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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 3.88% 13.51% 26.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 25.00% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Average salary £31,500 £24,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £23,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £33,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
32 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 15.53% 54.05% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 20
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +21.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £17,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £44,750
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 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) MCSA
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (33.33%) NAS
7 7 (33.33%) MCITP
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) UNIX
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (19.05%) Xen
10 4 (19.05%) OpenStack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) DDNS
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) IPv6
5 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) CakePHP
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (9.52%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) OO
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCSA
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) CCA
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Xen
4 4 (19.05%) KVM
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle