Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 50 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21 +27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 46 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.41% 3.99% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.78% 24.34% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 102
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,700 £30,625
90th Percentile £47,500 £71,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 113 189 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.80% 16.39% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 101 164 267
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £23,641 £18,900 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -4 18 £30,000 -42.86% 9
Stafford +20 3 £41,500 +82.42% 1
Tamworth +13 2 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Lichfield +11 1 - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 5
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
5 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 8 (28.57%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) VoIP
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (14.29%) Laravel
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) PHP
8 4 (14.29%) MySQL
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Unix
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.71%) Kafka
9 3 (10.71%) Sass

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 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) VoIP
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) IT Support
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) IT Technician
4 5 (17.86%) Network Support
4 5 (17.86%) Server Support
5 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior PHP Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Network Technician
6 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Server Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
1 4 (14.29%) Laravel
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) Esper
2 3 (10.71%) Kafka
2 3 (10.71%) LESS
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) React
2 3 (10.71%) Sass
2 3 (10.71%) Vue.js
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.29%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Complex Event Processing
4 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
4 3 (10.71%) Neural Network
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Go
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (3.57%) OCP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Zend
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.57%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.57%) Netezza
6 1 (3.57%) Teradata
6 1 (3.57%) Vertica