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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 8 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 2.94% - 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
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 4 21 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 11.76% 15.56% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 5
Median salary £31,500 £38,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.10% +52.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,300 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £45,000 £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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 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 Walsall region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) DSL

Linux
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA