The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.50% 8.47% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.69% 23.53% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 18
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 68 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 26.00% 35.98% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 80
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Manchester

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 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (59.32%) Java
2 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 33 (55.93%) UNIX
3 30 (50.85%) Tomcat
4 25 (42.37%) Web Services
4 25 (42.37%) SQL
5 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
6 23 (38.98%) WebLogic
7 20 (33.90%) Ant
8 19 (32.20%) Windows
8 19 (32.20%) Finance
8 19 (32.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (28.81%) Apache
9 17 (28.81%) EJB
9 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
9 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
10 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
11 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
11 15 (25.42%) MySQL
12 14 (23.73%) J2EE
12 14 (23.73%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (22.03%) VMware
13 13 (22.03%) Spring
13 13 (22.03%) XPath
13 13 (22.03%) Degree
13 13 (22.03%) HTML
13 13 (22.03%) XML
13 13 (22.03%) XSLT
13 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
14 11 (18.64%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (50.85%) Tomcat
2 23 (38.98%) WebLogic
3 17 (28.81%) Apache
4 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) WAN
4 3 (5.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
2 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
2 15 (25.42%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Ant
2 17 (28.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.25%) Mockito
3 9 (15.25%) Maven
3 9 (15.25%) Gerrit
3 9 (15.25%) JUnit
3 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Applications Support
3 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support
4 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Linux Support
4 5 (8.47%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.78%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Web Services
2 17 (28.81%) EJB
3 14 (23.73%) J2EE
4 13 (22.03%) XML
4 13 (22.03%) HTML
4 13 (22.03%) XSLT
4 13 (22.03%) Spring
5 9 (15.25%) jQuery
5 9 (15.25%) Apache Wicket
5 9 (15.25%) JAX-WS
5 9 (15.25%) EJB 3.0
5 9 (15.25%) WSDL
5 9 (15.25%) JAXB
5 9 (15.25%) Hibernate
5 9 (15.25%) JDBC
6 4 (6.78%) DOM
6 4 (6.78%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 4 (6.78%) SAX
6 4 (6.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) UNIX
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (16.95%) CentOS
4 4 (6.78%) Android
5 3 (5.08%) Solaris
6 2 (3.39%) OS/400
6 2 (3.39%) zOS
6 2 (3.39%) AIX
6 2 (3.39%) HPUX
6 2 (3.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) Web Development
4 9 (15.25%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) TDD
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) ERP
5 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (6.78%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.78%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.08%) Logistics
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) XPath
4 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.56%) Jython
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.39%) KVM
4 1 (1.69%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Oracle
2 24 (40.68%) Red Hat
3 13 (22.03%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) NetApp
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) Brocade
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) Juniper
7 2 (3.39%) BMC
7 2 (3.39%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) Sybase
8 1 (1.69%) JBoss
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