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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.22% 4.64% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.08% 22.58% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 28
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
141 124 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.82% 20.56% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 106 144
Median salary £31,375 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.58% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 20 £36,000 +44.00% 2
Lichfield 0 9 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Stafford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 £21,500 -18.09%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
3 25 (33.33%) Apache
4 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (25.33%) Erlang
5 19 (25.33%) Functional Programming
5 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (24.00%) Low Latency
6 18 (24.00%) Haskell
6 18 (24.00%) Web Development
6 18 (24.00%) Cisco
6 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (24.00%) Middleware
7 17 (22.67%) Java
7 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.67%) PHP
8 16 (21.33%) DHCP
8 16 (21.33%) Unix
8 16 (21.33%) Firewall
8 16 (21.33%) Open Source
9 15 (20.00%) Logistics
9 15 (20.00%) Internet
9 15 (20.00%) VPN
9 15 (20.00%) MySQL
10 14 (18.67%) OOP
10 14 (18.67%) WAN
10 14 (18.67%) LAN
10 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
10 14 (18.67%) LAMP

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 25 (33.33%) Apache
2 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.67%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.67%) IaaS
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.33%) DHCP
2 16 (21.33%) Firewall
3 15 (20.00%) Internet
3 15 (20.00%) VPN
4 14 (18.67%) LAN
4 14 (18.67%) Network Security
4 14 (18.67%) WAN
5 11 (14.67%) Intranet
5 11 (14.67%) SAN
6 10 (13.33%) DNS
7 9 (12.00%) HTTP
7 9 (12.00%) ICMP
7 9 (12.00%) SMTP
7 9 (12.00%) SSL
7 9 (12.00%) Telnet
7 9 (12.00%) VLAN
8 8 (10.67%) VoIP
9 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) VLDB
5 3 (4.00%) DB2
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Phing
2 2 (2.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Log4j
General
1 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
1 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) MySQL Developer
2 13 (17.33%) PHP Developer
2 13 (17.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 12 (16.00%) HTML Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (14.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (14.67%) OO PHP Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (12.00%) Support Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Designer
9 5 (6.67%) IT Support
9 5 (6.67%) Service Manager
9 5 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) Middleware
2 14 (18.67%) LAMP
3 13 (17.33%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) HTML5
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 12 (16.00%) .NET
5 11 (14.67%) WAMP
6 10 (13.33%) Web Services
7 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.00%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) XML
9 2 (2.67%) CSS3
9 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (2.67%) Memcached
9 2 (2.67%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.33%) Apache Commons
10 1 (1.33%) Guava
10 1 (1.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.33%) Algorithms
2 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.33%) Data Structures
3 11 (14.67%) Web 2.0
4 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
5 7 (9.33%) Physics
6 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.67%) AS400
7 5 (6.67%) Clustering
8 2 (2.67%) EPoS
8 2 (2.67%) IVR
8 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.67%) User Experience
8 2 (2.67%) W3C
9 1 (1.33%) Blog
9 1 (1.33%) FMCG
9 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Unix
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) SUSE
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Functional Programming
2 18 (24.00%) Low Latency
2 18 (24.00%) Web Development
3 16 (21.33%) Open Source
4 15 (20.00%) Logistics
5 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
5 14 (18.67%) OOP
6 13 (17.33%) Complexity Analysis
6 13 (17.33%) Multithreading
7 11 (14.67%) Business Development
7 11 (14.67%) ITIL
7 11 (14.67%) OO PHP
8 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.00%) Data Security
10 8 (10.67%) SOA
11 7 (9.33%) High Availability
11 7 (9.33%) MVC
12 6 (8.00%) Complex Event Processing
12 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Erlang
2 18 (24.00%) Haskell
3 17 (22.67%) Java
3 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.67%) PHP
4 14 (18.67%) Go
5 13 (17.33%) C#
5 13 (17.33%) Clojure
5 13 (17.33%) F#
6 12 (16.00%) SQL
7 11 (14.67%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.67%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) CCNA
2 1 (1.33%) CCNP
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) MCSA
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.33%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) VMware
2 18 (24.00%) Cisco
3 12 (16.00%) HP
4 9 (12.00%) Brocade
4 9 (12.00%) EMC
4 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.00%) Symantec
4 9 (12.00%) Veeam
5 8 (10.67%) Oracle
6 3 (4.00%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) arcserve
7 2 (2.67%) Avaya
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix
7 2 (2.67%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
7 2 (2.67%) Mitel
7 2 (2.67%) Netezza
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.67%) Teradata
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Relocation
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £27,500 to £35,000 per annum Benefits + Equipment DOE
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive package
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