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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 36 18
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 16.53% 3.38% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.41% 16.13% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 17
Median salary £45,000 £31,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.00% +15.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,900 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 93 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 39.92% 20.95% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 145 148 180
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +41.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,700 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +22 34 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 54 (73.97%) Unix
2 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) ITIL
4 20 (27.40%) DNS
4 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
5 18 (24.66%) Oracle
5 18 (24.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (24.66%) DevOps
6 14 (19.18%) VMware
6 14 (19.18%) HPUX
6 14 (19.18%) Ansible
7 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
7 13 (17.81%) SLA
7 13 (17.81%) TDD
8 12 (16.44%) Puppet
8 12 (16.44%) Data Analytics
8 12 (16.44%) Analytics
9 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
9 11 (15.07%) SolarWinds
9 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (15.07%) Kanban
9 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.07%) Firewall
9 11 (15.07%) Scrum
9 11 (15.07%) Cisco
9 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
9 11 (15.07%) WAN
10 10 (13.70%) DHCP

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 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) DNS
2 11 (15.07%) Firewall
2 11 (15.07%) WAN
3 10 (13.70%) DHCP
3 10 (13.70%) IP Telephony
3 10 (13.70%) MPLS
3 10 (13.70%) VPLS
3 10 (13.70%) VPN
4 7 (9.59%) BGP
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (9.59%) IPv4
4 7 (9.59%) IPv6
4 7 (9.59%) NX-OS
4 7 (9.59%) OSPF
4 7 (9.59%) SAN
4 7 (9.59%) SNMP
4 7 (9.59%) VLAN
4 7 (9.59%) Wireless
5 6 (8.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Administrator
3 12 (16.44%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Linux Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Integration Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.59%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) MySQL DBA
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Middleware
2 7 (9.59%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.48%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) JSON
4 3 (4.11%) JSON Schema
4 3 (4.11%) WSDL
4 3 (4.11%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) XSD
4 3 (4.11%) XSLT
5 2 (2.74%) .NET
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) Spring
6 1 (1.37%) JMS
6 1 (1.37%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.59%) Replication
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Unix
2 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 18 (24.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (19.18%) HPUX
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
6 7 (9.59%) VyOS
7 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) DevOps
4 13 (17.81%) TDD
5 12 (16.44%) Analytics
5 12 (16.44%) Data Analytics
6 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (15.07%) Kanban
6 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (13.70%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.33%) SOA
9 7 (9.59%) Coaching
9 7 (9.59%) IT Strategy
9 7 (9.59%) Validation
9 7 (9.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (8.22%) Capacity Management
11 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
2 10 (13.70%) Java
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Go
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) CCNA
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SANS
3 2 (2.74%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Docker
3 6 (8.22%) NFS
4 3 (4.11%) pfSense
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.37%) etcd
5 1 (1.37%) flannel
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Puppet
3 10 (13.70%) Nagios
4 8 (10.96%) Terraform
5 7 (9.59%) Grafana
6 1 (1.37%) Consul
6 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.37%) Salt
6 1 (1.37%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle
1 18 (24.66%) Red Hat
2 14 (19.18%) VMware
3 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco
4 11 (15.07%) SolarWinds
5 10 (13.70%) Brocade
5 10 (13.70%) ProCurve
6 7 (9.59%) Aruba
6 7 (9.59%) HP
6 7 (9.59%) SonicWALL
6 7 (9.59%) Splunk
6 7 (9.59%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.74%) Intel
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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