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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.20% 13.64% 19.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.43% 36.00% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 35
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
56 75 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.43% 37.88% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 57
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 32 (64.00%) Java
2 28 (56.00%) UNIX
3 27 (54.00%) Windows
4 26 (52.00%) XML
4 26 (52.00%) SOAP
4 26 (52.00%) C++
4 26 (52.00%) JMS
5 18 (36.00%) Oracle
6 17 (34.00%) JUnit
6 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
6 17 (34.00%) TDD
6 17 (34.00%) Spring
6 17 (34.00%) Degree
6 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (32.00%) Retail
8 15 (30.00%) Maven
8 15 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 15 (30.00%) OO
9 14 (28.00%) Web Services
9 14 (28.00%) C
9 14 (28.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) Servlets
9 14 (28.00%) WSDL
9 14 (28.00%) OOD
9 14 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (28.00%) JSON
9 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (28.00%) REST

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (24.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (24.00%) GlassFish
2 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) SS7
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JUnit
2 15 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 15 (30.00%) Maven
3 12 (24.00%) Ant
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) Gradle
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.00%) WiX
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.00%) FxCop
8 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
8 1 (2.00%) Moq
8 1 (2.00%) NUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (30.00%) Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Administrator
5 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.00%) Trainer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Release Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) SOAP
1 26 (52.00%) XML
1 26 (52.00%) JMS
2 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
2 17 (34.00%) Spring
3 14 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (28.00%) WSDL
3 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 14 (28.00%) JSON
3 14 (28.00%) Servlets
3 14 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (28.00%) REST
4 12 (24.00%) JNDI
4 12 (24.00%) J2EE
4 12 (24.00%) EJB
4 12 (24.00%) JDBC
5 11 (22.00%) Java EE
6 9 (18.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) JSP
7 3 (6.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) UNIX
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) TDD
2 16 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.00%) OO
4 14 (28.00%) OOD
5 13 (26.00%) Logistics
6 12 (24.00%) OOP
7 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (22.00%) Software Architecture
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.00%) Communications Security
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Coaching
12 4 (8.00%) Change Control
12 4 (8.00%) Scrum
13 3 (6.00%) MVC
13 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) C++
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) C
4 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) AAT
3 1 (2.00%) VCP4
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.00%) Wonderware
6 1 (2.00%) Percona
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