The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 218 246 217
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 11 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.11% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 35
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5382 6806 6379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.04% 96.58% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 5759 5348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 9 £30,000 - 2
Manchester +20 5 £30,000 +26.31% 5
Lancashire +17 3 £30,000 -3.22%
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Problem Management
4 11 (37.93%) Puppet
5 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
5 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
6 9 (31.03%) Nagios
6 9 (31.03%) Debian
6 9 (31.03%) CentOS
7 8 (27.59%) Munin
7 8 (27.59%) Zenoss
7 8 (27.59%) Squid
7 8 (27.59%) Varnish
7 8 (27.59%) MRTG
7 8 (27.59%) nginx
7 8 (27.59%) SaltStack
7 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (27.59%) Apache
8 7 (24.14%) Unix
9 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.24%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) Perl
9 5 (17.24%) DevOps
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) MRTG
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Gradle
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (31.03%) CentOS
4 9 (31.03%) Debian
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Problem Management
2 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) RHCE
1 2 (6.90%) RHCT
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Squid
1 8 (27.59%) Varnish
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Docker
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Puppet
2 9 (31.03%) Nagios
3 8 (27.59%) Munin
3 8 (27.59%) Zenoss
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) SaltStack
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
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