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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.28% 11.99% 8.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.04% 37.58% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 36
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,000 £43,750
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
96 165 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.02% 31.91% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 86 142 119
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £45,000 £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 24 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 50 (42.37%) Windows
2 38 (32.20%) PHP
3 35 (29.66%) UNIX
4 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
5 32 (27.12%) E-Commerce
6 30 (25.42%) HTML
7 29 (24.58%) Java
7 29 (24.58%) CSS
8 28 (23.73%) C++
9 26 (22.03%) MySQL
9 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
9 26 (22.03%) OO
10 25 (21.19%) Apache
10 25 (21.19%) Retail
11 24 (20.34%) SQL
11 24 (20.34%) SOAP
12 21 (17.80%) Shell Script
12 21 (17.80%) MVC
12 21 (17.80%) TDD
13 20 (16.95%) jQuery
14 19 (16.10%) Ajax
15 18 (15.25%) Unit Testing
15 18 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (15.25%) C#
15 18 (15.25%) OO PHP
16 17 (14.41%) Degree
17 16 (13.56%) REST
18 15 (12.71%) QA
18 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
18 15 (12.71%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (21.19%) Apache
2 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) JBoss
3 4 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) CMS
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Mule
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Magento
2 4 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) SAN
2 9 (7.63%) Firewall
2 9 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.39%) HTTP
4 3 (2.54%) SNMP
4 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) MySQL
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.39%) DB2
5 3 (2.54%) OLAP
5 3 (2.54%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.54%) QlikView
5 3 (2.54%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.85%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Selenium
2 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.93%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.93%) JIRA
3 2 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (21.19%) Retail
2 10 (8.47%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Law
4 7 (5.93%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Banking
6 3 (2.54%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) PHP Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Administrator
5 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Tester
5 12 (10.17%) Automation Tester
6 9 (7.63%) Information Security Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) C++ Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (4.24%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) HTML
2 29 (24.58%) CSS
3 24 (20.34%) SOAP
4 20 (16.95%) jQuery
5 19 (16.10%) Ajax
6 16 (13.56%) REST
7 13 (11.02%) .NET
8 11 (9.32%) STL
9 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.08%) Web Services
10 6 (5.08%) CSS3
10 6 (5.08%) HTML5
11 5 (4.24%) J2EE
11 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.39%) XML
12 4 (3.39%) XHTML
12 4 (3.39%) JMS
12 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.54%) Yii
13 3 (2.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) EPoS
3 7 (5.93%) Online Games
4 6 (5.08%) Open Source
5 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
5 4 (3.39%) Clustering
5 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.39%) W3C
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) Windows
2 35 (29.66%) UNIX
3 13 (11.02%) HPUX
4 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) E-Commerce
2 26 (22.03%) OO
3 21 (17.80%) MVC
3 21 (17.80%) TDD
4 18 (15.25%) Unit Testing
4 18 (15.25%) OO PHP
5 14 (11.86%) Information Security
5 14 (11.86%) Automated Testing
6 13 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.02%) ITIL
7 9 (7.63%) SOA
8 8 (6.78%) Manual Testing
8 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
9 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.93%) OOP
9 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.39%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) PHP
2 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.58%) Java
4 28 (23.73%) C++
5 24 (20.34%) SQL
6 21 (17.80%) Shell Script
7 18 (15.25%) C#
8 7 (5.93%) Python
9 5 (4.24%) Ruby
9 5 (4.24%) C
10 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.54%) VBScript
10 3 (2.54%) VBA
10 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 12 (10.17%) CISSP
2 12 (10.17%) CISM
2 12 (10.17%) ISSAP
2 12 (10.17%) ISSMP
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 3 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.54%) COBIT
3 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Firmware
2 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) Samba
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Nagios
2 4 (3.39%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (2.54%) SCOM
4 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.69%) SCCM
4 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.69%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) HP
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Cisco
3 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
4 10 (8.47%) Oracle
5 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.93%) VMware
7 5 (4.24%) BMC
8 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.39%) Remedy
8 4 (3.39%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.39%) IBM
8 4 (3.39%) Sun
9 3 (2.54%) Symantec
9 3 (2.54%) Zend
10 2 (1.69%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.69%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.69%) McAfee
10 2 (1.69%) CA
10 2 (1.69%) Citrix
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago