The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 240 246 225
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 15 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 34
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,067 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £34,900 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Linux Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 9 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Merseyside -16 6 £36,000 +35.41% 1
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Puppet
3 17 (50.00%) CentOS
4 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 16 (47.06%) Perl
5 15 (44.12%) Unix
5 15 (44.12%) Debian
6 13 (38.24%) VMware
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) ITIL
6 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (32.35%) Python
8 11 (32.35%) Nagios
8 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
9 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (26.47%) LDAP
10 9 (26.47%) PHP
10 9 (26.47%) Apache
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) Solaris
11 8 (23.53%) Open Source
12 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
12 7 (20.59%) Munin
12 7 (20.59%) nginx
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) XML

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LDAP
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) NAS
2 4 (11.76%) OpenVPN
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 6 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 6 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) CentOS
3 15 (44.12%) Debian
3 15 (44.12%) Unix
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 8 (23.53%) Solaris
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.94%) SUSE
10 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source
5 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
6 5 (14.71%) Build Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) High Availability
8 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
9 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.88%) Security Hardening
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Perl
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 9 (26.47%) PHP
5 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) C#
6 6 (17.65%) C++
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (14.71%) RHCSA
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Varnish
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (32.35%) Nagios
4 7 (20.59%) Munin
5 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
5 6 (17.65%) Cacti
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 13 (38.24%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) Zerto
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Hitachi
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
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