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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 20.34% 16.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 63.16% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +63.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
9 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 25.00% 32.20% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) LAMP
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) nginx
4 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) Gradle
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) Docker
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) nginx
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BGP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Gradle
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Administrator
1 10 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (33.33%) Linux Support
5 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) LAMP
2 6 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 2 (13.33%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCSA
1 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) Squid
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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