The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.12% 8.10% 12.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.05% 27.62% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 72 27 44
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
176 105 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.21% 29.33% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 84 109
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Merseyside

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 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (57.26%) Windows
2 54 (46.15%) SQL
3 52 (44.44%) Java
4 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
5 37 (31.62%) QA
6 35 (29.91%) PHP
7 33 (28.21%) HTML
7 33 (28.21%) ITIL
8 31 (26.50%) MySQL
9 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 25 (21.37%) C++
10 25 (21.37%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (20.51%) Web Services
11 24 (20.51%) Software Testing
12 23 (19.66%) Degree
12 23 (19.66%) Computer Science
13 22 (18.80%) Open Source
13 22 (18.80%) C#
13 22 (18.80%) UNIX
14 21 (17.95%) SOA
15 20 (17.09%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.24%) MVC
17 18 (15.38%) OO
17 18 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (14.53%) jQuery
18 17 (14.53%) CSS
18 17 (14.53%) Change Management
19 16 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
19 16 (13.68%) DB2
19 16 (13.68%) EAI

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (9.40%) Liferay
2 10 (8.55%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (6.84%) Apache
4 5 (4.27%) nginx
5 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.85%) Node.js
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.85%) Jetty
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) Moodle
7 1 (0.85%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) FastStats
2 1 (0.85%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.85%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (5.98%) Magento
2 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) WAN
3 11 (9.40%) SAN
4 7 (5.98%) VPN
4 7 (5.98%) VLAN
5 6 (5.13%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) DHCP
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
6 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.27%) DNS
7 4 (3.42%) HTTP
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.71%) NAS
9 2 (1.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.50%) MySQL
3 16 (13.68%) DB2
3 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database
6 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (8.55%) Pentaho
7 10 (8.55%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (5.98%) DTS
8 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.71%) Big Data
12 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Cucumber
2 15 (12.82%) Subversion
2 15 (12.82%) Selenium
2 15 (12.82%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.27%) RSpec
5 3 (2.56%) JUnit
5 3 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.85%) Log4j
General
1 6 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Back Office
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) Applications Support
4 18 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Team Leader
6 15 (12.82%) QA Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Test Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) QA Automation Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Release Manager
9 7 (5.98%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Technical Team Leader
10 6 (5.13%) Integration Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.13%) Administrator
11 5 (4.27%) Testing Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) HTML
2 24 (20.51%) Web Services
3 17 (14.53%) jQuery
3 17 (14.53%) CSS
4 15 (12.82%) Gherkin
5 14 (11.97%) J2EE
6 13 (11.11%) .NET
7 12 (10.26%) Middleware
8 10 (8.55%) Qt
8 10 (8.55%) Ajax
9 8 (6.84%) XML
10 7 (5.98%) HTML5
10 7 (5.98%) JMS
11 6 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (5.13%) WebKit
12 5 (4.27%) Phusion Passenger
12 5 (4.27%) RESTful
13 4 (3.42%) XML Messaging
13 4 (3.42%) Spring
13 4 (3.42%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (19.66%) Computer Science
3 22 (18.80%) Open Source
4 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.42%) EPoS
7 3 (2.56%) W3C
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (57.26%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) UNIX
3 18 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.84%) Solaris
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) ITIL
2 24 (20.51%) Software Testing
3 21 (17.95%) SOA
4 19 (16.24%) MVC
5 18 (15.38%) OO
6 17 (14.53%) Change Management
7 16 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (13.68%) EAI
8 15 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.26%) Workflow
9 12 (10.26%) Project Management
10 11 (9.40%) ITIL V2
10 11 (9.40%) TDD
10 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
11 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.84%) ETL
13 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) SQL
2 52 (44.44%) Java
3 35 (29.91%) PHP
4 30 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 25 (21.37%) C++
6 22 (18.80%) C#
7 13 (11.11%) Ruby
8 8 (6.84%) Python
9 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.27%) Perl
12 3 (2.56%) VB
13 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.85%) PHP5
14 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (19.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.71%) CCNP
2 2 (1.71%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.62%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.98%) vSphere
4 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.56%) XenApp
4 3 (2.56%) XenServer
4 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) TIBCO Hawk
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (5.98%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.27%) Capistrano
3 5 (4.27%) Puppet
4 3 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.97%) TIBCO
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
2 14 (11.97%) VMware
3 13 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco
5 9 (7.69%) EMC
6 8 (6.84%) Zend
7 7 (5.98%) ServiceNow
7 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.42%) HP
9 3 (2.56%) Symantec
9 3 (2.56%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.71%) NetApp
10 2 (1.71%) WSO2
11 1 (0.85%) Talend
11 1 (0.85%) Cognos
11 1 (0.85%) JBoss
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
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