Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester > Rochdale
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 19.28% 20.39% 24.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 48.84% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 23
Rochdale median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% - +104.08%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £46,000 £67,500 £100,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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

Operating System Skills
Rochdale
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 43 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 26.51% 41.75% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 47
Rochdale median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% +73.08%
10th Percentile £39,000 £22,000 £31,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £67,500 £70,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Rochdale

Linux
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Salary trend for Linux in Rochdale

Linux
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Rochdale over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Internet
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (50.00%) Zerto
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
3 8 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (50.00%) Veeam
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Ericsson

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Broadband
3 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (25.00%) ICMP
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Support
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Veeam
2 8 (50.00%) Zerto
3 4 (25.00%) Brocade
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (25.00%) Foundry
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Redback