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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.47% 7.50% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 41.38% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Average salary - £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
14 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 20.59% 18.13% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 14
Average salary £29,000 £52,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.76% +84.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,000 £68,500
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 28 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Flash Media Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) WebRTC
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Flash Media Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker