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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Oldham
Rank 16 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 31 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 28.97% - 13.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.49% - 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
39 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 36.45% 30.30% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% +6.66%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 32 (82.05%) C++
2 30 (76.92%) C
2 30 (76.92%) PHP
2 30 (76.92%) Embedded C
3 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 25 (64.10%) Degree
5 24 (61.54%) HTML
6 23 (58.97%) Validation
6 23 (58.97%) Embedded Linux
7 20 (51.28%) MySQL
8 18 (46.15%) Firmware
9 17 (43.59%) .NET
10 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
11 14 (35.90%) Embedded C++
12 13 (33.33%) HNC
12 13 (33.33%) HND
12 13 (33.33%) Electronics
12 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
13 12 (30.77%) Manufacturing
14 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
14 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
15 10 (25.64%) VB
15 10 (25.64%) SOAP
15 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
15 10 (25.64%) Device Driver
15 10 (25.64%) Feasibility Study
15 10 (25.64%) Device Driver Development
16 9 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
17 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Electronics
2 12 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Games
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Embedded Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Linux Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 10 (25.64%) SOAP
4 8 (20.51%) jQuery
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.56%) HornetQ
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 13 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) RIA
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 23 (58.97%) Validation
3 10 (25.64%) Device Driver Development
3 10 (25.64%) Feasibility Study
4 9 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
6 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Rapid Prototyping
11 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.56%) High Availability
11 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.56%) Service Management
11 1 (2.56%) Supply Chain Management
11 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C++
2 30 (76.92%) C
2 30 (76.92%) Embedded C
2 30 (76.92%) PHP
3 14 (35.90%) Embedded C++
4 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) VB
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) Java
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) VB6
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) HNC
2 13 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Gluster
2 1 (2.56%) iptables
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.56%) Graylog
2 1 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) New Relic
3 1 (2.56%) PagerDuty
3 1 (2.56%) Qualys
3 1 (2.56%) Splunk
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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