Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 35 20
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.50% 5.37% 11.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.35% 19.29% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 41
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £22,900 £28,750 £21,875
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 114 140 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.55% 27.83% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 106 139 103
Worcestershire median annual salary £34,750 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.32% -4.55% +1.54%
10th Percentile £21,625 £20,600 £20,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,000 £48,700
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Worcester +9 26 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Evesham - 5 £35,000 -
Malvern -12 4 £56,250 +14.80% 2
Kidderminster - 4 £32,500 -
Redditch - 2 - - 3
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (58.70%) PHP
2 24 (52.17%) MySQL
3 21 (45.65%) CSS
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) MVC
5 17 (36.96%) Web Development
6 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 13 (28.26%) OO
8 12 (26.09%) Windows
8 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
9 11 (23.91%) Sass
9 11 (23.91%) OOP
10 10 (21.74%) C++
10 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.74%) jQuery
11 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
11 9 (19.57%) Qt
11 9 (19.57%) JIRA
11 9 (19.57%) TDD
12 8 (17.39%) BDD
12 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Python
12 8 (17.39%) STL
12 8 (17.39%) SIEM
12 8 (17.39%) CMake
12 8 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (15.22%) Laravel
13 7 (15.22%) AngularJS

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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) WordPress
3 5 (10.87%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) phpMyAdmin
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) CMake
3 5 (10.87%) gulp
4 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Xdebug
5 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) PHP Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Web Developer
4 13 (28.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior PHP Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
7 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.87%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) CSS
2 19 (41.30%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) Sass
4 10 (21.74%) jQuery
5 9 (19.57%) Qt
6 8 (17.39%) STL
7 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.22%) LAMP
7 7 (15.22%) Laravel
8 6 (13.04%) CSS3
8 6 (13.04%) Ember.js
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) LESS
8 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (10.87%) Node.js
10 2 (4.35%) Spring
10 2 (4.35%) Spring Security
10 2 (4.35%) Yii
11 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Cyberattack
3 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) CentOS
2 2 (4.35%) Debian
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
1 17 (36.96%) Web Development
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) OO
4 12 (26.09%) Front End Development
5 11 (23.91%) OOP
6 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) SIEM
8 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Content Management
9 6 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (8.70%) OSINT
11 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) PHP
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) C++
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Perl
7 4 (8.70%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.35%) C#
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby
10 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) CCNP
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CREST Certified
2 3 (6.52%) GIAC
2 3 (6.52%) SANS
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (6.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco
1 4 (8.70%) Intel
2 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.35%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto