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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.60% 6.67% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.36% 14.04% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 10
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £35,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
67 57 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 33.84% 47.50% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 32
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 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 2 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 0 10 £27,250 -27.33% 2
Shrewsbury - 4 £20,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) Firewall
4 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 18 (37.50%) DNS
5 18 (37.50%) Citrix
6 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
6 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 16 (33.33%) VPN
8 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (25.00%) SAN
10 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (25.00%) VoIP
10 12 (25.00%) DHCP
10 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
11 11 (22.92%) UNIX
11 11 (22.92%) MCSA
11 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (20.83%) ITIL
12 10 (20.83%) Cisco
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (18.75%) NAS
13 9 (18.75%) WAN
13 9 (18.75%) LAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) WordPress
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) nginx
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Primavera
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 18 (37.50%) DNS
3 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
4 16 (33.33%) VPN
5 12 (25.00%) VoIP
5 12 (25.00%) DHCP
5 12 (25.00%) SAN
6 9 (18.75%) LAN
6 9 (18.75%) WAN
6 9 (18.75%) NAS
7 7 (14.58%) VLAN
8 6 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 6 (12.50%) DDNS
9 5 (10.42%) IPv4
9 5 (10.42%) IPv6
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (4.17%) IPsec
11 2 (4.17%) SNMP
11 2 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (10.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) HTML5
2 5 (10.42%) CSS3
3 3 (6.25%) Sass
3 3 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) Ajax
3 3 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) Zend Framework
4 2 (4.17%) CakePHP
4 2 (4.17%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (22.92%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Network Design
3 4 (8.33%) OOP
3 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.25%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.17%) CRM
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) ITSM
6 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.08%) UML
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PHP
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) AWK
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSA
3 9 (18.75%) MCSE
4 7 (14.58%) MCITP
5 6 (12.50%) CCA
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.42%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) MCDST
7 2 (4.17%) CCENT
8 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Citrix
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Brocade
7 2 (4.17%) Zend
7 2 (4.17%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Mitel
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Progress
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) QAD
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