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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 3.28% 16.38% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 32.76% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 1
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
16 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 13.11% 50.00% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 13
Average salary £42,750 £30,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.16% +52.50%
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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) HPUX
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) HP Superdome
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) HP Superdome
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) HPUX
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
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