The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.08% 4.20% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 15.79% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 4
Average salary £31,000 £36,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.64% +36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £34,150 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,350 £37,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.58% 26.57% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 34
Average salary £30,000 £21,238 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.25% -30.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Linux
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +9 17 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (43.33%) VPN
6 12 (40.00%) HP
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) Citrix
8 10 (33.33%) UNIX
8 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (23.33%) MCSE
10 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 6 (20.00%) MCSA
11 6 (20.00%) IBM
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.67%) DHCP
12 5 (16.67%) CCNA
12 5 (16.67%) CCA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Moodle
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) VPN
3 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (16.67%) DDNS
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) NAS
8 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 3 (10.00%) SSH
10 2 (6.67%) VLAN
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (6.67%) IPv4
10 2 (6.67%) IPv6
11 1 (3.33%) SNMP
11 1 (3.33%) LAN
11 1 (3.33%) WAN
11 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Arduino
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.67%) HPUX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL
1 2 (6.67%) Network Design
1 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (3.33%) CRM
2 1 (3.33%) ERP
2 1 (3.33%) Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 6 (20.00%) MCSA
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) PhD
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) Squid
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) Plesk
2 2 (6.67%) cPanel
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) Brocade
8 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.00%) Mitel
9 3 (10.00%) Avaya
9 3 (10.00%) Juniper
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
10 2 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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