Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 36 43
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 6.49% 0.75% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 8.33% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.94% -14.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £23,000 £44,500 £47,400
90th Percentile £38,500 £49,500 £62,500
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 12 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 25.97% 9.02% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 45
Bolton median annual salary £26,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.87% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,350 £20,563
90th Percentile £42,500 £48,425 £49,050
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bolton

Linux
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Linux in Bolton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bolton over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware