Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 10.20% 7.80% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.59% 41.67% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 19
Shropshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,738 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +65.69% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £17,200
90th Percentile £56,375 £56,545 £41,900
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,323 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.67%

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 173 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 38.36% 18.72% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 137 86 64
Shropshire median annual salary £36,111 £38,813 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +43.75% -11.48%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £53,813 £53,237 £44,100
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -11 34 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Shrewsbury -1 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Unix
3 22 (47.83%) ITIL
4 19 (41.30%) Windows
5 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 17 (36.96%) Subversion
6 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
7 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
8 14 (30.43%) Java
8 14 (30.43%) JIRA
8 14 (30.43%) Confluence
8 14 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
9 13 (28.26%) Atlassian
9 13 (28.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (28.26%) Apache
10 12 (26.09%) IBM
10 12 (26.09%) BMC
10 12 (26.09%) Serena
10 12 (26.09%) ClearQuest
10 12 (26.09%) CollabNet
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (26.09%) DevOps
10 12 (26.09%) Sonatype
10 12 (26.09%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (23.91%) Ansible
11 11 (23.91%) TDD
11 11 (23.91%) Puppet

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 14 (30.43%) Confluence
2 13 (28.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) ADSL
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) SMTP
3 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Subversion
2 14 (30.43%) JIRA
2 14 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (28.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (26.09%) ClearQuest
5 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Linux Support
6 6 (13.04%) Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (13.04%) Support Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) Symfony
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Unix
2 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.87%) HPUX
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) ITIL
3 17 (36.96%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 12 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (23.91%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (21.74%) Kanban
8 9 (19.57%) Analytics
8 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
8 9 (19.57%) IT Strategy
8 9 (19.57%) Validation
8 9 (19.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (15.22%) Service Management
10 6 (13.04%) People Management
10 6 (13.04%) Quality Management
10 6 (13.04%) Workload Management
11 4 (8.70%) Customer-Centricity
12 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) Go
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (21.74%) Docker
3 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 10 (21.74%) Terraform
3 9 (19.57%) Grafana
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Atlassian
2 12 (26.09%) BMC
2 12 (26.09%) CollabNet
2 12 (26.09%) IBM
2 12 (26.09%) Serena
2 12 (26.09%) Sonatype
3 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.57%) Splunk
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Google
7 2 (4.35%) Facebook
7 2 (4.35%) Intel
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) WooCommerce