The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.40% 2.63% 11.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.63% 21.05% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 20
Median salary £51,459 £29,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.97% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,694 £27,150 £29,625
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £44,600 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 19 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.03% 12.50% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 49
Median salary £26,000 £32,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Linux
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Telford +2 10 £51,459 +60.80% 5
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (63.16%) DevOps
2 21 (55.26%) Unix
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle
4 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (39.47%) AIX
6 13 (34.21%) Puppet
6 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
7 11 (28.95%) Docker
7 11 (28.95%) HPUX
7 11 (28.95%) Solaris
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (21.05%) Ansible
9 8 (21.05%) Python
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) 3PAR
10 7 (18.42%) Ruby
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco
10 7 (18.42%) HP
10 7 (18.42%) HTTP
10 7 (18.42%) Terraform
10 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) REST
10 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (15.79%) rkt

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (10.53%) Documentum
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Captiva
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
3 3 (7.89%) MPLS
3 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) VPLS
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Broadband
5 1 (2.63%) OSPF
5 1 (2.63%) RTP
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Senior DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) REST
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) Django
4 1 (2.63%) Guice
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
4 1 (2.63%) HP Superdome
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Unix
2 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) AIX
4 11 (28.95%) HPUX
4 11 (28.95%) Solaris
4 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.79%) Microservices
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.26%) Case Management
8 2 (5.26%) Content Management
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.26%) SDLC
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby
4 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.79%) Groovy
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) OCP
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Docker
2 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (15.79%) NFS
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.63%) etcd
7 1 (2.63%) flannel
7 1 (2.63%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Puppet
2 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (21.05%) Ansible
4 7 (18.42%) Terraform
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (15.79%) rkt
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (7.89%) Nagios
7 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) Pega
6 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Brocade
7 3 (7.89%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
9 1 (2.63%) BT
9 1 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Draytek
9 1 (2.63%) Google
9 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.63%) Yealink
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