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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.99% 3.76% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.98% 37.04% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 11
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -55.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £24,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £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
59 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.49% 10.15% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 46
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,850 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £70,000 £44,500
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 2 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
3 10 (30.30%) PHP
3 10 (30.30%) Erlang
3 10 (30.30%) F#
3 10 (30.30%) CentOS
3 10 (30.30%) Scala
3 10 (30.30%) Functional Programming
4 9 (27.27%) Low Latency
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Middleware
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) MySQL
5 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) .NET
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Apache
6 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.18%) Internet
7 6 (18.18%) Nagios
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Clustering
7 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Haskell
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (18.18%) vSphere
7 6 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (21.21%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
1 6 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Broadband
4 2 (6.06%) PBX
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) PHP Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) ETL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Middleware
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.03%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) CentOS
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Functional Programming
2 9 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (15.15%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) BCP
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) PHP
2 10 (30.30%) Erlang
2 10 (30.30%) F#
2 10 (30.30%) Scala
3 7 (21.21%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) Haskell
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) Clojure
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) Delphi
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Brocade
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