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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.66% 4.71% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 37.50% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 5
Average salary £47,500 £28,625 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.93% +33.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £30,175 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
41 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.47% 12.57% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 18
Average salary £45,000 £25,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -26.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) PHP
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
1 11 (50.00%) Apache
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (50.00%) LAMP
1 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) PMP
4 8 (36.36%) PMI Certification
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
7 5 (22.73%) UNIX
7 5 (22.73%) zOS
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
7 5 (22.73%) Retail
7 5 (22.73%) ClearQuest
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (18.18%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) ClearCase
1 5 (22.73%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
1 11 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) zOS
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) PMP
1 8 (36.36%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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