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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 17 15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford - 13.85% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 50.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Average salary - £52,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
8 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 17.78% 27.69% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 12
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +133.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification