The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stafford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.04% 4.76% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 28.57% 19.05% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £29,500 £24,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.64% -35.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,250 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
Staffordshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

Linux
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Stafford

Linux
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Talend
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Talend
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago