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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.68% 16.07% 7.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.18% 51.43% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 8
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
78 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 36.79% 31.25% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 30 39
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
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 1 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 1 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 -2 20 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) VMware
3 29 (60.42%) Firewall
4 22 (45.83%) VPN
5 21 (43.75%) Cisco
6 20 (41.67%) DNS
6 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
7 19 (39.58%) Citrix
7 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
12 12 (25.00%) SAN
12 12 (25.00%) Ubuntu
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.92%) MCSE
13 11 (22.92%) MCSA
13 11 (22.92%) HP
13 11 (22.92%) DDNS
14 10 (20.83%) CCNA
14 10 (20.83%) CCA
14 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (20.83%) IP Telephony

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) VPN
3 20 (41.67%) DNS
4 18 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (25.00%) SAN
6 11 (22.92%) DDNS
7 10 (20.83%) IP Telephony
7 10 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (18.75%) NAS
8 9 (18.75%) VLAN
8 9 (18.75%) DHCP
9 8 (16.67%) VoIP
10 7 (14.58%) IPv4
10 7 (14.58%) IPv6
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.42%) WAN
11 5 (10.42%) LAN
12 3 (6.25%) SNMP
13 2 (4.17%) IPsec
13 2 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) Zend Framework
1 2 (4.17%) HTML5
1 2 (4.17%) CSS3
1 2 (4.17%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Arduino
2 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 9 (18.75%) UNIX
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.25%) HPUX
9 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Network Design
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PHP5
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSE
2 11 (22.92%) MCSA
3 10 (20.83%) CCNA
3 10 (20.83%) CCA
3 10 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCENT
5 2 (4.17%) MCDST
5 2 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) PhD
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Cisco
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) Citrix
5 11 (22.92%) HP
6 9 (18.75%) Brocade
7 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.42%) Avaya
9 4 (8.33%) Juniper
9 4 (8.33%) Mitel
10 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.25%) SonicWALL
11 2 (4.17%) Zend
11 2 (4.17%) IBM
12 1 (2.08%) Lotus
12 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35651 - £37000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago