The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 6.25% 8.14% 10.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 12.96% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £27,500 £24,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £33,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Linux
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 54 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 24.43% 62.79% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 18
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,550 £17,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Linux
Salary Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Telford region.

Linux Salary Trend in Telford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Telford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) Citrix
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (33.33%) SAN
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (30.00%) VPN
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
10 8 (26.67%) MCSA
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (26.67%) MCITP
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) NAS
11 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco
11 7 (23.33%) UNIX
12 6 (20.00%) MCSE
12 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
12 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) SAN
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) DHCP
5 8 (26.67%) NAS
6 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (13.33%) DDNS
7 4 (13.33%) IPv4
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
8 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) PHP-FPM
3 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.00%) HPUX
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) OOP
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PHP5
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCITP
2 8 (26.67%) MCSA
3 6 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (16.67%) CCA
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) Xen
4 3 (10.00%) KVM
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
5 2 (6.67%) Zend
6 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
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