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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 33 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.07% 6.67% 11.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.85% 30.00% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 77
Median salary £34,250 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,789 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
94 110 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.93% 22.22% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 71 93 176
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 May 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 May 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 +2 24 £33,500 +0.75% 8
Southport - 2 - -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (45.90%) HTML
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
3 21 (34.43%) Unix
3 21 (34.43%) Java
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
5 18 (29.51%) PHP
5 18 (29.51%) SQL
5 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.87%) Degree
6 17 (27.87%) QA
7 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
7 15 (24.59%) Web Services
8 14 (22.95%) Spring
9 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
9 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
9 13 (21.31%) VMware
9 13 (21.31%) Python
10 12 (19.67%) JBoss
10 12 (19.67%) Analytics
10 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
11 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.03%) HTML5
12 10 (16.39%) ITIL
12 10 (16.39%) MySQL
12 10 (16.39%) Oracle
13 9 (14.75%) jQuery
13 9 (14.75%) Puppet
13 9 (14.75%) Apache
14 8 (13.11%) 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 12 (19.67%) JBoss
2 9 (14.75%) Apache
3 7 (11.48%) nginx
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.56%) Node.js
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Pig
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
8 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.64%) Drupal
8 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) MRTG
2 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) NAS
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.92%) Wireless
4 2 (3.28%) 802.11
4 2 (3.28%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.28%) Network Security
4 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) SMS
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.48%) Subversion
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.92%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.92%) Gradle
4 3 (4.92%) Hudson
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Administrator
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Support
3 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (16.39%) IT Administrator
5 10 (16.39%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) HTML
2 21 (34.43%) CSS
3 15 (24.59%) Web Services
4 14 (22.95%) Spring
5 11 (18.03%) HTML5
6 9 (14.75%) jQuery
7 6 (9.84%) Ajax
7 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.56%) Django
9 4 (6.56%) JSON
9 4 (6.56%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.92%) Struts
11 2 (3.28%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (3.28%) CSS3
11 2 (3.28%) LAMP
11 2 (3.28%) REST
11 2 (3.28%) Sass
11 2 (3.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.28%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.28%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Tandem
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 21 (34.43%) Unix
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.48%) Debian
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) OpenWrt
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.67%) Analytics
3 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (16.39%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.11%) Web Development
6 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.56%) Data Management
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) TDD
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.92%) BDD
8 3 (4.92%) MapReduce
8 3 (4.92%) RAD
8 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
3 18 (29.51%) PHP
3 18 (29.51%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
5 13 (21.31%) Python
6 7 (11.48%) Perl
7 6 (9.84%) Ruby
8 4 (6.56%) C++
9 3 (4.92%) C
9 3 (4.92%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) EMC Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCSE
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Squid
3 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) Varnish
4 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.92%) Docker
5 3 (4.92%) Firmware
5 3 (4.92%) HDFS
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Nagios
3 5 (8.20%) Munin
3 5 (8.20%) Zenoss
4 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.28%) Cacti
5 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.64%) Piwik
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) VMware
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) F5
5 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.20%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) IBM
9 1 (1.64%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) Software AG
9 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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