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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 45 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.76% 3.79% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 20.87% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 15
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -53.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £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
175 115 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.78% 18.17% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 150 108 100
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 22 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Lichfield -7 2 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) PHP
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) MySQL
3 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (27.87%) UNIX
4 16 (26.23%) CentOS
5 15 (24.59%) F#
5 15 (24.59%) Erlang
5 15 (24.59%) Scala
5 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
5 15 (24.59%) Functional Programming
6 14 (22.95%) Low Latency
6 14 (22.95%) CSS
6 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
6 14 (22.95%) HTML
7 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
8 12 (19.67%) Internet
8 12 (19.67%) Middleware
8 12 (19.67%) OO
8 12 (19.67%) MVC
9 11 (18.03%) Degree
10 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
10 10 (16.39%) Subversion
10 10 (16.39%) Web Services
10 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.39%) ETL
11 9 (14.75%) Java
11 9 (14.75%) Haskell
12 8 (13.11%) Talend Open Studio

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (11.48%) IIS
1 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.64%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Internet
2 6 (9.84%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (9.84%) LDAP
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.92%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.28%) Broadband
5 2 (3.28%) PBX
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) WLAN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) MySQL
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Subversion
2 8 (13.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Automotive
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.84%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.20%) Junior
6 5 (8.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) DBA
9 2 (3.28%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Junior DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) HTML
1 14 (22.95%) CSS
2 12 (19.67%) Middleware
3 10 (16.39%) Web Services
4 8 (13.11%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) LAMP
4 8 (13.11%) jQuery
4 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 8 (13.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
2 5 (8.20%) Internet of Things
2 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.92%) Blog
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) UNIX
3 16 (26.23%) CentOS
4 8 (13.11%) Debian
4 8 (13.11%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Functional Programming
2 14 (22.95%) Low Latency
3 12 (19.67%) OO
3 12 (19.67%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) ETL
4 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (13.11%) OOP
6 6 (9.84%) Software Deployment
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.20%) Web Development
7 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.20%) Complex Event Processing
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
9 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) PHP
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) Erlang
2 15 (24.59%) F#
2 15 (24.59%) Scala
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) Haskell
5 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.48%) PHP5
6 7 (11.48%) Clojure
7 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.20%) C#
9 4 (6.56%) C++
10 2 (3.28%) C
10 2 (3.28%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 5 (8.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.11%) VMware
2 8 (13.11%) Talend
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) EMC
5 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 2 (3.28%) Brocade
5 2 (3.28%) Netezza
5 2 (3.28%) Greenplum
5 2 (3.28%) Vertica
6 1 (1.64%) Novell
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) Altiris
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Dresden, Staffordshire
Randstad
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago