The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 50 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.68% 6.78% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 31.01% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 21
Median salary £46,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.89% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £39,712
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 129 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.69% 21.86% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 116 80
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Linux
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lancashire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Lancashire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Linux
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley -6 3 - - 1
Blackburn -1 2 £48,000 +47.69%
Colne - 2 £46,000 -
Lancaster -10 1 - -
Preston -10 1 £30,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
5 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) iPad
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) REST
6 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Moodle
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) OpenCart
2 1 (4.55%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Bazaar
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) GitLab
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.55%) PhantomJS
2 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) ASP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior ASP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) REST
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) CakePHP
8 4 (18.18%) Symfony
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.64%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (13.64%) Middleware
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (9.09%) J2EE
10 2 (9.09%) LAMP
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) SCORM
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) OO
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PHP 7
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) CA
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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