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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 13.16% 13.64% 20.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 60.00% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £67,000 £48,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.58% +5.49%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
30 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 39.47% 22.73% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 13
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +35.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,875 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (45.00%) People Management
4 9 (45.00%) cPanel
5 8 (40.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) Change Management
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
6 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Broadband
7 6 (30.00%) VPN
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) SLA
8 5 (25.00%) Service Management
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) Coaching
8 5 (25.00%) Change Control
8 5 (25.00%) Plesk
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (20.00%) Data Security
9 4 (20.00%) MPLS
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Broadband
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Director
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) People Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Data Security
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) cPanel
2 5 (25.00%) Plesk
3 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago