The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.29% 2.55% 7.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.80% 13.04% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 36
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
71 69 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.64% 19.55% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 91
Median salary £30,750 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.90% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Linux
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 9 £35,000 -
Preston -7 5 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Lancaster - 4 £31,000 -
Blackburn +3 3 £17,000 -60.00% 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) PHP
3 21 (37.50%) MySQL
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 20 (35.71%) Unix
5 19 (33.93%) CSS
5 19 (33.93%) HTML
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
6 17 (30.36%) Degree
7 15 (26.79%) jQuery
8 14 (25.00%) HTML5
8 14 (25.00%) Laravel
8 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
10 12 (21.43%) Apache
11 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
11 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.64%) Symfony
11 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (17.86%) Web Development
12 10 (17.86%) JIRA
12 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.86%) C#
13 9 (16.07%) Web Services
13 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.07%) User Experience
13 9 (16.07%) vSphere
13 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.50%) CMS
4 6 (10.71%) WordPress
5 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 4 (7.14%) Drupal
5 4 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) OpenCart
2 2 (3.57%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) WAN
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) SNMP
4 5 (8.93%) SSL
5 4 (7.14%) DECT
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) FTP
5 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (7.14%) IPv4
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) Network Security
5 4 (7.14%) SMTP
5 4 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) JIRA
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.57%) Grunt
5 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.79%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) CSS
1 19 (33.93%) HTML
2 15 (26.79%) jQuery
3 14 (25.00%) HTML5
3 14 (25.00%) Laravel
4 11 (19.64%) Symfony
5 9 (16.07%) Web Services
6 7 (12.50%) JSON
6 7 (12.50%) RESTful
6 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (10.71%) LAMP
8 5 (8.93%) CakePHP
8 5 (8.93%) CSS3
9 4 (7.14%) .NET
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Sass
10 2 (3.57%) Flash
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.07%) User Experience
4 8 (14.29%) iPad
5 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 4 (7.14%) e-Health
6 4 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (7.14%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Solaris
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) CentOS
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
6 2 (3.57%) HPUX
6 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Web Development
3 7 (12.50%) MVC
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.14%) CRM
5 4 (7.14%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security
5 4 (7.14%) OO
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Structured Programming
5 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
6 3 (5.36%) OO PHP
6 3 (5.36%) SDLC
6 3 (5.36%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) PHP
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) C#
5 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.50%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) Python
7 5 (8.93%) C++
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) VB
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.14%) CISSP
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) RHCE
3 4 (7.14%) SCNA
3 4 (7.14%) SCSA
3 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.57%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) vSphere
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.14%) Sendmail
3 4 (7.14%) vCloud
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nagios
2 5 (8.93%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (8.93%) OpenView
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
3 7 (12.50%) HP
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.93%) BMC
5 5 (8.93%) Compuware
5 5 (8.93%) IBM
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Zend
6 4 (7.14%) CA
6 4 (7.14%) Canon
6 4 (7.14%) Dynatrace
6 4 (7.14%) Lotus
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
6 4 (7.14%) Nimsoft
6 4 (7.14%) Wyse
7 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.57%) Sun
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