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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.10% 10.29% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 25.00% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 15
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
36 72 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 21.95% 41.14% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 86
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (60.71%) Java
2 31 (55.36%) UNIX
3 30 (53.57%) Tomcat
4 28 (50.00%) Oracle
5 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
6 23 (41.07%) Web Services
7 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
7 20 (35.71%) SQL
7 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (33.93%) Windows
9 17 (30.36%) Ant
9 17 (30.36%) Apache
10 16 (28.57%) MySQL
11 15 (26.79%) EJB
11 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
11 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
12 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 14 (25.00%) J2EE
12 14 (25.00%) Finance
13 13 (23.21%) VMware
14 12 (21.43%) Spring
14 12 (21.43%) XPath
14 12 (21.43%) HTML
14 12 (21.43%) XML
14 12 (21.43%) XSLT
14 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
14 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
15 11 (19.64%) DNS
15 11 (19.64%) Degree
16 10 (17.86%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (53.57%) Tomcat
2 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 17 (30.36%) Apache
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) MySQL
2 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Ant
2 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.50%) Mockito
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 7 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 7 (12.50%) JUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Applications Support
2 13 (23.21%) Java Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX Support
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Support
4 5 (8.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) Web Services
2 15 (26.79%) EJB
3 14 (25.00%) J2EE
4 12 (21.43%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) XSLT
4 12 (21.43%) Spring
5 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 7 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
5 7 (12.50%) JAX-WS
5 7 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (12.50%) WSDL
5 7 (12.50%) JAXB
5 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.50%) JDBC
6 5 (8.93%) DOM
6 5 (8.93%) SAX
6 5 (8.93%) XML Schema
6 5 (8.93%) JMS
6 5 (8.93%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) UNIX
2 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (33.93%) Windows
4 10 (17.86%) CentOS
5 5 (8.93%) Android
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) OS/400
7 2 (3.57%) zOS
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.50%) Web Development
3 7 (12.50%) OO
3 7 (12.50%) Scrum
3 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) TDD
4 6 (10.71%) ERP
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.36%) Logistics
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) XPath
4 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.29%) Jython
5 5 (8.93%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.57%) KVM
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Oracle
2 25 (44.64%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.21%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) Symantec
7 2 (3.57%) Brocade
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Sybase
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
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