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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 27 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.93% 4.99% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.51% 29.36% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 21
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £73,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%

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
118 109 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.99% 17.00% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 106 100 129
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £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 28 February 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 28 February 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 19 £37,500 -28.57%
Lichfield +12 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Stafford - 3 £35,000 -
Cannock - 2 £36,250 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 48 (54.55%) PHP
2 35 (39.77%) MySQL
3 30 (34.09%) TCP/IP
4 29 (32.95%) CSS
5 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 28 (31.82%) jQuery
6 26 (29.55%) XML
7 25 (28.41%) JSON
7 25 (28.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (26.14%) Windows
9 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
10 20 (22.73%) Google
11 19 (21.59%) Unix
11 19 (21.59%) Cisco
11 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.59%) HTML
12 18 (20.45%) Ruby
12 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
13 17 (19.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (19.32%) Ubuntu
13 17 (19.32%) HTML5
13 17 (19.32%) CSS3
13 17 (19.32%) DHCP
14 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 16 (18.18%) OOP
14 16 (18.18%) MVC
14 16 (18.18%) Redis
14 16 (18.18%) Sass
14 16 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (17.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) WordPress
5 1 (1.14%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (17.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (17.05%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (17.05%) Heroku
3 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.41%) IaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.41%) PaaS
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.09%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.32%) DHCP
3 11 (12.50%) Internet
4 10 (11.36%) Firewall
5 6 (6.82%) OSPF
6 5 (5.68%) Network Security
6 5 (5.68%) VPN
7 4 (4.55%) DNS
7 4 (4.55%) LAN
7 4 (4.55%) SSL
7 4 (4.55%) VoIP
7 4 (4.55%) WAN
8 3 (3.41%) BGP
8 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.41%) IPv4
8 3 (3.41%) IPv6
8 3 (3.41%) LDAP
8 3 (3.41%) MPLS
8 3 (3.41%) RIP
8 3 (3.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) MySQL
2 16 (18.18%) Redis
3 15 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Phing
3 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.27%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.14%) GDB
4 1 (1.14%) GitLab
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Log4j
General
1 15 (17.05%) Publishing
2 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Developer
2 31 (35.23%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 13 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) HTML Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.68%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Programmer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
11 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) CSS
2 28 (31.82%) jQuery
3 26 (29.55%) XML
4 25 (28.41%) JSON
4 25 (28.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (21.59%) HTML
6 17 (19.32%) CSS3
6 17 (19.32%) HTML5
7 16 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (18.18%) Sass
8 15 (17.05%) Ajax
8 15 (17.05%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (15.91%) LAMP
10 11 (12.50%) Middleware
11 10 (11.36%) MooTools
11 10 (11.36%) XSLT
12 8 (9.09%) .NET
12 8 (9.09%) Web Services
13 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.41%) AS400
6 3 (3.41%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) Life Science
7 2 (2.27%) Blog
7 2 (2.27%) iPad
7 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) W3C
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Unix
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.32%) Ubuntu
5 10 (11.36%) SUSE
6 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) MVC
1 16 (18.18%) OOP
2 15 (17.05%) Analytics
2 15 (17.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (17.05%) Web Design
2 15 (17.05%) Web Development
3 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (15.91%) Project Planning
4 13 (14.77%) DevOps
5 12 (13.64%) OO
6 11 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 11 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 11 (12.50%) Open Source
7 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.36%) High Availability
7 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.23%) Functional Programming
8 9 (10.23%) Logistics
9 8 (9.09%) Complexity Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) PHP
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.45%) Ruby
4 11 (12.50%) Erlang
4 11 (12.50%) F#
4 11 (12.50%) Haskell
5 10 (11.36%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) C#
6 8 (9.09%) Clojure
6 8 (9.09%) Go
6 8 (9.09%) Python
7 6 (6.82%) SQL
8 3 (3.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.27%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.27%) CCNA
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CCNP
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Ceph
2 1 (1.14%) KVM
2 1 (1.14%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (1.14%) Varnish
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Ansible
2 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Grafana
3 1 (1.14%) Graphite
3 1 (1.14%) Icinga
3 1 (1.14%) Kibana
3 1 (1.14%) logstash
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) Salt
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Google
2 19 (21.59%) Cisco
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.05%) VMware
4 12 (13.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Brocade
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) EMC
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Symantec
5 1 (1.14%) Veeam
5 1 (1.14%) Zend