Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 44 49
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 76 50 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.20% 5.29% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.51% 22.42% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 66
Staffordshire median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,625 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 214 223 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.09% 23.60% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 180 201 261
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 +18 46 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Lichfield +6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Stafford +15 7 £34,000 +4.62% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Tamworth - 1 - - 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 25 (32.89%) Windows
1 25 (32.89%) Open Source
2 15 (19.74%) Java
2 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.42%) DevOps
4 13 (17.11%) C#
4 13 (17.11%) MySQL
5 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.79%) Functional Programming
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
6 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.47%) HTML
6 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 10 (13.16%) .NET
7 10 (13.16%) Erlang
7 10 (13.16%) Web Development
7 10 (13.16%) Puppet
7 10 (13.16%) High Availability
7 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (11.84%) HTML5
8 9 (11.84%) PHP
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
8 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.53%) MVC
9 8 (10.53%) CSS
9 8 (10.53%) XML
9 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 8 (10.53%) jQuery
10 7 (9.21%) Computer Science

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 3 (3.95%) IIS
1 3 (3.95%) MediaWiki
1 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.58%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) SMS
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
4 3 (3.95%) SSH
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) SAN
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) DB2
4 4 (5.26%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.58%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.89%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Administrator
2 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Electronics Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Security Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Systems Administration Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) HTML
2 10 (13.16%) .NET
3 9 (11.84%) HTML5
4 8 (10.53%) CSS
4 8 (10.53%) jQuery
4 8 (10.53%) XML
5 7 (9.21%) Node.js
6 5 (6.58%) JSON
6 5 (6.58%) MooTools
6 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (6.58%) XSLT
7 3 (3.95%) Laravel
7 3 (3.95%) XSD
8 2 (2.63%) CSS3
8 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.32%) LAMP
9 1 (1.32%) Spring
9 1 (1.32%) Spring Security
9 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.95%) Fintech
4 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Tandem
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.21%) CentOS
3 7 (9.21%) Unix
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Open Source
2 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.42%) DevOps
4 12 (15.79%) Functional Programming
4 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.16%) High Availability
6 10 (13.16%) Web Development
7 9 (11.84%) Project Management
8 8 (10.53%) MVC
9 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (6.58%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (6.58%) ETL
11 5 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (6.58%) OO
11 5 (6.58%) OOP
11 5 (6.58%) Parallel Processing
12 4 (5.26%) TDD
12 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Java
1 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.11%) C#
3 11 (14.47%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Erlang
5 9 (11.84%) PHP
6 7 (9.21%) C++
6 7 (9.21%) F#
7 6 (7.89%) C
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 6 (7.89%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.26%) Go
9 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.95%) Haskell
10 3 (3.95%) Scala
10 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) DO-178B
1 6 (7.89%) MISRA
1 6 (7.89%) MISRA C
2 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.95%) P3O
3 3 (3.95%) PMO
4 1 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.95%) Squid
2 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) Ceph
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Galera Cluster
3 3 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Google
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Twitter
3 5 (6.58%) Greenplum
3 5 (6.58%) Netezza
3 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.58%) Teradata
3 5 (6.58%) Vertica
4 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.95%) BT
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Facebook
6 2 (2.63%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.32%) Shavlik
7 1 (1.32%) Supermicro