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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 25 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.73% 7.46% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.00% 39.08% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 10
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
100 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.20% 19.08% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 98
Average salary £37,500 £29,339 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £40,500
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -1 6 £31,000 -1.58% 2
Chorley - 5 £47,500 - 1
Burnley +5 3 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Blackburn -1 3 £26,500 +1.92%
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Lancaster +10 1 £40,000 - 1
Blackpool -8 1 - - 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 39 (48.15%) MySQL
2 33 (40.74%) CSS
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.74%) PHP
3 29 (35.80%) HTML
4 24 (29.63%) Cisco
4 24 (29.63%) MVC
5 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
6 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
7 20 (24.69%) SQL
7 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
8 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
8 19 (23.46%) jQuery
9 17 (20.99%) Zend
9 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.99%) Project Management
9 17 (20.99%) Oracle
9 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
10 15 (18.52%) OOP
10 15 (18.52%) Apache
10 15 (18.52%) Juniper
11 14 (17.28%) WAN
11 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
12 13 (16.05%) HTML5
12 13 (16.05%) CSS3
13 12 (14.81%) Backbone.js
13 12 (14.81%) PHP5
13 12 (14.81%) CCNA
13 12 (14.81%) Solaris
13 12 (14.81%) Windows

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.52%) Apache
3 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.88%) JBoss
4 8 (9.88%) CMS
4 8 (9.88%) WordPress
4 8 (9.88%) Apache Solr
5 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.47%) IIS
8 2 (2.47%) Drupal
8 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.47%) Lync
8 2 (2.47%) nginx
9 1 (1.23%) Node.js
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) WAN
1 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.58%) MPLS
2 11 (13.58%) OSPF
2 11 (13.58%) BGP
2 11 (13.58%) RIP
3 8 (9.88%) Firewall
4 7 (8.64%) SAN
4 7 (8.64%) Junos
5 6 (7.41%) DNS
6 5 (6.17%) Broadband
6 5 (6.17%) SMS
7 4 (4.94%) LAN
8 3 (3.70%) DHCP
9 2 (2.47%) VoIP
9 2 (2.47%) SSL
9 2 (2.47%) VPN
9 2 (2.47%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.47%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.15%) MySQL
2 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) DB2
4 5 (6.17%) Ingres
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Zend Studio
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) PhpStorm
3 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.47%) Ant
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Calabash
4 1 (1.23%) Appium
General
1 5 (6.17%) Electronics
1 5 (6.17%) Games
1 5 (6.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) German Language
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) PHP Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Graduate
5 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Junior
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Graduate Java Developer
7 5 (6.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) CSS
2 29 (35.80%) HTML
3 19 (23.46%) jQuery
4 13 (16.05%) HTML5
4 13 (16.05%) CSS3
5 12 (14.81%) Backbone.js
6 9 (11.11%) J2EE
7 8 (9.88%) JSP
7 8 (9.88%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.88%) Spring
7 8 (9.88%) Zend Framework
7 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.17%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (6.17%) Symfony
9 4 (4.94%) Web Services
9 4 (4.94%) Laravel
9 4 (4.94%) LAMP
9 4 (4.94%) REST
10 3 (3.70%) SOAP
11 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) AS400
3 5 (6.17%) Open Source
3 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.94%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Ubuntu
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Solaris
3 11 (13.58%) AIX
3 11 (13.58%) UNIX
4 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.88%) CentOS
6 5 (6.17%) Android
6 5 (6.17%) VMS
6 5 (6.17%) HPUX
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.47%) FreeBSD
9 2 (2.47%) OpenBSD
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) MVC
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
2 17 (20.99%) Mentoring
3 15 (18.52%) OOP
4 11 (13.58%) Change Management
5 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.17%) OO
8 5 (6.17%) Service Management
9 4 (4.94%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Automation Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.47%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.47%) WFM
11 2 (2.47%) Product Management
11 2 (2.47%) DevOps
11 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
1 33 (40.74%) PHP
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) Java
3 12 (14.81%) PHP5
4 6 (7.41%) Perl
5 3 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) CCNA
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.88%) JNCIA
2 8 (9.88%) LPIC
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) XenApp
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Varnish
4 2 (2.47%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.47%) Openswan
4 2 (2.47%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (2.47%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.47%) Corosync
4 2 (2.47%) KVM
4 2 (2.47%) Ceph
4 2 (2.47%) iptables
4 2 (2.47%) Postfix
4 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Nagios
2 5 (6.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.47%) Cacti
3 2 (2.47%) Munin
3 2 (2.47%) yum
3 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.47%) logstash
3 2 (2.47%) Rsyslog
3 2 (2.47%) Bacula
3 2 (2.47%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Cisco
2 20 (24.69%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.99%) Oracle
3 17 (20.99%) Zend
4 15 (18.52%) Juniper
5 9 (11.11%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Citrix
7 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.17%) Novell
8 5 (6.17%) Veritas
8 5 (6.17%) EMC
8 5 (6.17%) IBM
8 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.70%) Avaya
10 2 (2.47%) NetApp
10 2 (2.47%) Percona
10 2 (2.47%) Draytek
11 1 (1.23%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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