Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 -32
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 76 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.99% 16.96% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.90% 39.79% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 53 21
Shropshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £53,813 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,412 £38,000
% change year-on-year +14.18% +3.71% -5.00%

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 118 191 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.31% 42.63% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 140 107
Shropshire median annual salary £28,750 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.28% +11.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18,000 £26,750 £20,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,813 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +1.41%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -3 38 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 28 (70.00%) Java
3 27 (67.50%) Python
4 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (65.00%) Ruby
4 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 24 (60.00%) Windows
6 23 (57.50%) Ansible
6 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
7 22 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (52.50%) Apache
8 21 (52.50%) Terraform
9 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
9 20 (50.00%) SSL
9 20 (50.00%) SQL
9 20 (50.00%) Perl
9 20 (50.00%) JIRA
9 20 (50.00%) Atlassian
9 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
9 20 (50.00%) nginx
9 20 (50.00%) Bash Shell
9 20 (50.00%) Confluence
9 20 (50.00%) Bitbucket
9 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
10 19 (47.50%) REST
10 19 (47.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 19 (47.50%) Vagrant
10 19 (47.50%) DNS
10 19 (47.50%) Subversion
10 19 (47.50%) GoCD

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 21 (52.50%) Apache
2 20 (50.00%) Confluence
2 20 (50.00%) nginx
2 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) SSL
2 19 (47.50%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) BGP
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) OSPF
5 2 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) FTP
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL Workbench
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (55.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (50.00%) JIRA
4 19 (47.50%) GoCD
4 19 (47.50%) Subversion
4 19 (47.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) CircleCI
6 1 (2.50%) Codeship
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Platform Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Build Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) REST
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) Laravel
4 1 (2.50%) WAMP
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XAMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) AIX
3 4 (10.00%) Solaris
3 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (45.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.50%) SIEM
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.50%) High Availability
11 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 27 (67.50%) Python
3 26 (65.00%) Ruby
4 20 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 20 (50.00%) Perl
4 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 20 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) Go
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
1 4 (10.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.50%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) Ansible
2 21 (52.50%) Terraform
3 8 (20.00%) Puppet
4 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.00%) Salt
6 3 (7.50%) Graphite
6 3 (7.50%) Nagios
6 3 (7.50%) Opsview
7 2 (5.00%) Packer
8 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk