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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 5.66% 16.67% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 25.00% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £48,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.49% +13.75%
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 Rochdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.09% 66.67% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 28
Average salary £48,000 £35,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.21% +65.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) OLTP
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Online Games
1 3 (75.00%) Games
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Game Development
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) OLTP
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat