The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.56% 3.13% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 5.88% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +174.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 Rochdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 62.22% 53.13% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 9
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £15,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Linux
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Rochdale region.

Linux Salary Trend in Rochdale

Linux
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) VoIP
2 9 (64.29%) Change Management
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (64.29%) Plesk
2 9 (64.29%) cPanel
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 5 (35.71%) SCOM
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) IPv6
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
3 5 (35.71%) IPv6
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Manager
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Change Management
1 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) cPanel
1 9 (64.29%) Plesk
2 5 (35.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago