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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.60% 8.45% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.02% 25.71% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
Median salary £35,000 £27,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
West Midlands

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
94 70 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.12% 32.86% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 56
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £18,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 12 £40,000 +46.78% 2
Shrewsbury -7 1 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) AIX
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) HPUX
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.79%) Nagios
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) Google
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (10.53%) Puppet

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 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) NX-OS
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) RTP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) SNMP
2 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Administrator
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
2 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) DBA
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Assistant IT Manager
3 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Twig
1 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
1 2 (10.53%) HP Superdome
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) HPUX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Debian
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.26%) Case Management
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Ruby
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) OCP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) OpenSIPS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) pfSense
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Consul
3 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) Packer
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Tripwire
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago