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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.40% 14.10% 7.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.94% 46.48% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £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
102 142 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.20% 30.34% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 92 125 122
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 £20,200 £21,500 £28,300
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 23 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 58 (49.57%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) UNIX
3 35 (29.91%) Java
4 33 (28.21%) PHP
5 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
6 31 (26.50%) SQL
7 28 (23.93%) E-Commerce
8 27 (23.08%) C++
8 27 (23.08%) HTML
9 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
10 23 (19.66%) Shell Script
11 22 (18.80%) MySQL
11 22 (18.80%) CSS
11 22 (18.80%) OO
11 22 (18.80%) Retail
12 21 (17.95%) ITIL
13 20 (17.09%) Degree
14 19 (16.24%) SOAP
14 19 (16.24%) Apache
15 17 (14.53%) C#
16 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
16 16 (13.68%) MVC
16 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (13.68%) TDD
16 16 (13.68%) jQuery
17 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
17 15 (12.82%) QA
17 15 (12.82%) Ajax
17 15 (12.82%) HP
17 15 (12.82%) OO PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (16.24%) Apache
2 16 (13.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.27%) JBoss
3 5 (4.27%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (4.27%) Liferay
4 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Mule
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) FastStats
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.42%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) SAN
2 8 (6.84%) Firewall
2 8 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.80%) MySQL
3 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.84%) DB2
4 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.27%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.85%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Selenium
2 7 (5.98%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.98%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.98%) SoapUI
2 7 (5.98%) JIRA
3 3 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (18.80%) Retail
2 11 (9.40%) Finance
3 8 (6.84%) Law
3 8 (6.84%) Games
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) PHP Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Administrator
5 12 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 11 (9.40%) Applications Support
7 10 (8.55%) Tester
7 10 (8.55%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.69%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Information Security Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) HTML
2 22 (18.80%) CSS
3 19 (16.24%) SOAP
4 16 (13.68%) jQuery
5 15 (12.82%) Ajax
6 14 (11.97%) .NET
7 12 (10.26%) REST
8 11 (9.40%) STL
9 10 (8.55%) J2EE
10 8 (6.84%) Web Services
10 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.27%) CSS3
11 5 (4.27%) HTML5
11 5 (4.27%) JMS
12 4 (3.42%) XML
12 4 (3.42%) XHTML
12 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.56%) Middleware
13 3 (2.56%) LAMP
13 3 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.69%) EPoS
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.98%) Online Games
4 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 4 (3.42%) Clustering
5 4 (3.42%) W3C
6 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (49.57%) Windows
2 38 (32.48%) UNIX
3 13 (11.11%) HPUX
4 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) E-Commerce
2 22 (18.80%) OO
3 21 (17.95%) ITIL
4 16 (13.68%) MVC
4 16 (13.68%) TDD
5 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.82%) OO PHP
6 14 (11.97%) Information Security
7 12 (10.26%) SOA
8 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.84%) EAI
9 8 (6.84%) Migration
9 8 (6.84%) Change Management
9 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.98%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) PHP
3 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.50%) SQL
5 27 (23.08%) C++
6 23 (19.66%) Shell Script
7 17 (14.53%) C#
8 6 (5.13%) Python
9 5 (4.27%) Ruby
9 5 (4.27%) C
10 4 (3.42%) VBScript
10 4 (3.42%) VBA
11 2 (1.71%) Perl
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) Degree
2 12 (10.26%) CISSP
2 12 (10.26%) CISM
2 12 (10.26%) ISSAP
2 12 (10.26%) ISSMP
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) SLA
3 4 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.42%) COBIT
3 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Firmware
2 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Nagios
2 5 (4.27%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.56%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.71%) SCCM
4 2 (1.71%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) HP
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 13 (11.11%) Cisco
4 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.98%) VMware
7 6 (5.13%) Business Objects
7 6 (5.13%) TIBCO
7 6 (5.13%) BMC
8 5 (4.27%) Remedy
8 5 (4.27%) IBM
8 5 (4.27%) Sun
9 3 (2.56%) Symantec
10 2 (1.71%) McAfee
10 2 (1.71%) CA
10 2 (1.71%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.71%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.71%) Citrix
11 1 (0.85%) Talend
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