The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.59% 7.35% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 20.83% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £33,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 48 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 49.14% 35.29% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 30 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) DNS
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 18 (66.67%) SSL
3 18 (66.67%) HTTP
3 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 18 (66.67%) Perl
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) IIS
3 18 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 18 (66.67%) Altiris
3 18 (66.67%) VLAN
3 18 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 18 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 18 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (62.96%) vSphere
4 17 (62.96%) WSUS
4 17 (62.96%) SSH
4 17 (62.96%) Publishing
4 17 (62.96%) MS Office
4 17 (62.96%) MS Visio
5 16 (59.26%) Change Control
6 15 (55.56%) Open Source
7 13 (48.15%) MySQL
7 13 (48.15%) Apache
7 13 (48.15%) LAMP
8 12 (44.44%) PHP
8 12 (44.44%) Moodle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (66.67%) IIS
2 13 (48.15%) Apache
3 12 (44.44%) Moodle
4 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (18.52%) WordPress
6 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (62.96%) MS Visio
2 17 (62.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) DNS
2 18 (66.67%) SSL
2 18 (66.67%) HTTP
2 18 (66.67%) VLAN
3 17 (62.96%) SSH
4 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (62.96%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) VLE
3 3 (11.11%) Wiki
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 16 (59.26%) Change Control
3 10 (37.04%) Time Management
4 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Perl
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
1 18 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 18 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 12 (44.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (62.96%) vSphere
4 8 (29.63%) Shibboleth
5 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
7 3 (11.11%) Squid
7 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.11%) PowerHA
8 2 (7.41%) XenServer
8 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 17 (62.96%) WSUS
3 3 (11.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) Altiris
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Dell
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago