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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 28 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.27% 4.38% 4.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.20% 22.81% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 23
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,500 £49,500
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 114 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.50% 19.22% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 147
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
Lichfield - 19 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +10 16 £37,500 -28.57%
Stafford +2 7 £55,000 +175.00%
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (46.46%) PHP
2 38 (38.38%) TCP/IP
3 33 (33.33%) MySQL
3 33 (33.33%) Windows
4 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 28 (28.28%) CSS
6 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 27 (27.27%) jQuery
7 26 (26.26%) DHCP
8 25 (25.25%) XML
8 25 (25.25%) VMware
9 24 (24.24%) JSON
9 24 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (22.22%) Cisco
11 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
11 20 (20.20%) Unix
11 20 (20.20%) Google
12 19 (19.19%) HTML
12 19 (19.19%) Firewall
13 18 (18.18%) Ruby
13 18 (18.18%) Web Development
14 17 (17.17%) Ubuntu
14 17 (17.17%) CSS3
14 17 (17.17%) HTML5
14 17 (17.17%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (17.17%) Windows Server
15 16 (16.16%) ELK Stack
15 16 (16.16%) Redis
15 16 (16.16%) Sass

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 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.13%) Apache
3 11 (11.11%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.02%) WordPress
6 1 (1.01%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (15.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (15.15%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (15.15%) Heroku
3 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.04%) IaaS
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.04%) PaaS
5 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.38%) TCP/IP
2 26 (26.26%) DHCP
3 19 (19.19%) Firewall
4 15 (15.15%) VPN
5 14 (14.14%) Network Security
6 13 (13.13%) DNS
6 13 (13.13%) LAN
6 13 (13.13%) WAN
7 12 (12.12%) Internet
7 12 (12.12%) SSL
8 11 (11.11%) SAN
9 9 (9.09%) HTTP
9 9 (9.09%) ICMP
9 9 (9.09%) SMTP
9 9 (9.09%) Telnet
9 9 (9.09%) VLAN
10 7 (7.07%) OSPF
11 5 (5.05%) VoIP
12 4 (4.04%) BGP
12 4 (4.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.33%) MySQL
2 16 (16.16%) Redis
3 15 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Phing
3 2 (2.02%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.02%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.01%) GDB
4 1 (1.01%) GitLab
4 1 (1.01%) JUnit
4 1 (1.01%) Log4j
General
1 15 (15.15%) Publishing
2 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) PHP Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Analyst
6 11 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.06%) HTML Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.05%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) CSS
2 27 (27.27%) jQuery
3 25 (25.25%) XML
4 24 (24.24%) JSON
4 24 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (19.19%) HTML
6 17 (17.17%) CSS3
6 17 (17.17%) HTML5
7 16 (16.16%) ELK Stack
7 16 (16.16%) Sass
8 15 (15.15%) Ajax
8 15 (15.15%) Middleware
8 15 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (14.14%) LAMP
10 12 (12.12%) Web Services
11 9 (9.09%) .NET
11 9 (9.09%) MooTools
11 9 (9.09%) XSLT
12 3 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.09%) Physics
4 4 (4.04%) AS400
4 4 (4.04%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Life Science
6 2 (2.02%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) EPoS
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) W3C
7 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Unix
3 17 (17.17%) Ubuntu
3 17 (17.17%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.10%) SUSE
5 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Web Development
2 15 (15.15%) Analytics
2 15 (15.15%) Functional Programming
2 15 (15.15%) Low Latency
2 15 (15.15%) MVC
2 15 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (15.15%) Web Design
3 14 (14.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.14%) OOP
3 14 (14.14%) Project Planning
4 13 (13.13%) DevOps
5 12 (12.12%) Open Source
6 11 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.11%) High Availability
6 11 (11.11%) OO
6 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.10%) ITIL
7 10 (10.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.46%) PHP
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.18%) Ruby
4 15 (15.15%) Erlang
4 15 (15.15%) F#
4 15 (15.15%) Haskell
5 13 (13.13%) Java
6 11 (11.11%) SQL
7 10 (10.10%) Go
8 9 (9.09%) C#
8 9 (9.09%) Clojure
9 8 (8.08%) Python
10 6 (6.06%) Scala
11 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.02%) VB
12 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) Ceph
4 1 (1.01%) KVM
4 1 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) Ansible
2 9 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.06%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.02%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.01%) Grafana
5 1 (1.01%) Graphite
5 1 (1.01%) Icinga
5 1 (1.01%) Kibana
5 1 (1.01%) logstash
5 1 (1.01%) Nagios
5 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (25.25%) VMware
2 22 (22.22%) Cisco
3 20 (20.20%) Google
3 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.11%) Twitter
5 9 (9.09%) Brocade
5 9 (9.09%) EMC
5 9 (9.09%) HP
5 9 (9.09%) IBM
5 9 (9.09%) Symantec
5 9 (9.09%) Veeam
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) arcserve
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) Lotus
8 1 (1.01%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.01%) Zend