The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 3.66% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 25.93% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Median salary £47,500 £22,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+111.11% -59.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.38% 14.14% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 10
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Linux Salary Trend in the Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Ganglia
3 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) MRTG
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (28.57%) FXall
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) KVM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
1 1 (14.29%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) MRTG
1 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ganglia
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (28.57%) yum
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) FXall
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
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