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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.34% 16.52% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.58% 38.78% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.98% 42.61% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 30
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 13 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) VMware
3 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) Citrix
4 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
5 18 (40.00%) DNS
5 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
6 17 (37.78%) VPN
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco
9 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (26.67%) SAN
10 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (26.67%) VoIP
11 11 (24.44%) DHCP
11 11 (24.44%) MCSA
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (20.00%) MCSE
13 9 (20.00%) WAN
13 9 (20.00%) UNIX
13 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
13 9 (20.00%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) DNS
3 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
3 17 (37.78%) VPN
4 12 (26.67%) SAN
4 12 (26.67%) VoIP
5 11 (24.44%) DHCP
6 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 9 (20.00%) WAN
6 9 (20.00%) NAS
7 7 (15.56%) DDNS
7 7 (15.56%) VLAN
7 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.11%) IPv4
8 5 (11.11%) IPv6
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.44%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (4.44%) SNMP
9 2 (4.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS3
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
1 2 (4.44%) Zend Framework
2 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) UNIX
4 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Vista
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.67%) HPUX
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.22%) UML
4 1 (2.22%) OO
4 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
2 2 (4.44%) PHP5
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (24.44%) MCSA
3 9 (20.00%) MCSE
4 7 (15.56%) CCA
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 2 (4.44%) CCENT
7 2 (4.44%) MCDST
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Citrix
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) Brocade
7 3 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) Zend
8 2 (4.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Lotus
9 1 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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