The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 55 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.74% 5.58% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.76% 28.91% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 5
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 128 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.05% 19.31% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 117 90
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -3 11 £35,000 -50.00% 2
Lichfield -6 5 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Stafford -8 4 £23,250 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 25 (46.30%) PHP
2 23 (42.59%) MySQL
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 14 (25.93%) Web Services
6 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 13 (24.07%) CentOS
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
8 11 (20.37%) HTML
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
9 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.52%) Degree
9 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
10 9 (16.67%) MVC
10 9 (16.67%) Subversion
10 9 (16.67%) ETL
10 9 (16.67%) Internet
10 9 (16.67%) Apache
11 8 (14.81%) OO
11 8 (14.81%) UNIX
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (14.81%) Debian
11 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (14.81%) NoSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (14.81%) Node.js
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) ElastiCache
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Internet
2 7 (12.96%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (11.11%) LDAP
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) Broadband
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.56%) PBX
6 2 (3.70%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) HTTP
6 2 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) SSH
7 1 (1.85%) SAN
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) MySQL
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Subversion
2 8 (14.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Junior
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.41%) Data Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Web Services
2 13 (24.07%) .NET
3 12 (22.22%) jQuery
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
5 7 (12.96%) LAMP
5 7 (12.96%) Middleware
5 7 (12.96%) XML
5 7 (12.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Replication
1 6 (11.11%) Social Media
2 5 (9.26%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.70%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) CentOS
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 8 (14.81%) Debian
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) MVC
1 9 (16.67%) ETL
2 8 (14.81%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) OOP
4 6 (11.11%) SEO
4 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 6 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.56%) Complex Event Processing
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (3.70%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.70%) Web Design
7 2 (3.70%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) PHP
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) Scala
4 7 (12.96%) Erlang
4 7 (12.96%) F#
4 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.11%) PHP5
6 5 (9.26%) Haskell
7 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) C
9 2 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) Java
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.85%) Clojure
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.81%) Talend
2 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) Novell
6 1 (1.85%) Vertica
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.85%) Altiris
6 1 (1.85%) Brocade
6 1 (1.85%) Netezza
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
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