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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 69 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.25% 15.03% 8.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.43% 53.49% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 61 37
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
74 129 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.36% 28.10% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 113 78
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (40.00%) Windows
1 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) MySQL
3 13 (28.89%) PHP
4 12 (26.67%) HTML
5 11 (24.44%) Degree
6 10 (22.22%) SAN
6 10 (22.22%) Java
7 9 (20.00%) Mac OS
8 8 (17.78%) SOAP
8 8 (17.78%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) XML
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) VMware
9 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
10 6 (13.33%) CentOS
10 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
10 6 (13.33%) CSS
10 6 (13.33%) UNIX
10 6 (13.33%) C++
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle
11 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) ITIL
11 5 (11.11%) TDD
11 5 (11.11%) Ajax
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (8.89%) CMS
1 4 (8.89%) WordPress
1 4 (8.89%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) PHPUnit
3 3 (6.67%) SilkTest
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) RSpec
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Linux Support
4 9 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) PHP Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Administrator
6 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) Ajax
6 4 (8.89%) HTML5
6 4 (8.89%) REST
6 4 (8.89%) CSS3
6 4 (8.89%) Laravel
6 4 (8.89%) LAMP
6 4 (8.89%) .NET
6 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE
7 3 (6.67%) XBRL
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) Kafka
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Handset
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 6 (13.33%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.11%) TDD
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) MVC
2 5 (11.11%) Scrum
2 5 (11.11%) BDD
3 4 (8.89%) OO PHP
3 4 (8.89%) SEO
3 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
3 4 (8.89%) OOP
3 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Test Management
4 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Open Source
4 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) PHP
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) C++
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) PHP5
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) Lua
9 1 (2.22%) LINC
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Samba
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.22%) Squid
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
3 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SmokePing
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.22%) Munin
2 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Adobe
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.22%) Avaya
7 1 (2.22%) Unisys
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
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