The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 16 43
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 11.38% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 38.89% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Median salary - £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 Bolton region.

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.57% 29.27% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 38
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Linux
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bolton

Linux
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Squid