23 (8.85%) Red Hat

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 60 (23.08%) Apache
2 18 (6.92%) WordPress
3 11 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.08%) CMS
5 8 (3.08%) nginx
5 8 (3.08%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.92%) JBoss
7 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.54%) Drupal
7 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.54%) IIS
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.77%) Confluence
9 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) Moodle
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Magento
2 3 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.85%) Office 365
4 5 (1.92%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.54%) IaaS
6 3 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.15%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (1.15%) PaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Serverless
7 2 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.77%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.31%) Firewall
2 16 (6.15%) DNS
2 16 (6.15%) WAN
3 14 (5.38%) LAN
4 13 (5.00%) VLAN
4 13 (5.00%) VPN
5 12 (4.62%) Wireless
6 11 (4.23%) Cisco Firepower
6 11 (4.23%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (4.23%) Internet
6 11 (4.23%) MPLS
6 11 (4.23%) OSPF
6 11 (4.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (4.23%) TACACS
7 10 (3.85%) DHCP
7 10 (3.85%) SAN
8 8 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.54%) HTTP
10 3 (1.15%) FTP
10 3 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.54%) MySQL
2 8 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.69%) DB2
3 7 (2.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.15%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.77%) Big Data
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.38%) GIS
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.62%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.31%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.54%) Selenium
5 4 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.54%) Subversion
5 4 (1.54%) WATIR
6 3 (1.15%) gulp
6 3 (1.15%) Maven
7 2 (0.77%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.77%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.77%) JBehave
7 2 (0.77%) JIRA
7 2 (0.77%) JMeter
7 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
General
1 57 (21.92%) Finance
2 32 (12.31%) Banking
3 18 (6.92%) International Banking
4 14 (5.38%) Advertising
4 14 (5.38%) Marketing
5 11 (4.23%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.15%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (36.54%) Developer
2 42 (16.15%) PHP Developer
3 38 (14.62%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.31%) Analyst
5 25 (9.62%) Consultant
5 25 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.92%) Junior
8 17 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (6.15%) Administrator
10 15 (5.77%) Junior Developer
10 15 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
10 15 (5.77%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (4.62%) BPM Consultant
12 12 (4.62%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
13 11 (4.23%) Cisco Consultant
13 11 (4.23%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.92%) HTML
2 46 (17.69%) CSS
3 25 (9.62%) J2EE
4 22 (8.46%) jQuery
4 22 (8.46%) LAMP
5 19 (7.31%) Laravel
6 17 (6.54%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.15%) XML
8 13 (5.00%) HTML5
8 13 (5.00%) Web Services
9 12 (4.62%) Symfony
10 11 (4.23%) .NET
11 10 (3.85%) CakePHP
11 10 (3.85%) Sass
11 10 (3.85%) Spring
12 8 (3.08%) Doctrine
13 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.69%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.31%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.08%) Fintech
2 17 (6.54%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.23%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.23%) User Experience
7 10 (3.85%) Private Cloud
8 8 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.31%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (2.31%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.54%) Clustering
12 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.15%) PKI
12 3 (1.15%) Replication
13 2 (0.77%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.77%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 97 (37.31%) Windows
2 54 (20.77%) Unix
3 20 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.31%) CentOS
4 19 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.38%) Ubuntu
7 11 (4.23%) AIX
8 7 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.54%) Debian
11 3 (1.15%) VMS
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.77%) Android
12 2 (0.77%) HPUX
12 2 (0.77%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Fedora
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.38%) ITIL
2 31 (11.92%) DevOps
3 27 (10.38%) SOA
4 25 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.62%) Web Development
5 23 (8.85%) Test Automation
6 22 (8.46%) MVC
7 21 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 20 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 18 (6.92%) Open Source
10 16 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.15%) Service Management
11 15 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 15 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.38%) BDD
12 14 (5.38%) Coaching
12 14 (5.38%) Project Management
12 14 (5.38%) TDD
13 13 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 62 (23.85%) Java
2 62 (23.85%) SQL
3 57 (21.92%) PHP
4 33 (12.69%) Python
5 24 (9.23%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.23%) Ruby
8 9 (3.46%) C#
9 7 (2.69%) Perl
9 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.31%) VB
11 5 (1.92%) R
12 4 (1.54%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.15%) C
13 3 (1.15%) ES6
13 3 (1.15%) Go
13 3 (1.15%) Java 8
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (7.69%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) CCNA
2 13 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.23%) CCNP
4 6 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.54%) CISA
5 4 (1.54%) CISM
5 4 (1.54%) CISSP
6 3 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.77%) CCDA
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.15%) SLA
2 15 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.31%) QA
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.38%) Docker
3 22 (8.46%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.92%) KVM
6 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.77%) Firmware
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.77%) Squid
8 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.92%) Puppet
2 13 (5.00%) QRadar
3 11 (4.23%) WhatsUp Gold
4 10 (3.85%) Ansible
4 10 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.46%) Nagios
5 9 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.69%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.69%) logstash
6 7 (2.69%) Terraform
7 6 (2.31%) Ambari
8 5 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.54%) Cacti
9 4 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.54%) Kibana
10 3 (1.15%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.15%) SELinux
10 3 (1.15%) WSUS
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (18.46%) VMware
2 38 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.85%) Red Hat
4 19 (7.31%) HP
4 19 (7.31%) SolarWinds
5 12 (4.62%) Cisco
5 12 (4.62%) Oracle
6 11 (4.23%) Apple
6 11 (4.23%) F5
6 11 (4.23%) Meraki
6 11 (4.23%) Tripwire
7 10 (3.85%) IBM
8 8 (3.08%) NetApp
9 7 (2.69%) Zend
10 6 (2.31%) Google
11 5 (1.92%) Sybase
11 5 (1.92%) Veeam
12 4 (1.54%) Splunk
12 4 (1.54%) Twitter
13 3 (1.15%) Nimble Storage