The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 35 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.41% 5.22% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 21.67% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 13
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £51,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 120 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.40% 24.10% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 77 106 57
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +12 9 £37,123 +14.22% 1
Burnley -4 5 £26,250 +31.25% 4
Lancaster - 3 £16,000 - 2
Blackburn -2 1 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 36 (61.02%) PHP
1 36 (61.02%) MySQL
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 31 (52.54%) HTML
3 30 (50.85%) CSS
4 28 (47.46%) jQuery
5 25 (42.37%) Apache
6 21 (35.59%) Marketing
6 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
7 20 (33.90%) MVC
8 19 (32.20%) OO
9 17 (28.81%) Project Management
9 17 (28.81%) Apache Solr
9 17 (28.81%) JIRA
9 17 (28.81%) Automated Testing
9 17 (28.81%) Symfony
9 17 (28.81%) Xbox
9 17 (28.81%) OO PHP
10 12 (20.34%) Scrum
11 11 (18.64%) Windows
12 10 (16.95%) UNIX
13 9 (15.25%) VMware
14 8 (13.56%) Citrix
14 8 (13.56%) Ruby
14 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (11.86%) CSS3
15 7 (11.86%) Degree
15 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
15 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
15 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (42.37%) Apache
2 17 (28.81%) Apache Solr
3 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) nginx
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.39%) WordPress
7 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SMTP
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
1 5 (8.47%) tcpdump
2 4 (6.78%) LAN
2 4 (6.78%) WAN
2 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 2 (3.39%) VLAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.69%) SSH
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
5 1 (1.69%) PBX
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.81%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) RSpec
4 1 (1.69%) Grunt
General
1 21 (35.59%) Marketing
2 6 (10.17%) Retail
3 5 (8.47%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Lead Developer
4 7 (11.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (11.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Development Team Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) CSS
3 28 (47.46%) jQuery
4 17 (28.81%) Symfony
5 7 (11.86%) CSS3
5 7 (11.86%) LAMP
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
6 3 (5.08%) SOAP
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) Django
6 3 (5.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.39%) MooTools
7 2 (3.39%) WSDL
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.39%) J2EE
8 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.69%) Laravel
8 1 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Xbox
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) UNIX
3 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) AIX
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) MVC
2 19 (32.20%) OO
3 17 (28.81%) Project Management
3 17 (28.81%) Automated Testing
3 17 (28.81%) OO PHP
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Content Management
9 3 (5.08%) Change Management
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
10 2 (3.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) PHP
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.56%) Ruby
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
5 6 (10.17%) PHP5
5 6 (10.17%) PHP4
6 5 (8.47%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) COBOL
8 2 (3.39%) Java
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.47%) A+ Certification
4 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 3 (5.08%) MCSA
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) OSCP
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Squid
2 5 (8.47%) Varnish
3 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 3 (5.08%) XenServer
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.47%) Nagios
2 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) VMware
2 8 (13.56%) Citrix
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Nortel
7 1 (1.69%) Avaya
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago