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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 17.09% 7.37% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.90% 43.75% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 3
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
59 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 50.43% 16.84% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 11 21
Average salary £30,500 £20,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
1 24 (70.59%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) VPN
4 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (41.18%) DNS
6 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (26.47%) SAN
10 9 (26.47%) CCA
10 9 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (23.53%) HP
11 8 (23.53%) DHCP
11 8 (23.53%) MCSE
11 8 (23.53%) MCSA
11 8 (23.53%) Brocade
11 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
11 8 (23.53%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Moodle
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) VPN
3 14 (41.18%) DNS
3 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (26.47%) SAN
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (23.53%) DHCP
5 8 (23.53%) NAS
6 6 (17.65%) DDNS
6 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 3 (8.82%) IPv4
7 3 (8.82%) IPv6
8 2 (5.88%) LAN
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) WAN
9 1 (2.94%) SNMP
9 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) Zend Framework
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
1 2 (5.88%) CSS3
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 7 (20.59%) UNIX
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) HPUX
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Network Design
2 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.94%) Software Licensing
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL
2 1 (2.94%) CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Migration
2 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
1 2 (5.88%) PHP5
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CCA
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (23.53%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) MCSA
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) VCP4
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.94%) Squid
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Plesk
2 1 (2.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) VMware
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco
5 8 (23.53%) HP
5 8 (23.53%) Brocade
6 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
6 5 (14.71%) Avaya
7 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 4 (11.76%) Mitel
8 2 (5.88%) Zend
8 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Telford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago