Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.53% 3.48% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 22.22% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 12
Bolton median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +5.26% +72.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,800 £33,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £60,000 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%

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 17 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 8.95% 15.68% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 44
Bolton median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +13.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £19,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £52,500 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 17 November 2017, 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%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys