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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.69% 21.05% 5.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.53% 53.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £37,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
76 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.90% 39.47% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61 41 40
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,100 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 April 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 24 April 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 -5 19 £30,000 -20.00%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) VMware
3 27 (55.10%) Firewall
4 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
5 20 (40.82%) VPN
6 19 (38.78%) DNS
6 19 (38.78%) Cisco
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.78%) Citrix
7 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
8 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
10 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
11 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (24.49%) SAN
13 12 (24.49%) VoIP
14 11 (22.45%) MCSA
14 11 (22.45%) Ubuntu
15 10 (20.41%) UNIX
15 10 (20.41%) MCSE
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (20.41%) DDNS
16 9 (18.37%) CCNA
16 9 (18.37%) CCA
16 9 (18.37%) Citrix Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) VPN
3 19 (38.78%) DNS
4 17 (34.69%) TCP/IP
5 12 (24.49%) SAN
5 12 (24.49%) VoIP
6 10 (20.41%) DDNS
7 9 (18.37%) LAN
7 9 (18.37%) IP Telephony
7 9 (18.37%) WAN
7 9 (18.37%) DHCP
7 9 (18.37%) VLAN
7 9 (18.37%) NAS
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.29%) IPv4
9 7 (14.29%) IPv6
10 3 (6.12%) SNMP
11 2 (4.08%) IPsec
11 2 (4.08%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
1 2 (4.08%) Zend Framework
1 2 (4.08%) HTML5
1 2 (4.08%) CSS3
1 2 (4.08%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Arduino
2 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (22.45%) Ubuntu
5 10 (20.41%) UNIX
6 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.12%) HPUX
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Network Design
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.04%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PHP5
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.45%) MCSA
3 10 (20.41%) MCSE
4 9 (18.37%) CCNA
4 9 (18.37%) CCA
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.12%) MCITP
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) CCENT
6 2 (4.08%) MCDST
7 1 (2.04%) PhD
7 1 (2.04%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) Hyper-V
3 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
2 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) Citrix
3 9 (18.37%) HP
4 8 (16.33%) Brocade
5 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.16%) Avaya
7 3 (6.12%) Juniper
7 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.12%) Mitel
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Zend
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Lotus
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health + more
Posted: 25 days ago