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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 26 27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield - 2.91% 10.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 12.50% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 19
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
15 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 13.89% 23.30% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 52
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Android
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 9 (75.00%) CSS3
2 9 (75.00%) WebSockets
2 9 (75.00%) WebRTC
3 8 (66.67%) Big Data
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) NUnit
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Flash Media Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (66.67%) Big Data
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Subversion
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (66.67%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) FlexUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) jQuery
1 9 (75.00%) HTML5
1 9 (75.00%) CSS3
1 9 (75.00%) WebSockets
1 9 (75.00%) WebRTC
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Android
2 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix