Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.30% 4.82% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 20.39% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 35
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £51,250 £61,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 144 152 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 23.92% 23.64% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 136 145 120
Worcestershire median annual salary £31,059 £27,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -20.29% +9.52%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £47,550
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,661
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.85% +1.89%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 +20 30 £37,500 +7.14%
Malvern +15 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Evesham -9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Kidderminster -9 1 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 27 (48.21%) MySQL
2 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.07%) PHP
4 22 (39.29%) HTML
5 17 (30.36%) LAMP
6 16 (28.57%) Degree
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
6 16 (28.57%) Windows
7 15 (26.79%) Java
8 14 (25.00%) OO
8 14 (25.00%) Internet
9 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
9 13 (23.21%) Apache
9 13 (23.21%) OOP
9 13 (23.21%) Web Services
9 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
10 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) C#
11 10 (17.86%) Unix
11 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
11 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (16.07%) Python
13 8 (14.29%) C++
13 8 (14.29%) Oracle
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 8 (14.29%) Web Development
13 8 (14.29%) GIAC

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 (23.21%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Internet
2 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.29%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) LAN
4 7 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (7.14%) Network Security
6 3 (5.36%) FTP
6 3 (5.36%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) SSH
7 1 (1.79%) 3G
7 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) RS-232
7 1 (1.79%) RS-485
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.14%) Redis
6 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) PHPUnit
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Xdebug
3 2 (3.57%) GoCD
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) jMock
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) PHP Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) LAMP Developer
4 9 (16.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (10.71%) SOC Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (8.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) LAMP
3 16 (28.57%) CSS
4 13 (23.21%) Web Services
5 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) .NET
7 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
7 4 (7.14%) Zend Framework
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) HTML5
10 1 (1.79%) Qt
10 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Debian
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) OO
2 13 (23.21%) OOP
2 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (14.29%) SIEM
4 8 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Web Design
6 6 (10.71%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) Presales
6 6 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
6 6 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (8.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.07%) PHP
3 15 (26.79%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) C#
6 9 (16.07%) Python
7 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 8 (14.29%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Jython
9 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.36%) VB
9 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.36%) VB6
10 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.57%) C
11 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) GIAC
4 6 (10.71%) GCIA
4 6 (10.71%) GCIH
4 6 (10.71%) GREM
5 3 (5.36%) RHCE
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.57%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.57%) SANS
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Snort
3 3 (5.36%) iptables
3 3 (5.36%) Postfix
4 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Nagios
2 4 (7.14%) SELinux
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Graphite
4 2 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.57%) Kibana
4 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.57%) logstash
4 2 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
1 8 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
3 6 (10.71%) LogRhythm
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Zend
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) AppSense
7 1 (1.79%) Assembla
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
T.H. Baker
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
greywood
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago