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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 233 247 223
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 17 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.18% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 37
Median salary £36,000 £23,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.19% -32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £23,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
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
5990 6522 7072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.24% 96.94% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 5421 5709
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 9 £33,500 +13.55% 2
Merseyside -13 8 £36,000 +55.38%
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) CentOS
3 15 (53.57%) Puppet
3 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
3 15 (53.57%) Debian
4 13 (46.43%) Unix
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 11 (39.29%) Nagios
6 11 (39.29%) Perl
6 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) Apache
8 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (28.57%) PHP
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) LDAP
10 7 (25.00%) Solaris
10 7 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (25.00%) Open Source
10 7 (25.00%) Munin
10 7 (25.00%) nginx
11 6 (21.43%) Git (software)

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 (32.14%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (14.29%) NAS
2 4 (14.29%) OpenVPN
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) MRTG
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) CentOS
3 15 (53.57%) Debian
4 13 (46.43%) Unix
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) Solaris
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (3.57%) SUSE
11 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.00%) Open Source
3 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.57%) Server Building
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (28.57%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) C++
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (14.29%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.57%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Varnish
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 11 (39.29%) Nagios
3 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (25.00%) Munin
5 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
5 6 (21.43%) Cacti
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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