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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.01% 18.82% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 47.06% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 27
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £19,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
60 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.75% 40.00% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 56
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,350 £43,150
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 23 January 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 25 (55.56%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) UNIX
3 17 (37.78%) JUnit
4 16 (35.56%) XML
4 16 (35.56%) JMS
5 15 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 15 (33.33%) C++
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) Oracle
6 14 (31.11%) SOAP
7 13 (28.89%) Spring
8 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.67%) Web Services
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) MySQL
9 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
9 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
10 10 (22.22%) jQuery
10 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) J2EE
10 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (17.78%) GlassFish
12 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.78%) Scrum
12 8 (17.78%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (17.78%) GlassFish
1 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
1 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
1 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQLite
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) JUnit
2 15 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.78%) Ant
5 7 (15.56%) Maven
5 7 (15.56%) Selenium
6 5 (11.11%) Gradle
7 3 (6.67%) NUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
8 2 (4.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.22%) FxCop
9 1 (2.22%) StyleCop
9 1 (2.22%) WiX
9 1 (2.22%) Moq
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.56%) Administrator
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (4.44%) ERP Implementation Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) UI Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate
9 2 (4.44%) Trainer
9 2 (4.44%) Junior
9 2 (4.44%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) XML
1 16 (35.56%) JMS
2 14 (31.11%) SOAP
3 13 (28.89%) Spring
4 12 (26.67%) Web Services
5 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
6 10 (22.22%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) J2EE
7 8 (17.78%) JNDI
7 8 (17.78%) EJB
7 8 (17.78%) JDBC
8 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (13.33%) REST
8 6 (13.33%) Java EE
8 6 (13.33%) JSON
8 6 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (13.33%) WSDL
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (13.33%) Servlets
9 5 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
3 8 (17.78%) Logistics
3 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.78%) OOP
3 8 (17.78%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) MVC
5 6 (13.33%) Software Architecture
5 6 (13.33%) Communications Security
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
5 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.33%) OOD
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) C
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) C#
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 2 (4.44%) XPath
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) AAT
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Wonderware
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Percona
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Salary Subject to Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago