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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.23% 10.26% 9.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.50% 26.23% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 23
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.32% 39.10% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 84
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (55.32%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 21 (44.68%) UNIX
2 21 (44.68%) Tomcat
3 18 (38.30%) MySQL
3 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
4 16 (34.04%) Web Services
5 15 (31.91%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
7 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 13 (27.66%) Apache
7 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
7 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
8 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
9 11 (23.40%) VMware
9 11 (23.40%) J2EE
9 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
9 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
9 11 (23.40%) Spring
10 10 (21.28%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) Ant
10 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.15%) EJB
11 9 (19.15%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) XSLT
11 9 (19.15%) XPath
11 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.02%) CSS
12 8 (17.02%) JUnit

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (44.68%) Tomcat
2 13 (27.66%) Apache
3 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
1 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Ant
3 8 (17.02%) JUnit
3 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.51%) Mockito
4 4 (8.51%) Maven
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Applications Support
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.64%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) UNIX Support
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) J2EE
3 11 (23.40%) Spring
4 9 (19.15%) EJB
4 9 (19.15%) XML
4 9 (19.15%) XSLT
5 8 (17.02%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) Grails
7 5 (10.64%) DOM
7 5 (10.64%) JMS
7 5 (10.64%) XML Schema
7 5 (10.64%) SAX
8 4 (8.51%) JAXB
8 4 (8.51%) WSDL
8 4 (8.51%) .NET
8 4 (8.51%) JDBC
8 4 (8.51%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) UNIX
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Android
3 7 (14.89%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) OS/400
5 1 (2.13%) zOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) SUSE
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) HPUX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 6 (12.77%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) ERP
5 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (8.51%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) Data Privacy
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Logistics
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) XPath
4 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) Jython
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) KVM
2 1 (2.13%) RHEV
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) CA
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 22 days ago