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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
England / North West
Rank 225 214 253
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 26 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%

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
5760 5379 6682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 96.48% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4815 4511 5586
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 £24,001 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -11 22 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Cheshire - 4 £28,500 -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) Python
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) Perl
4 19 (43.18%) VMware
5 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 17 (38.64%) Mentoring
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
8 15 (34.09%) Load Testing
8 15 (34.09%) Internet
8 15 (34.09%) Web Services
8 15 (34.09%) Capacity Management
8 15 (34.09%) Performance Analysis
9 13 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (29.55%) WAN
9 13 (29.55%) Firewall
9 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
9 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (29.55%) Amazon S3
10 12 (27.27%) ITIL
11 11 (25.00%) Unix
12 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
12 9 (20.45%) Puppet
13 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 8 (18.18%) SQL
13 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
14 7 (15.91%) MySQL
14 7 (15.91%) DNS

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 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (29.55%) Amazon S3
2 13 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) WAN
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) VLAN
4 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) Unix
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.09%) Debian
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
6 4 (9.09%) SUSE
7 3 (6.82%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Mentoring
2 15 (34.09%) Capacity Management
2 15 (34.09%) Load Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) Server Building
8 2 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (4.55%) Security Hardening
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) Perl
3 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
4 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (6.82%) Java
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) AWK
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) CCNP
1 5 (11.36%) CCSE
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 2 (4.55%) vCloud
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Postfix
5 1 (2.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Graphite
3 3 (6.82%) Kibana
3 3 (6.82%) logstash
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
4 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Zerto
6 3 (6.82%) Kaspersky
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Sophos
7 2 (4.55%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
Manchester
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