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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.31% 3.50% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 30.00% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 1
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
80 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 36.20% 11.67% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 61 30 21
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) UNIX
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
6 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (31.11%) Oracle
7 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Erlang
8 13 (28.89%) Functional Programming
8 13 (28.89%) MySQL
8 13 (28.89%) VMware
8 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.67%) Middleware
9 12 (26.67%) Low Latency
9 12 (26.67%) F#
9 12 (26.67%) Scala
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
11 10 (22.22%) Java
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) Apache
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) vSphere
13 7 (15.56%) Nagios
13 7 (15.56%) WMI
13 7 (15.56%) SNMP
13 7 (15.56%) Clustering
13 7 (15.56%) SLA
13 7 (15.56%) .NET
13 7 (15.56%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (17.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) SNMP
2 7 (15.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) MySQL
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Junior
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.89%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Middleware
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) MooTools
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.22%) Laravel
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) li3
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) UNIX
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (15.56%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Functional Programming
2 12 (26.67%) Low Latency
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) ERP
4 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Erlang
3 12 (26.67%) F#
3 12 (26.67%) Scala
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) Haskell
6 6 (13.33%) Clojure
6 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.89%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) Delphi
10 1 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Nagios
1 7 (15.56%) WMI
2 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Brocade
7 1 (2.22%) Twitter
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
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