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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 8.57% 19.35% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 60.00% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £24,500 £65,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.30% +116.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
Operating Systems Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 28.57% 32.26% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 20
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £33,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) CAE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) CAE
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter