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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.62% 2.82% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 23.08% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 3
Average salary £38,000 £65,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.53% +39.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £48,750 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £85,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
70 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.23% 12.21% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 26 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 32 (78.05%) SQL
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
3 19 (46.34%) UNIX
4 18 (43.90%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
6 15 (36.59%) Oracle
6 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
7 14 (34.15%) VMware
7 14 (34.15%) MySQL
7 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
8 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
9 9 (21.95%) Apache
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (19.51%) SLA
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) SNMP
10 8 (19.51%) Performance Management
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (19.51%) WMI
10 8 (19.51%) Erlang
10 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
10 8 (19.51%) Functional Programming
11 7 (17.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (17.07%) Scala
11 7 (17.07%) F#
11 7 (17.07%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Google Apps
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) SNMP
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) HTTP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) MySQL
3 12 (29.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Network Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Junior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Junior
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Middleware
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) MooTools
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.44%) Laravel
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) li3
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.88%) Blog
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) UNIX
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (17.07%) CentOS
5 5 (12.20%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Management
1 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
1 8 (19.51%) Functional Programming
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (17.07%) ETL
2 7 (17.07%) ERP
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Erlang
3 7 (17.07%) F#
3 7 (17.07%) Scala
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) Clojure
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) Haskell
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Delphi
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) WMI
2 7 (17.07%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
1 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Brocade
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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