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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 109 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.91% 7.94% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.23% 26.53% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 14 47
Median salary £43,349 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.49% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £50,370
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
North West

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
226 147 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.99% 29.94% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 124 94 105
Median salary £43,349 £36,018 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.35% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 103 £43,349 +44.49% 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 102 (53.97%) Windows
2 68 (35.98%) Windows Server
3 54 (28.57%) Unix
3 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 52 (27.51%) VMware
5 47 (24.87%) SQL
6 42 (22.22%) Citrix
7 40 (21.16%) Oracle
7 40 (21.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (20.11%) ITIL
8 38 (20.11%) SAN
8 38 (20.11%) Red Hat
9 35 (18.52%) Finance
9 35 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 35 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 32 (16.93%) PaaS
10 32 (16.93%) IaaS
11 31 (16.40%) SC Cleared
11 31 (16.40%) Shell Script
12 30 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 30 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (15.34%) Data Centre
14 28 (14.81%) Bash Shell
14 28 (14.81%) Apache
15 26 (13.76%) Python
15 26 (13.76%) Banking
15 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (13.76%) Degree
15 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (12.70%) Cisco

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 28 (14.81%) Apache
2 20 (10.58%) IIS
3 18 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 15 (7.94%) JBoss
5 13 (6.88%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.23%) Drupal
7 7 (3.70%) nginx
7 7 (3.70%) WordPress
8 3 (1.59%) CMS
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.12%) Magento
2 4 (2.12%) OpenCart
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.59%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.93%) IaaS
1 32 (16.93%) PaaS
2 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.88%) SaaS
5 4 (2.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.11%) SAN
2 17 (8.99%) VPN
3 16 (8.47%) DNS
4 15 (7.94%) DHCP
5 7 (3.70%) Firewall
5 7 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.65%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.12%) VoIP
9 3 (1.59%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.06%) LAN
10 2 (1.06%) Network Security
10 2 (1.06%) WAN
11 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.53%) Internet
11 1 (0.53%) Skype
11 1 (0.53%) Wireless
11 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.35%) MySQL
2 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.94%) Subversion
3 8 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.17%) JIRA
5 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.12%) NuGet
5 4 (2.12%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.59%) Bazaar
6 3 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.59%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.53%) Ant
7 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Xdebug
General
1 35 (18.52%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Advertising
4 5 (2.65%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (28.57%) Administrator
2 31 (16.40%) Developer
3 18 (9.52%) Citrix Administrator
3 18 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.94%) Architect
5 15 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (6.88%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (6.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.82%) PHP Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.23%) DBA
11 8 (4.23%) Linux Support
11 8 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (4.23%) Siebel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.52%) CSS
1 18 (9.52%) HTML
2 17 (8.99%) Middleware
3 13 (6.88%) AngularJS
4 11 (5.82%) XML
5 10 (5.29%) Laravel
6 9 (4.76%) jQuery
7 8 (4.23%) JSON
7 8 (4.23%) Symfony
8 7 (3.70%) Node.js
9 6 (3.17%) STL
10 5 (2.65%) Django
10 5 (2.65%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (2.12%) CakePHP
11 4 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.12%) LAMP
11 4 (2.12%) Web Services
12 3 (1.59%) CSS3
12 3 (1.59%) JAAS
12 3 (1.59%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (6.88%) Public Cloud
5 11 (5.82%) Clustering
5 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.23%) NHS
7 8 (4.23%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.12%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.59%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.59%) User Experience
10 2 (1.06%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 102 (53.97%) Windows
2 68 (35.98%) Windows Server
3 54 (28.57%) Unix
4 40 (21.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (10.58%) CentOS
5 20 (10.58%) HPUX
6 17 (8.99%) Solaris
7 14 (7.41%) Debian
7 14 (7.41%) OpenVMS
8 7 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.12%) Fedora
10 4 (2.12%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.06%) Android
11 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.11%) ITIL
2 26 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.17%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 20 (10.58%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (10.05%) Migration
7 17 (8.99%) DevOps
7 17 (8.99%) Service Management
8 16 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 15 (7.94%) Load Balancing
9 15 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 14 (7.41%) Identity Management
10 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.88%) Line Management
11 13 (6.88%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (6.88%) TOGAF
11 13 (6.88%) Wealth Management
11 13 (6.88%) Web Development
12 12 (6.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.87%) SQL
2 35 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 31 (16.40%) Shell Script
4 28 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 26 (13.76%) Python
6 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
7 23 (12.17%) PHP
8 20 (10.58%) Perl
9 18 (9.52%) C++
10 14 (7.41%) Java
11 11 (5.82%) C#
12 8 (4.23%) C
13 7 (3.70%) Ruby
14 5 (2.65%) Embedded C
15 4 (2.12%) Bourne shell
15 4 (2.12%) Korn
15 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.59%) PHP 5
16 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.40%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.76%) Degree
4 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (8.47%) CCNA
7 15 (7.94%) MCSE
8 13 (6.88%) EMC Certification
9 4 (2.12%) SSCP
10 3 (1.59%) CISM
10 3 (1.59%) CISSP
10 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.53%) CCNP
12 1 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.53%) VCAP
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.58%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.52%) XenApp
3 18 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (3.70%) Varnish
7 3 (1.59%) Docker
8 1 (0.53%) NDS
8 1 (0.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.53%) pfSense
8 1 (0.53%) Squid
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.47%) Puppet
2 13 (6.88%) AirWatch
2 13 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (4.23%) Nagios
4 8 (4.23%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.17%) Cacti
5 6 (3.17%) Munin
6 5 (2.65%) Ansible
7 4 (2.12%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.59%) SCCM
8 3 (1.59%) SCOM
9 2 (1.06%) OpenView
9 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.53%) Rancher
10 1 (0.53%) rkt
10 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 54 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 52 (27.51%) VMware
3 42 (22.22%) Citrix
4 40 (21.16%) Oracle
5 38 (20.11%) Red Hat
6 24 (12.70%) Cisco
7 17 (8.99%) EMC
8 14 (7.41%) NetApp
9 13 (6.88%) IBM
9 13 (6.88%) Software AG
10 12 (6.35%) HP
11 8 (4.23%) Siebel
12 4 (2.12%) F5
13 3 (1.59%) Zend
14 2 (1.06%) InterSystems
14 2 (1.06%) Sun
15 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
15 1 (0.53%) Perforce
15 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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