The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Merseyside
Rank 37 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.28% 7.00% 7.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.62% 26.67% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 36
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
105 135 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.13% 26.26% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 97 118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Linux
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Linux Salary Trend in Merseyside

Linux
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Linux
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +9 27 £46,250 +32.14% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Linux.

1 82 (57.75%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Windows Server
3 50 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 47 (33.10%) VMware
5 40 (28.17%) Unix
6 37 (26.06%) Oracle
6 37 (26.06%) Citrix
7 35 (24.65%) Red Hat
8 33 (23.24%) SQL
9 32 (22.54%) ITIL
9 32 (22.54%) SAN
9 32 (22.54%) PowerShell
10 31 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (20.42%) Finance
12 29 (20.42%) Data Centre
13 26 (18.31%) PaaS
13 26 (18.31%) IaaS
14 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
15 24 (16.90%) SC Cleared
16 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
17 22 (15.49%) Shell Script
17 22 (15.49%) Banking
18 21 (14.79%) PRINCE2
18 21 (14.79%) HPUX
19 20 (14.08%) Cisco
19 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
20 19 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
21 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (11.97%) Apache
2 16 (11.27%) IIS
3 14 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.04%) JBoss
5 9 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.82%) Drupal
6 4 (2.82%) WordPress
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.70%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 6 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.70%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.31%) IaaS
1 26 (18.31%) PaaS
2 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.34%) SaaS
5 4 (2.82%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.54%) SAN
2 12 (8.45%) VPN
3 11 (7.75%) DNS
4 10 (7.04%) DHCP
5 7 (4.93%) Firewall
6 5 (3.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.41%) FTP
7 2 (1.41%) HTTP
7 2 (1.41%) LAN
7 2 (1.41%) VoIP
7 2 (1.41%) WAN
8 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.70%) MPLS
8 1 (0.70%) Skype
8 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.23%) MySQL
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.11%) Big Data
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.70%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.23%) JIRA
3 5 (3.52%) Subversion
4 4 (2.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.70%) NuGet
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 22 (15.49%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Advertising
4 5 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Administrator
2 19 (13.38%) Developer
3 16 (11.27%) Citrix Administrator
4 15 (10.56%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (9.86%) Architect
5 14 (9.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (9.15%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.45%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.75%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.63%) C++ Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (5.63%) Junior
11 8 (5.63%) Junior C++ Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Junior Developer
11 8 (5.63%) PHP Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) Middleware
2 8 (5.63%) STL
3 7 (4.93%) CSS
3 7 (4.93%) HTML
4 5 (3.52%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.52%) jQuery
4 5 (3.52%) Laravel
4 5 (3.52%) Web Services
4 5 (3.52%) XML
5 4 (2.82%) LAMP
5 4 (2.82%) Node.js
5 4 (2.82%) Symfony
6 2 (1.41%) JAAS
6 2 (1.41%) JSON
6 2 (1.41%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.41%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.70%) Behat
7 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.70%) Qt
7 1 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.34%) Clustering
3 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.34%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (6.34%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.63%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.23%) NHS
6 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (57.75%) Windows
2 51 (35.92%) Windows Server
3 40 (28.17%) Unix
4 31 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (14.79%) HPUX
6 14 (9.86%) Solaris
7 12 (8.45%) OpenVMS
8 11 (7.75%) CentOS
9 4 (2.82%) Fedora
9 4 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.11%) Debian
11 2 (1.41%) Android
11 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) ITIL
2 21 (14.79%) PRINCE2
3 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.97%) ITIL V3
5 16 (11.27%) Service Management
6 14 (9.86%) Migration
7 13 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (8.45%) DevOps
8 12 (8.45%) ITSM
8 12 (8.45%) TOGAF
9 11 (7.75%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.04%) Identity Management
10 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.34%) Data Protection
11 9 (6.34%) Line Management
11 9 (6.34%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.34%) Wealth Management
12 8 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.24%) SQL
2 32 (22.54%) PowerShell
3 22 (15.49%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.15%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.15%) C++
5 12 (8.45%) Java
5 12 (8.45%) PHP
6 11 (7.75%) Perl
7 9 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.34%) Python
8 7 (4.93%) Ruby
9 4 (2.82%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.82%) Korn
10 2 (1.41%) C
10 2 (1.41%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 1 (0.70%) ABAP
11 1 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) SC Cleared
1 24 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.45%) Degree
4 11 (7.75%) MCSE
5 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.34%) CCNA
6 9 (6.34%) EMC Certification
7 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.41%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCNP
9 1 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.70%) SSCP
9 1 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
3 16 (11.27%) XenApp
3 16 (11.27%) XenDesktop
4 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (6.34%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.11%) Docker
8 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.41%) vSphere
9 1 (0.70%) Firmware
9 1 (0.70%) NDS
9 1 (0.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.70%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Puppet
2 9 (6.34%) AirWatch
3 8 (5.63%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.82%) SCCM
6 4 (2.82%) SCOM
7 3 (2.11%) Icinga
7 3 (2.11%) vRealize
8 2 (1.41%) Ansible
8 2 (1.41%) Nagios
8 2 (1.41%) OpenView
8 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.41%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.70%) Mesos
9 1 (0.70%) Salt
9 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 50 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.10%) VMware
3 37 (26.06%) Citrix
3 37 (26.06%) Oracle
4 35 (24.65%) Red Hat
5 20 (14.08%) Cisco
6 16 (11.27%) EMC
7 15 (10.56%) NetApp
8 13 (9.15%) HP
9 9 (6.34%) IBM
9 9 (6.34%) Software AG
10 5 (3.52%) Siebel
11 3 (2.11%) Dell
11 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.41%) InterSystems
13 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.70%) F5
13 1 (0.70%) Pegasus
13 1 (0.70%) SAP
13 1 (0.70%) Sun
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