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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.39% 2.73% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.44% 14.53% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 14
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
174 117 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.17% 18.78% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 111 103
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +20 26 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Lichfield -9 2 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) UNIX
3 22 (29.73%) Windows
4 19 (25.68%) Erlang
4 19 (25.68%) F#
4 19 (25.68%) Scala
5 18 (24.32%) Low Latency
5 18 (24.32%) Functional Programming
5 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
6 17 (22.97%) MySQL
6 17 (22.97%) PHP
7 16 (21.62%) NoSQL
7 16 (21.62%) CentOS
8 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
9 14 (18.92%) VMware
9 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.92%) Internet
9 14 (18.92%) Middleware
9 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 14 (18.92%) HTML
9 14 (18.92%) CSS
10 13 (17.57%) Java
10 13 (17.57%) ETL
11 12 (16.22%) Oracle
11 12 (16.22%) OO
11 12 (16.22%) MVC
12 11 (14.86%) Haskell
12 11 (14.86%) Clojure
13 10 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Google Apps
2 3 (4.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Internet
2 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.76%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (4.05%) LDAP
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
4 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) VLAN
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP
5 2 (2.70%) Broadband
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) PBX
6 1 (1.35%) WLAN
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) MySQL
3 16 (21.62%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.76%) DB2
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.41%) Big Data
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Subversion
2 5 (6.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Administrator
3 10 (13.51%) PHP Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Junior
5 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (8.11%) IT Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Middleware
1 14 (18.92%) HTML
1 14 (18.92%) CSS
2 10 (13.51%) Web Services
3 8 (10.81%) jQuery
3 8 (10.81%) LAMP
3 8 (10.81%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Open Source
2 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.76%) Blog
3 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) UNIX
2 22 (29.73%) Windows
3 16 (21.62%) CentOS
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Solaris
5 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.76%) Debian
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Low Latency
1 18 (24.32%) Functional Programming
2 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.57%) ETL
4 12 (16.22%) OO
4 12 (16.22%) MVC
5 10 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.81%) OOP
7 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (9.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (8.11%) ERP
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (6.76%) Parallel Processing
10 4 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) Erlang
2 19 (25.68%) F#
2 19 (25.68%) Scala
3 17 (22.97%) PHP
4 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.57%) Java
6 11 (14.86%) Haskell
6 11 (14.86%) Clojure
7 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 7 (9.46%) PHP5
8 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.76%) C#
9 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.41%) C++
11 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.70%) Perl
12 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) vSphere
3 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Nagios
2 3 (4.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Red Hat
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.11%) Teradata
6 5 (6.76%) Talend
7 4 (5.41%) Vertica
7 4 (5.41%) Greenplum
7 4 (5.41%) Netezza
7 4 (5.41%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) Brocade
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) Informatica
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