Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 65 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.65% 14.04% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.45% 34.76% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 39
Shropshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% +48.15%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,375 £54,150
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 119 187 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 36.73% 40.39% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 78 135 117
Shropshire median annual salary £28,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% - +38.89%
10th Percentile £17,500 £22,300 £24,600
90th Percentile £60,375 £53,813 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,111 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.17% -2.78%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Shropshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Shropshire

Linux
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Telford +4 40 £57,500 +21.05% 17
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (70.73%) DevOps
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) Java
3 25 (60.98%) Python
4 24 (58.54%) Ruby
4 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
5 23 (56.10%) Windows
6 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
7 20 (48.78%) Ansible
8 18 (43.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (43.90%) PowerShell
8 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
8 18 (43.90%) Perl
8 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
8 18 (43.90%) DNS
8 18 (43.90%) SSL
8 18 (43.90%) Terraform
9 17 (41.46%) GoCD
9 17 (41.46%) SQL
9 17 (41.46%) Apache
9 17 (41.46%) JIRA
9 17 (41.46%) Subversion
9 17 (41.46%) Scrum
9 17 (41.46%) Confluence
9 17 (41.46%) REST
9 17 (41.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (41.46%) Atlassian
9 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
9 17 (41.46%) nginx
9 17 (41.46%) Vagrant

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 18 (43.90%) Tomcat
2 17 (41.46%) Apache
2 17 (41.46%) Confluence
2 17 (41.46%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) DNS
1 18 (43.90%) SSL
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) BGP
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) OSPF
3 3 (7.32%) VoIP
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Jenkins
2 18 (43.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (41.46%) Bitbucket
3 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
3 17 (41.46%) GoCD
3 17 (41.46%) JIRA
3 17 (41.46%) Subversion
3 17 (41.46%) Vagrant
4 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.44%) Codeship
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Platform Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) AIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Build and Release Manager
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) REST
2 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 22 (53.66%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) AIX
3 6 (14.63%) Solaris
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) SUSE
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) DevOps
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (41.46%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) Open Source
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.32%) SIEM
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
1 25 (60.98%) Python
2 24 (58.54%) Ruby
3 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
3 18 (43.90%) Perl
3 18 (43.90%) PowerShell
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Go
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) PowerHA
2 4 (9.76%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) GFS2
4 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Ansible
2 18 (43.90%) Terraform
3 8 (19.51%) Puppet
4 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (12.20%) Salt
6 4 (9.76%) Graphite
6 4 (9.76%) Nagios
6 4 (9.76%) Opsview
7 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Atlassian
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.88%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Sophos
5 1 (2.44%) VMware