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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / Midlands
Rank - 18 26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 4.55% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 26.32% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £67,500 -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 0 19 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands - 17.27% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 4
Median salary - £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
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

Linux
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Linux
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware