The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Rochdale region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 8 18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale - 19.05% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 30.77% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £45,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.98% 61.90% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 31
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +62.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £23,400 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Manchester

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 9 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat