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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 30 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.10% - 9.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% - 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Median salary £55,000 - £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
28 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 19.58% 23.33% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 28
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £49,000 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bolton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) New Relic
2 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
2 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SMS
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SMS
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveReports
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
2 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) DBA
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Junior
1 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Facebook
1 3 (37.50%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat