Period
to 23 January 2018

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

Linux
Manchester > Rochdale
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 10.79% 18.71% 14.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.61% 42.03% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 16
Rochdale median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -33.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £38,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £57,500 £67,000
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%

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 Rochdale with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Rochdale
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 69 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 33.09% 44.52% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 52
Rochdale median annual salary £34,150 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £61,800 £51,000 £60,000
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Linux.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
1 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) ICMP
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Games
3 5 (33.33%) Replication
3 5 (33.33%) Redback
3 5 (33.33%) Brocade
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
2 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) BGP
1 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (33.33%) ICMP
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Broadband
3 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 2 (13.33%) L2TP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) HSRP
4 1 (6.67%) IPv4
4 1 (6.67%) IPv6
4 1 (6.67%) PPP
4 1 (6.67%) TACACS
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 5 (33.33%) Coaching
2 5 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) People Management
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Brocade
3 5 (33.33%) Foundry
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Redback
3 5 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Huawei
4 1 (6.67%) Openreach