The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Open Source
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.37% 28.04% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 20
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Shropshire region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Shropshire

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris