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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 7.35% 10.00% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 16.67% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 5
Average salary £27,250 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,250 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
52 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 38.24% 60.00% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 18
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,550 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 16 (53.33%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 14 (46.67%) DNS
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) SAN
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (33.33%) VPN
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (30.00%) MCSA
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (30.00%) NAS
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (23.33%) ITIL
11 7 (23.33%) UNIX
11 7 (23.33%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco
11 7 (23.33%) MCITP
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
12 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.67%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) DNS
3 11 (36.67%) SAN
3 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (30.00%) NAS
6 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) DDNS
7 4 (13.33%) IPv4
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) HPUX
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) OOP
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 7 (23.33%) MCITP
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
4 6 (20.00%) CCA
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
5 2 (6.67%) Zend
6 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
Telford, Shropshire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus Bens
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