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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 19.67% 13.92% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 45.83% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
16 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.23% 30.38% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.17%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Maven
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) XSLT
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (26.09%) J2SE
3 6 (26.09%) JMS
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (26.09%) XPath
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Grails
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
4 5 (21.74%) UML
4 5 (21.74%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) XML
1 6 (26.09%) XSLT
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) J2SE
1 6 (26.09%) JMS
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (26.09%) Grails
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) XML Schema
2 5 (21.74%) SAX
2 5 (21.74%) DOM
2 5 (21.74%) Servlets
2 5 (21.74%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) BBC
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
2 5 (21.74%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) OOP
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) ISMS
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) XPath
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
EPSN Workforce UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago