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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 19 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.53% 3.13% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.86% 26.09% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 7
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £40,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £71,250 £42,100
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
43 23 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.15% 11.98% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 47
Median salary £28,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.97% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) Twitter
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (33.33%) Middleware
4 11 (33.33%) MySQL
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) OOP
4 11 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 11 (33.33%) F#
4 11 (33.33%) Open Source
4 11 (33.33%) Haskell
4 11 (33.33%) Erlang
4 11 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (30.30%) MooTools
5 10 (30.30%) JSON
5 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (30.30%) Functional Programming
5 10 (30.30%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) XSLT
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) .NET
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
6 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
6 8 (24.24%) Go

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) IPv4
4 3 (9.09%) IPv6
4 3 (9.09%) LDAP
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security
4 3 (9.09%) OSPF
4 3 (9.09%) RIP
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) HTTP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Skype
5 2 (6.06%) SMTP
5 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) CSS
1 11 (33.33%) Middleware
2 10 (30.30%) jQuery
2 10 (30.30%) JSON
2 10 (30.30%) MooTools
2 10 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (30.30%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) XSLT
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) Symfony
6 1 (3.03%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (24.24%) Algorithms
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.09%) Life Science
5 2 (6.06%) Blog
5 2 (6.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 11 (33.33%) OOP
2 11 (33.33%) Open Source
3 10 (30.30%) Functional Programming
3 10 (30.30%) OO
4 8 (24.24%) Complexity Analysis
4 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
4 8 (24.24%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
4 8 (24.24%) Physics
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Data Security
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 11 (33.33%) Erlang
2 11 (33.33%) F#
2 11 (33.33%) Haskell
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Clojure
4 8 (24.24%) Go
4 8 (24.24%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.03%) C++
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Twitter
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Brocade
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) Veeam
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Zend