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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.70% 5.88% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 33.33% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 2
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £27,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £67,500 £36,000
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
45 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.32% 17.65% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 13
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) MySQL
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (45.00%) SLA
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco
5 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) SNMP
5 9 (45.00%) WMI
6 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Erlang
7 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (20.00%) Functional Programming
8 3 (15.00%) F#
8 3 (15.00%) Scala
8 3 (15.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (10.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (45.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) SNMP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) MySQL
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) MooTools
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Erlang
3 3 (15.00%) F#
3 3 (15.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Clojure
4 2 (10.00%) Haskell
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) WMI
2 1 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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