The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.57% 3.79% 6.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.00% 21.74% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 12
Average salary £28,625 £22,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.22% -38.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.69% 17.42% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 27
Average salary £24,500 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.41% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) IBM
4 11 (34.38%) AIX
5 9 (28.13%) Solaris
5 9 (28.13%) Perl
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.00%) Workflow
6 8 (25.00%) COBOL
6 8 (25.00%) MCSE
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco
6 8 (25.00%) HNC
6 8 (25.00%) HND
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Avaya
6 8 (25.00%) DEFINITY
6 8 (25.00%) Avaya Certification
6 8 (25.00%) SAN
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.88%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DEFINITY
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Operations Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.25%) CGI
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) AIX
4 9 (28.13%) Solaris
5 5 (15.63%) zOS
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.00%) Workflow
2 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Perl
2 8 (25.00%) COBOL
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) MCSE
1 8 (25.00%) HNC
1 8 (25.00%) HND
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (25.00%) Avaya Certification
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
1 5 (15.63%) Netcool
1 5 (15.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 4 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Avaya
4 5 (15.63%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) BMC
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.38%) Intel
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