The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Walsall
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 4.62% - 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £36,000
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 Walsall with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11 10 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 16.92% 10.53% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Median salary £36,500 £31,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.74% +12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £21,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

Linux
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for Linux in Walsall

Linux
Salary Histogram in Walsall

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Walsall over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Home

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA