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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 15.63% 13.92% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 44.00% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £43,000 £23,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.95% -29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
17 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 26.56% 31.65% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 4
Average salary £41,500 £23,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.43% -29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) XSLT
2 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 10 (58.82%) JMS
2 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 10 (58.82%) XPath
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Grails
3 9 (52.94%) SAX
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) DOM
4 8 (47.06%) Servlets
4 8 (47.06%) J2EE
4 8 (47.06%) J2SE
4 8 (47.06%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) Maven
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (41.18%) REST
5 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) UML
6 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Revit
2 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) VPLS
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.88%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) XSLT
1 10 (58.82%) JMS
1 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
1 10 (58.82%) Grails
2 9 (52.94%) SAX
2 9 (52.94%) DOM
3 8 (47.06%) Servlets
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) J2SE
4 7 (41.18%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) BBC
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) PDA
4 1 (5.88%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) UML
2 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) XPath
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
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