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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 27.27% - 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
Average salary £67,000 - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
20 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 45.45% 21.15% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 8
Average salary £54,000 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
1 19 (90.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (57.14%) Broadband
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Internet
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
5 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) VoIP
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) Coaching
7 6 (28.57%) People Management
7 6 (28.57%) cPanel
7 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
8 4 (19.05%) Information Security
8 4 (19.05%) Data Security
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) DSL
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) IPv6
8 4 (19.05%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (90.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Broadband
2 10 (47.62%) Internet
3 8 (38.10%) VoIP
3 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) IPv6
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) DSL
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Director
3 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Coaching
4 6 (28.57%) People Management
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Data Security
5 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) cPanel
2 2 (9.52%) Plesk
2 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Apple