The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 52 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.10% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £23,168 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -
Linux Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
437 566 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.04% 94.18% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 339 461 514
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Merseyside region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Merseyside

Linux Support
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +15 4 £23,168 -48.51% 1
Linux Support
North West

Linux Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) Mac OS
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Linux Support in their job title 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 with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Mac OS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago