Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1083 1431 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.08% 7.86% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.12% 36.96% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1199 1224
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,425
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3174 3872 3891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.74% 21.26% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2744 3141 3270
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the Midlands

Linux
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Linux in the Midlands

Linux
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in the Midlands

Linux
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -7 719 £40,000 +1.72% 49
East Midlands -8 356 £37,500 -6.25% 36
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 429 (39.61%) Windows
2 311 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (27.33%) MySQL
4 268 (24.75%) Java
5 261 (24.10%) JavaScript
6 248 (22.90%) PHP
7 237 (21.88%) HTML
8 216 (19.94%) Unix
9 210 (19.39%) CSS
10 208 (19.21%) Python
11 207 (19.11%) SQL
12 204 (18.84%) Git (software)
13 194 (17.91%) DevOps
14 188 (17.36%) Microsoft
15 162 (14.96%) Apache
16 157 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
17 151 (13.94%) C++
18 149 (13.76%) MVC
19 143 (13.20%) VMware
20 141 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
21 140 (12.93%) Puppet
22 137 (12.65%) ITIL
23 130 (12.00%) Windows Server
24 126 (11.63%) Software Engineering
25 125 (11.54%) Ansible
26 124 (11.45%) Red Hat
27 122 (11.27%) C#
28 121 (11.17%) Scrum
29 119 (10.99%) Oracle
29 119 (10.99%) Bash Shell

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 162 (14.96%) Apache
2 43 (3.97%) nginx
3 42 (3.88%) CMS
4 39 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 34 (3.14%) WordPress
6 32 (2.95%) JBoss
7 28 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (2.49%) IIS
9 25 (2.31%) Confluence
10 22 (2.03%) MS Exchange
11 18 (1.66%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.57%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.29%) Drupal
14 13 (1.20%) SharePoint
15 11 (1.02%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.65%) SAS
18 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
18 6 (0.55%) CloudStack
19 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.65%) EPLAN
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.02%) assyst
2 10 (0.92%) Magento
3 7 (0.65%) Workfront
4 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.28%) Shopify
6 1 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.092%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.092%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 157 (14.50%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (13.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.89%) GitHub
4 36 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (2.31%) Amazon S3
5 25 (2.31%) Office 365
6 23 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (1.94%) SaaS
8 17 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.11%) IaaS
10 10 (0.92%) npm
11 7 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.65%) Serverless
12 5 (0.46%) Asana
12 5 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 2 (0.18%) Datadog
14 2 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (10.34%) Firewall
2 80 (7.39%) DNS
3 69 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 60 (5.54%) SAN
5 47 (4.34%) VPN
6 37 (3.42%) Internet
7 31 (2.86%) SMS
8 30 (2.77%) NetScaler
9 29 (2.68%) DHCP
9 29 (2.68%) NAS
10 22 (2.03%) LAN
11 21 (1.94%) WAN
11 21 (1.94%) Wireless
12 20 (1.85%) VLAN
13 18 (1.66%) SSH
14 16 (1.48%) iSCSI
14 16 (1.48%) Network Security
15 13 (1.20%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.20%) SSL
16 11 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (27.33%) MySQL
2 117 (10.80%) SQL Server
3 74 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 71 (6.56%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 33 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.95%) Redis
8 28 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 25 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.75%) DB2
12 18 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.11%) MariaDB
15 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 204 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 103 (9.51%) Subversion
3 95 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.52%) TeamCity
5 46 (4.25%) JIRA
6 38 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 29 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (2.12%) NuGet
9 21 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.75%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.66%) gulp
13 16 (1.48%) Selenium
13 16 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (1.29%) JMeter
14 14 (1.29%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.29%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.20%) Mocha
15 13 (1.20%) PHPUnit
16 12 (1.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 96 (8.86%) Finance
2 86 (7.94%) Games
2 86 (7.94%) Retail
3 79 (7.29%) Marketing
4 37 (3.42%) Electronics
4 37 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.95%) Billing
7 28 (2.59%) Automotive
8 19 (1.75%) Back Office
9 16 (1.48%) Advertising
10 14 (1.29%) Banking
11 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.55%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 362 (33.43%) Developer
2 146 (13.48%) PHP Developer
3 92 (8.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 91 (8.40%) Software Engineer
5 84 (7.76%) Administrator
5 84 (7.76%) Java Developer
6 81 (7.48%) HTML Developer
7 79 (7.29%) Analyst
7 79 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 78 (7.20%) HTML CSS Developer
9 73 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
10 66 (6.09%) Senior Developer
11 59 (5.45%) Web Developer
12 49 (4.52%) PHP Web Developer
13 45 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 45 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
14 42 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 42 (3.88%) Linux Administrator
14 42 (3.88%) Support Analyst
15 40 (3.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (21.88%) HTML
2 210 (19.39%) CSS
3 106 (9.79%) LAMP
4 96 (8.86%) AngularJS
4 96 (8.86%) jQuery
5 87 (8.03%) HTML5
6 72 (6.65%) .NET
7 65 (6.00%) REST
8 63 (5.82%) XML
9 56 (5.17%) Web Services
10 54 (4.99%) Laravel
11 46 (4.25%) Node.js
12 45 (4.16%) LEMP Stack
13 42 (3.88%) Symfony
14 41 (3.79%) J2EE
15 40 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 38 (3.51%) Sass
17 37 (3.42%) Spring
18 36 (3.32%) SOAP
19 31 (2.86%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 62 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 47 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 46 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 37 (3.42%) Social Media
7 34 (3.14%) BBC
8 30 (2.77%) Algorithms
9 28 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
10 24 (2.22%) Clustering
11 22 (2.03%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.75%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.66%) Robotics
14 16 (1.48%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.29%) Fintech
15 14 (1.29%) NHS
16 13 (1.20%) Graphic Design
16 13 (1.20%) Private Cloud
17 11 (1.02%) Replication
17 11 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 429 (39.61%) Windows
2 216 (19.94%) Unix
3 130 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 78 (7.20%) CentOS
5 75 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 40 (3.69%) Debian
8 31 (2.86%) Android
9 29 (2.68%) Apple iOS
10 26 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (2.22%) AIX
12 22 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (1.94%) Solaris
14 19 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
15 16 (1.48%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.83%) HPUX
16 9 (0.83%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.65%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (17.91%) DevOps
3 149 (13.76%) MVC
4 137 (12.65%) ITIL
5 126 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 121 (11.17%) Scrum
7 110 (10.16%) Configuration Management
8 108 (9.97%) Web Development
9 87 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (7.29%) OOP
10 79 (7.29%) SDLC
11 76 (7.02%) OO
12 74 (6.83%) Test Automation
13 72 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (6.37%) Project Management
15 68 (6.28%) Open Source
16 65 (6.00%) TDD
17 58 (5.36%) Change Management
18 57 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
19 55 (5.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 268 (24.75%) Java
2 261 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 248 (22.90%) PHP
4 208 (19.21%) Python
5 207 (19.11%) SQL
6 151 (13.94%) C++
7 122 (11.27%) C#
8 119 (10.99%) Bash Shell
9 93 (8.59%) Ruby
10 91 (8.40%) C
11 86 (7.94%) PowerShell
12 73 (6.74%) Perl
13 60 (5.54%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.12%) VBScript
16 13 (1.20%) Scala
17 11 (1.02%) PHP 7
18 10 (0.92%) VB
18 10 (0.92%) XPath
19 8 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (9.88%) Degree
2 33 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.68%) CCNA
5 28 (2.59%) MCSA
5 28 (2.59%) PhD
6 27 (2.49%) MCSE
7 24 (2.22%) CCNP
7 24 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.75%) CISSP
9 15 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.02%) CASP
12 9 (0.83%) CREST Certified
13 8 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.65%) GCIA
14 7 (0.65%) GCIH
15 6 (0.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.88%) QA
2 40 (3.69%) SLA
3 17 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.83%) PMO
7 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.46%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.28%) COBIT
9 3 (0.28%) GPG13
10 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.18%) GCP
10 2 (0.18%) GDPR
10 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.092%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.092%) MISRA
System Software
1 101 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 88 (8.13%) Docker
3 77 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (2.49%) vSphere
7 18 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.39%) Firmware
9 14 (1.29%) Samba
10 13 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.20%) Xen
11 12 (1.11%) XenApp
11 12 (1.11%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.83%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.74%) KVM
14 8 (0.74%) Squid
15 7 (0.65%) vCloud
15 7 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 140 (12.93%) Puppet
2 125 (11.54%) Ansible
3 94 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (4.25%) Terraform
5 32 (2.95%) SCCM
5 32 (2.95%) SCOM
6 31 (2.86%) Nagios
7 17 (1.57%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.48%) Kubernetes
9 13 (1.20%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.11%) Salt
11 11 (1.02%) Grafana
11 11 (1.02%) Icinga
11 11 (1.02%) vCenter Server
12 10 (0.92%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.92%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.83%) Packer
14 8 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 188 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.20%) VMware
3 124 (11.45%) Red Hat
4 119 (10.99%) Oracle
5 73 (6.74%) Cisco
6 61 (5.63%) NetApp
7 39 (3.60%) Google
8 33 (3.05%) Citrix
8 33 (3.05%) HP
9 30 (2.77%) IBM
9 30 (2.77%) Juniper
10 29 (2.68%) F5
11 20 (1.85%) BMC
12 19 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 19 (1.75%) EMC
13 17 (1.57%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.48%) Symantec
14 16 (1.48%) Veeam
15 15 (1.39%) McAfee
15 15 (1.39%) Zend