Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 309 287 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.07% 6.00% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.20% 33.26% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 263 228 268
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.99% +11.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £28,388
90th Percentile £57,000 £66,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 809 863 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.12% 18.05% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 730 679 784
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.26% +0.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -5.41% +5.71%

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 115 (37.22%) Windows
2 81 (26.21%) Java
3 80 (25.89%) Unix
4 77 (24.92%) PHP
5 75 (24.27%) ITIL
6 74 (23.95%) JavaScript
7 73 (23.62%) HTML
8 72 (23.30%) CSS
9 71 (22.98%) Microsoft
10 68 (22.01%) SQL
10 68 (22.01%) MySQL
11 67 (21.68%) Data Centre
12 66 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 64 (20.71%) MVC
14 60 (19.42%) VMware
15 57 (18.45%) Python
16 56 (18.12%) Git (software)
17 55 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (16.83%) MongoDB
20 51 (16.50%) PowerShell
20 51 (16.50%) Finance
20 51 (16.50%) Apache
21 46 (14.89%) Windows Server
22 45 (14.56%) Red Hat
23 43 (13.92%) Active Directory
24 42 (13.59%) Change Management
25 41 (13.27%) DevOps
26 40 (12.94%) Docker
26 40 (12.94%) Degree

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 51 (16.50%) Apache
2 19 (6.15%) CMS
3 18 (5.83%) nginx
3 18 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (3.88%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.56%) Drupal
7 10 (3.24%) JBoss
8 8 (2.59%) WordPress
9 7 (2.27%) IIS
10 6 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.97%) Confluence
11 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.21%) assyst
2 5 (1.62%) Workfront
3 4 (1.29%) Magento
4 3 (0.97%) Shopify
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (21.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (4.85%) GitHub
5 12 (3.88%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (3.56%) npm
7 10 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.59%) PaaS
9 7 (2.27%) IaaS
10 6 (1.94%) Office 365
10 6 (1.94%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.65%) Datadog
13 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.32%) SaaS
13 1 (0.32%) Serverless
13 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.97%) Firewall
2 22 (7.12%) SAN
3 20 (6.47%) DNS
4 19 (6.15%) NetScaler
5 16 (5.18%) VPN
6 12 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.56%) Unified Communications
8 10 (3.24%) Internet
9 9 (2.91%) DHCP
9 9 (2.91%) SMS
9 9 (2.91%) WAN
10 8 (2.59%) OSPF
11 7 (2.27%) LAN
11 7 (2.27%) SSL
12 6 (1.94%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (1.94%) IMAP
12 6 (1.94%) VLAN
12 6 (1.94%) Wireless
13 5 (1.62%) S/MIME
13 5 (1.62%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.01%) MySQL
2 52 (16.83%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.65%) SQL Server
4 22 (7.12%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.50%) DB2
6 12 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (3.24%) MariaDB
8 10 (3.24%) Redis
8 10 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.12%) TeamCity
3 19 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (5.83%) NuGet
5 16 (5.18%) Mocha
6 15 (4.85%) Subversion
7 13 (4.21%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.88%) gulp
8 12 (3.88%) JSUnit
9 11 (3.56%) GitLab
9 11 (3.56%) PhantomJS
9 11 (3.56%) webpack
10 10 (3.24%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.59%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.62%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.29%) Burp Suite
13 4 (1.29%) JBehave
13 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (16.50%) Finance
2 39 (12.62%) Marketing
3 27 (8.74%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.47%) Retail
5 18 (5.83%) Games
6 12 (3.88%) Electronics
6 12 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.24%) Banking
8 9 (2.91%) Billing
9 8 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.94%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 116 (37.54%) Developer
2 39 (12.62%) HTML CSS Developer
2 39 (12.62%) HTML Developer
3 35 (11.33%) Java Developer
4 33 (10.68%) PHP Developer
5 31 (10.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 29 (9.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (9.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.12%) Junior
8 22 (7.12%) Python Developer
9 21 (6.80%) C# Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Graduate
9 21 (6.80%) Graduate C# Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Graduate Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Graduate Java Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Graduate Python Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior C# Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior Java Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.62%) HTML
2 72 (23.30%) CSS
3 40 (12.94%) AngularJS
4 31 (10.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 30 (9.71%) LAMP
6 28 (9.06%) .NET
7 27 (8.74%) jQuery
7 27 (8.74%) Laravel
8 26 (8.41%) HTML5
8 26 (8.41%) Node.js
9 24 (7.77%) J2EE
9 24 (7.77%) REST
10 22 (7.12%) ASP.NET
11 21 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (6.47%) CodeIgniter
13 18 (5.83%) LEMP Stack
14 16 (5.18%) Express
14 16 (5.18%) Pug
14 16 (5.18%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (5.18%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.44%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.15%) Fintech
5 16 (5.18%) Robotics
6 14 (4.53%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (4.53%) Social Media
7 12 (3.88%) NHS
8 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.91%) Clustering
9 9 (2.91%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.91%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.27%) Handset
11 6 (1.94%) CMDB
12 5 (1.62%) iPad
13 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.97%) Derivative
14 3 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 115 (37.22%) Windows
2 80 (25.89%) Unix
3 46 (14.89%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.77%) CentOS
6 23 (7.44%) Ubuntu
7 16 (5.18%) Debian
8 15 (4.85%) AIX
9 13 (4.21%) Android
9 13 (4.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.62%) Solaris
11 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.97%) HPUX
12 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.27%) ITIL
2 64 (20.71%) MVC
3 55 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.59%) Change Management
5 41 (13.27%) DevOps
6 35 (11.33%) Project Management
7 34 (11.00%) Test Automation
8 30 (9.71%) SDLC
9 28 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (9.06%) Web Development
10 27 (8.74%) Service Management
11 25 (8.09%) BDD
11 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
12 24 (7.77%) Service Delivery
13 22 (7.12%) Configuration Management
14 21 (6.80%) TDD
15 20 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (6.15%) Content Management
16 19 (6.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.21%) Java
2 77 (24.92%) PHP
3 74 (23.95%) JavaScript
4 68 (22.01%) SQL
5 57 (18.45%) Python
6 51 (16.50%) PowerShell
7 31 (10.03%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.41%) Perl
9 25 (8.09%) Shell Script
10 23 (7.44%) C++
11 22 (7.12%) Ruby
11 22 (7.12%) VBScript
12 21 (6.80%) C#
13 18 (5.83%) C
14 11 (3.56%) PHP 7
14 11 (3.56%) XPath
15 10 (3.24%) Korn
16 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.65%) Go
17 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (12.94%) Degree
2 20 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.15%) MCSA
4 14 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.53%) MCSE
4 14 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (4.21%) CCNA
6 11 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.91%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.59%) CCNP
8 8 (2.59%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.94%) LPIC
11 4 (1.29%) CREST Certified
11 4 (1.29%) OSCE
11 4 (1.29%) OSCP
12 2 (0.65%) CISSP
12 2 (0.65%) CLAS
13 1 (0.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 14 (4.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.62%) QA
4 2 (0.65%) GCP
5 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.32%) MISRA
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (17.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 40 (12.94%) Docker
4 20 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (3.56%) Firmware
7 10 (3.24%) vSphere
8 9 (2.91%) VirtualBox
8 9 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.27%) KVM
11 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.94%) pfSense
11 6 (1.94%) Samba
12 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.32%) etcd
13 1 (0.32%) XenApp
13 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (12.30%) Puppet
2 37 (11.97%) Ansible
3 34 (11.00%) SCOM
4 31 (10.03%) SCCM
5 25 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.21%) Tivoli
7 12 (3.88%) NetBackup
7 12 (3.88%) Salt
8 11 (3.56%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.27%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.94%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.94%) Terraform
11 5 (1.62%) Nagios
11 5 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.29%) Cacti
12 4 (1.29%) Icinga
12 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.29%) QRadar
12 4 (1.29%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (19.42%) VMware
3 45 (14.56%) Red Hat
4 26 (8.41%) NetApp
5 19 (6.15%) Cisco
5 19 (6.15%) Sybase
6 11 (3.56%) HP
7 10 (3.24%) Juniper
8 9 (2.91%) Citrix
8 9 (2.91%) F5
9 8 (2.59%) IBM
10 7 (2.27%) Veeam
11 6 (1.94%) Oracle
11 6 (1.94%) Remedy
11 6 (1.94%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.62%) BMC
12 5 (1.62%) Dell
12 5 (1.62%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.62%) McAfee
12 5 (1.62%) Symantec