The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 18 10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford - 8.33% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 40.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £23,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Linux
Staffordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 14.77% 20.83% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) LAMP
2 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 6 (66.67%) OOP
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) BGP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Lead Developer
1 6 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Lead PHP Developer
1 6 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) LAMP
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
1 6 (66.67%) Ext JS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
1 6 (66.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OOP
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago