Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 23 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.56% 8.38% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.69% 39.62% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 19
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.57% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,750 £25,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,000 £55,150
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 116 106 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.11% 21.16% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 99 137
Worcestershire median annual salary £41,000 £33,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.24% +6.45% -4.62%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £46,300 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -5 32 £44,125 +35.77% 3
Malvern 0 10 £61,250 +38.42% 5
Droitwich - 4 £56,250 - 1
Kidderminster 0 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Redditch - 3 £32,500 - 2
Evesham +3 2 £39,750 +13.57% 1
Linux
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) MySQL
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
4 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
6 14 (26.42%) Change Management
6 14 (26.42%) VMware
6 14 (26.42%) LAN
6 14 (26.42%) WAN
7 13 (24.53%) Cisco
7 13 (24.53%) Network Design
7 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
8 12 (22.64%) Citrix
8 12 (22.64%) PHP
8 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.75%) HP
9 11 (20.75%) VLAN
9 11 (20.75%) Clustering
9 11 (20.75%) Firewall
9 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (18.87%) High Availability
10 10 (18.87%) VCAP
10 10 (18.87%) CCAA
10 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (18.87%) CCA
10 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (18.87%) 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 12 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) IIS
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
2 2 (3.77%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) LAN
1 14 (26.42%) WAN
2 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) VLAN
3 10 (18.87%) Internet
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) SSL
5 3 (5.66%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.77%) IPsec
6 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.77%) OSPF
6 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) WLAN
7 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Redis
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) CMake
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (11.32%) Head of Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) LAMP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.43%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) CSS
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 7 (13.21%) LAMP
3 3 (5.66%) Laravel
3 3 (5.66%) PostGIS
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) FFmpeg
4 2 (3.77%) GStreamer
4 2 (3.77%) Qt
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Clustering
1 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Debian
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Change Management
2 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
2 13 (24.53%) Network Design
3 10 (18.87%) High Availability
4 9 (16.98%) Analytics
4 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) IT Strategy
6 7 (13.21%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Presales
8 5 (9.43%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (9.43%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (9.43%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (9.43%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) PHP
3 11 (20.75%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) C++
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 5 (9.43%) C
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) CCA
1 10 (18.87%) CCAA
1 10 (18.87%) CCNA
1 10 (18.87%) CCNP
1 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (18.87%) VCAP
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) CREST Certified
4 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) GCIA
4 5 (9.43%) GCIH
4 5 (9.43%) GIAC
4 5 (9.43%) GREM
4 5 (9.43%) HNC
5 2 (3.77%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) IASME
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Snort
2 4 (7.55%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) iptables
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Postfix
5 1 (1.89%) Squid
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Linux-HA
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) SELinux
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco
4 12 (22.64%) Citrix
5 11 (20.75%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) ArcSight
6 5 (9.43%) LogRhythm
7 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.77%) Aruba
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.77%) Google
9 2 (3.77%) NVIDIA
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper
10 1 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (1.89%) Sophos