The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 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 Wigan region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 12.99% 12.73% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 46.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 16.88% 27.27% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 26
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Manchester

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Linux
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Wigan region.

Linux Salary Trend in Wigan

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wigan

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) jQuery
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Laravel
6 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) Google Maps API
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Symfony
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Google
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (12.50%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) JasperReports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Junior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Junior
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Junior J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Laravel
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Symfony
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
4 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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