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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.85% 8.11% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 33.33% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Average salary £27,000 £33,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,800 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £33,000 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
42 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 41.58% 24.32% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 26
Average salary £28,000 £21,976 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.41% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,650 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 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 October 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 +3 14 £26,750 -18.93% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (16.67%) Moodle
7 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (16.67%) Moodle
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) SSH
4 2 (11.11%) DDNS
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) HPUX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCA
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) Squid
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) XenServer
5 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Plesk
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) Altiris
8 1 (5.56%) Brocade
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Avaya
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £250000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago