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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.93% 3.85% 8.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 22.73% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Median salary - £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
21 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.44% 16.92% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 19
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 May 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 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Magento
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) W3C
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) MailChimp
1 1 (12.50%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SOC Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RequireJS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Video Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft