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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.13% 7.43% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 39.47% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 4
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £67,500 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
50 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.60% 18.81% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 11
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £43,800 £60,000
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 26 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) Oracle
4 14 (51.85%) MySQL
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
6 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (37.04%) UNIX
8 9 (33.33%) Apache
8 9 (33.33%) SNMP
8 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (33.33%) SLA
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco
8 9 (33.33%) WMI
8 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 8 (29.63%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (22.22%) ERP
10 6 (22.22%) Google
10 6 (22.22%) Google Apps
11 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.81%) CRM
12 4 (14.81%) ETL
12 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (14.81%) High Availability
13 3 (11.11%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Google Apps
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
2 9 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) MySQL
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Junior Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Junior
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate
6 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
6 4 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) MooTools
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 6 (22.22%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Programming
5 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Erlang
5 2 (7.41%) F#
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) Clojure
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) WMI
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) Google
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Twitter