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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.96% 8.17% 7.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.16% 24.29% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 18
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 70 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 29.72% 33.65% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 74
Average salary £31,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £40,350
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 11 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 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%) Oracle
2 34 (57.63%) Java
2 34 (57.63%) UNIX
3 29 (49.15%) Tomcat
4 27 (45.76%) SQL
5 26 (44.07%) Web Services
6 24 (40.68%) WebLogic
7 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
8 21 (35.59%) Ant
8 21 (35.59%) Finance
9 19 (32.20%) Windows
10 18 (30.51%) EJB
10 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
10 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
10 18 (30.51%) Oracle Database
11 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (28.81%) Apache
12 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
13 15 (25.42%) MySQL
14 14 (23.73%) HTML
14 14 (23.73%) Degree
15 13 (22.03%) VMware
16 12 (20.34%) Spring
16 12 (20.34%) XPath
16 12 (20.34%) J2EE
16 12 (20.34%) XML
16 12 (20.34%) XSLT
16 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
17 11 (18.64%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 29 (49.15%) Tomcat
2 24 (40.68%) 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 18 (30.51%) Oracle Database
2 15 (25.42%) Relational Database
2 15 (25.42%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Ant
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
2 18 (30.51%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.95%) Mockito
3 10 (16.95%) Maven
3 10 (16.95%) Gerrit
3 10 (16.95%) JUnit
3 10 (16.95%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Applications Support
3 13 (22.03%) Applications Support Engineer
4 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) DBA
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX Support
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Support
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) EJB
3 14 (23.73%) HTML
4 12 (20.34%) XML
4 12 (20.34%) J2EE
4 12 (20.34%) XSLT
4 12 (20.34%) Spring
5 10 (16.95%) jQuery
5 10 (16.95%) Apache Wicket
5 10 (16.95%) JAX-WS
5 10 (16.95%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (16.95%) WSDL
5 10 (16.95%) JAXB
5 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.95%) JDBC
6 4 (6.78%) .NET
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware
8 2 (3.39%) SAX
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
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 34 (57.63%) UNIX
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.95%) CentOS
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
6 2 (3.39%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
3 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.95%) Web Development
4 10 (16.95%) OO
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) 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%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.78%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.08%) Logistics
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.39%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) XPath
4 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.56%) Jython
5 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) 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 35 (59.32%) Oracle
2 22 (37.29%) 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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