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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 20.83% 15.96% 19.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 46.88% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 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 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
19 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.39% 34.04% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 18
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (46.43%) PHP
2 12 (42.86%) MySQL
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Web Development
5 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Magento
8 6 (21.43%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.29%) System Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Zend
10 4 (14.29%) Zend Framework
10 4 (14.29%) Retail
10 4 (14.29%) Maven
11 3 (10.71%) XPath
11 3 (10.71%) Degree

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Maven
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Grails
5 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (10.71%) J2SE
5 3 (10.71%) JMS
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 2 (7.14%) XHTML
6 2 (7.14%) DOM
6 2 (7.14%) Servlets
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 2 (7.14%) SAX
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
1 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.14%) BBC
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) HPUX
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Web Development
3 8 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) ISMS
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PHP
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.71%) C
7 3 (10.71%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) XPath
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) Cacti
1 2 (7.14%) Munin
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Zend
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago