The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 5.71% 0.75% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 14.29% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Average salary £30,000 £20,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -53.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 7 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.14% 5.26% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 55
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Photography
2 2 (50.00%) Robotics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Photography
1 2 (50.00%) Robotics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
Macclesfield
Three People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 12 days ago