The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 9 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 3.23% - 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 Walsall region.

Operating Systems Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 12.90% 8.82% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Linux
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Linux Salary Trend in Walsall

Linux
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Walsall

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

1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA