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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 30 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 3.36% 12.24% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 35.82% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 1
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 67 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 23.53% 34.18% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 59 5
Average salary £28,500 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) iPhone
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) nginx
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (33.33%) Sphinx
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (77.78%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Perl Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) Sphinx
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) HPUX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) OS/400
2 2 (22.22%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Symantec
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter