The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.38% 1.83% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 5.17% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 58 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 36.56% 35.37% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 53
Median salary £32,500 £24,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.02% -25.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £16,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Linux
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Linux in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Ajax
2 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 8 (57.14%) LAMP
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (35.71%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (35.71%) nginx
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) PHP Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (35.71%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (35.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior LAMP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) Ajax
2 8 (57.14%) LAMP
3 5 (35.71%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
1 11 (78.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago