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

Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 110 142 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.97% 5.99% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.16% 34.47% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 97 114 92
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 296 412 345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.05% 17.37% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 352 300
Median salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 117 (41.64%) Windows
2 89 (31.67%) Unix
3 79 (28.11%) Java
4 73 (25.98%) SQL
5 65 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (22.42%) JavaScript
7 60 (21.35%) PHP
8 59 (21.00%) Microsoft
9 58 (20.64%) Data Centre
10 56 (19.93%) MySQL
10 56 (19.93%) VMware
11 52 (18.51%) Finance
12 51 (18.15%) Python
13 49 (17.44%) MS Excel
14 47 (16.73%) Red Hat
15 45 (16.01%) Windows Server
16 44 (15.66%) CSS
17 43 (15.30%) ITIL
18 42 (14.95%) MVC
18 42 (14.95%) SCOM
19 41 (14.59%) SCCM
20 40 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (13.88%) jQuery
21 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
22 37 (13.17%) HTML
22 37 (13.17%) TCP/IP
23 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
23 36 (12.81%) Git (software)
24 35 (12.46%) DNS
24 35 (12.46%) C++

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 33 (11.74%) Apache
2 20 (7.12%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.05%) nginx
4 16 (5.69%) JBoss
5 15 (5.34%) IIS
6 14 (4.98%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.49%) CMS
10 6 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.42%) WordPress
12 3 (1.07%) Drupal
12 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.71%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.71%) Moodle
13 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 49 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.34%) Magento
2 14 (4.98%) assyst
3 8 (2.85%) NetSuite
4 4 (1.42%) Shopify
5 3 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.71%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.36%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.85%) Office 365
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.14%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) GitHub
5 4 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.17%) TCP/IP
2 35 (12.46%) DNS
3 30 (10.68%) Firewall
4 20 (7.12%) SSL
5 11 (3.91%) VoIP
6 9 (3.20%) DHCP
7 8 (2.85%) SNMP
8 7 (2.49%) SAN
9 6 (2.14%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (2.14%) VoLTE
9 6 (2.14%) VPN
10 5 (1.78%) Internet
10 5 (1.78%) LAN
10 5 (1.78%) WAN
11 4 (1.42%) BGP
11 4 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.42%) NAS
11 4 (1.42%) OSPF
11 4 (1.42%) SMS
12 3 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.93%) MySQL
2 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.47%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.98%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.27%) DB2
7 9 (3.20%) Big Data
8 7 (2.49%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.49%) Redis
9 6 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.71%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 36 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.83%) Selenium
3 21 (7.47%) JIRA
4 14 (4.98%) Subversion
5 7 (2.49%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.49%) Robot Framework
6 6 (2.14%) gulp
6 6 (2.14%) webpack
7 5 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.78%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.78%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.07%) JSUnit
8 3 (1.07%) JUnit
9 2 (0.71%) Hudson
9 2 (0.71%) Mocha
9 2 (0.71%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.36%) GitLab
10 1 (0.36%) Log4j
General
1 52 (18.51%) Finance
2 34 (12.10%) Retail
3 29 (10.32%) Marketing
4 17 (6.05%) Publishing
5 16 (5.69%) Banking
5 16 (5.69%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.98%) Games
7 10 (3.56%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.85%) International Banking
9 5 (1.78%) Electronics
10 4 (1.42%) Billing
10 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (28.11%) Developer
2 35 (12.46%) PHP Developer
3 26 (9.25%) Analyst
3 26 (9.25%) Consultant
3 26 (9.25%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (6.76%) Junior
5 19 (6.76%) Junior Developer
6 18 (6.41%) Graduate
6 18 (6.41%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (6.05%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Graduate C# Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Graduate Java Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Graduate Python Developer
7 17 (6.05%) HTML Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Junior C# Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Junior Java Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Junior Python Developer
7 17 (6.05%) Python Developer
8 16 (5.69%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.66%) CSS
2 39 (13.88%) jQuery
3 37 (13.17%) HTML
4 29 (10.32%) J2EE
5 25 (8.90%) .NET
6 23 (8.19%) LAMP
7 21 (7.47%) ASP.NET
7 21 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (7.12%) HTML5
9 19 (6.76%) XML
10 17 (6.05%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (5.34%) Java EE
12 14 (4.98%) Ajax
13 12 (4.27%) JSON
13 12 (4.27%) REST
13 12 (4.27%) Web Services
14 10 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (3.20%) Laravel
15 9 (3.20%) SOAP
15 9 (3.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.34%) CMDB
4 13 (4.63%) Fintech
5 8 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.49%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.78%) Social Media
9 4 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.07%) NHS
10 3 (1.07%) Online Games
11 2 (0.71%) AS400
11 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.36%) PKI
12 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 117 (41.64%) Windows
2 89 (31.67%) Unix
3 45 (16.01%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.98%) AIX
6 13 (4.63%) Solaris
7 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.85%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.49%) CentOS
10 6 (2.14%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.42%) Android
11 4 (1.42%) SUSE
12 2 (0.71%) Debian
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) HPUX
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.30%) ITIL
3 42 (14.95%) MVC
4 34 (12.10%) Service Delivery
5 29 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (8.19%) E-Commerce
6 23 (8.19%) TDD
7 22 (7.83%) Line Management
8 21 (7.47%) Automation Testing
8 21 (7.47%) Web Development
9 20 (7.12%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (7.12%) Service Management
10 19 (6.76%) SOA
11 18 (6.41%) IT Strategy
12 17 (6.05%) BDD
12 17 (6.05%) Change Management
12 17 (6.05%) OOP
13 16 (5.69%) Presales
14 15 (5.34%) OO
14 15 (5.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.11%) Java
2 73 (25.98%) SQL
3 63 (22.42%) JavaScript
4 60 (21.35%) PHP
5 51 (18.15%) Python
6 35 (12.46%) C++
7 21 (7.47%) C#
8 19 (6.76%) Perl
9 17 (6.05%) C
10 15 (5.34%) Shell Script
11 14 (4.98%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.20%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.78%) XPath
16 3 (1.07%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.71%) Ruby
17 2 (0.71%) UniBasic
17 2 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (10.68%) Degree
2 25 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (5.34%) LPIC
4 11 (3.91%) MCSE
4 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.56%) AWS Certification
6 7 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.14%) CEH
7 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.14%) CISSP
7 6 (2.14%) RHCE
8 5 (1.78%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.42%) OSCP
9 4 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.42%) RHCA
9 4 (1.42%) SSCP
10 3 (1.07%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 40 (14.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (12.81%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.69%) Firmware
4 15 (5.34%) Docker
5 8 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.14%) Kamailio
7 3 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.07%) XenServer
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (14.95%) SCOM
2 41 (14.59%) SCCM
3 20 (7.12%) Tivoli
4 19 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (5.69%) Puppet
6 15 (5.34%) Backup Exec
6 15 (5.34%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.14%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.78%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.07%) Icinga
9 3 (1.07%) QRadar
9 3 (1.07%) TIBCO Hawk
9 3 (1.07%) vRealize
10 2 (0.71%) Terraform
11 1 (0.36%) Ansible
11 1 (0.36%) Nagios
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Salt
11 1 (0.36%) SELinux
11 1 (0.36%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 59 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (19.93%) VMware
3 47 (16.73%) Red Hat
4 27 (9.61%) Oracle
5 24 (8.54%) Citrix
6 22 (7.83%) IBM
7 18 (6.41%) Cisco
8 12 (4.27%) Sybase
9 10 (3.56%) HP
9 10 (3.56%) Zend
10 8 (2.85%) Veeam
11 6 (2.14%) BroadSoft
11 6 (2.14%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.14%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.78%) Apple
12 5 (1.78%) Google
12 5 (1.78%) NetApp
12 5 (1.78%) New Relic
13 4 (1.42%) F5
13 4 (1.42%) SAP
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Industry leading salary
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Training, Benefits
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Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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