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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 19.23% 18.75% 17.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.18% 51.43% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
22 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 28.21% 36.46% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 19
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) MySQL
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) Magento
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
7 5 (18.52%) UNIX
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Retail
8 4 (14.81%) HPUX
8 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) C
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Zend
8 4 (14.81%) Zend Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) Zend Framework
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XHTML
6 1 (3.70%) J2SE
6 1 (3.70%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) Grails
6 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
1 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) BBC
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Web Development
1 9 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
2 4 (14.81%) System Testing
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) ISMS
4 2 (7.41%) SIEM
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PHP
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
1 3 (11.11%) Cacti
1 3 (11.11%) Munin
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Zend
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago