The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 39 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 7 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.10% 2.08% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.18% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 14
Average salary £30,000 £21,789 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -35.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.87%
Linux Support
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 413 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 97.90% 95.38% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 267 296 475
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Liverpool region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Liverpool

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 6 (37.50%) Squid
4 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Nagios
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Debian
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) SaltStack
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) Munin
5 5 (31.25%) Zenoss
5 5 (31.25%) nginx
5 5 (31.25%) MRTG
5 5 (31.25%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Varnish
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) nginx
3 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Gradle
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 5 (31.25%) Debian
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Squid
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Varnish
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Munin
2 5 (31.25%) Nagios
2 5 (31.25%) Zenoss
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
1 5 (31.25%) F5
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) SaltStack
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat