The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.00% 6.40% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.62% 27.36% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 26
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
65 106 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.25% 23.40% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 89 76
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Linux
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +10 7 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Colne - 2 £46,000 -
Preston -3 1 £35,000 +12.90% 6
Burnley -9 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Lancaster -12 1 - -
Chorley -13 1 - -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) PHP
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) iPad
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (22.22%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Moodle
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) OpenCart
2 1 (3.70%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Gradle
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Bazaar
3 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
3 1 (3.70%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) ASP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Senior ASP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) HTML5
2 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) REST
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.81%) CakePHP
6 4 (14.81%) Symfony
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.41%) Middleware
8 2 (7.41%) Silex
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) Laravel
9 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) SCORM
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Debian
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) EAI
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) PHP
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Postfix
2 1 (3.70%) Varnish
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
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