The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 17 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 14.44% 17.56% 10.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.94% 47.42% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 22
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £32,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
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 Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 97 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.34% 37.02% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 56
Average salary £34,500 £35,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.81% +13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Linux
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region.

Linux Salary Trend in Stockport

Linux
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 43 (82.69%) UNIX
2 40 (76.92%) Java
3 38 (73.08%) C++
3 38 (73.08%) SOAP
3 38 (73.08%) XML
3 38 (73.08%) JMS
4 33 (63.46%) TDD
5 25 (48.08%) Retail
5 25 (48.08%) Degree
5 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
6 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 23 (44.23%) ActiveMQ
7 23 (44.23%) Spring
7 23 (44.23%) Maven
7 23 (44.23%) Logistics
7 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
7 23 (44.23%) JSON
7 23 (44.23%) RabbitMQ
7 23 (44.23%) WSDL
7 23 (44.23%) Servlets
7 23 (44.23%) C
7 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (44.23%) REST
7 23 (44.23%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (40.38%) Oracle
8 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
8 21 (40.38%) Windows
8 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
9 20 (38.46%) RDBMS
9 20 (38.46%) Software Architecture

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.85%) GlassFish
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.92%) SS7
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
2 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
3 20 (38.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQLite
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Maven
2 16 (30.77%) Ant
3 15 (28.85%) JUnit
3 15 (28.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) FxCop
5 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.92%) Moq
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.92%) WiX
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (48.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Database Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Trainer
8 2 (3.85%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (73.08%) SOAP
1 38 (73.08%) XML
1 38 (73.08%) JMS
2 23 (44.23%) ActiveMQ
2 23 (44.23%) Spring
2 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
2 23 (44.23%) JSON
2 23 (44.23%) RabbitMQ
2 23 (44.23%) WSDL
2 23 (44.23%) Servlets
2 23 (44.23%) REST
3 20 (38.46%) Java EE
4 17 (32.69%) Web Services
5 16 (30.77%) J2EE
6 15 (28.85%) JDBC
6 15 (28.85%) EJB
6 15 (28.85%) JNDI
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.92%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (44.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) UNIX
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) TDD
2 24 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 23 (44.23%) Logistics
4 21 (40.38%) E-Commerce
5 20 (38.46%) Software Architecture
6 18 (34.62%) OO
7 15 (28.85%) OOP
7 15 (28.85%) OOD
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.69%) Communications Security
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.85%) ERP
12 1 (1.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) Java
2 38 (73.08%) C++
3 23 (44.23%) C
4 17 (32.69%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Wonderware
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Sybase
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