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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 42 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.74% 4.87% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.15% 23.76% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 9
Average salary £48,750 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,099 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £60,000 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
161 101 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.33% 20.49% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 129 98 73
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 7 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Stafford - 3 £52,500 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) UNIX
3 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 19 (27.14%) Oracle
4 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
4 19 (27.14%) Erlang
4 19 (27.14%) Low Latency
5 18 (25.71%) Functional Programming
5 18 (25.71%) Scala
5 18 (25.71%) Middleware
5 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
6 17 (24.29%) Java
7 16 (22.86%) MySQL
7 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
8 15 (21.43%) F#
9 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (20.00%) Haskell
9 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 13 (18.57%) Cisco
10 13 (18.57%) VMware
10 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
10 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
11 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (15.71%) Apache
12 11 (15.71%) ETL
13 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 10 (14.29%) Internet
13 10 (14.29%) Open Source
13 10 (14.29%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (15.71%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.29%) Internet
3 9 (12.86%) SNMP
4 3 (4.29%) VoIP
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) MPLS
5 2 (2.86%) BGP
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) MySQL
3 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.71%) DB2
6 3 (4.29%) Big Data
7 2 (2.86%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Administrator
3 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Network Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Administrator
7 6 (8.57%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Network Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.14%) Junior
9 4 (5.71%) Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Software Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) Middleware
2 6 (8.57%) .NET
3 4 (5.71%) CSS
3 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) LAMP
5 2 (2.86%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) Ext JS
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.43%) MooTools
6 1 (1.43%) XSLT
6 1 (1.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 10 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Clustering
3 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.14%) Blog
5 3 (4.29%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Tandem
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) UNIX
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
4 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 5 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Low Latency
2 18 (25.71%) Functional Programming
3 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.71%) ETL
6 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 9 (12.86%) Performance Management
8 8 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (10.00%) High Availability
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) ERP
11 5 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
12 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.71%) CRM
12 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
13 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) Erlang
3 18 (25.71%) Scala
4 17 (24.29%) Java
5 15 (21.43%) F#
6 14 (20.00%) Haskell
7 9 (12.86%) Clojure
8 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.57%) C#
10 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.29%) PHP
11 3 (4.29%) C++
12 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) VCP4
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) vSphere
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) WMI
2 5 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) Google
6 4 (5.71%) Netezza
6 4 (5.71%) Greenplum
6 4 (5.71%) Vertica
6 4 (5.71%) Teradata
7 2 (2.86%) Websense
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) Genesys
7 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.43%) Twitter
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Reftech Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Experience is important.
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 26 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car (+ fuel) + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 26 days ago