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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.45% 12.33% 8.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.92% 49.23% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 56 42
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
83 130 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.31% 25.05% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 109 95
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Red Hat
3 16 (29.09%) PHP
3 16 (29.09%) MySQL
4 14 (25.45%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) Degree
7 11 (20.00%) SAN
7 11 (20.00%) Mac OS
8 10 (18.18%) UNIX
9 9 (16.36%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) SOAP
10 8 (14.55%) OO
10 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.55%) VMware
10 8 (14.55%) jQuery
11 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
11 7 (12.73%) Ajax
11 7 (12.73%) TDD
11 7 (12.73%) Banking
11 7 (12.73%) C++
11 7 (12.73%) Web Services
11 7 (12.73%) ITIL
12 6 (10.91%) XML
12 6 (10.91%) OOP
12 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (9.09%) Apache
1 5 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) WordPress
2 4 (7.27%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
4 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) PABX
4 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.64%) SilkTest
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) RSpec
General
1 7 (12.73%) Banking
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 9 (16.36%) PHP Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Administrator
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
12 1 (1.82%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) SOAP
3 8 (14.55%) jQuery
4 7 (12.73%) Ajax
4 7 (12.73%) Web Services
5 6 (10.91%) XML
5 6 (10.91%) RESTful
6 5 (9.09%) JAX-RS
6 5 (9.09%) REST
7 4 (7.27%) CSS3
7 4 (7.27%) Laravel
7 4 (7.27%) J2EE
7 4 (7.27%) LAMP
7 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.27%) HTML5
8 2 (3.64%) .NET
8 2 (3.64%) XBRL
9 1 (1.82%) Middleware
9 1 (1.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Handset
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 10 (18.18%) UNIX
4 5 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) OO
1 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) TDD
2 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) OOP
3 6 (10.91%) MVC
3 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
3 6 (10.91%) OO PHP
4 5 (9.09%) BDD
4 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) SEO
5 4 (7.27%) Open Source
6 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) PHP
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) C++
5 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) PHP5
8 2 (3.64%) Lua
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Samba
3 2 (3.64%) Squid
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenServer
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) WSUS
1 2 (3.64%) Munin
1 2 (3.64%) Zenoss
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.55%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Adobe
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Sage
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago