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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.74% 3.10% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.13% 16.36% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 11
Average salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £74,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
184 110 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.52% 18.93% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 146 103 84
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +11 16 £38,000 -41.53% 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 27 (37.50%) UNIX
3 25 (34.72%) Windows
4 21 (29.17%) Low Latency
5 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 19 (26.39%) Java
6 19 (26.39%) Erlang
7 18 (25.00%) F#
7 18 (25.00%) Scala
7 18 (25.00%) Functional Programming
7 18 (25.00%) Oracle
7 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (23.61%) VMware
8 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
8 17 (23.61%) MySQL
8 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
9 16 (22.22%) Middleware
10 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
11 13 (18.06%) Clojure
11 13 (18.06%) Open Source
12 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 11 (15.28%) Internet
13 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (13.89%) Cisco
14 10 (13.89%) ETL
14 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
14 10 (13.89%) vSphere
14 10 (13.89%) Haskell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.28%) Internet
3 8 (11.11%) SNMP
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) WLAN
6 1 (1.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
3 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) DB2
6 3 (4.17%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Administrator
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Consultant
3 8 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Developer
5 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Junior
6 5 (6.94%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) Middleware
2 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) jQuery
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) Ajax
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.39%) MooTools
6 1 (1.39%) HTML5
6 1 (1.39%) REST
6 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.39%) Laravel
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.39%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Open Source
2 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.33%) Blog
5 3 (4.17%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.78%) Tandem
6 2 (2.78%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) UNIX
2 25 (34.72%) Windows
3 14 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) CentOS
5 7 (9.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.94%) Solaris
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.78%) Android
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Low Latency
2 18 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (13.89%) ETL
4 10 (13.89%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 8 (11.11%) ERP
6 7 (9.72%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (9.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
8 5 (6.94%) Complex Event Processing
9 4 (5.56%) High Availability
9 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) Erlang
3 18 (25.00%) F#
3 18 (25.00%) Scala
4 13 (18.06%) Clojure
5 10 (13.89%) Haskell
6 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.72%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (6.94%) PHP
9 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.17%) C++
11 2 (2.78%) PHP5
11 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) Delphi
12 1 (1.39%) Perl
12 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) vSphere
2 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) WMI
2 7 (9.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 17 (23.61%) Red Hat
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.33%) Google
6 3 (4.17%) Teradata
6 3 (4.17%) Netezza
6 3 (4.17%) Greenplum
6 3 (4.17%) Vertica
7 2 (2.78%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.78%) Websense
7 2 (2.78%) Genesys
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter
8 1 (1.39%) Brocade
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