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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 241 240 247
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 19 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.059% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.063% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £27,450 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
6990 6379 7134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.66% 93.92% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5772 5486 6099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 23 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Cheshire -13 10 £35,000 +62.79%
Manchester - 8 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +6 1 £45,000 +74.75%
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (94.59%) UNIX
3 25 (67.57%) Change Management
3 25 (67.57%) Problem Management
4 7 (18.92%) Apache
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
7 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) MySQL
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Finance
8 2 (5.41%) SUSE
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Solaris
8 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Windows
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (94.59%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Change Management
1 25 (67.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
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