The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Macclesfield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 27 31
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield - 9.39% 4.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 26.56% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 7
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 64 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.88% 35.36% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 59 16
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £21,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,100 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Cheshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Linux
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Linux Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) OS/400
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) SUSE
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) OS/400
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Brocade
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec