Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 20.66% 9.76% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.08% 25.47% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 38
Shropshire median annual salary £48,625 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.37% +2.70% +68.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 130 161 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.92% 38.33% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 130 90
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £17,500 £19,225 £21,725
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,813 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +18 62 £48,625 -7.38% 10
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 46 (66.67%) DevOps
2 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) Terraform
4 30 (43.48%) Ansible
4 30 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 30 (43.48%) Python
5 29 (42.03%) Open Source
6 28 (40.58%) Ruby
7 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (36.23%) Java
9 25 (36.23%) Microservices
10 24 (34.78%) Docker
10 24 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
11 22 (31.88%) Windows
11 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
12 21 (30.43%) SQL
12 21 (30.43%) Puppet
13 19 (27.54%) Kubernetes
14 18 (26.09%) Vagrant
15 17 (24.64%) Packer
15 17 (24.64%) DNS
15 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
16 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
17 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
18 14 (20.29%) Opsview
18 14 (20.29%) Consul
18 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
18 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing

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 11 (15.94%) OpenStack
1 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.49%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Confluence
2 10 (14.49%) nginx
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (18.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (10.14%) iPaaS
4 7 (10.14%) OpenShift
4 7 (10.14%) PaaS
5 6 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) DNS
2 11 (15.94%) Firewall
2 11 (15.94%) SSL
3 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
5 6 (8.70%) DDNS
5 6 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (7.25%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) BGP
7 3 (4.35%) OSPF
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.35%) Wireless
8 2 (2.90%) Network Security
8 2 (2.90%) VLAN
9 1 (1.45%) DHCP
9 1 (1.45%) HTTP
9 1 (1.45%) SAN
9 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 24 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
4 18 (26.09%) Vagrant
5 10 (14.49%) Bitbucket
5 10 (14.49%) GoCD
5 10 (14.49%) JIRA
5 10 (14.49%) Subversion
6 6 (8.70%) GitLab
7 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.90%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Operations Team Leader
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Team Leader
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Platform Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (14.49%) REST
3 7 (10.14%) OAuth
3 7 (10.14%) SAML
4 4 (5.80%) Middleware
5 3 (4.35%) Kafka
6 2 (2.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (15.94%) Unix
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.70%) AIX
6 6 (8.70%) CentOS
6 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.35%) SUSE
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) DevOps
2 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Open Source
4 25 (36.23%) Microservices
5 22 (31.88%) Configuration Management
6 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.29%) Load Balancing
7 12 (17.39%) High Availability
7 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.94%) IT Strategy
8 11 (15.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (14.49%) Scrum
10 9 (13.04%) ITIL
10 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.14%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (8.70%) Change Control
12 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (8.70%) People Management
12 6 (8.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) Python
2 28 (40.58%) Ruby
3 25 (36.23%) Java
4 21 (30.43%) SQL
5 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
5 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
6 12 (17.39%) Go
6 12 (17.39%) Perl
7 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) AWS Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) RHCE
3 5 (7.25%) RHCSA
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.25%) NFS
3 5 (7.25%) PowerHA
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.90%) GFS2
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Terraform
2 30 (43.48%) Ansible
3 21 (30.43%) Puppet
4 19 (27.54%) Kubernetes
5 17 (24.64%) Packer
6 14 (20.29%) Consul
6 14 (20.29%) Opsview
7 10 (14.49%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (14.49%) Graphite
8 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (8.70%) Grafana
9 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (8.70%) Prometheus
10 5 (7.25%) Salt
11 4 (5.80%) Nagios
12 2 (2.90%) EnCase
12 2 (2.90%) FTK
13 1 (1.45%) rkt
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
2 16 (23.19%) Red Hat
3 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.04%) Google
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) Splunk
6 7 (10.14%) VMware
7 6 (8.70%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.90%) Nuix
10 1 (1.45%) Sophos