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 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 14 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.89% 3.36% 8.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.51% 6.78% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 9
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
61 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.75% 49.58% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 29
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +4 10 £27,500 +3.77% 5
Shrewsbury - 5 £20,000 - 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 21 (45.65%) Firewall
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) DNS
5 15 (32.61%) Citrix
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) UNIX
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 13 (28.26%) VPN
8 12 (26.09%) ITIL
8 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.91%) DHCP
9 11 (23.91%) SAN
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (21.74%) VoIP
10 10 (21.74%) MCSA
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (17.39%) MCITP
12 8 (17.39%) MCSE
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
12 8 (17.39%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.87%) WordPress
5 3 (6.52%) Apache
6 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.35%) nginx
6 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) DNS
3 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) VPN
4 11 (23.91%) DHCP
4 11 (23.91%) SAN
5 10 (21.74%) VoIP
6 8 (17.39%) NAS
7 6 (13.04%) WAN
7 6 (13.04%) LAN
7 6 (13.04%) VLAN
8 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.70%) DDNS
9 4 (8.70%) IPv4
9 4 (8.70%) IPv6
10 2 (4.35%) IPsec
10 2 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (10.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) CSS
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) HTML5
2 6 (13.04%) CSS3
3 4 (8.70%) Sass
3 4 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) Ajax
3 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) Zend Framework
4 2 (4.35%) CakePHP
4 2 (4.35%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) UNIX
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) OOP
2 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.70%) Network Design
3 4 (8.70%) Web Development
4 3 (6.52%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PHP
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PHP5
5 1 (2.17%) AWK
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) MCSA
3 8 (17.39%) MCSE
3 8 (17.39%) MCITP
4 5 (10.87%) CCA
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) MCDST
6 2 (4.35%) CCENT
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Citrix
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Brocade
6 2 (4.35%) Zend
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Progress
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) QAD
7 1 (2.17%) Mitel
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