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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 29 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.10% 4.48% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.66% 26.00% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
47 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 22.07% 17.24% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 31
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 30 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Middleware
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Haskell
3 7 (41.18%) Erlang
3 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 7 (41.18%) F#
3 7 (41.18%) Functional Programming
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Games
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Nagios
5 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 5 (29.41%) Physics
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) Clustering
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) vSphere
5 5 (29.41%) Hedge funds
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) SNMP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Telnet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Games
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
1 5 (29.41%) Physics
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (29.41%) Hedge funds
1 5 (29.41%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Functional Programming
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 2 (11.76%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Haskell
2 7 (41.18%) Erlang
2 7 (41.18%) F#
2 7 (41.18%) Scala
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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