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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
England / North West
Rank 230 226 242
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 16 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 8
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,000 £25,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £34,168 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.37%

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
5700 5221 6606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 4390 5650
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -6 16 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Perl
4 16 (53.33%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) Internet
7 12 (40.00%) Firewall
7 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (40.00%) WAN
7 12 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (40.00%) Capacity Management
7 12 (40.00%) Load Testing
7 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (40.00%) Amazon S3
7 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) Puppet
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (16.67%) Problem Management

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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
1 12 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) CentOS
3 4 (13.33%) Debian
3 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 12 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 12 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Security Hardening
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Perl
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) CCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) Munin
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Zerto
4 2 (6.67%) Hitachi
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable (Dependent on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 11 days ago