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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 9 35 11
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 17.42% 1.46% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 9.09% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 27
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,525 £38,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 90 33 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 50.56% 16.02% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 69 33 59
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +20 27 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Shrewsbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 28 (58.33%) Unix
2 22 (45.83%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
4 16 (33.33%) DevOps
5 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (31.25%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
7 12 (25.00%) Cisco
7 12 (25.00%) WAN
7 12 (25.00%) Firewall
7 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.92%) ProCurve
8 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
8 11 (22.92%) IP Telephony
8 11 (22.92%) Brocade
8 11 (22.92%) VPLS
8 11 (22.92%) DHCP
8 11 (22.92%) VPN
8 11 (22.92%) DNS
8 11 (22.92%) HPUX
8 11 (22.92%) MPLS
8 11 (22.92%) Nagios
9 10 (20.83%) Ansible
10 9 (18.75%) Puppet
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (16.67%) AIX

Linux
Top Related 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 2 (4.17%) Documentum
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
1 12 (25.00%) WAN
2 11 (22.92%) DHCP
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) IP Telephony
2 11 (22.92%) MPLS
2 11 (22.92%) VPLS
2 11 (22.92%) VPN
3 7 (14.58%) BGP
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (14.58%) IPv4
3 7 (14.58%) IPv6
3 7 (14.58%) NX-OS
3 7 (14.58%) OSPF
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 7 (14.58%) SNMP
3 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
3 7 (14.58%) VLAN
3 7 (14.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Maven
2 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) DBA
1 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL DBA
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (12.50%) Senior DBA
2 6 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 4 (8.33%) Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Development DBA
4 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) REST
2 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Ajax
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) Django
4 1 (2.08%) Guice
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) JMS
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.08%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Replication
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Unix
2 22 (45.83%) Windows
3 15 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.92%) HPUX
6 8 (16.67%) AIX
7 7 (14.58%) VyOS
8 3 (6.25%) Android
8 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Coaching
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Microservices
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 4 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) OCP
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (10.42%) NFS
4 4 (8.33%) Docker
5 3 (6.25%) pfSense
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) etcd
6 1 (2.08%) flannel
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Nagios
2 10 (20.83%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Puppet
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Terraform
6 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.25%) rkt
7 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 11 (22.92%) Brocade
5 11 (22.92%) ProCurve
6 7 (14.58%) Aruba
6 7 (14.58%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
6 7 (14.58%) Ubiquiti
7 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.42%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) Intel
9 2 (4.17%) Pega
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) Google
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Shrewsbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago