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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.34% 4.20% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.17% 32.43% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 4
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -25.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
77 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 29.96% 12.94% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 58 37 27
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) UNIX
3 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
6 12 (27.27%) MySQL
6 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 12 (27.27%) Erlang
6 12 (27.27%) F#
6 12 (27.27%) Scala
6 12 (27.27%) Functional Programming
7 11 (25.00%) Low Latency
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (25.00%) Middleware
7 11 (25.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.45%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (15.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (15.91%) Internet
10 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.91%) Apache
10 7 (15.91%) Nagios
10 7 (15.91%) CentOS
10 7 (15.91%) Haskell
10 7 (15.91%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Google Apps
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) Internet
3 4 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) Broadband
4 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) MySQL
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Team Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Junior
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Graduate
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) MooTools
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.27%) Laravel
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) XSLT
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
2 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.55%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) UNIX
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (15.91%) CentOS
5 5 (11.36%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Functional Programming
2 11 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) ERP
4 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) ETL
5 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.36%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Erlang
2 12 (27.27%) F#
2 12 (27.27%) Scala
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 7 (15.91%) Haskell
5 6 (13.64%) Clojure
5 6 (13.64%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) Delphi
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Nagios
2 4 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Brocade
7 2 (4.55%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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