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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / Midlands
Rank - 16 38
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 6.50% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 13.01% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Median salary - £59,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware