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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 17.09% 18.89% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 58.62% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 6
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
54 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 46.15% 32.22% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 24
Average salary £30,500 £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £37,500
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 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (68.42%) Windows
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Firewall
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco
4 18 (47.37%) VPN
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
5 17 (44.74%) Citrix
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (28.95%) Ubuntu
10 11 (28.95%) SAN
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (26.32%) CCA
11 10 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (23.68%) HP
12 9 (23.68%) DDNS
12 9 (23.68%) MCSE
12 9 (23.68%) MCSA
12 9 (23.68%) DHCP
12 9 (23.68%) CCNA
12 9 (23.68%) IP Telephony

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) VPN
2 18 (47.37%) DNS
3 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 11 (28.95%) SAN
5 9 (23.68%) DDNS
5 9 (23.68%) IP Telephony
5 9 (23.68%) NAS
5 9 (23.68%) DHCP
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (15.79%) VLAN
7 6 (15.79%) IPv4
7 6 (15.79%) IPv6
8 3 (7.89%) LAN
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) WAN
9 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) Zend Framework
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
1 2 (5.26%) CSS3
1 2 (5.26%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (28.95%) Ubuntu
5 8 (21.05%) UNIX
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) HPUX
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Network Design
2 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (2.63%) Software Licensing
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) PHP
1 2 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCA
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) MCSE
3 9 (23.68%) MCSA
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Cisco
4 17 (44.74%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) HP
6 8 (21.05%) Brocade
7 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
7 5 (13.16%) Avaya
8 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 4 (10.53%) Mitel
9 2 (5.26%) Zend
9 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
10 1 (2.63%) Lotus