Period
to 20 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.09% 8.38% 4.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.59% 36.29% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 24
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £44,600 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%

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 101 124 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.39% 23.09% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 72 116 125
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,682 £31,280 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.68% +0.90% -11.43%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,263 £19,450
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,800
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -2.78%

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 September 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 September 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 -8 18 £47,500 +61.02% 4
Malvern +3 15 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Redditch - 3 £32,500 -
Evesham - 2 £39,750 - 1
Kidderminster 0 1 £32,500 -
Bromsgrove - 1 £27,500 -
Droitwich - 1 £36,500 - 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 20 (48.78%) MySQL
2 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) Python
3 15 (36.59%) PHP
4 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) LAMP
5 12 (29.27%) HTML
5 12 (29.27%) Java
5 12 (29.27%) Apache
6 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (24.39%) Nagios
8 8 (19.51%) DNS
8 8 (19.51%) VMware
8 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 8 (19.51%) MVC
8 8 (19.51%) Docker
8 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) CentOS
9 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
9 7 (17.07%) OOP
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.63%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) RHCE
10 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring

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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.76%) CloudFront
3 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.88%) IPsec
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) OSPF
6 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.88%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (4.88%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) WLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) QlikView
7 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) GoCD
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) CMake
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) PHP Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (19.51%) LAMP Developer
5 7 (17.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) IT Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) LAMP
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) Laravel
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.44%) CSS3
8 1 (2.44%) FFmpeg
8 1 (2.44%) GStreamer
8 1 (2.44%) LDAP
8 1 (2.44%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) STL
8 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) CentOS
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Unix
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (19.51%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) OOP
4 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
4 6 (14.63%) High Availability
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (14.63%) OO
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
5 5 (12.20%) Server Hardening
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Presales
6 4 (9.76%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) SIEM
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) PHP
1 15 (36.59%) Python
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) Jython
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) C
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) RHCE
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CREST Certified
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) GCIA
4 4 (9.76%) GCIH
4 4 (9.76%) GIAC
4 4 (9.76%) GREM
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.44%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) LPIC
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) RHCA
6 1 (2.44%) SCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) IASME
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) iptables
4 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.76%) Snort
4 4 (9.76%) Squid
4 4 (9.76%) Xen
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) NFS
7 1 (2.44%) Postfix
7 1 (2.44%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Nagios
2 5 (12.20%) Ansible
2 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.20%) SELinux
3 4 (9.76%) Graphite
3 4 (9.76%) Kibana
3 4 (9.76%) logstash
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) VMware
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) ArcSight
3 4 (9.76%) LogRhythm
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Aruba
5 2 (4.88%) Asigra
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.44%) ConnectWise
6 1 (2.44%) Kaseya
6 1 (2.44%) NVIDIA