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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 3.85% 7.14% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 42.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 19.23% 16.67% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 9 (90.00%) MySQL
1 9 (90.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
2 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (40.00%) Cacti
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) VPN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (90.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
2 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) D3.js
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Statistics
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cacti
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco