The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.83% 4.55% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.54% 41.38% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 11
Average salary £46,250 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Operating Systems Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.71% 10.98% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 45
Average salary £27,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Linux
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Linux Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Linux
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 14 (45.16%) PHP
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) MySQL
4 10 (32.26%) .NET
4 10 (32.26%) Erlang
4 10 (32.26%) F#
4 10 (32.26%) Scala
4 10 (32.26%) Functional Programming
5 9 (29.03%) Middleware
5 9 (29.03%) Low Latency
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.81%) UNIX
6 8 (25.81%) Apache
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) CentOS
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 6 (19.35%) Haskell
8 6 (19.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (16.13%) C#
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 5 (16.13%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
9 5 (16.13%) Node.js

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (25.81%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (9.68%) ElastiCache
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
1 6 (19.35%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Broadband
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) PBX
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.23%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) Middleware
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Social Media
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Functional Programming
2 9 (29.03%) Low Latency
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Complex Event Processing
5 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) SEO
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) BCP
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PHP
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Erlang
3 10 (32.26%) F#
3 10 (32.26%) Scala
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) Haskell
7 5 (16.13%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) C++
8 4 (12.90%) Clojure
9 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (6.45%) Perl
10 2 (6.45%) C
11 1 (3.23%) Delphi
11 1 (3.23%) VB
11 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Brocade
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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