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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 69 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.95% 12.55% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.53% 42.86% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 68 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £32,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
95 161 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.78% 29.27% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 79 149 83
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £26,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 25 (39.68%) Windows
1 25 (39.68%) OO
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 23 (36.51%) MySQL
4 22 (34.92%) CSS
5 21 (33.33%) PHP
6 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.57%) SOAP
7 16 (25.40%) Apache
7 16 (25.40%) REST
8 15 (23.81%) SQL
8 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (22.22%) TDD
10 13 (20.63%) MVC
10 13 (20.63%) Java
11 12 (19.05%) UNIX
11 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
11 12 (19.05%) Ajax
12 11 (17.46%) OO PHP
12 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (15.87%) OOP
13 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
14 9 (14.29%) C++
14 9 (14.29%) .NET
14 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
15 8 (12.70%) Magento

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (25.40%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.35%) nginx
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
1 6 (9.52%) SAN
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) MySQL
2 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (3.17%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.17%) QlikView
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) OLAP
6 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Web Developer
2 13 (20.63%) PHP Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Linux Support
5 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) HTML
2 22 (34.92%) CSS
3 18 (28.57%) SOAP
4 16 (25.40%) REST
5 12 (19.05%) Ajax
6 10 (15.87%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) .NET
8 8 (12.70%) CSS3
8 8 (12.70%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) JAX-RS
9 6 (9.52%) XHTML
9 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.35%) J2EE
10 4 (6.35%) Web Services
11 3 (4.76%) STL
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.76%) Laravel
11 3 (4.76%) Yii
12 2 (3.17%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Open Source
3 6 (9.52%) W3C
4 2 (3.17%) EPoS
4 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) AS400
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
5 3 (4.76%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) OO
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) MVC
5 11 (17.46%) OO PHP
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.87%) OOP
7 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.70%) SOA
8 8 (12.70%) ITIL
9 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.52%) Validation
10 6 (9.52%) Progressive Enhancement
11 4 (6.35%) Scrum
12 3 (4.76%) UML
12 3 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) PHP
2 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 13 (20.63%) Java
5 9 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (11.11%) Python
7 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.52%) Perl
8 5 (7.94%) C#
9 4 (6.35%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.59%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Samba
2 3 (4.76%) Squid
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
2 3 (4.76%) Munin
2 3 (4.76%) Zenoss
2 3 (4.76%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Zend
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.59%) Juniper
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) Sage
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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