The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 19.15% 2.44% 12.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.06% 14.29% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
31 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 32.98% 17.07% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 12
Median salary £22,500 £24,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -32.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £43,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

The demand trend of job ads across the Oldham region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Oldham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Oldham region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Oldham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Linux.

1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) PHP
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) C
3 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
3 13 (56.52%) Validation
4 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
6 9 (39.13%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) MySQL
6 9 (39.13%) HNC
6 9 (39.13%) HND
7 8 (34.78%) Firmware
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Games
8 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 5 (21.74%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) SOAP
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 5 (21.74%) Embedded C++
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham 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 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) Infinispan
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Games Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate C++ Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Games Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support
5 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
5 1 (4.35%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
3 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
1 13 (56.52%) Validation
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (21.74%) Device Driver Development
5 4 (17.39%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Process Management
8 1 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 14 (60.87%) PHP
3 13 (56.52%) C
3 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
4 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Embedded C++
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) HNC
2 9 (39.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Gluster
2 1 (4.35%) iptables
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Check_MK
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
2 1 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) New Relic
3 1 (4.35%) PagerDuty
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago