Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 24 42
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 174 302 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.78% 8.00% 5.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.05% 37.66% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 152 256 222
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,300 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,125 £56,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 579 802 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.89% 21.25% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 454 721 672
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -10.26%
10th Percentile £21,725 £26,250 £21,525
90th Percentile £59,625 £55,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 73 (41.95%) Windows
2 50 (28.74%) MySQL
3 44 (25.29%) Java
4 41 (23.56%) Unix
5 39 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (20.69%) VMware
7 35 (20.11%) SQL
7 35 (20.11%) Windows Server
8 34 (19.54%) Finance
9 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (18.97%) SQL Server
9 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 32 (18.39%) JavaScript
11 31 (17.82%) HTML
12 30 (17.24%) PHP
13 29 (16.67%) CSS
13 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (15.52%) Red Hat
15 25 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (13.79%) Python
16 24 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 23 (13.22%) Apache
17 23 (13.22%) ITIL
18 22 (12.64%) HP
18 22 (12.64%) SLA
18 22 (12.64%) Degree
18 22 (12.64%) DevOps
19 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
20 18 (10.34%) Oracle

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 23 (13.22%) Apache
2 12 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (5.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 7 (4.02%) JBoss
4 7 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.02%) WordPress
5 4 (2.30%) Confluence
5 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.15%) IIS
7 2 (1.15%) Moodle
7 2 (1.15%) nginx
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.15%) WildFly
8 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.05%) Office 365
4 6 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.87%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.30%) IaaS
6 4 (2.30%) PaaS
7 3 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.72%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Serverless
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.15%) SaaS
9 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.57%) Datadog
9 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.20%) Firewall
3 13 (7.47%) MPLS
3 13 (7.47%) OSPF
4 12 (6.90%) DNS
5 8 (4.60%) BGP
5 8 (4.60%) DSL
5 8 (4.60%) DWDM
5 8 (4.60%) SHDSL
5 8 (4.60%) SSL
6 7 (4.02%) LAN
6 7 (4.02%) WAN
7 6 (3.45%) DHCP
7 6 (3.45%) Extranet
7 6 (3.45%) SAN
7 6 (3.45%) Wireless
8 5 (2.87%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (2.87%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (2.87%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (2.87%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.74%) MySQL
2 33 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.75%) DB2
6 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.87%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.30%) Big Data
9 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.15%) HBase
11 2 (1.15%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.30%) JIRA
3 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.72%) JUnit
4 3 (1.72%) Maven
4 3 (1.72%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.15%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.15%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (19.54%) Finance
2 12 (6.90%) Marketing
3 6 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.87%) Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Automotive
5 3 (1.72%) International Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (33.91%) Developer
2 28 (16.09%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.07%) PHP Developer
4 19 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) Architect
6 14 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Consultant
8 11 (6.32%) Administrator
9 9 (5.17%) DBA
10 8 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.60%) NOC Technician
10 8 (4.60%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.02%) IT Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) PHP Web Developer
11 7 (4.02%) PHP WordPress Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.02%) WordPress Developer
12 6 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.82%) HTML
2 29 (16.67%) CSS
3 16 (9.20%) Web Services
4 15 (8.62%) LAMP
4 15 (8.62%) Spring
5 14 (8.05%) XML
6 12 (6.90%) J2EE
7 10 (5.75%) Java EE
7 10 (5.75%) Laravel
8 9 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.60%) JSON
9 8 (4.60%) Middleware
10 7 (4.02%) CSS3
10 7 (4.02%) HTML5
10 7 (4.02%) jQuery
10 7 (4.02%) REST
10 7 (4.02%) SOAP
11 6 (3.45%) Kafka
11 6 (3.45%) Sass
11 6 (3.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Data Centre
1 11 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.02%) User Experience
4 6 (3.45%) Fintech
5 5 (2.87%) Clustering
5 5 (2.87%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.15%) AS400
8 2 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.15%) Replication
8 2 (1.15%) VLE
9 1 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.95%) Windows
2 41 (23.56%) Unix
3 35 (20.11%) Windows Server
4 24 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.47%) CentOS
6 13 (7.47%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 10 (5.75%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.17%) Solaris
9 9 (5.17%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.87%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.30%) AIX
12 4 (2.30%) SUSE
13 2 (1.15%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (13.22%) ITIL
4 22 (12.64%) DevOps
5 16 (9.20%) SOA
6 15 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.05%) MVC
7 14 (8.05%) TDD
8 13 (7.47%) Network Management
9 12 (6.90%) Analytics
9 12 (6.90%) RAD
9 12 (6.90%) SDLC
10 11 (6.32%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.32%) Open Source
11 10 (5.75%) OO
11 10 (5.75%) OOP
12 9 (5.17%) Content Management
12 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.17%) OO PHP
12 9 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.29%) Java
2 35 (20.11%) SQL
3 32 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.24%) PHP
5 24 (13.79%) Python
6 11 (6.32%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.75%) Ruby
8 8 (4.60%) Perl
9 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.87%) C
10 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.30%) C#
12 3 (1.72%) Korn
13 2 (1.15%) Groovy
13 2 (1.15%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) C++
14 1 (0.57%) Go
14 1 (0.57%) Java 8
14 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 8 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (4.60%) HNC
2 8 (4.60%) HND
3 7 (4.02%) CCNA
3 7 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.87%) CCNP
4 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.72%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.72%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.15%) CCDA
7 2 (1.15%) CISA
7 2 (1.15%) CISMP
7 2 (1.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.57%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.64%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.34%) Docker
3 17 (9.77%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.15%) HDFS
7 2 (1.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Ansible
2 11 (6.32%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.75%) Puppet
4 9 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.45%) QRadar
6 5 (2.87%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (2.30%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.30%) SCCM
7 4 (2.30%) Terraform
7 4 (2.30%) WSUS
8 2 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.15%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (1.15%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.57%) Packer
9 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.57%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.57%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 36 (20.69%) VMware
2 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (15.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (12.64%) HP
5 18 (10.34%) Oracle
6 15 (8.62%) Cisco
7 9 (5.17%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 8 (4.60%) Juniper
8 8 (4.60%) Nokia
8 8 (4.60%) Sun
8 8 (4.60%) Telindus
9 7 (4.02%) IBM
10 6 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (2.87%) F5
11 5 (2.87%) Google
11 5 (2.87%) Meraki
11 5 (2.87%) Tripwire
12 4 (2.30%) Adobe
13 3 (1.72%) Dell