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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.87% 3.42% 6.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 32.14% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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
55 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.90% 10.65% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 44
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PHP
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Erlang
2 10 (33.33%) F#
2 10 (33.33%) Scala
2 10 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 9 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (30.00%) Middleware
4 8 (26.67%) MySQL
4 8 (26.67%) CentOS
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Apache
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Haskell
6 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
7 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
1 6 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) Broadband
4 2 (6.67%) PBX
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.33%) Laravel
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 8 (26.67%) CentOS
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 9 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 5 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) BCP
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PHP
2 10 (33.33%) Erlang
2 10 (33.33%) F#
2 10 (33.33%) Scala
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) Haskell
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) C++
6 4 (13.33%) Clojure
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.33%) VB
9 1 (3.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Brocade
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