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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 15.27% 24.47% 7.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.09% 63.89% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 4
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
57 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 43.51% 38.30% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 53 32 27
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) VMware
3 23 (58.97%) Firewall
4 19 (48.72%) DNS
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) VPN
5 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (43.59%) Citrix
6 17 (43.59%) Cisco
7 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
7 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (30.77%) SAN
12 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.64%) NAS
13 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
13 10 (25.64%) CCA
13 10 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (25.64%) MCSA
13 10 (25.64%) DHCP
14 9 (23.08%) MCSE
14 9 (23.08%) UNIX
14 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (23.08%) CCNA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 19 (48.72%) DNS
3 18 (46.15%) VPN
4 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
5 12 (30.77%) SAN
6 10 (25.64%) NAS
6 10 (25.64%) DHCP
7 9 (23.08%) DDNS
8 8 (20.51%) IP Telephony
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (15.38%) VLAN
10 6 (15.38%) IPv4
10 6 (15.38%) IPv6
11 5 (12.82%) LAN
11 5 (12.82%) VoIP
11 5 (12.82%) WAN
12 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support
7 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) Zend Framework
1 2 (5.13%) HTML5
1 2 (5.13%) CSS3
1 2 (5.13%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
5 9 (23.08%) UNIX
6 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Vista
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.13%) HPUX
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Network Design
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.56%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) PHP
1 2 (5.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCA
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSA
3 9 (23.08%) MCSE
3 9 (23.08%) CCNA
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) Brocade
5 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.26%) Avaya
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
6 3 (7.69%) Mitel
7 2 (5.13%) Zend
7 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) IBM