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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.50% 8.21% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.00% 29.57% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
100 115 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.70% 27.78% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 106 124
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,300
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 12 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Problem Management
3 11 (31.43%) Puppet
4 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (28.57%) nginx
4 10 (28.57%) CentOS
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (28.57%) Debian
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (28.57%) Nagios
5 9 (25.71%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.71%) Varnish
6 8 (22.86%) MRTG
6 8 (22.86%) Munin
6 8 (22.86%) Zenoss
6 8 (22.86%) SaltStack
6 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (22.86%) Squid
6 8 (22.86%) Apache
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) Unix
8 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Python
9 5 (14.29%) PHP
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) nginx
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) MRTG
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) NAS
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Gradle
4 2 (5.71%) Ant
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Linux Administrator
1 19 (54.29%) Linux Support
2 16 (45.71%) Administrator
3 15 (42.86%) IT Support
4 14 (40.00%) IT Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
3 2 (5.71%) Django
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.71%) Sass
4 1 (2.86%) COM
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) Laravel
4 1 (2.86%) ODBC
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Struts
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.71%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) CentOS
2 10 (28.57%) Debian
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Problem Management
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.71%) Open Source
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) SEO
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 5 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) LINC
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Varnish
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Squid
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Docker
5 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.71%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Nagios
3 8 (22.86%) Munin
3 8 (22.86%) Zenoss
4 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Cacti
5 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Piwik
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) SaltStack
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Unisys
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
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