The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 27 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.60% 0.82% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% 7.69% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £31,989 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 13 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.60% 10.66% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 36
Average salary £24,739 £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £35,800 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
West Midlands

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
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 -4 1 £37,500 +31.57%
Open Source
West Midlands

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 14 (87.50%) IIS
2 14 (87.50%) HTTP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) SSL
2 14 (87.50%) Backup Exec
2 14 (87.50%) Altiris
2 14 (87.50%) VLAN
2 14 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 14 (87.50%) Forefront TMG
3 13 (81.25%) LAMP
3 13 (81.25%) Publishing
3 13 (81.25%) WSUS
4 12 (75.00%) Change Control
4 12 (75.00%) Moodle
4 12 (75.00%) PHP
4 12 (75.00%) Apache
4 12 (75.00%) MySQL
5 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
6 10 (62.50%) MS Office
6 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
6 10 (62.50%) vSphere

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (87.50%) IIS
2 12 (75.00%) Moodle
2 12 (75.00%) Apache
3 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) WordPress
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 10 (62.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) HTTP
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
1 14 (87.50%) SSL
1 14 (87.50%) VLAN
2 10 (62.50%) SSH
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (81.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) VLE
2 3 (18.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 12 (75.00%) Change Control
3 10 (62.50%) Time Management
4 5 (31.25%) Content Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) Perl
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 12 (75.00%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (87.50%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (62.50%) vSphere
3 8 (50.00%) Shibboleth
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Backup Exec
2 13 (81.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 14 (87.50%) Altiris
2 7 (43.75%) Dell
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle