The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 48 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.69% 6.63% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 30.50% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 27
Median salary £31,500 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
144 141 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.11% 21.73% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 136 117 139
Median salary £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Lichfield +3 11 £31,000 -13.88%
Stoke-on-Trent -21 9 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Rugeley - 2 £31,500 - 1
Tamworth - 2 £40,000 -
Uttoxeter - 1 £23,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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

1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) PHP
3 16 (27.59%) Apache
4 15 (25.86%) Unix
4 15 (25.86%) Web Development
5 14 (24.14%) jQuery
5 14 (24.14%) HTML5
5 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.14%) OOP
5 14 (24.14%) CSS
5 14 (24.14%) HTML
5 14 (24.14%) MySQL
5 14 (24.14%) LAMP
5 14 (24.14%) Logistics
6 13 (22.41%) Open Source
6 13 (22.41%) Erlang
7 12 (20.69%) Business Development
7 12 (20.69%) Web 2.0
7 12 (20.69%) WAMP
7 12 (20.69%) OO PHP
7 12 (20.69%) Functional Programming
7 12 (20.69%) Java
7 12 (20.69%) Cisco
7 12 (20.69%) Intranet
7 12 (20.69%) Middleware
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) Low Latency
8 11 (18.97%) Scala

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (27.59%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.62%) IaaS
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.62%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Intranet
2 10 (17.24%) Internet
3 9 (15.52%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.07%) VoIP
5 5 (8.62%) BGP
5 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
5 5 (8.62%) LAN
5 5 (8.62%) MPLS
5 5 (8.62%) Multicast
5 5 (8.62%) Network Security
5 5 (8.62%) OSPF
5 5 (8.62%) VPN
5 5 (8.62%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) WLAN
6 3 (5.17%) SAN
7 2 (3.45%) CTI
7 2 (3.45%) NGN
7 2 (3.45%) SMS
7 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.07%) DB2
3 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) VLDB
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Phing
2 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.69%) HTML CSS Developer
3 12 (20.69%) HTML Developer
3 12 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (20.69%) MySQL Developer
3 12 (20.69%) OO PHP Developer
3 12 (20.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Designer
5 5 (8.62%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) IT Support
7 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Erlang Developer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) CSS
1 14 (24.14%) HTML
1 14 (24.14%) HTML5
1 14 (24.14%) jQuery
1 14 (24.14%) LAMP
2 12 (20.69%) Middleware
2 12 (20.69%) WAMP
3 7 (12.07%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) XML
6 2 (3.45%) CSS3
6 2 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.45%) Memcached
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.72%) EJB
7 1 (1.72%) JMS
7 1 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Web 2.0
3 9 (15.52%) Algorithms
3 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (15.52%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.62%) AS400
4 5 (8.62%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.17%) Physics
5 3 (5.17%) Statistics
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.45%) IVR
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) W3C
7 1 (1.72%) Blog
7 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.72%) FMCG
7 1 (1.72%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Web Development
2 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 14 (24.14%) Logistics
2 14 (24.14%) OOP
3 13 (22.41%) Open Source
4 12 (20.69%) Business Development
4 12 (20.69%) Functional Programming
4 12 (20.69%) OO PHP
5 11 (18.97%) Low Latency
6 9 (15.52%) High Availability
6 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.07%) Dimensional Modelling
7 7 (12.07%) ETL
7 7 (12.07%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (12.07%) Parallel Processing
8 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.34%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.31%) PHP
3 13 (22.41%) Erlang
4 12 (20.69%) Java
5 11 (18.97%) Haskell
5 11 (18.97%) Scala
5 11 (18.97%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) C#
6 10 (17.24%) Go
7 9 (15.52%) Clojure
8 4 (6.90%) F#
9 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.45%) C++
10 2 (3.45%) PHP 5
10 2 (3.45%) Python
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Greenplum
3 7 (12.07%) Netezza
3 7 (12.07%) Teradata
3 7 (12.07%) Vertica
4 6 (10.34%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 3 (5.17%) Google
6 3 (5.17%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) Avaya
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Mitel
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.72%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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