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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.50% 3.54% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 21.05% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 19 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.75% 16.81% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 26
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) SAS
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 6 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Logi Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 6 (100.00%) Presales
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Logi

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 6 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Business Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 6 (100.00%) Presales
1 6 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 6 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 6 (100.00%) Logi
1 6 (100.00%) Logi Analytics
1 6 (100.00%) SAP