The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.94% 5.13% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 21.05% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +63.54%
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 Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 41.79% 24.36% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 11
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,589
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Linux
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Salford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Salford region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 22 (95.65%) Java
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) Spring
2 19 (82.61%) Grails
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 17 (73.91%) HTTP
5 16 (69.57%) Tomcat
5 16 (69.57%) XML Schema
5 16 (69.57%) Red Hat
5 16 (69.57%) XSLT
5 16 (69.57%) JMS
5 16 (69.57%) Android
5 16 (69.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (69.57%) XPath
6 15 (65.22%) DOM
6 15 (65.22%) SAX
7 14 (60.87%) J2SE
7 14 (60.87%) Maven
7 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
7 14 (60.87%) Hazelcast
8 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
9 11 (47.83%) Servlets
10 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
12 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
13 6 (26.09%) J2EE
14 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
15 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
15 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
15 3 (13.04%) Internet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 16 (69.57%) Tomcat
2 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Broadband
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) Hazelcast
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
1 19 (82.61%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (21.74%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) Spring
2 19 (82.61%) Grails
3 16 (69.57%) XML Schema
3 16 (69.57%) XSLT
3 16 (69.57%) JMS
4 15 (65.22%) DOM
4 15 (65.22%) SAX
5 14 (60.87%) J2SE
6 11 (47.83%) Servlets
7 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (26.09%) J2EE
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) JSON
9 3 (13.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Android
2 16 (69.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) XPath
3 3 (13.04%) C
3 3 (13.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
Salford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago