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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 36 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.38% 4.94% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.53% 28.05% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
111 82 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.22% 17.60% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 101 72 110
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 +6 16 £32,500 -
Preston -5 9 £25,000 -32.65%
Chorley - 8 £32,500 - 3
Burnley +4 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Blackpool - 2 £40,000 - 1
Lancaster +8 1 £42,500 +120.77% 1
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 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 35 (54.69%) MySQL
2 30 (46.88%) PHP
2 30 (46.88%) Apache
3 23 (35.94%) Windows
4 19 (29.69%) UNIX
4 19 (29.69%) LAMP
5 18 (28.13%) Magento
6 17 (26.56%) CSS
6 17 (26.56%) HTML
7 16 (25.00%) Solaris
7 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
8 15 (23.44%) CentOS
9 14 (21.88%) Oracle
9 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco
9 14 (21.88%) Firewall
10 13 (20.31%) MVC
10 13 (20.31%) nginx
11 11 (17.19%) SSH
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
12 10 (15.63%) AIX
12 10 (15.63%) DNS
12 10 (15.63%) Project Management
12 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.63%) Line Management
13 9 (14.06%) REST
13 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
13 9 (14.06%) OO
13 9 (14.06%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (46.88%) Apache
2 13 (20.31%) nginx
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) SSH
3 10 (15.63%) DNS
4 7 (10.94%) SMTP
4 7 (10.94%) HTTP
5 5 (7.81%) SAN
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
6 4 (6.25%) SMS
7 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.69%) Internet
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.13%) Network Security
8 2 (3.13%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 2 (3.13%) LDAP
8 2 (3.13%) LAN
9 1 (1.56%) PBX
9 1 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) MySQL
2 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) DB2
4 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.25%) Ingres
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.69%) JasperReports
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Ant
1 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.69%) CruiseControl
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
1 3 (4.69%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.56%) Appium
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Calabash
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Administrator
3 11 (17.19%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Junior
5 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Junior PHP Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) LAMP
2 17 (26.56%) HTML
2 17 (26.56%) CSS
3 9 (14.06%) SOAP
3 9 (14.06%) Web Services
3 9 (14.06%) XML
3 9 (14.06%) REST
4 7 (10.94%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) JSON
6 5 (7.81%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (4.69%) jQuery
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) XSL
9 1 (1.56%) XSLT
9 1 (1.56%) JSP
9 1 (1.56%) .NET
9 1 (1.56%) J2EE
9 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.56%) Spring
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.25%) AS400
3 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) UNIX
3 16 (25.00%) Solaris
4 15 (23.44%) CentOS
5 10 (15.63%) AIX
6 8 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.38%) Android
7 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (6.25%) VMS
8 4 (6.25%) HPUX
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.56%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.56%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.31%) MVC
3 10 (15.63%) Project Management
3 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) Line Management
4 9 (14.06%) OO
4 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.94%) OOP
5 7 (10.94%) Open Source
6 5 (7.81%) Android Development
6 5 (7.81%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.81%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (6.25%) Service Management
7 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) PHP
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (10.94%) Perl
6 5 (7.81%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
8 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) CCNA
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.38%) CCIE
2 6 (9.38%) CCNP
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.56%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) iptables
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.56%) Varnish
5 1 (1.56%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.56%) Openswan
5 1 (1.56%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.56%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (1.56%) Corosync
5 1 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.56%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Nagios
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.56%) logstash
4 1 (1.56%) Rsyslog
4 1 (1.56%) Bacula
4 1 (1.56%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.56%) Cacti
4 1 (1.56%) Munin
4 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco
2 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 6 (9.38%) HP
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) Zend
5 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.25%) Novell
6 4 (6.25%) Veritas
6 4 (6.25%) EMC
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.13%) McAfee
8 2 (3.13%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.13%) Percona
9 1 (1.56%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
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