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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 35.48% 19.72% 14.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 66.67% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +84.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
20 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 64.52% 29.58% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 22
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +84.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (31.58%) LAMP
4 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (31.58%) nginx
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (31.58%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (26.32%) Puppet
5 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
7 3 (15.79%) Docker
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (15.79%) SIEM
7 3 (15.79%) Gradle
7 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.79%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (42.11%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) nginx
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) Multicast
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Gradle
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Support
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) LAMP
1 6 (31.58%) LAPP Stack
1 6 (31.58%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) BBC
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
2 3 (15.79%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) ISMS
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago