The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.13% 3.75% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.67% 18.00% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 12
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -41.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 150 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.88% 20.83% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125 119 91
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Tamworth - 14 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +6 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Lichfield -2 5 £36,000 +20.00%
Stafford -7 4 £52,500 +133.33%
Burton-upon-Trent +18 1 £22,500 -31.81%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 31 (43.66%) MySQL
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 25 (35.21%) PHP
3 25 (35.21%) HTML
4 24 (33.80%) CSS
4 24 (33.80%) jQuery
5 18 (25.35%) Erlang
5 18 (25.35%) Functional Programming
6 17 (23.94%) Haskell
6 17 (23.94%) Scala
7 16 (22.54%) UNIX
7 16 (22.54%) OO
7 16 (22.54%) Middleware
8 15 (21.13%) Apache
8 15 (21.13%) Low Latency
9 13 (18.31%) Windows
9 13 (18.31%) DHTML
9 13 (18.31%) Ajax
10 12 (16.90%) Oracle
10 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
10 12 (16.90%) Cisco
11 11 (15.49%) Java
11 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.49%) C#
12 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.08%) .NET
12 10 (14.08%) OOP
12 10 (14.08%) F#
13 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
13 9 (12.68%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.68%) VoIP
3 7 (9.86%) Internet
4 5 (7.04%) SNMP
4 5 (7.04%) Firewall
5 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.63%) VPN
5 4 (5.63%) MPLS
5 4 (5.63%) BGP
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) MySQL
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
5 4 (5.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Subversion
1 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) PHP Developer
3 12 (16.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.86%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Network Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Junior
6 6 (8.45%) Lead PHP Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) HTML
2 24 (33.80%) CSS
2 24 (33.80%) jQuery
3 16 (22.54%) Middleware
4 13 (18.31%) DHTML
4 13 (18.31%) Ajax
5 10 (14.08%) .NET
6 8 (11.27%) LAMP
7 6 (8.45%) Ext JS
7 6 (8.45%) CSS3
7 6 (8.45%) HTML5
8 5 (7.04%) Web Services
9 4 (5.63%) RESTful
10 2 (2.82%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
1 9 (12.68%) Clustering
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.82%) Tandem
6 2 (2.82%) W3C
6 2 (2.82%) Blog
6 2 (2.82%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.41%) Physics
7 1 (1.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) UNIX
2 13 (18.31%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.23%) CentOS
4 3 (4.23%) Solaris
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Functional Programming
2 16 (22.54%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) Low Latency
4 10 (14.08%) OOP
5 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.04%) ETL
8 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) Complex Event Processing
9 4 (5.63%) High Availability
9 4 (5.63%) Parallel Processing
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) SQL
2 25 (35.21%) PHP
3 18 (25.35%) Erlang
4 17 (23.94%) Haskell
4 17 (23.94%) Scala
5 11 (15.49%) Java
5 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) C#
6 10 (14.08%) F#
7 7 (9.86%) C++
8 4 (5.63%) PHP5
9 2 (2.82%) Lingo
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.82%) Clojure
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) vSphere
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) MOM
1 5 (7.04%) WMI
2 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Sysprep
3 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
1 12 (16.90%) Cisco
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Teradata
5 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 4 (5.63%) Greenplum
5 4 (5.63%) Netezza
5 4 (5.63%) Vertica
6 2 (2.82%) Websense
6 2 (2.82%) Genesys
6 2 (2.82%) Pegasus
6 2 (2.82%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.41%) Lotus
7 1 (1.41%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
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