Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 63 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.70% 4.80% 6.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.27% 22.11% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.79% +53.23%
10th Percentile £22,100 £26,250 £27,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,375 £75,750
West Midlands median annual salary £39,412 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.10% -6.25% +14.29%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 221 285 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 22.10% 21.72% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 194 270 259
Staffordshire median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,300 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,661
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.85% +1.89%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Staffordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent +24 22 £55,000 -10.20% 6
Stafford - 14 £32,500 -
Cannock - 3 £37,500 -
Lichfield -8 2 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (27.66%) PHP
2 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 12 (25.53%) Laravel
3 10 (21.28%) Open Source
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 8 (17.02%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) OOP
4 8 (17.02%) DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) Multithreaded Programming
5 7 (14.89%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.89%) Puppet
6 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.77%) SLA
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
6 6 (12.77%) Functional Programming
7 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.64%) OO
7 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 5 (10.64%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) PHP Developer
3 8 (17.02%) IT Support
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Support
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Laravel
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) LAMP
5 4 (8.51%) Middleware
5 4 (8.51%) PhoneGap
6 3 (6.38%) CSS3
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.13%) CakePHP
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.13%) MooTools
7 1 (2.13%) Symfony
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.13%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Open Source
2 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps
2 8 (17.02%) Multithreaded Programming
2 8 (17.02%) Multithreading
2 8 (17.02%) OOP
2 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Functional Programming
5 5 (10.64%) High Availability
5 5 (10.64%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) API Design
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
7 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PHP
2 8 (17.02%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Clojure
3 4 (8.51%) Erlang
3 4 (8.51%) Haskell
4 3 (6.38%) F#
5 2 (4.26%) Go
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.26%) XenApp
1 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Citrix
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) AppSense
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) Zend
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