Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 3.62% 6.92% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 26.83% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 1
Stafford median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £30,400 £32,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £36,000 £57,500 £21,000
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%

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 Stafford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stafford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 12.32% 25.79% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 5
Stafford median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +88.89% -40.00%
10th Percentile £18,650 £24,750 £18,700
90th Percentile £48,500 £57,500 £36,300
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Stafford

Linux
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Stafford.

Salary trend for Linux in Stafford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Squid
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Expense Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Squid
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (40.00%) BT
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle