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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 23.19% 12.50% 12.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.57% 33.33% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
23 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 37.50% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 15
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (44.44%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (29.63%) Web Development
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (22.22%) Magento
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.81%) C
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) HPUX
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) QA
8 4 (14.81%) Zend
8 4 (14.81%) Zend Framework
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) Retail
8 4 (14.81%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) Zend Framework
2 4 (14.81%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) XHTML
5 1 (3.70%) J2SE
5 1 (3.70%) JMS
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) Grails
5 1 (3.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
1 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) BBC
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) HPUX
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Open Source
2 8 (29.63%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) ISMS
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) XPath
8 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
1 3 (11.11%) Cacti
1 3 (11.11%) Munin
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Zend
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
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