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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.12% 4.40% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 37.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £61,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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
62 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 21.75% 11.72% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 39
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
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 23 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
5 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) Erlang
5 10 (26.32%) F#
5 10 (26.32%) Scala
5 10 (26.32%) Functional Programming
6 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
6 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (23.68%) CentOS
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.68%) Middleware
7 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 8 (21.05%) MySQL
7 8 (21.05%) PHP
8 7 (18.42%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Nagios
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.42%) Clustering
8 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) vSphere
8 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (15.79%) Haskell
9 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Google Apps
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) Broadband
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Middleware
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) CentOS
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Functional Programming
2 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
3 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) OO
4 5 (13.16%) ERP
4 5 (13.16%) ETL
4 5 (13.16%) Complex Event Processing
5 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Erlang
2 10 (26.32%) F#
2 10 (26.32%) Scala
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 7 (18.42%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) Haskell
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.53%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) Clojure
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) Delphi
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) Google
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
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