The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux 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
Rank 10 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 2.78% 15.38% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 33.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 30.56% 46.15% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 9
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Linux
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Oldham

Linux
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware