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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 51 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.92% 5.34% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 27.13% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 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 £23,100 £22,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £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
152 129 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.26% 19.66% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 133 117 93
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 22 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 22 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 -2 12 £35,000 -50.00%
Stafford -6 5 £22,500 -
Lichfield -6 4 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (43.10%) PHP
2 23 (39.66%) MySQL
3 18 (31.03%) Windows
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.14%) Web Services
6 14 (24.14%) .NET
7 13 (22.41%) CentOS
8 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) HTML
10 10 (17.24%) CSS
10 10 (17.24%) Apache
10 10 (17.24%) ETL
10 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 10 (17.24%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) UNIX
11 9 (15.52%) Subversion
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (13.79%) Debian
12 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (13.79%) MVC
12 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (17.24%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) Node.js
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.45%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon S3
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.34%) ElastiCache
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 8 (13.79%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (10.34%) LDAP
3 6 (10.34%) Broadband
3 6 (10.34%) DHCP
3 6 (10.34%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) PBX
4 4 (6.90%) HTTP
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) VLAN
6 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.45%) VoIP
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) LAN
7 1 (1.72%) Firewall
7 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) MySQL
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.45%) DB2
6 2 (3.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Subversion
2 8 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.34%) Junior
5 4 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Web Services
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) jQuery
3 10 (17.24%) HTML
3 10 (17.24%) CSS
4 6 (10.34%) LAMP
4 6 (10.34%) SOAP
4 6 (10.34%) XML
4 6 (10.34%) Middleware
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Replication
1 6 (10.34%) Social Media
2 5 (8.62%) Internet of Things
3 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) CentOS
3 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.79%) Debian
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ETL
2 8 (13.79%) MVC
3 7 (12.07%) OOP
3 7 (12.07%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) SEO
4 6 (10.34%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.62%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.17%) Complex Event Processing
7 3 (5.17%) BCP
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
8 2 (3.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) PHP
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.34%) Erlang
5 6 (10.34%) Scala
5 6 (10.34%) F#
5 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.62%) PHP5
6 5 (8.62%) Haskell
7 4 (6.90%) C
7 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.17%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) C#
10 1 (1.72%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.79%) Talend
2 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) EMC
4 3 (5.17%) Teradata
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Brocade
5 2 (3.45%) Novell
6 1 (1.72%) Vertica
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Altiris
6 1 (1.72%) Netezza
6 1 (1.72%) Greenplum
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