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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 11.49% 20.45% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 33.33% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £24,750 £33,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 62.07% 61.36% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 26
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) MS Office
3 19 (65.52%) MS Excel
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) vSphere
4 18 (62.07%) SSH
4 18 (62.07%) MS Visio
5 17 (58.62%) DNS
6 15 (51.72%) Backup Exec
6 15 (51.72%) SSL
6 15 (51.72%) HTTP
6 15 (51.72%) Perl
6 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) IIS
6 15 (51.72%) Altiris
6 15 (51.72%) VLAN
6 15 (51.72%) Load Balancing
6 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
6 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
6 15 (51.72%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (48.28%) WSUS
7 14 (48.28%) Publishing
8 13 (44.83%) Change Control
9 11 (37.93%) Open Source
10 10 (34.48%) LAMP
10 10 (34.48%) MySQL
10 10 (34.48%) Apache
10 10 (34.48%) Moodle
11 9 (31.03%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (51.72%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 10 (34.48%) Moodle
3 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
4 5 (17.24%) WordPress
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Office
1 19 (65.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (62.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) SSH
2 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 15 (51.72%) SSL
3 15 (51.72%) HTTP
3 15 (51.72%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) DDNS
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (48.28%) Publishing
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Support Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) VLE
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Load Balancing
2 13 (44.83%) Change Control
3 8 (27.59%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (24.14%) Time Management
5 5 (17.24%) Content Management
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Perl
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
1 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
1 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
2 9 (31.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
1 19 (65.52%) vSphere
2 15 (51.72%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (27.59%) Shibboleth
4 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.79%) Squid
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.90%) XenServer
8 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) Backup Exec
2 14 (48.28%) WSUS
3 4 (13.79%) Plesk
4 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Altiris
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Dell
4 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
Telford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago