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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 37 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.99% 5.84% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 29.67% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 26
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,712 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
125 91 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.40% 19.70% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 113 82 108
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Blackburn +5 18 £32,500 +7.43%
Preston -5 11 £30,000 -19.18%
Burnley -1 4 £47,500 +88.11% 1
Chorley - 3 £47,500 -
Lancaster +4 2 £41,250 +157.81%
Blackpool - 2 £40,000 - 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (58.82%) MySQL
2 32 (47.06%) PHP
2 32 (47.06%) Apache
3 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
3 23 (33.82%) HTML
3 23 (33.82%) CSS
3 23 (33.82%) Windows
4 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.94%) LAMP
5 19 (27.94%) Magento
6 18 (26.47%) Solaris
7 16 (23.53%) Cisco
7 16 (23.53%) CentOS
8 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle
8 15 (22.06%) UNIX
8 15 (22.06%) Firewall
9 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 14 (20.59%) nginx
10 13 (19.12%) Java
10 13 (19.12%) MVC
11 11 (16.18%) SSH
11 11 (16.18%) Project Management
11 11 (16.18%) AIX
11 11 (16.18%) DNS
11 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
12 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
12 10 (14.71%) Line Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 32 (47.06%) Apache
2 14 (20.59%) nginx
3 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
4 7 (10.29%) JBoss
5 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 5 (7.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) DNS
2 11 (16.18%) SSH
3 7 (10.29%) SMTP
3 7 (10.29%) HTTP
4 6 (8.82%) SAN
5 5 (7.35%) DHCP
5 5 (7.35%) SMS
6 3 (4.41%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (2.94%) OpenVPN
7 2 (2.94%) SSL
7 2 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
7 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
7 2 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (58.82%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) DB2
4 5 (7.35%) Ingres
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) PhpStorm
2 2 (2.94%) Ant
2 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.94%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Calabash
3 1 (1.47%) Appium
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) German Language
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Junior
6 6 (8.82%) Graduate
6 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (7.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) HTML
1 23 (33.82%) CSS
2 19 (27.94%) LAMP
3 9 (13.24%) XML
4 8 (11.76%) SOAP
4 8 (11.76%) Web Services
4 8 (11.76%) REST
5 7 (10.29%) JSP
5 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.29%) Spring
5 7 (10.29%) J2EE
5 7 (10.29%) HTML5
6 6 (8.82%) JSON
7 5 (7.35%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 2 (2.94%) .NET
9 2 (2.94%) XSL
9 2 (2.94%) CSS3
10 1 (1.47%) XSLT
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) AS400
2 5 (7.35%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Solaris
3 16 (23.53%) CentOS
4 15 (22.06%) UNIX
5 11 (16.18%) AIX
6 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.82%) Android
8 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.35%) HPUX
9 5 (7.35%) VMS
10 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.94%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) E-Commerce
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) Project Management
5 10 (14.71%) Line Management
6 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 8 (11.76%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) Open Source
9 6 (8.82%) OOP
10 5 (7.35%) ERP
10 5 (7.35%) Service Management
10 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.35%) TDD
10 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (7.35%) Mobile Development
10 5 (7.35%) Android Development
10 5 (7.35%) iOS Development
11 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) PHP
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) Perl
6 5 (7.35%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) CCNA
1 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.82%) CCIE
2 6 (8.82%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.94%) MCITP
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.47%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) iptables
3 3 (4.41%) XenApp
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Varnish
4 2 (2.94%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.94%) Openswan
4 2 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (2.94%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (2.94%) Corosync
4 2 (2.94%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) Ceph
4 2 (2.94%) Postfix
4 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.94%) NFS
4 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Nagios
2 5 (7.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.94%) Cacti
3 2 (2.94%) Munin
3 2 (2.94%) yum
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (2.94%) logstash
3 2 (2.94%) Rsyslog
3 2 (2.94%) Bacula
3 2 (2.94%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Cisco
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.76%) VMware
5 7 (10.29%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) EMC
7 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) Zend
7 5 (7.35%) Novell
7 5 (7.35%) Veritas
8 4 (5.88%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) Percona
10 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.94%) McAfee
10 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.47%) Veeam
11 1 (1.47%) Avaya
Burnley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago