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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 56 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.72% 11.97% 7.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.50% 50.00% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 34
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £55,000
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
120 112 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.04% 23.93% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 110 98 136
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (46.40%) Windows
2 46 (36.80%) SQL
3 40 (32.00%) Java
3 40 (32.00%) UNIX
4 36 (28.80%) PHP
5 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (28.00%) HTML
6 32 (25.60%) ITIL
7 28 (22.40%) Degree
8 27 (21.60%) Shell Script
9 26 (20.80%) CSS
9 26 (20.80%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.00%) MySQL
11 24 (19.20%) OO
12 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
13 22 (17.60%) MVC
14 21 (16.80%) SOA
15 20 (16.00%) C++
15 20 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (15.20%) Retail
17 18 (14.40%) TDD
17 18 (14.40%) Computer Science
17 18 (14.40%) jQuery
17 18 (14.40%) .NET
18 17 (13.60%) SOAP
18 17 (13.60%) Apache
18 17 (13.60%) Ajax
19 16 (12.80%) EAI
19 16 (12.80%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (13.60%) Apache
2 15 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.20%) Liferay
3 9 (7.20%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (3.20%) nginx
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.80%) Mule
6 1 (0.80%) Jetty
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) FastStats
2 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) SAN
2 7 (5.60%) Firewall
3 6 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.00%) HTTP
4 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.40%) SNMP
6 1 (0.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.80%) DNS
6 1 (0.80%) LAN
6 1 (0.80%) WAN
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.00%) MySQL
3 20 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (12.80%) DB2
5 10 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.20%) Pentaho
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (7.20%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.20%) DTS
9 1 (0.80%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
2 9 (7.20%) Subversion
3 8 (6.40%) JIRA
3 8 (6.40%) Selenium
4 7 (5.60%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.60%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.20%) RSpec
5 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
7 1 (0.80%) Log4j
7 1 (0.80%) Ant
7 1 (0.80%) JUnit
7 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (15.20%) Retail
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 9 (7.20%) Games
4 6 (4.80%) Law
5 4 (3.20%) Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.60%) Online Betting
6 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Developer
2 21 (16.80%) Analyst
3 19 (15.20%) Team Leader
4 18 (14.40%) Applications Support
5 15 (12.00%) Administrator
5 15 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 14 (11.20%) PHP Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) C++ Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.60%) Release Manager
11 7 (5.60%) Tester
11 7 (5.60%) Automation Tester
12 6 (4.80%) Information Security Engineer
12 6 (4.80%) Security Engineer
13 5 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
13 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
13 5 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
13 5 (4.00%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.00%) HTML
2 26 (20.80%) CSS
3 18 (14.40%) jQuery
3 18 (14.40%) .NET
4 17 (13.60%) SOAP
4 17 (13.60%) Ajax
5 15 (12.00%) Web Services
6 14 (11.20%) J2EE
7 11 (8.80%) STL
8 10 (8.00%) HTML5
8 10 (8.00%) REST
9 9 (7.20%) .NET Framework
9 9 (7.20%) JMS
10 7 (5.60%) Middleware
11 6 (4.80%) CSS3
12 5 (4.00%) LAMP
12 5 (4.00%) XHTML
13 4 (3.20%) RESTful
13 4 (3.20%) Phusion Passenger
13 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (14.40%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.00%) EPoS
3 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.40%) Firmware
5 7 (5.60%) Online Games
6 5 (4.00%) W3C
6 5 (4.00%) Open Source
7 4 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.20%) Clustering
7 4 (3.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.40%) Windows
2 40 (32.00%) UNIX
3 14 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.40%) HPUX
5 6 (4.80%) Solaris
6 4 (3.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) AIX
8 1 (0.80%) CentOS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) OO
3 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
4 22 (17.60%) MVC
5 21 (16.80%) SOA
6 18 (14.40%) TDD
7 16 (12.80%) EAI
7 16 (12.80%) Change Management
7 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (11.20%) Problem Management
9 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.60%) Information Security
9 12 (9.60%) OO PHP
10 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.20%) ITIL V2
10 9 (7.20%) Workflow
10 9 (7.20%) Project Management
10 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) SQL
2 40 (32.00%) Java
3 36 (28.80%) PHP
4 35 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.60%) Shell Script
6 20 (16.00%) C++
7 13 (10.40%) Ruby
8 10 (8.00%) C#
8 10 (8.00%) Python
9 4 (3.20%) VBA
9 4 (3.20%) VBScript
10 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.60%) C
11 2 (1.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Degree
2 10 (8.00%) CISSP
2 10 (8.00%) CISM
2 10 (8.00%) ISSAP
2 10 (8.00%) ISSMP
3 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CCNP
4 1 (0.80%) CCNA
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 9 (7.20%) SLA
3 4 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.20%) COBIT
3 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) XenServer
4 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) TIBCO Hawk
1 9 (7.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.20%) Puppet
2 4 (3.20%) Capistrano
2 4 (3.20%) Nagios
3 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.80%) SCOM
3 1 (0.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.80%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Oracle
1 16 (12.80%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.20%) HP
3 11 (8.80%) TIBCO
3 11 (8.80%) Cisco
3 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.20%) Business Objects
6 8 (6.40%) VMware
7 5 (4.00%) JBoss
7 5 (4.00%) IBM
7 5 (4.00%) Sun
7 5 (4.00%) Remedy
8 4 (3.20%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.20%) BMC
9 2 (1.60%) Symantec
9 2 (1.60%) Citrix
9 2 (1.60%) Zend
10 1 (0.80%) Kaspersky
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago