The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 11 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 9.68% - 9.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Linux Support
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 71 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 96.77% 95.95% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 60 73
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Salford

Linux Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Gradle
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet