The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 / West Bromwich
Rank 14 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 1.72% - 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £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 West Bromwich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 13.79% 11.54% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Median salary £47,500 £16,875 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +181.48% -8.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £16,500 £9,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Linux
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for Linux in West Bromwich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow