Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 63 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.29% 9.26% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.33% 37.28% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 50
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £70,625
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 134 169 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.98% 24.85% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 110 162 169
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27% -19.12%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,800
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Worcestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Worcestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Worcestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern +1 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Worcester -10 11 £36,500 -2.67% 8
Redditch - 5 £70,000 - 4
Pershore - 3 £37,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £27,500 - 1
Kidderminster - 1 £23,500 -
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Python
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 17 (36.96%) Degree
3 17 (36.96%) Nagios
4 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
4 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
4 15 (32.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (30.43%) High Availability
5 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (30.43%) VMware
6 13 (28.26%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 12 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (26.09%) Ansible
7 12 (26.09%) Docker
7 12 (26.09%) logstash
7 12 (26.09%) Kibana
7 12 (26.09%) Graphite
7 12 (26.09%) Kubernetes
7 12 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (26.09%) GoCD
7 12 (26.09%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (26.09%) CloudFront
7 12 (26.09%) Xen
7 12 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
7 12 (26.09%) Jython

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 13 (28.26%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (26.09%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 2 (4.35%) SSH
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
2 12 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (17.39%) MySQL
4 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.52%) Big Data
7 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.52%) Ingres
7 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) GoCD
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) CMake
4 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) IT Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) IT Consultant
5 8 (17.39%) Linux Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Linux Support
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (19.57%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 5 (10.87%) LAMP
5 4 (8.70%) Qt
6 3 (6.52%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 3 (6.52%) Spring Security
6 3 (6.52%) STL
7 2 (4.35%) MFC
8 1 (2.17%) CSS3
8 1 (2.17%) HTML5
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.87%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) High Availability
2 12 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Web Development
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 5 (10.87%) OO
7 5 (10.87%) Server Hardening
7 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
1 20 (43.48%) Python
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 12 (26.09%) Jython
4 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) C
8 3 (6.52%) C#
8 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.35%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.39%) Master's Degree
4 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) RHCE
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.35%) DBS Check
6 2 (4.35%) MCSA
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 12 (26.09%) Xen
3 5 (10.87%) iptables
4 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Flume
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) Squid
5 2 (4.35%) Postfix
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Nagios
2 12 (26.09%) Ansible
2 12 (26.09%) Graphite
2 12 (26.09%) Kibana
2 12 (26.09%) Kubernetes
2 12 (26.09%) logstash
3 7 (15.22%) SELinux
4 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) VMware
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) Intel
5 3 (6.52%) Capita
5 3 (6.52%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) ConnectWise
6 2 (4.35%) Fujitsu
6 2 (4.35%) Kaseya
6 2 (4.35%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec