The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 7.50% 4.12% 11.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 14.29% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 14
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Linux
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Operating Systems Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 33.75% 28.87% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 34
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Linux
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Altrincham region.

Linux Salary Trend in Altrincham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (40.00%) PMBOK
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) WATIR
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.67%) Wayland
3 1 (6.67%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
1 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) openSUSE
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) OOP
1 6 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Web Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com