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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 8.62% 2.94% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
8 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lichfield 13.79% 32.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 0
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
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 17 Related IT Skills in Lichfield

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (40.00%) W3C
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lichfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5