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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 17.86% 2.13% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 16.67% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
Average salary £33,750 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £22,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 17.86% 12.77% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,581 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.27% +27.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) PHP
3 16 (76.19%) Apache
4 15 (71.43%) CSS
5 12 (57.14%) LAMP
6 10 (47.62%) MVC
7 9 (42.86%) Analytics
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
9 6 (28.57%) Open Source
9 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
9 6 (28.57%) Statistics
10 5 (23.81%) Data Virtualisation
11 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
11 4 (19.05%) Cacti
11 4 (19.05%) Office 365
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 4 (19.05%) Juniper
11 4 (19.05%) VPN
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco
11 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
11 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
11 4 (19.05%) Nagios
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle
11 4 (19.05%) Windows
11 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (19.05%) Marketing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (76.19%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Network Support
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) LAMP
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) Symfony
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) JSON
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 6 (28.57%) Statistics
2 3 (14.29%) Social Media
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Data Virtualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cacti
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
1 4 (19.05%) LANDesk
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter
3 2 (9.52%) Facebook
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago