The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Rochdale
Rank 17 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 12.28% 20.00% 9.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 33.33% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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 Rochdale region.

Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 21.05% 60.00% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 21
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

The demand trend of job ads across the Rochdale region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 27 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) Internet
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (70.37%) Mentoring
3 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 17 (62.96%) Python
4 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
5 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (55.56%) Amazon S3
5 15 (55.56%) Load Testing
5 15 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 15 (55.56%) Capacity Management
5 15 (55.56%) Customer Requirements
6 13 (48.15%) WAN
6 13 (48.15%) Perl
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) Puppet
7 12 (44.44%) Coaching
8 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (29.63%) Zerto
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) MySQL
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale 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 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (55.56%) Amazon S3
2 15 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (14.81%) IaaS
4 4 (14.81%) Office 365
4 4 (14.81%) PaaS
4 4 (14.81%) SaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Internet
2 17 (62.96%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) WAN
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) BGP
5 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.81%) ICMP
5 4 (14.81%) IPsec
5 4 (14.81%) OSPF
5 4 (14.81%) TACACS
5 4 (14.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Linux Support
1 15 (55.56%) Linux Support Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Senior Linux Support
1 15 (55.56%) Senior Support Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Support Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Manager
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Mentoring
2 15 (55.56%) Capacity Management
2 15 (55.56%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (55.56%) Load Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Performance Analysis
3 12 (44.44%) Coaching
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) PowerShell
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) vCloud
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Zerto
3 4 (14.81%) Brocade
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Ericsson
3 4 (14.81%) Foundry
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Redback
3 4 (14.81%) Veeam