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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 46 27
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.08% 2.27% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.95% 9.86% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Median salary £65,000 £63,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +59.37%  
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 38 71 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 20.99% 22.98% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 39
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £40,000 £45,000
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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (30.77%) OOP
1 8 (30.77%) OO
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
1 8 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) JSON
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) MooTools
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) XSLT
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) Twitter
3 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (19.23%) Functional Programming
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) IPv4
2 3 (11.54%) IPv6
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) OSPF
2 3 (11.54%) RIP
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Riak
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) jQuery
1 5 (19.23%) JSON
1 5 (19.23%) MooTools
1 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (19.23%) XML
1 5 (19.23%) XSLT
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) OO
1 8 (30.77%) OOP
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Multithreaded Programming
2 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 5 (19.23%) Functional Programming
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 2 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.69%) Physics
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) PHP
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Clojure
3 3 (11.54%) Erlang
3 3 (11.54%) Haskell
4 2 (7.69%) F#
4 2 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Twitter
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