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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.78% 3.47% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.30% 17.43% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 32
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £69,150
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
141 109 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.93% 19.93% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 132 89 153
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +14 22 £42,750 +22.14% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 14 £53,750 +115.00% 1
Stafford +6 10 £55,000 +175.00%
Rugeley 0 1 £68,500 +140.35%
Tamworth - 1 £25,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 37 (42.05%) TCP/IP
2 36 (40.91%) Windows
3 31 (35.23%) PHP
4 27 (30.68%) MS Exchange
4 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
5 26 (29.55%) DHCP
6 25 (28.41%) VMware
7 22 (25.00%) Unix
7 22 (25.00%) Cisco
7 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (21.59%) Functional Programming
8 19 (21.59%) MySQL
8 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.59%) LAMP
8 19 (21.59%) Erlang
9 18 (20.45%) Haskell
9 18 (20.45%) Apache
9 18 (20.45%) Middleware
9 18 (20.45%) Low Latency
9 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
10 17 (19.32%) F#
11 16 (18.18%) Logistics
11 16 (18.18%) Firewall
11 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 16 (18.18%) Java
12 15 (17.05%) CSS
12 15 (17.05%) VPN
12 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
12 15 (17.05%) Open Source
13 14 (15.91%) jQuery

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 (30.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.45%) Apache
3 11 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (4.55%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (4.55%) Heroku
3 4 (4.55%) IaaS
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) PaaS
4 3 (3.41%) GitHub
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) TCP/IP
2 26 (29.55%) DHCP
3 16 (18.18%) Firewall
4 15 (17.05%) VPN
5 14 (15.91%) Internet
6 13 (14.77%) DNS
6 13 (14.77%) LAN
6 13 (14.77%) Network Security
6 13 (14.77%) WAN
7 11 (12.50%) SAN
8 9 (10.23%) HTTP
8 9 (10.23%) ICMP
8 9 (10.23%) SMTP
8 9 (10.23%) SSL
8 9 (10.23%) Telnet
8 9 (10.23%) VLAN
9 5 (5.68%) Intranet
9 5 (5.68%) VoIP
10 4 (4.55%) BGP
10 4 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) MySQL
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.68%) Redis
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) DB2
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 4 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Developer
2 13 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.95%) MySQL Developer
7 7 (7.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (6.82%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.68%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) LAMP
2 18 (20.45%) Middleware
3 15 (17.05%) CSS
4 14 (15.91%) jQuery
5 13 (14.77%) HTML
5 13 (14.77%) Web Services
6 11 (12.50%) .NET
6 11 (12.50%) HTML5
7 7 (7.95%) XML
8 6 (6.82%) CSS3
8 6 (6.82%) JSON
8 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.68%) ELK Stack
9 5 (5.68%) Sass
9 5 (5.68%) WAMP
10 4 (4.55%) Ajax
10 4 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.41%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (3.41%) RESTful
12 2 (2.27%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (11.36%) Mathematics
4 10 (11.36%) Physics
5 5 (5.68%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.55%) AS400
6 4 (4.55%) Clustering
7 3 (3.41%) Blog
7 3 (3.41%) iPad
8 2 (2.27%) EPoS
8 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.27%) User Experience
8 2 (2.27%) W3C
9 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.91%) Windows
2 22 (25.00%) Unix
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.36%) SUSE
5 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Functional Programming
2 18 (20.45%) Low Latency
3 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 16 (18.18%) Logistics
4 15 (17.05%) Open Source
5 14 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (15.91%) Project Planning
5 14 (15.91%) Web Development
6 13 (14.77%) DevOps
7 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.50%) Complexity Analysis
8 11 (12.50%) High Availability
8 11 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 11 (12.50%) OOP
8 11 (12.50%) SOA
9 10 (11.36%) ITIL
10 9 (10.23%) Data Security
11 8 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
12 6 (6.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) PHP
2 19 (21.59%) Erlang
3 18 (20.45%) Haskell
4 17 (19.32%) F#
5 16 (18.18%) Java
6 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) Go
8 11 (12.50%) C#
8 11 (12.50%) Clojure
8 11 (12.50%) SQL
9 9 (10.23%) Python
10 8 (9.09%) Ruby
10 8 (9.09%) Scala
11 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.27%) C++
12 2 (2.27%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.14%) CCNA
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCSA
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (30.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) Ceph
4 1 (1.14%) KVM
4 1 (1.14%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Ansible
2 9 (10.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (10.23%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.82%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.27%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.14%) Grafana
5 1 (1.14%) Graphite
5 1 (1.14%) Icinga
5 1 (1.14%) Kibana
5 1 (1.14%) logstash
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) VMware
2 22 (25.00%) Cisco
3 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.23%) Brocade
4 9 (10.23%) EMC
4 9 (10.23%) Google
4 9 (10.23%) HP
4 9 (10.23%) IBM
4 9 (10.23%) Symantec
4 9 (10.23%) Veeam
5 5 (5.68%) Twitter
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.27%) arcserve
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) Lotus
8 1 (1.14%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.14%) Zend
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago