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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 31 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.68% 5.20% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.95% 20.54% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 35
Median salary £33,750 £28,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £23,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
103 112 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.11% 25.34% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 99
Median salary £32,500 £30,225 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chorley +10 13 £37,000 +12.12%
Burnley 0 8 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Preston -7 6 £32,500 - 1
Blackburn -1 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Blackpool -3 2 £26,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 20 (43.48%) MySQL
2 19 (41.30%) PHP
2 19 (41.30%) Degree
3 18 (39.13%) Unix
4 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
7 13 (28.26%) Laravel
8 12 (26.09%) Symfony
8 12 (26.09%) Apache
8 12 (26.09%) CSS
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.91%) jQuery
9 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.57%) HTML
11 9 (19.57%) Java
11 9 (19.57%) DNS
11 9 (19.57%) vSphere
11 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
11 9 (19.57%) JIRA
11 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (17.39%) iPad
12 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.39%) C#
12 8 (17.39%) Web Services

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 (26.09%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) WordPress
4 4 (8.70%) Confluence
4 4 (8.70%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.52%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.35%) CMS
7 1 (2.17%) Drupal
7 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) OpenCart
1 1 (2.17%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) HTTP
3 5 (10.87%) SNMP
3 5 (10.87%) SSL
4 4 (8.70%) DECT
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) IPv4
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.52%) FTP
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
5 3 (6.52%) SMTP
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) Grunt
4 3 (6.52%) gulp
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) GitLab
5 2 (4.35%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) PHP Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate C# Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate Python Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Junior Python Developer
9 2 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Laravel
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) Symfony
3 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 8 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) CakePHP
7 6 (13.04%) JSON
8 5 (10.87%) RESTful
9 4 (8.70%) LAMP
9 4 (8.70%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (6.52%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (6.52%) Sass
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.35%) LESS
11 2 (4.35%) Node.js
11 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.39%) iPad
4 7 (15.22%) User Experience
5 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
6 4 (8.70%) e-Health
6 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
6 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
7 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Unix
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Solaris
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) AIX
6 2 (4.35%) HPUX
6 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.04%) MVC
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
2 6 (13.04%) Web Development
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (8.70%) CRM
4 4 (8.70%) ERP
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security
4 4 (8.70%) SEO
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Structured Programming
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.52%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) PHP
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.57%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) C#
6 6 (13.04%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 5 (10.87%) Perl
7 5 (10.87%) VB
8 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.35%) PHP 7
10 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) RHCE
4 3 (6.52%) SCNA
4 3 (6.52%) SCSA
4 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
5 2 (4.35%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) vSphere
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) vCloud
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (10.87%) Nagios
1 5 (10.87%) OpenView
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
1 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.04%) CA
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) BMC
5 5 (10.87%) Compuware
5 5 (10.87%) IBM
5 5 (10.87%) Zend
6 4 (8.70%) Canon
6 4 (8.70%) Dynatrace
6 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 4 (8.70%) Nimsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Wyse
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Lotus
8 2 (4.35%) Sun
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