The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 30 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.40% 9.22% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.45% 22.41% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 15
Average salary £28,625 £20,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.35% -44.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 58 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.48% 41.13% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 46 33
Average salary £28,625 £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.43% -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £36,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Linux
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Linux Salary Trend in Halifax

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) HNC
3 13 (48.15%) HND
3 13 (48.15%) MCSE
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (48.15%) Avaya
3 13 (48.15%) DEFINITY
3 13 (48.15%) Avaya Certification
3 13 (48.15%) SAN
3 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (48.15%) Management Information System
3 13 (48.15%) Workflow
3 13 (48.15%) Business Continuity
3 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) COBOL
6 7 (25.93%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 5 (18.52%) Solaris
8 5 (18.52%) Perl
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DEFINITY
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Support Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Operations Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Operations Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) SCCM Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) CGI
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (48.15%) Workflow
2 13 (48.15%) Business Continuity
2 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) COBOL
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) HNC
1 13 (48.15%) HND
1 13 (48.15%) MCSE
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (48.15%) Avaya Certification
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Avaya
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Intel
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
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