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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 40 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.08% 9.51% 8.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 30.92% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 36
Average salary £41,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
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
98 152 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.15% 30.77% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 88 131 123
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 46 (44.23%) Windows
2 35 (33.65%) PHP
3 33 (31.73%) E-Commerce
4 32 (30.77%) HTML
4 32 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 32 (30.77%) CSS
5 30 (28.85%) UNIX
6 28 (26.92%) SOAP
6 28 (26.92%) OO
7 27 (25.96%) MySQL
7 27 (25.96%) Apache
8 24 (23.08%) C++
9 23 (22.12%) TDD
9 23 (22.12%) Retail
10 22 (21.15%) Java
10 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
10 22 (21.15%) MVC
11 20 (19.23%) SQL
11 20 (19.23%) Ajax
11 20 (19.23%) jQuery
11 20 (19.23%) REST
12 19 (18.27%) OO PHP
13 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
14 16 (15.38%) C#
15 15 (14.42%) Shell Script
15 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (14.42%) Degree
16 14 (13.46%) HP
16 14 (13.46%) Information Security
16 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 27 (25.96%) Apache
2 13 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 3 (2.88%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) SAN
2 9 (8.65%) Firewall
2 9 (8.65%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.77%) HTTP
4 3 (2.88%) SNMP
4 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.96%) MySQL
2 22 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) OLAP
5 3 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.88%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.88%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.88%) QlikView
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Selenium
2 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 6 (5.77%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.77%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 23 (22.12%) Retail
2 9 (8.65%) Law
3 8 (7.69%) Finance
4 6 (5.77%) Games
5 4 (3.85%) Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.35%) Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Web Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Tester
5 11 (10.58%) Automation Tester
6 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Information Security Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.69%) Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.81%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.81%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.77%) HTML
1 32 (30.77%) CSS
2 28 (26.92%) SOAP
3 20 (19.23%) Ajax
3 20 (19.23%) jQuery
3 20 (19.23%) REST
4 12 (11.54%) .NET
5 8 (7.69%) CSS3
5 8 (7.69%) HTML5
5 8 (7.69%) STL
6 7 (6.73%) Web Services
6 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.77%) XHTML
8 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.85%) XML
10 3 (2.88%) Struts
10 3 (2.88%) JDBC
10 3 (2.88%) JSP
10 3 (2.88%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.69%) EPoS
3 6 (5.77%) Online Games
3 6 (5.77%) Open Source
3 6 (5.77%) W3C
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.23%) Windows
2 30 (28.85%) UNIX
3 13 (12.50%) HPUX
4 7 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) E-Commerce
2 28 (26.92%) OO
3 23 (22.12%) TDD
4 22 (21.15%) MVC
5 19 (18.27%) OO PHP
6 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing
8 14 (13.46%) Information Security
9 10 (9.62%) SOA
10 9 (8.65%) OOP
11 8 (7.69%) Manual Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (5.77%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (5.77%) Validation
13 6 (5.77%) ITIL
14 4 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) PHP
2 32 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.08%) C++
4 22 (21.15%) Java
5 20 (19.23%) SQL
6 16 (15.38%) C#
7 15 (14.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.81%) Python
8 5 (4.81%) C
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.88%) Ruby
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 12 (11.54%) ISSAP
2 12 (11.54%) ISSMP
2 12 (11.54%) CISM
2 12 (11.54%) CISSP
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.88%) COBIT
2 3 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Firmware
2 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Nagios
2 3 (2.88%) SCOM
3 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.92%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) HP
2 12 (11.54%) CheckPoint
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.54%) Cisco
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.65%) Oracle
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.88%) BMC
5 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.88%) Zend
6 2 (1.92%) Tripwire
6 2 (1.92%) Trend Micro
6 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec
6 2 (1.92%) Remedy
6 2 (1.92%) McAfee
6 2 (1.92%) CA
7 1 (0.96%) SAP
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