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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.95% 3.31% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 9.52% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
29 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.83% 34.71% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 17
Median salary £38,500 £31,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +65.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Squid

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
Bolton
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