The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.63% 12.08% 9.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.72% 44.14% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 34
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £31,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Linux
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 145 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.76% 27.36% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 72 132 92
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Linux
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Linux Salary Trend in Liverpool

Linux
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) OO
3 19 (32.76%) HTML
3 19 (32.76%) MySQL
4 17 (29.31%) PHP
5 16 (27.59%) CSS
6 14 (24.14%) SOAP
6 14 (24.14%) REST
7 13 (22.41%) Java
8 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.97%) SQL
9 11 (18.97%) C++
9 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.97%) TDD
9 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
9 11 (18.97%) OO PHP
10 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.24%) Ajax
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) MVC
10 10 (17.24%) Apache
10 10 (17.24%) UNIX
11 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.52%) jQuery
11 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
11 9 (15.52%) Mac OS
12 8 (13.79%) CSS3
12 8 (13.79%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) nginx
3 3 (5.17%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) HTTP
3 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
5 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MySQL
2 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) PHP Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Web Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Linux Support
6 6 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.90%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) CSS
3 14 (24.14%) SOAP
3 14 (24.14%) REST
4 10 (17.24%) Ajax
5 9 (15.52%) jQuery
6 8 (13.79%) CSS3
6 8 (13.79%) HTML5
7 6 (10.34%) RESTful
7 6 (10.34%) JAX-RS
8 5 (8.62%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.62%) .NET
8 5 (8.62%) Web Services
8 5 (8.62%) XHTML
9 4 (6.90%) LAMP
9 4 (6.90%) J2EE
10 3 (5.17%) STL
10 3 (5.17%) Laravel
10 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) W3C
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) UNIX
3 9 (15.52%) Mac OS
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.17%) CentOS
5 3 (5.17%) Debian
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) OO
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) TDD
2 11 (18.97%) OO PHP
3 10 (17.24%) MVC
4 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Multithreading
5 8 (13.79%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.07%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.62%) Validation
8 5 (8.62%) SOA
8 5 (8.62%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (6.90%) Scrum
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
10 3 (5.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) PHP
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) C++
4 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.62%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) Python
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) PHP5
8 2 (3.45%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Samba
1 3 (5.17%) Squid
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) XenApp
2 1 (1.72%) XenServer
2 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
1 3 (5.17%) Munin
1 3 (5.17%) Zenoss
1 3 (5.17%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Sage
5 1 (1.72%) McAfee
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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