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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 9 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.07% 8.68% 7.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.67% 46.51% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 37
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
131 86 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.60% 18.66% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115 78 139
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (45.74%) Windows
2 54 (41.86%) SQL
3 48 (37.21%) Java
4 39 (30.23%) PHP
4 39 (30.23%) ITIL
4 39 (30.23%) UNIX
5 34 (26.36%) JavaScript
5 34 (26.36%) HTML
6 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
6 31 (24.03%) Degree
7 29 (22.48%) Shell Script
8 27 (20.93%) SOA
9 24 (18.60%) MySQL
9 24 (18.60%) MVC
9 24 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
10 23 (17.83%) CSS
11 22 (17.05%) DB2
11 22 (17.05%) EAI
11 22 (17.05%) OO
11 22 (17.05%) Change Management
11 22 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (16.28%) .NET
12 21 (16.28%) C++
12 21 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
13 18 (13.95%) Web Services
13 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
14 17 (13.18%) J2EE
14 17 (13.18%) QA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (10.85%) Apache
1 14 (10.85%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.30%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (8.53%) Liferay
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
4 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.10%) nginx
5 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Jetty
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) FastStats
2 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.30%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) SAN
2 6 (4.65%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.88%) HTTP
4 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.33%) SNMP
6 2 (1.55%) LAN
6 2 (1.55%) WAN
6 2 (1.55%) DHCP
6 2 (1.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.60%) MySQL
3 22 (17.05%) DB2
4 21 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database
6 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (8.53%) Pentaho
6 11 (8.53%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (8.53%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.10%) DTS
10 1 (0.78%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Subversion
1 11 (8.53%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.20%) JIRA
3 7 (5.43%) Selenium
3 7 (5.43%) SoapUI
3 7 (5.43%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.10%) RSpec
6 2 (1.55%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Ant
7 1 (0.78%) JUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) Log4j
General
1 15 (11.63%) Retail
2 10 (7.75%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Games
4 4 (3.10%) Banking
4 4 (3.10%) Law
4 4 (3.10%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Team Leader
3 20 (15.50%) Analyst
3 20 (15.50%) Applications Support
4 15 (11.63%) Administrator
4 15 (11.63%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.85%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Applications Support Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) PHP Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Release Manager
8 10 (7.75%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Team Leader
10 7 (5.43%) Integration Manager
10 7 (5.43%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (5.43%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.43%) Tester
10 7 (5.43%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.43%) Testing Manager
11 5 (3.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.36%) HTML
2 23 (17.83%) CSS
3 21 (16.28%) .NET
4 18 (13.95%) Web Services
5 17 (13.18%) J2EE
6 16 (12.40%) jQuery
7 15 (11.63%) Ajax
8 14 (10.85%) SOAP
9 12 (9.30%) STL
9 12 (9.30%) JMS
10 10 (7.75%) Middleware
10 10 (7.75%) HTML5
11 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.43%) REST
13 6 (4.65%) CSS3
14 5 (3.88%) LAMP
14 5 (3.88%) XHTML
15 4 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
15 4 (3.10%) XML
15 4 (3.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.98%) EPoS
4 7 (5.43%) Firmware
4 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.43%) Online Games
5 5 (3.88%) Open Source
5 5 (3.88%) W3C
6 4 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.10%) Replication
6 4 (3.10%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (45.74%) Windows
2 39 (30.23%) UNIX
3 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (9.30%) HPUX
5 6 (4.65%) Solaris
6 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) ITIL
2 27 (20.93%) SOA
3 24 (18.60%) MVC
4 22 (17.05%) Change Management
4 22 (17.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (17.05%) OO
4 22 (17.05%) EAI
5 18 (13.95%) E-Commerce
6 16 (12.40%) Problem Management
7 15 (11.63%) TDD
8 12 (9.30%) Project Management
9 11 (8.53%) ITIL V2
9 11 (8.53%) Workflow
9 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.75%) Information Security
10 10 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.75%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.75%) OO PHP
11 7 (5.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) SQL
2 48 (37.21%) Java
3 39 (30.23%) PHP
4 34 (26.36%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.48%) Shell Script
6 21 (16.28%) C++
7 16 (12.40%) Ruby
8 13 (10.08%) Python
9 10 (7.75%) C#
10 4 (3.10%) VBScript
10 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.10%) VBA
11 3 (2.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) CISM
2 8 (6.20%) ISSAP
2 8 (6.20%) ISSMP
2 8 (6.20%) CISSP
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) QA
2 12 (9.30%) SLA
3 4 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.10%) COBIT
3 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) XenServer
4 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) TIBCO Hawk
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.10%) Capistrano
3 4 (3.10%) Puppet
3 4 (3.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Netcool
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 15 (11.63%) TIBCO
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle
3 13 (10.08%) HP
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.53%) Business Objects
5 9 (6.98%) Cisco
6 8 (6.20%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.65%) VMware
8 5 (3.88%) Remedy
8 5 (3.88%) Zend
8 5 (3.88%) JBoss
8 5 (3.88%) IBM
8 5 (3.88%) Sun
9 4 (3.10%) BMC
9 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.55%) Symantec
10 2 (1.55%) Citrix
11 1 (0.78%) JDA
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