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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 28 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.37% 4.81% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 28.13% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £25,250 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
40 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.47% 17.11% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 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 (84.62%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 5 (38.46%) DEFINITY
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya Certification
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) HNC
3 5 (38.46%) HND
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) ClearCase

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DEFINITY
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
1 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Tandem
2 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (15.38%) EMV
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Workflow
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) COBOL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/1
2 2 (15.38%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) HNC
1 5 (38.46%) HND
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Avaya Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 8583
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) NCR
3 2 (15.38%) VocaLink
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) HP
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