Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 24 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 51 71 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.17% 7.96% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.91% 31.42% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 60
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.16% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £23,750 £32,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £49,250 £65,500 £62,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 165 226 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.21% 25.34% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 152 194 197
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £18,750 £19,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,625
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.39% -2.33%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -5 28 £40,000 -11.11%
Lichfield -9 8 £25,000 -52.38% 2
Stafford -2 5 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +5 3 £26,520 +6.08%
Tamworth +8 1 £45,000 - 2
Uttoxeter - 1 £42,500 -
Cannock - 1 - -
Leek - 1 £43,500 - 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
4 17 (33.33%) Citrix
5 16 (31.37%) XenApp
6 15 (29.41%) XenDesktop
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (25.49%) Web Development
8 12 (23.53%) DNS
8 12 (23.53%) Python
8 12 (23.53%) DHCP
8 12 (23.53%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.57%) Cisco
10 10 (19.61%) PHP
10 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
10 10 (19.61%) Skype
10 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (17.65%) Docker
11 9 (17.65%) Laravel
11 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
11 9 (17.65%) MVC
11 9 (17.65%) VMware
11 9 (17.65%) Ivanti
11 9 (17.65%) Java
11 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 9 (17.65%) Perl

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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DHCP
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.61%) Skype
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 7 (13.73%) Internet
5 5 (9.80%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 4 (7.84%) WLAN
7 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 3 (5.88%) SNMP
7 3 (5.88%) VLAN
8 2 (3.92%) SSH
9 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.96%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Vagrant
3 6 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) IT Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) IT Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Junior
8 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Junior PHP Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior IT Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) CSS
1 9 (17.65%) Laravel
2 8 (15.69%) Apache Cordova
2 8 (15.69%) CodeIgniter
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
2 8 (15.69%) PhoneGap
2 8 (15.69%) Spring
3 6 (11.76%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) Middleware
6 3 (5.88%) Kafka
6 3 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (3.92%) Esper
8 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.96%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) LESS
8 1 (1.96%) Node.js
8 1 (1.96%) React
8 1 (1.96%) Sass
8 1 (1.96%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Grid Computing
2 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Debian
4 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.96%) SUSE
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Web Development
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) MVC
3 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (15.69%) API Design
5 7 (13.73%) Complex Event Processing
5 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) Functional Programming
6 6 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) ETL
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Forensic Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (5.88%) Information Security
10 2 (3.92%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) Python
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) PHP
4 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.65%) Java
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) Erlang
6 4 (7.84%) F#
6 4 (7.84%) Go
6 4 (7.84%) Haskell
6 4 (7.84%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) AWK
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) OCP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) XenApp
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 9 (17.65%) Docker
4 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.96%) Firmware
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.96%) pfSense
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Citrix
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Ivanti
4 9 (17.65%) VMware
5 7 (13.73%) Dell
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Talend
8 2 (3.92%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.92%) Netezza
8 2 (3.92%) Teradata
8 2 (3.92%) Vertica
9 1 (1.96%) Altiris
9 1 (1.96%) Cadence
9 1 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
9 1 (1.96%) Zend