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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.98% 7.16% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 43.10% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 3
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,300 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £32,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
44 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.58% 16.62% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 39
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 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 (61.11%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) ClearQuest
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Avaya
4 5 (27.78%) DEFINITY
4 5 (27.78%) Avaya Certification
4 5 (27.78%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) ClearCase
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) HNC
4 5 (27.78%) HND
4 5 (27.78%) Retail
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DEFINITY
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) ClearCase
1 5 (27.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
1 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre Operations
1 5 (27.78%) SDLC
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) HNC
1 5 (27.78%) HND
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Avaya Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Avaya
3 3 (16.67%) HP
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