The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 386 382 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.06% 6.26% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.68% 27.25% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 321 310 435
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1181 1402 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.61% 22.96% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1148 1417
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the North West region.

Linux Salary Trend in the North West

Linux
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 +2 266 £39,000 +4.00% 77
Cheshire +26 67 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Merseyside +18 29 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Lancashire -12 14 £46,000 +15.00% 13
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Linux.

1 268 (33.92%) Windows
2 244 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 202 (25.57%) PHP
5 197 (24.94%) Java
6 191 (24.18%) MySQL
6 191 (24.18%) SQL
7 176 (22.28%) HTML
8 174 (22.03%) CSS
9 172 (21.77%) Unix
10 171 (21.65%) Degree
11 159 (20.13%) Python
12 140 (17.72%) Oracle
13 139 (17.59%) Puppet
14 135 (17.09%) DevOps
15 122 (15.44%) Microsoft
16 105 (13.29%) Git (software)
17 104 (13.16%) Scrum
18 103 (13.04%) jQuery
19 102 (12.91%) Web Development
20 98 (12.41%) Apache
20 98 (12.41%) Shell Script
21 96 (12.15%) Computer Science
21 96 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
22 94 (11.90%) ITIL
23 93 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
24 89 (11.27%) Bash Shell
24 89 (11.27%) C++
24 89 (11.27%) Ruby
25 88 (11.14%) VMware

Linux
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 98 (12.41%) Apache
2 50 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 45 (5.70%) JBoss
4 42 (5.32%) OpenStack
5 40 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.56%) MS Exchange
7 33 (4.18%) Node.js
8 31 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 29 (3.67%) IIS
9 29 (3.67%) SharePoint
10 27 (3.42%) nginx
11 25 (3.16%) Drupal
12 24 (3.04%) WordPress
13 18 (2.28%) CloudStack
13 18 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (1.01%) GeoServer
15 8 (1.01%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.27%) MS Office
3 7 (0.89%) SPSS
4 6 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 21 (2.66%) Magento
2 6 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.63%) OpenCart
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.51%) Primavera
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.25%) FastStats
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 96 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.78%) SaaS
5 14 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.77%) Office 365
6 10 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (1.27%) PaaS
7 8 (1.01%) GitHub
8 7 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.89%) IaaS
9 6 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.63%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.51%) Route 53
12 3 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.49%) Firewall
2 44 (5.57%) SAN
3 43 (5.44%) TCP/IP
4 38 (4.81%) VPN
5 29 (3.67%) DNS
6 27 (3.42%) LAN
7 25 (3.16%) Internet
8 23 (2.91%) VoIP
9 20 (2.53%) DHCP
9 20 (2.53%) SSL
10 18 (2.28%) NAS
11 17 (2.15%) Network Security
11 17 (2.15%) WAN
12 16 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (2.03%) Wireless
13 14 (1.77%) LDAP
14 13 (1.65%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.39%) BGP
15 11 (1.39%) OSPF
15 11 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (24.18%) MySQL
2 75 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.91%) Big Data
5 23 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.28%) DB2
8 17 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.39%) IBM BigInsights
11 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.14%) GIS
14 8 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 105 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 49 (6.20%) Selenium
4 36 (4.56%) JIRA
5 30 (3.80%) Maven
6 26 (3.29%) Subversion
7 25 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 16 (2.03%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.52%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.39%) Gradle
12 11 (1.39%) NUnit
13 9 (1.14%) Grunt
14 8 (1.01%) JMeter
15 7 (0.89%) GitLab
15 7 (0.89%) RSpec
15 7 (0.89%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 49 (6.20%) Finance
2 37 (4.68%) Electronics
3 30 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.67%) Retail
5 25 (3.16%) Marketing
6 16 (2.03%) Games
7 14 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.39%) Back Office
9 9 (1.14%) Banking
10 8 (1.01%) Legal
11 5 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (37.72%) Developer
2 96 (12.15%) PHP Developer
3 81 (10.25%) Administrator
4 74 (9.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 63 (7.97%) Linux Engineer
7 62 (7.85%) Linux Administrator
7 62 (7.85%) Software Developer
8 56 (7.09%) Analyst
9 51 (6.46%) Systems Administrator
10 45 (5.70%) Senior Developer
11 44 (5.57%) Software Engineer
12 41 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
13 39 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 38 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
15 32 (4.05%) Consultant
16 29 (3.67%) Web Developer
17 26 (3.29%) Python Developer
18 25 (3.16%) SQL Developer
18 25 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (22.28%) HTML
2 174 (22.03%) CSS
3 103 (13.04%) jQuery
4 84 (10.63%) Web Services
5 80 (10.13%) .NET
6 75 (9.49%) XML
7 74 (9.37%) LAMP
8 58 (7.34%) Spring
9 53 (6.71%) HTML5
10 44 (5.57%) JSON
11 38 (4.81%) Symfony
12 36 (4.56%) Ajax
13 34 (4.30%) REST
14 32 (4.05%) AngularJS
15 30 (3.80%) Java EE
16 28 (3.54%) Laravel
17 27 (3.42%) Django
18 25 (3.16%) Oracle ADF
18 25 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
19 24 (3.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (12.15%) Computer Science
2 63 (7.97%) iPad
3 57 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.81%) User Experience
5 35 (4.43%) Data Centre
6 29 (3.67%) Mathematics
7 24 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.41%) Statistics
10 17 (2.15%) Replication
11 15 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 14 (1.77%) Clustering
13 11 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.27%) Device Driver
14 10 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (1.14%) Visualisation
16 8 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 268 (33.92%) Windows
2 172 (21.77%) Unix
3 86 (10.89%) CentOS
4 84 (10.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (9.24%) Windows Server
6 34 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (4.18%) Embedded Linux
8 31 (3.92%) Android
9 29 (3.67%) Ubuntu
9 29 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (3.16%) Mac OS X
11 24 (3.04%) AIX
12 23 (2.91%) Solaris
13 19 (2.41%) Apple iOS
13 19 (2.41%) Debian
14 18 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (2.03%) Windows CE
16 9 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.01%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (17.09%) DevOps
3 104 (13.16%) Scrum
4 102 (12.91%) Web Development
5 94 (11.90%) ITIL
6 93 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.76%) Software Engineering
8 81 (10.25%) OO
9 70 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 70 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 70 (8.86%) Open Source
10 66 (8.35%) TDD
11 59 (7.47%) MVC
12 50 (6.33%) OOP
13 39 (4.94%) OOD
14 38 (4.81%) Change Management
14 38 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (4.56%) BDD
15 36 (4.56%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 236 (29.87%) JavaScript
2 202 (25.57%) PHP
3 197 (24.94%) Java
4 191 (24.18%) SQL
5 159 (20.13%) Python
6 98 (12.41%) Shell Script
7 89 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 89 (11.27%) C++
7 89 (11.27%) Ruby
8 81 (10.25%) C#
9 78 (9.87%) Perl
10 62 (7.85%) C
11 27 (3.42%) Embedded C
12 23 (2.91%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.15%) Scala
14 13 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.52%) PHP 5
16 9 (1.14%) ActionScript
17 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 171 (21.65%) Degree
2 27 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (2.78%) CCNA
4 18 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.15%) HND
6 16 (2.03%) MCSE
6 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (1.90%) HNC
8 12 (1.52%) CCNP
8 12 (1.52%) RHCE
8 12 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.39%) CISSP
10 8 (1.01%) MCITP
10 8 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.89%) A+ Certification
11 7 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (0.89%) HP ASE
11 7 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (0.89%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.04%) QA
2 18 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.52%) SLA
5 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.25%) SDET
6 1 (0.13%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 57 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 56 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.67%) vSphere
4 23 (2.91%) Docker
4 23 (2.91%) Xen
5 19 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.41%) XenServer
6 7 (0.89%) GPFS
6 7 (0.89%) HDFS
6 7 (0.89%) Snort
6 7 (0.89%) Squid
6 7 (0.89%) Varnish
7 6 (0.76%) Ceph
7 6 (0.76%) Firmware
7 6 (0.76%) XenApp
8 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.51%) Postfix
9 4 (0.51%) vCloud
10 3 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 139 (17.59%) Puppet
2 79 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.05%) Cobbler
4 27 (3.42%) Tivoli
5 16 (2.03%) Ansible
5 16 (2.03%) Nagios
6 12 (1.52%) SELinux
7 10 (1.27%) WSUS
8 9 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.14%) cPanel
8 9 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.14%) Plesk
9 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 8 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.89%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.89%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.76%) EnCase
11 6 (0.76%) Munin
11 6 (0.76%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 140 (17.72%) Oracle
2 122 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 88 (11.14%) VMware
4 86 (10.89%) Red Hat
5 63 (7.97%) Cisco
6 38 (4.81%) IBM
7 34 (4.30%) Citrix
8 27 (3.42%) Zend
9 23 (2.91%) HP
10 18 (2.28%) EnterpriseDB
11 16 (2.03%) F5
12 15 (1.90%) Google
13 13 (1.65%) Juniper
14 12 (1.52%) SaltStack
14 12 (1.52%) Symantec
15 11 (1.39%) Apple
15 11 (1.39%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.39%) Intel
15 11 (1.39%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.27%) NetApp
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £15000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: Yesterday
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WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: £40,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
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Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up tp 35K
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £67,000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Third Republic Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (Pension, Mac etc)
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Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
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Chassam Contract
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
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Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £37000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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