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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 20.59% 22.73% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 47.62% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 10
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 7 21 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 20.59% 47.73% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 22
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rochdale citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Internet
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Load Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Capacity Management
3 11 (61.11%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
3 11 (61.11%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon S3
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Perl
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS

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 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon S3
2 10 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (22.22%) IaaS
4 4 (22.22%) PaaS
4 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Internet
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Support
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Support Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Linux Support
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Support Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Support Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Support Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Manager
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Capacity Management
1 11 (61.11%) Customer Requirements
1 11 (61.11%) Load Testing
1 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 10 (55.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Veeam
2 3 (16.67%) Zerto