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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.62% 14.29% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.08% 38.71% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Average salary £26,500 £33,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%
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
48 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 46.60% 36.90% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 24
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,250 £34,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -5 12 £26,500 -19.69% 4
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) MS Office
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
4 11 (47.83%) vSphere
5 10 (43.48%) SSH
5 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 8 (34.78%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) UNIX
8 7 (30.43%) NetApp
8 7 (30.43%) Dell
8 7 (30.43%) Perl
8 7 (30.43%) IIS
8 7 (30.43%) SSL
8 7 (30.43%) HTTP
8 7 (30.43%) Altiris
8 7 (30.43%) VLAN
8 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
8 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 7 (30.43%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (30.43%) Moodle
8 7 (30.43%) Open Source
9 6 (26.09%) LAMP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
1 7 (30.43%) Moodle
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) WordPress
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Office
2 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
3 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SSH
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) SAN
4 7 (30.43%) SSL
4 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) DDNS
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 6 (26.09%) Publishing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) Content Management
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCA
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) vSphere
3 7 (30.43%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) Squid
4 4 (17.39%) Shibboleth
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) XenServer
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Backup Exec
2 6 (26.09%) WSUS
3 4 (17.39%) Plesk
4 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Dell
3 7 (30.43%) NetApp
3 7 (30.43%) Altiris
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.35%) Lotus
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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