The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 9.79% 3.11% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.79% 20.00% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Median salary £37,500 £57,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +63.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £35,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £71,250 £38,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 30 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 32.87% 15.54% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 44
Median salary £29,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,300 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Linux
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Linux in Stoke-on-Trent

Linux
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (53.33%) PHP
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Twitter
3 11 (36.67%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) OOP
3 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (33.33%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) JSON
4 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (33.33%) MooTools
4 10 (33.33%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) Haskell
6 8 (26.67%) Erlang
6 8 (26.67%) Middleware
7 7 (23.33%) F#
7 7 (23.33%) Low Latency
7 7 (23.33%) Functional Programming
8 6 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (20.00%) Clojure
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) IPv4
3 3 (10.00%) IPv6
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) OSPF
3 3 (10.00%) RIP
3 3 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Riak
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Erlang Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) jQuery
2 10 (33.33%) JSON
2 10 (33.33%) MooTools
2 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) XSLT
3 8 (26.67%) Middleware
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) LAMP
7 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (3.33%) Symfony
7 1 (3.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.00%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) Blog
5 2 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 11 (36.67%) OOP
3 10 (33.33%) OO
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Functional Programming
5 7 (23.33%) Low Latency
6 6 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) Complexity Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 5 (16.67%) Physics
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
8 3 (10.00%) High Availability
8 3 (10.00%) SOA
9 2 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) PHP
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) Erlang
3 8 (26.67%) Haskell
4 7 (23.33%) F#
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Clojure
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Go
7 4 (13.33%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) Scala
8 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) C++
9 2 (6.67%) Ruby
10 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Twitter
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Zend
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