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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.37% 12.94% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 32.91% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -12.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £23,800 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £41,500 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
21 79 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.43% 39.30% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 15
Average salary £32,000 £30,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% +52.50%
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -8 4 £50,000 +58.73% 3
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) HPUX
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) HP Superdome
4 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) HP Superdome
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Arduino
2 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) HPUX
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCA
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PhD
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
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