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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.29% 12.23% 8.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.00% 37.33% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 18
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £40,000 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
40 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 22.35% 32.75% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 67
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £46,500
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 1 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 44 (89.80%) UNIX
2 39 (79.59%) Java
3 38 (77.55%) C++
4 37 (75.51%) SOAP
4 37 (75.51%) XML
4 37 (75.51%) JMS
5 35 (71.43%) TDD
6 28 (57.14%) Degree
7 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
7 27 (55.10%) Relational Database
8 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (53.06%) C
9 25 (51.02%) Servlets
9 25 (51.02%) WSDL
9 25 (51.02%) Retail
9 25 (51.02%) ActiveMQ
9 25 (51.02%) Spring
9 25 (51.02%) Maven
9 25 (51.02%) Logistics
9 25 (51.02%) Hibernate
9 25 (51.02%) JSON
9 25 (51.02%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (51.02%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (51.02%) REST
10 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
10 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
11 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
11 22 (44.90%) Java EE
11 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
12 16 (32.65%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (26.53%) WebLogic
2 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.49%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) Relational Database
2 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Maven
2 13 (26.53%) Ant
3 12 (24.49%) JUnit
3 12 (24.49%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) FxCop
5 1 (2.04%) StyleCop
5 1 (2.04%) Moq
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.04%) WiX
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (51.02%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Software Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Database Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.04%) Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) SOAP
1 37 (75.51%) XML
1 37 (75.51%) JMS
2 25 (51.02%) WSDL
2 25 (51.02%) Hibernate
2 25 (51.02%) ActiveMQ
2 25 (51.02%) Spring
2 25 (51.02%) Servlets
2 25 (51.02%) JSON
2 25 (51.02%) RabbitMQ
2 25 (51.02%) REST
3 22 (44.90%) Java EE
4 14 (28.57%) Web Services
5 13 (26.53%) J2EE
6 12 (24.49%) EJB
6 12 (24.49%) JDBC
6 12 (24.49%) JNDI
7 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 1 (2.04%) WCF
8 1 (2.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (51.02%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) SUSE
3 1 (2.04%) Debian
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) TDD
2 27 (55.10%) Software Engineering
3 25 (51.02%) Logistics
4 23 (46.94%) E-Commerce
5 22 (44.90%) Software Architecture
6 15 (30.61%) OO
7 12 (24.49%) OOD
7 12 (24.49%) OOP
8 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
10 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.08%) Coaching
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.08%) Communications Security
12 1 (2.04%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 38 (77.55%) C++
3 26 (53.06%) C
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Wonderware
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Juniper
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