The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Manchester / Salford
Rank 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 16.33% 37.50% 16.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 60.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 8
Median salary £34,914 £35,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.24% -18.60%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
18 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 36.73% 62.50% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 9
Median salary £32,050 £32,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -24.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Data Security
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (26.32%) R
5 5 (26.32%) Big Data
5 5 (26.32%) Cloudera
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) SCOM
6 4 (21.05%) Debian

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
3 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Product Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Products Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Grails
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) Redux
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
2 4 (21.05%) Debian
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
1 5 (26.32%) Data Security
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (26.32%) MapReduce
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) WFM
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 5 (26.32%) R
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (10.53%) Postfix
3 2 (10.53%) qmail
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cloudera
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
6 1 (5.26%) Pega
6 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
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