Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 297 285
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 40
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -24.32% +32.14%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £53,813 £46,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +7.95%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9719 11898 10896
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.70% 96.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8191 9455 9093
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the West Midlands

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +22 20 £47,500 -
Worcestershire -5 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Birmingham +20 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +19 1 £23,000 -42.50%
Warwickshire +19 1 £32,500 -38.10%
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
4 15 (48.39%) Docker
4 15 (48.39%) Puppet
5 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
5 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
5 14 (45.16%) Ansible
5 14 (45.16%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (45.16%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (38.71%) Public Cloud
7 12 (38.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 12 (38.71%) IT Strategy
7 12 (38.71%) Splunk
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (38.71%) Data Analytics
7 12 (38.71%) Analytics
7 12 (38.71%) Kanban
7 12 (38.71%) Terraform
7 12 (38.71%) Grafana
7 12 (38.71%) DNS
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 12 (38.71%) TDD
7 12 (38.71%) Validation
7 12 (38.71%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) Unix

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) FTP
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) GoCD
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) CentOS
4 4 (12.90%) HPUX
5 3 (9.68%) Windows
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Fedora
7 1 (3.23%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Analytics
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (38.71%) Data Analytics
4 12 (38.71%) IT Strategy
4 12 (38.71%) Kanban
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 12 (38.71%) Validation
4 12 (38.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 8 (25.81%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.68%) Line Management
7 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Jython
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) RHCE
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Docker
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) iptables
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
3 3 (9.68%) Postfix
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 14 (45.16%) Ansible
3 12 (38.71%) Grafana
3 12 (38.71%) Terraform
4 5 (16.13%) Nagios
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (9.68%) SELinux
6 2 (6.45%) Graphite
6 2 (6.45%) Kibana
6 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
6 2 (6.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (38.71%) Splunk
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) HP
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