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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.30% 9.23% 7.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 41.03% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 34
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £21,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
73 117 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.98% 22.50% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 101 85
Average salary £28,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Preston -4 3 £30,000 -5.51%
Blackpool - 2 £27,500 - 1
Blackburn +7 1 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 21 (51.22%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) Unix
3 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
3 16 (39.02%) QA
4 11 (26.83%) DB2
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
7 7 (17.07%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) COBOL
7 7 (17.07%) Mainframe
7 7 (17.07%) REXX
7 7 (17.07%) IBM
8 6 (14.63%) PHP
8 6 (14.63%) MySQL
8 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (12.20%) RESTful
9 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
9 5 (12.20%) Java EE
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.20%) JSP
9 5 (12.20%) Servlets
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) J2EE
9 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (12.20%) HTTP
10 4 (9.76%) VMware
10 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 4 (9.76%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 (12.20%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) 3G
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) RIP
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) DB2
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.63%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Gradle
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.44%) PhpStorm
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) DBA
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Junior
4 4 (9.76%) Junior DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DB2 Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) SOAP
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) J2EE
3 5 (12.20%) Java EE
3 5 (12.20%) JSP
3 5 (12.20%) RESTful
3 5 (12.20%) Servlets
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (4.88%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) Silex
5 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mainframe
2 6 (14.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Unix
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) zOS
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) DevOps
2 4 (9.76%) OO
3 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) MVC
3 2 (4.88%) Web Development
4 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Scrum
4 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.44%) TDD
4 1 (2.44%) UML
4 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.07%) COBOL
3 7 (17.07%) REXX
4 6 (14.63%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) JCL
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) XenServer
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Postfix
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) Zend
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