The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 14.85% 4.76% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.88% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32 8 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 31.68% 19.05% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 4
Median salary £37,500 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% +58.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Herefordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Herefordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Herefordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Herefordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Herefordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hereford 0 15 £40,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Electronics
3 20 (64.52%) C
4 18 (58.06%) HTML
5 16 (51.61%) Firmware
6 13 (41.94%) EMC
6 13 (41.94%) VHDL
6 13 (41.94%) Verilog
6 13 (41.94%) Ethernet
6 13 (41.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 13 (41.94%) RS-485
7 11 (35.48%) CSS
8 10 (32.26%) SNMP
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
8 10 (32.26%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
9 8 (25.81%) Pay per click
9 8 (25.81%) Marketing
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.81%) Subversion
9 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
9 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (25.81%) Zend
9 8 (25.81%) Zend Framework
9 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.81%) Kanban

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Ethernet
1 13 (41.94%) RS-485
2 10 (32.26%) SNMP
2 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
1 8 (25.81%) Redis
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.81%) PHPUnit
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
1 8 (25.81%) Xdebug
General
1 23 (74.19%) Electronics
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Firmware Engineer
1 13 (41.94%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Hardware Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (25.81%) HTML Developer
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (25.81%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (25.81%) OO PHP Developer
4 8 (25.81%) PHP Developer
4 8 (25.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
4 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (25.81%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Zend Framework
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5 Canvas
6 3 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) JSON
6 3 (9.68%) Node.js
6 3 (9.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 13 (41.94%) Verilog
1 13 (41.94%) VHDL
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
3 7 (22.58%) ASIC
4 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Debian
3 7 (22.58%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Kanban
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 8 (25.81%) OO
2 8 (25.81%) OO PHP
2 8 (25.81%) OOP
2 8 (25.81%) Pay per click
2 8 (25.81%) Scrum
2 8 (25.81%) SEO
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (6.45%) CAD
4 2 (6.45%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) C
4 8 (25.81%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) EMC
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.81%) Zend