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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 17 15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 6.06% 9.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 57.14% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
2 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 10.00% 10.61% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 33
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% +107.31%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Laravel
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Symfony
2 4 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (66.67%) e-Learning
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (66.67%) Laravel
2 4 (66.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Zend