Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 18 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 46 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.97% 10.45% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.04% 34.07% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 10
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +19.40% +8.06%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,550 £25,200
90th Percentile £78,750 £57,750 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 135 135 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 40.91% 30.68% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 102 45
Shropshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £18,725 £22,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,100 £48,700
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -12 15 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Shrewsbury 0 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 15 (65.22%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Confluence
2 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 11 (47.83%) JIRA
2 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
2 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (43.48%) Python
4 9 (39.13%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) Subversion
4 9 (39.13%) nginx
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) Bitbucket
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Ansible
5 8 (34.78%) Terraform
5 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Perl
6 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
6 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 4 (17.39%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure

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 (47.83%) Apache
1 11 (47.83%) Confluence
2 9 (39.13%) nginx
3 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
3 3 (13.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (8.70%) Serverless
5 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (47.83%) JIRA
2 9 (39.13%) Subversion
3 8 (34.78%) Bitbucket
3 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) GoCD
4 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
5 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
7 1 (4.35%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) SEO
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Go
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Ansible
1 8 (34.78%) Terraform
2 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) CollabNet
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Intel
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Serena
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype
2 2 (8.70%) WooCommerce
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook