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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.74% 3.98% 5.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 18.24% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 36
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
143 159 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.90% 21.84% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 117 140 120
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 14 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Lichfield +1 7 £36,000 +20.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 - 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 39 (41.49%) MySQL
2 38 (40.43%) PHP
3 37 (39.36%) CSS
4 33 (35.11%) HTML
5 32 (34.04%) jQuery
6 29 (30.85%) SQL
7 25 (26.60%) UNIX
8 24 (25.53%) Apache
8 24 (25.53%) OO
8 24 (25.53%) Haskell
8 24 (25.53%) Erlang
8 24 (25.53%) Scala
8 24 (25.53%) Functional Programming
9 23 (24.47%) OOP
10 21 (22.34%) Ajax
11 20 (21.28%) Middleware
12 19 (20.21%) Java
12 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
12 19 (20.21%) C#
13 16 (17.02%) Mathematics
13 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
14 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
15 14 (14.89%) .NET
15 14 (14.89%) Windows
15 14 (14.89%) HTML5
15 14 (14.89%) CSS3
16 13 (13.83%) F#
16 13 (13.83%) DHTML
16 13 (13.83%) LAMP
17 12 (12.77%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 24 (25.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.06%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
1 11 (11.70%) Internet
2 9 (9.57%) VoIP
3 6 (6.38%) Intranet
4 5 (5.32%) Firewall
5 4 (4.26%) MPLS
5 4 (4.26%) BGP
5 4 (4.26%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.19%) WAN
6 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.19%) LAN
6 3 (3.19%) Network Security
7 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 2 (2.13%) DNS
8 1 (1.06%) SAN
8 1 (1.06%) SNMP
8 1 (1.06%) SSH
8 1 (1.06%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) MySQL
2 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.45%) DB2
5 6 (6.38%) Riak
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Subversion
1 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 7 (7.45%) Games
5 6 (6.38%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) PHP Developer
3 20 (21.28%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.96%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (12.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior PHP Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Administrator
8 6 (6.38%) Lead PHP Developer
9 5 (5.32%) AWS Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Web Applications Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.32%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) CSS
2 33 (35.11%) HTML
3 32 (34.04%) jQuery
4 21 (22.34%) Ajax
5 20 (21.28%) Middleware
6 14 (14.89%) .NET
6 14 (14.89%) HTML5
6 14 (14.89%) CSS3
7 13 (13.83%) LAMP
7 13 (13.83%) DHTML
8 8 (8.51%) SOAP
8 8 (8.51%) REST
9 6 (6.38%) Ext JS
10 5 (5.32%) WAMP
10 5 (5.32%) Web Services
11 4 (4.26%) RESTful
12 2 (2.13%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Mathematics
2 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.70%) Clustering
3 11 (11.70%) Data Structures
4 10 (10.64%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.32%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
6 5 (5.32%) Web 2.0
6 5 (5.32%) Physics
7 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.13%) Blog
8 2 (2.13%) W3C
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
9 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.06%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.60%) UNIX
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
3 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.32%) CentOS
4 5 (5.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.32%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Debian
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.06%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) OO
1 24 (25.53%) Functional Programming
2 23 (24.47%) OOP
3 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
4 10 (10.64%) OO PHP
5 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
5 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.51%) ETL
6 8 (8.51%) TDD
6 8 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (7.45%) Parallel Processing
7 7 (7.45%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.38%) Project Management
8 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) PHP
2 29 (30.85%) SQL
3 24 (25.53%) Haskell
3 24 (25.53%) Erlang
3 24 (25.53%) Scala
4 19 (20.21%) C#
4 19 (20.21%) Java
4 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.83%) F#
6 12 (12.77%) C++
7 4 (4.26%) PHP5
8 3 (3.19%) Clojure
9 2 (2.13%) Lingo
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.06%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) MOM
2 5 (5.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.06%) WMI
3 1 (1.06%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
3 8 (8.51%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) Teradata
4 7 (7.45%) Netezza
4 7 (7.45%) Greenplum
4 7 (7.45%) Vertica
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.26%) Juniper
6 4 (4.26%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.06%) Lotus
7 1 (1.06%) Novell
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) Infor
7 1 (1.06%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.06%) Veeam
7 1 (1.06%) M86 Security
7 1 (1.06%) Apple
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, 25 days, pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago