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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.22% 3.17% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.99% 13.79% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 2
Average salary £32,250 £36,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% +44.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
71 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.44% 23.02% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 16 28
Average salary £30,500 £20,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £36,200
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +9 18 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (72.97%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 19 (51.35%) Firewall
5 17 (45.95%) VPN
6 16 (43.24%) Citrix
6 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (37.84%) Cisco
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (37.84%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) HP
9 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (24.32%) MCSE
12 9 (24.32%) UNIX
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 8 (21.62%) MCSA
13 8 (21.62%) SAN
13 8 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (18.92%) Brocade
14 7 (18.92%) CCA
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (18.92%) DDNS
14 7 (18.92%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Moodle
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) VPN
3 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
5 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (21.62%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) DDNS
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
7 7 (18.92%) NAS
8 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
9 4 (10.81%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (8.11%) VLAN
10 3 (8.11%) SSH
10 3 (8.11%) IPv4
10 3 (8.11%) IPv6
10 3 (8.11%) SNMP
11 2 (5.41%) VoIP
12 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Support
7 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior
7 3 (8.11%) Junior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (2.70%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Robotics
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) HPUX
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Network Design
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.70%) Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.70%) Data Management
3 1 (2.70%) ERP
3 1 (2.70%) CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
3 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
3 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) MCSA
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (18.92%) CCA
5 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.41%) Squid
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) cPanel
2 2 (5.41%) Plesk
3 1 (2.70%) WMI
3 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Citrix
4 14 (37.84%) Cisco
5 12 (32.43%) HP
6 7 (18.92%) Brocade
7 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.51%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) Avaya
9 3 (8.11%) Mitel
9 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
9 3 (8.11%) Juniper
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle
10 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago