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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.22% 5.00% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 18.18% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
9 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 20.00% 27.50% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £25,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Talend
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) LDAP
3 6 (75.00%) WSUS
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Replication
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Software Deployment
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LDAP
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Support
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Debian
1 8 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Talend