The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Worcestershire / Redditch
Rank - 19 20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redditch - 4.35% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 25.00% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Median salary - £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
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 Redditch with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Redditch
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 12 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redditch 13.89% 17.39% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 17
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Redditch

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redditch 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 Redditch

Linux
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Salary trend for Linux in Redditch