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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.13% 4.93% 4.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.10% 15.43% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 23
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £54,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
103 175 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.05% 31.93% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 140 103
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +3 6 £38,000 +8.57%
Stoke-on-Trent -6 6 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Lichfield - 1 £42,500 - 2
Rugeley - 1 £28,500 -
Stafford - 1 £20,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (46.51%) SQL
1 20 (46.51%) Unix
2 18 (41.86%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (41.86%) ETL
2 18 (41.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle
4 16 (37.21%) Teradata
5 15 (34.88%) DB2
5 15 (34.88%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (34.88%) Vertica
5 15 (34.88%) Netezza
5 15 (34.88%) Greenplum
5 15 (34.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 13 (30.23%) Parallel Processing
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) Project Management
8 10 (23.26%) VMware
9 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.60%) PHP
10 8 (18.60%) MySQL
10 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
11 7 (16.28%) Apache
11 7 (16.28%) LAMP
12 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.95%) IIS
12 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
12 6 (13.95%) Office 365
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (16.28%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.33%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (34.88%) DB2
3 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Phing
3 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.33%) Law
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.95%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 5 (11.63%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (11.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) LAMP
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) jQuery
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) COM
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) Dojo
5 1 (2.33%) EJB
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.33%) Memcached
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) Sass
5 1 (2.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) EPoS
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.65%) Physics
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Unix
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ETL
1 18 (41.86%) Kimball Methodology
2 15 (34.88%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (34.88%) Dimensional Modelling
3 13 (30.23%) Parallel Processing
4 11 (25.58%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Functional Programming
6 2 (4.65%) High Availability
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.65%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PHP
2 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Clojure
4 2 (4.65%) Erlang
4 2 (4.65%) Haskell
4 2 (4.65%) PHP 5
4 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) Teradata
3 15 (34.88%) Greenplum
3 15 (34.88%) Netezza
3 15 (34.88%) Vertica
4 10 (23.26%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) arcserve
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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