Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.68% 2.72% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 16.00% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Bolton median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +25.00% -18.37%
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 16 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.88% 17.01% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 23
Bolton median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £24,500 £19,950 £19,500
90th Percentile £44,125 £52,500 £40,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Database Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat