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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.37% 4.93% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.06% 22.31% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 4
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
170 130 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.24% 22.11% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 145 109 72
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £54,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 - 13 £37,500 - 1
Stafford +1 9 £52,500 +133.33%
Stoke-on-Trent -10 5 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Lichfield - 2 £35,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +15 1 £22,500 -31.81%
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 34 (46.58%) MySQL
2 31 (42.47%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) PHP
3 22 (30.14%) HTML
3 22 (30.14%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) jQuery
4 17 (23.29%) Oracle
4 17 (23.29%) UNIX
4 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (21.92%) Cisco
5 16 (21.92%) Middleware
5 16 (21.92%) OO
5 16 (21.92%) Apache
6 15 (20.55%) Erlang
6 15 (20.55%) Low Latency
6 15 (20.55%) Functional Programming
7 14 (19.18%) Scala
8 13 (17.81%) Ajax
8 13 (17.81%) Windows
8 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 13 (17.81%) Haskell
9 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
9 12 (16.44%) Java
9 12 (16.44%) DHTML
10 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
11 10 (13.70%) F#
12 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (12.33%) Performance Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (21.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.33%) VoIP
2 9 (12.33%) SNMP
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) MPLS
5 4 (5.48%) BGP
5 4 (5.48%) VPN
5 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (46.58%) MySQL
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.48%) DB2
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.11%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Hudson
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) PHP Developer
3 10 (13.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Junior
5 8 (10.96%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Lead Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Network Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Lead PHP Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) CSS
1 22 (30.14%) HTML
1 22 (30.14%) jQuery
2 16 (21.92%) Middleware
3 13 (17.81%) Ajax
4 12 (16.44%) DHTML
5 8 (10.96%) LAMP
6 7 (9.59%) .NET
7 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) CSS3
7 6 (8.22%) Ext JS
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) Web Services
8 2 (2.74%) XML
9 1 (1.37%) XSLT
9 1 (1.37%) MooTools
9 1 (1.37%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.22%) Clustering
3 5 (6.85%) Open Source
4 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.11%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Blog
6 2 (2.74%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.74%) Tandem
7 1 (1.37%) EPoS
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) UNIX
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Android
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) OO
2 15 (20.55%) Low Latency
2 15 (20.55%) Functional Programming
3 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.33%) Performance Management
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
5 8 (10.96%) OOP
6 7 (9.59%) ETL
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.22%) High Availability
8 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (5.48%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (5.48%) Complex Event Processing
8 4 (5.48%) Parallel Processing
8 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) PHP
3 15 (20.55%) Erlang
4 14 (19.18%) Scala
5 13 (17.81%) Haskell
6 12 (16.44%) Java
7 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.70%) F#
8 7 (9.59%) C#
9 4 (5.48%) C++
9 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.11%) Clojure
10 3 (4.11%) PHP5
11 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.37%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) WMI
2 2 (2.74%) MOM
3 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.37%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Oracle
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco
3 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Teradata
5 4 (5.48%) Netezza
5 4 (5.48%) Greenplum
5 4 (5.48%) Vertica
5 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 3 (4.11%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.74%) Genesys
7 2 (2.74%) Websense
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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