Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 30 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.09% 9.48% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.43% 39.46% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 35
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -2.10%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,250 £68,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,412 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.18% +5.10% -6.25%

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 129 147 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 27.68% 24.02% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 98 139 146
Worcestershire median annual salary £33,682 £31,059 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% +12.94% -19.12%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,855 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -1.85%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +3 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Worcester -12 16 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Redditch - 5 £57,500 -
Pershore - 2 £37,000 -
Bromsgrove - 2 £27,500 -
Kidderminster +4 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 23 (48.94%) Python
2 19 (40.43%) Nagios
3 18 (38.30%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) MySQL
5 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) Windows
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
6 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.91%) Degree
6 15 (31.91%) High Availability
7 14 (29.79%) Docker
7 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
8 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
8 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
8 13 (27.66%) MongoDB
8 13 (27.66%) Ansible
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (25.53%) GoCD
9 12 (25.53%) PHP
9 12 (25.53%) CSS
9 12 (25.53%) Jython
9 12 (25.53%) LAMP
9 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (25.53%) CloudFront

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 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (25.53%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) SSH
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
2 13 (27.66%) MongoDB
3 12 (25.53%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
5 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
6 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) Ingres
8 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.13%) Big Data
9 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) GoCD
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.13%) CMake
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) IT Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) PHP Developer
5 8 (17.02%) IT Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) Linux Consultant
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (12.77%) LAMP Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Linux Developer
7 6 (12.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Elastic Stack
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) CSS
2 12 (25.53%) LAMP
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) MFC
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
7 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.13%) LDAP
7 1 (2.13%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) Spring Security
7 1 (2.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.26%) VHDL
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) CentOS
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Android
5 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) High Availability
2 12 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
4 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) Change Control
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Server Hardening
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) OOP
7 4 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) Document Management
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
7 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
7 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
6 12 (25.53%) Jython
6 12 (25.53%) PHP
7 9 (19.15%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.51%) C
8 4 (8.51%) Perl
9 3 (6.38%) C#
9 3 (6.38%) C++
10 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
10 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.13%) Ruby
11 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Master's Degree
4 7 (14.89%) RHCE
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.26%) MCSA
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.26%) SCSE
8 1 (2.13%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) LPIC
8 1 (2.13%) RHCA
8 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Docker
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Xen
3 6 (12.77%) iptables
4 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) Squid
5 2 (4.26%) Postfix
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
6 1 (2.13%) NFS
6 1 (2.13%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Nagios
2 13 (27.66%) Ansible
2 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
3 12 (25.53%) Graphite
3 12 (25.53%) Kibana
3 12 (25.53%) logstash
4 8 (17.02%) SELinux
5 3 (6.38%) Puppet
6 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (4.26%) SCCM
7 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) VMware
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Capita
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) ConnectWise
5 2 (4.26%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Kaseya
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
5 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.13%) Zend