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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 13.16% 6.17% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 27.78% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +64.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
31 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 40.79% 22.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 13
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (84.00%) Java
1 21 (84.00%) XML
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Spring
3 18 (72.00%) Grails
4 17 (68.00%) Android
5 16 (64.00%) HTTP
6 15 (60.00%) XML Schema
6 15 (60.00%) SAX
6 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
6 15 (60.00%) JMS
6 15 (60.00%) DOM
6 15 (60.00%) XSLT
6 15 (60.00%) XPath
6 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (52.00%) Hazelcast
7 13 (52.00%) Maven
7 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
7 13 (52.00%) J2SE
8 10 (40.00%) Servlets
8 10 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (24.00%) J2EE
12 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
13 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (12.00%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (52.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) VPLS
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
1 18 (72.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) Spring
2 18 (72.00%) Grails
3 15 (60.00%) DOM
3 15 (60.00%) XSLT
3 15 (60.00%) JMS
3 15 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 15 (60.00%) SAX
4 13 (52.00%) J2SE
5 10 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (40.00%) Servlets
6 6 (24.00%) J2EE
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Android
3 15 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) XPath
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago