The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 10.81% 8.51% 7.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 22.22% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 9
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Wigan region.

Operating Systems Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 22.97% 38.30% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 31
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,400 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Laravel
5 5 (31.25%) Google Maps API
5 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) Google
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Symfony
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) 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%) 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 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Laravel
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Symfony
3 5 (31.25%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.25%) FFmpeg
4 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
1 3 (18.75%) CLARiiON
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 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%) Network Monitoring
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
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
1 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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