The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 2 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sale 50.00% 11.76% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £28,600 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £42,500 £47,000
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 Sale region.

Operating Systems Category
Sale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sale 50.00% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 11
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Sale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sale

Linux
Salary Trend in Sale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Sale region.

Linux Salary Trend in Sale

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sale

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sale 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 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) DOM
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 2 (66.67%) SAX
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) XPath
1 2 (66.67%) Grails
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sale by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sale 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 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) DOM
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 2 (66.67%) SAX
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP