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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 44 25 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.54% 7.82% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.93% 42.70% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 13
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
67 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.01% 18.31% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 59
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Preston -1 2 £33,250 +33.00% 1
Burnley -6 2 £22,500 -41.93%
Blackburn +10 1 £31,000 -4.61%
Chorley -16 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 13 (54.17%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 8 (33.33%) iPad
5 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Apache
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (20.83%) Symfony
7 5 (20.83%) CakePHP
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) OO

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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) nginx
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.33%) DB2
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.33%) GitLab
2 2 (8.33%) Grunt
2 2 (8.33%) gulp
2 2 (8.33%) PhpStorm
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior ASP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) CakePHP
4 5 (20.83%) Symfony
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (16.67%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) Laravel
5 4 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) LAMP
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) SCORM
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) OWASP
5 2 (8.33%) Service Design
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PHP
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) PHP 7
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Zend
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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