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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 51 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.81% 7.92% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.95% 32.61% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 24
Average salary £39,500 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.91% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,422 £23,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,416 £50,675
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
61 138 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.22% 24.30% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 127 85
Average salary £28,500 £28,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Preston +6 5 £42,500 +17.92% 4
Newton-le-Willows +13 2 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Lancaster -2 2 £29,358 - 2
Burnley -11 2 £21,500 -24.56%
Rossendale -2 1 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (46.34%) PHP
2 15 (36.59%) MySQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) Apache
4 10 (24.39%) Degree
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (19.51%) Ruby
6 8 (19.51%) jQuery
7 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Python
7 7 (17.07%) UNIX
7 7 (17.07%) Perl
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) Citrix
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
8 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (14.63%) Puppet
8 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (12.20%) Varnish

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) nginx
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) Drupal
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) WordPress
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SMTP
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
1 5 (12.20%) Wireshark
1 5 (12.20%) tcpdump
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) RIP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) DB2
4 2 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) RSpec
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Local Government
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Administrator
2 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.44%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
1 10 (24.39%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) jQuery
3 5 (12.20%) Middleware
3 5 (12.20%) LAMP
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) Django
5 3 (7.32%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (7.32%) Laravel
5 3 (7.32%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) WSDL
6 2 (4.88%) .NET
6 2 (4.88%) J2EE
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Ajax
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 2 (4.88%) MooTools
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) AIX
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
2 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) EAI
5 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
6 4 (9.76%) Content Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) OOP
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) PHP
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) COBOL
7 2 (4.88%) PHP5
7 2 (4.88%) PHP4
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) LPIC
5 1 (2.44%) OSCP
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Squid
1 5 (12.20%) Varnish
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) XenApp
2 3 (7.32%) XenServer
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.20%) Nagios
2 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Zend
6 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
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