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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 45 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.80% 4.48% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 19.72% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 46
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 110 142 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 25.70% 22.72% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 95 135 143
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Stafford - 2 £30,500 - 2
Cannock - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 36 (67.92%) PHP
2 29 (54.72%) MySQL
3 28 (52.83%) CSS
4 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
5 25 (47.17%) XML
5 25 (47.17%) JSON
5 25 (47.17%) jQuery
5 25 (47.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (33.96%) HTML
7 17 (32.08%) HTML5
7 17 (32.08%) CSS3
8 15 (28.30%) Redis
8 15 (28.30%) Heroku
8 15 (28.30%) Ruby
8 15 (28.30%) Ajax
8 15 (28.30%) Google
8 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
8 15 (28.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (28.30%) Publishing
8 15 (28.30%) Web Design
8 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (28.30%) Sass
8 15 (28.30%) Analytics
8 15 (28.30%) Google Compute Engine
8 15 (28.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (28.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 15 (28.30%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (24.53%) OOP
9 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP

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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 15 (28.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 15 (28.30%) Google Compute Engine
1 15 (28.30%) Heroku
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) OSPF
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) IPv4
4 3 (5.66%) IPv6
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
4 3 (5.66%) RIP
4 3 (5.66%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) Multicast
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) MySQL
2 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (28.30%) Redis
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Riak
General
1 15 (28.30%) Publishing
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) PHP Developer
3 14 (26.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (16.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) HTML Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) PHP Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) CSS
2 25 (47.17%) jQuery
2 25 (47.17%) JSON
2 25 (47.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 25 (47.17%) XML
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
4 17 (32.08%) CSS3
4 17 (32.08%) HTML5
5 15 (28.30%) Ajax
5 15 (28.30%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (28.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (28.30%) Sass
6 10 (18.87%) MooTools
6 10 (18.87%) XSLT
7 6 (11.32%) LAMP
8 5 (9.43%) .NET
8 5 (9.43%) Middleware
9 4 (7.55%) Laravel
10 1 (1.89%) Symfony
10 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Ubuntu
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Analytics
1 15 (28.30%) Responsive Web Design
1 15 (28.30%) Web Design
2 13 (24.53%) OOP
3 12 (22.64%) Front End Development
3 12 (22.64%) MVC
4 11 (20.75%) Web Development
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Open Source
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) Multithreaded Programming
7 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.55%) Complexity Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.55%) High Availability
8 4 (7.55%) Low Latency
8 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.55%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) PHP
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Clojure
4 5 (9.43%) Erlang
4 5 (9.43%) Haskell
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) F#
6 3 (5.66%) Go
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Google
2 10 (18.87%) Twitter
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Zend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago