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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 30 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 38 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.80% 5.72% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.30% 22.34% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 10
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +1.79%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 94 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 26.14% 25.61% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 62
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -19.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +6 18 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Malvern +15 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Evesham -9 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 28 (44.44%) MySQL
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.92%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) Windows
4 21 (33.33%) PHP
5 19 (30.16%) CSS
6 18 (28.57%) OOP
6 18 (28.57%) OO
6 18 (28.57%) Internet
7 17 (26.98%) Web Services
8 16 (25.40%) LAMP
9 15 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.63%) Degree
11 13 (20.63%) SIEM
12 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
12 12 (19.05%) Java
12 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (17.46%) GCIA
13 11 (17.46%) GCIH
13 11 (17.46%) C#
13 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
13 11 (17.46%) Protective Monitoring
13 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
13 11 (17.46%) jQuery
13 11 (17.46%) Network Security
14 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
15 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Internet
2 11 (17.46%) Network Security
2 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.70%) Firewall
3 8 (12.70%) FTP
4 6 (9.52%) DHCP
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) HTTP
4 6 (9.52%) ICMP
4 6 (9.52%) IPv4
4 6 (9.52%) IPv6
4 6 (9.52%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) POP3
4 6 (9.52%) SMTP
4 6 (9.52%) SNMP
4 6 (9.52%) VPN
4 6 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) SSH
5 2 (3.17%) Wireless
6 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) MySQL
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.70%) Redis
5 5 (7.94%) Big Data
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.70%) Subversion
3 8 (12.70%) Xdebug
4 2 (3.17%) GoCD
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Automotive
2 1 (1.59%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
5 9 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 8 (12.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (12.70%) HTML Developer
6 8 (12.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (12.70%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (12.70%) OO PHP Developer
6 8 (12.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (9.52%) IT Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) IT Support
8 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Linux Support
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) CSS
3 17 (26.98%) Web Services
4 16 (25.40%) LAMP
5 11 (17.46%) jQuery
6 9 (14.29%) Zend Framework
7 8 (12.70%) .NET
7 8 (12.70%) Backbone.js
7 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (12.70%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (12.70%) RESTful
8 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.59%) Middleware
10 1 (1.59%) Qt
10 1 (1.59%) Spring
10 1 (1.59%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.94%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Debian
3 6 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) OO
1 18 (28.57%) OOP
2 15 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.63%) SIEM
4 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) Protective Monitoring
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.70%) Kanban
7 8 (12.70%) MVC
7 8 (12.70%) OO PHP
7 8 (12.70%) Pay per click
7 8 (12.70%) SEO
8 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.11%) Web Design
9 6 (9.52%) Information Security
9 6 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 21 (33.33%) PHP
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) Java
5 11 (17.46%) C#
6 9 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.70%) Python
8 6 (9.52%) C++
8 6 (9.52%) VB
8 6 (9.52%) VB6
9 4 (6.35%) Jython
9 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) GCIA
2 11 (17.46%) GCIH
3 9 (14.29%) CCNP
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) SANS
5 7 (11.11%) CREST Certified
5 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) GIAC
6 6 (9.52%) CISSP
7 5 (7.94%) GREM
8 2 (3.17%) RHCE
9 1 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Snort
3 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) iptables
3 2 (3.17%) Postfix
3 2 (3.17%) Xen
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (12.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (6.35%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
3 2 (3.17%) Graphite
3 2 (3.17%) Kibana
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.17%) logstash
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.29%) Cisco
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) VMware
2 9 (14.29%) Zend
3 5 (7.94%) ArcSight
3 5 (7.94%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) AppSense
5 1 (1.59%) Assembla
Worcester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44454.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester, Hereford & Worcs.
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: To £30,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago