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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.80% 8.33% 9.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.68% 34.04% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 17
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
47 47 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.66% 24.48% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 70
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (87.76%) UNIX
2 36 (73.47%) Java
3 33 (67.35%) C++
3 33 (67.35%) TDD
4 32 (65.31%) SOAP
4 32 (65.31%) XML
4 32 (65.31%) JMS
5 26 (53.06%) Logistics
5 26 (53.06%) Degree
5 26 (53.06%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (51.02%) Relational Database
6 25 (51.02%) Software Engineering
7 24 (48.98%) C
7 24 (48.98%) Spring
7 24 (48.98%) Maven
7 24 (48.98%) Hibernate
7 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (46.94%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (46.94%) REST
8 23 (46.94%) Retail
8 23 (46.94%) ActiveMQ
8 23 (46.94%) JSON
8 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
8 23 (46.94%) Servlets
8 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
8 23 (46.94%) WSDL
9 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
9 22 (44.90%) Java EE
9 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
10 14 (28.57%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.37%) GlassFish
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
4 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SS7
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) Relational Database
2 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Maven
2 10 (20.41%) Ant
2 10 (20.41%) JUnit
2 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 23 (46.94%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Software Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Database Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.08%) UNIX Support
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) SOAP
1 32 (65.31%) XML
1 32 (65.31%) JMS
2 24 (48.98%) Hibernate
2 24 (48.98%) Spring
3 23 (46.94%) ActiveMQ
3 23 (46.94%) WSDL
3 23 (46.94%) Servlets
3 23 (46.94%) JSON
3 23 (46.94%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (46.94%) REST
4 22 (44.90%) Java EE
5 11 (22.45%) Web Services
6 10 (20.41%) J2EE
7 9 (18.37%) EJB
7 9 (18.37%) JDBC
7 9 (18.37%) JNDI
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
8 3 (6.12%) HTML
9 2 (4.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) SUSE
4 2 (4.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) Logistics
3 25 (51.02%) Software Engineering
4 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
5 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
6 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.41%) OO
8 9 (18.37%) OOP
9 6 (12.24%) OOD
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
10 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.08%) MVC
12 2 (4.08%) Migration
12 2 (4.08%) Scrum
12 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
12 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (4.08%) Communications Security
12 2 (4.08%) Coaching
13 1 (2.04%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Java
2 33 (67.35%) C++
3 24 (48.98%) C
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) PHP4
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) NCDA
2 1 (2.04%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.04%) RHCE
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Juniper
3 2 (4.08%) NetApp
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) F5
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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