The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lichfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 10.14% 11.11% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 38.46% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +39.53%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lichfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Lichfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 21.74% 28.89% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lichfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Lichfield

Linux
Salary Trend in Lichfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lichfield region.

Linux Salary Trend in Lichfield

Linux
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 9 (90.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) LAMP
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Web 2.0
4 5 (50.00%) Business Development
4 5 (50.00%) Intranet
4 5 (50.00%) WAMP
4 5 (50.00%) Line Management
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) W3C
6 2 (20.00%) PHP5
6 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (10.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lichfield region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) LAMP
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) WAMP
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Business Development
2 5 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) SQL