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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.96% 2.58% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.00% 13.79% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 9
Average salary £38,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £65,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
200 116 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.65% 18.68% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 160 108 94
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 25 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 29 (37.66%) UNIX
3 24 (31.17%) Low Latency
4 23 (29.87%) Windows
4 23 (29.87%) Erlang
5 22 (28.57%) F#
5 22 (28.57%) Scala
5 22 (28.57%) Functional Programming
6 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
6 20 (25.97%) Java
6 20 (25.97%) Middleware
7 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.38%) MySQL
8 18 (23.38%) Oracle
8 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
8 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
9 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
10 15 (19.48%) VMware
11 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
11 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (16.88%) Haskell
12 13 (16.88%) Internet
12 13 (16.88%) Clojure
12 13 (16.88%) Open Source
13 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
13 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
14 10 (12.99%) CentOS
14 10 (12.99%) ETL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (10.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Liferay
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.88%) Internet
3 7 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) WLAN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) MySQL
3 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.19%) DB2
6 4 (5.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Administrator
3 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) IT Administrator
6 6 (7.79%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Junior
7 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) Middleware
2 8 (10.39%) CSS
3 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (7.79%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) jQuery
5 4 (5.19%) LAMP
5 4 (5.19%) SOAP
5 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) JSON
7 1 (1.30%) Ajax
7 1 (1.30%) XSLT
7 1 (1.30%) MooTools
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.30%) Laravel
7 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.30%) li3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Open Source
2 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.39%) Algorithms
4 7 (9.09%) Clustering
5 6 (7.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
6 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) UNIX
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.99%) CentOS
5 7 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.49%) Solaris
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Android
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Low Latency
2 22 (28.57%) Functional Programming
3 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.99%) ETL
6 8 (10.39%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 7 (9.09%) OO
7 7 (9.09%) ERP
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
8 6 (7.79%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
10 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.19%) Parallel Processing
10 4 (5.19%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 23 (29.87%) Erlang
3 22 (28.57%) F#
3 22 (28.57%) Scala
4 20 (25.97%) Java
5 13 (16.88%) Haskell
5 13 (16.88%) Clojure
6 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.39%) PHP
7 7 (9.09%) C#
8 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.19%) C++
10 3 (3.90%) PHP5
11 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.30%) Delphi
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (11.69%) vSphere
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Nagios
1 7 (9.09%) WMI
2 1 (1.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
1 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
2 15 (19.48%) VMware
3 8 (10.39%) Cisco
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Google
5 4 (5.19%) Netezza
5 4 (5.19%) Greenplum
5 4 (5.19%) Vertica
5 4 (5.19%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) Websense
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (1.30%) Genesys
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.30%) Brocade
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