The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.17% 1.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 16.67% 14.29% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Manchester

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 6 (54.55%) Statistics
2 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Data Virtualisation
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Nagios
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) LANDesk

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Network Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) Symfony
2 1 (9.09%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Statistics
1 6 (54.55%) Mathematics
1 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Data Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 4 (36.36%) LANDesk