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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.69% 4.67% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 28.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £25,250 £45,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.50% +82.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
38 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.43% 16.67% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,500 £50,000
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 27 March 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 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) Business Continuity
3 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) Workflow
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Avaya
3 7 (53.85%) DEFINITY
3 7 (53.85%) Avaya Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) HNC
3 7 (53.85%) HND
3 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) COBOL
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Tandem
7 2 (15.38%) Cryptography

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) DEFINITY
3 2 (15.38%) ATM
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Tandem
3 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 2 (15.38%) EMV
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Continuity
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
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%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) HNC
1 7 (53.85%) HND
1 7 (53.85%) MCSE
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Avaya Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 8583
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Avaya
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) NCR
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) VocaLink
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