The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 237 221
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.077% 0.13% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.14% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.16% +26.31%  

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 5022 5865 5572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.29% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 4605 4626
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 4 £47,500 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

Senior 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat