The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.82% 6.92% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 23.68% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 7.27% 29.23% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 22
Median salary £31,500 £28,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £31,300
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Theory
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
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