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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 21 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.88% 4.38% 10.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 20.19% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 67
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,789 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
100 104 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.63% 21.67% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69 82 156
Median salary £33,500 £29,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.60% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,789 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 31 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 31 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 +12 28 £37,500 +20.00% 9
Southport - 2 - - 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 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 (42.42%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 20 (30.30%) Python
3 20 (30.30%) PHP
3 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 20 (30.30%) Degree
3 20 (30.30%) Bash Shell
4 19 (28.79%) SQL
5 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
6 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
7 15 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 15 (22.73%) Java
7 15 (22.73%) Unix
7 15 (22.73%) VMware
8 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.21%) Apache
9 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 12 (18.18%) Cisco
10 12 (18.18%) ITIL
10 12 (18.18%) MySQL
10 12 (18.18%) Web Development
10 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (16.67%) HTML5
11 11 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 11 (16.67%) Web Services
11 11 (16.67%) Citrix
11 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 10 (15.15%) Telecoms

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 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) JBoss
2 9 (13.64%) nginx
3 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) IaaS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.06%) PaaS
2 4 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (7.58%) DHCP
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (7.58%) MRTG
2 5 (7.58%) VPN
3 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 4 (6.06%) SAN
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) 802.11
4 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
4 2 (3.03%) SMS
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Subversion
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (6.06%) Maven
5 3 (4.55%) Bugzilla
5 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) Hudson
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) Gradle
7 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Administrator
2 15 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (21.21%) Linux Support
4 13 (19.70%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.64%) IT Administrator
5 9 (13.64%) IT Support
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded Software Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.55%) Architect
9 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) HTML
2 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 11 (16.67%) HTML5
3 11 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (13.64%) Django
4 9 (13.64%) jQuery
4 9 (13.64%) Spring
5 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.58%) Ajax
6 5 (7.58%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
8 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.55%) LAMP
8 3 (4.55%) Laravel
8 3 (4.55%) Middleware
8 3 (4.55%) SOAP
8 3 (4.55%) Struts
8 3 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (3.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.03%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Unix
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.64%) Debian
5 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (10.61%) CentOS
7 2 (3.03%) OpenWrt
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (18.18%) ITIL
3 12 (18.18%) Web Development
4 11 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.12%) OO
7 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.58%) Analytics
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 4 (6.06%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.06%) TDD
10 3 (4.55%) Data Management
10 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.55%) RAD
10 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Bash Shell
1 20 (30.30%) PHP
1 20 (30.30%) Python
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 9 (13.64%) Perl
7 7 (10.61%) C
7 7 (10.61%) Embedded C
8 6 (9.09%) Ruby
9 5 (7.58%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.52%) C#
11 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) EMC Certification
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.61%) Varnish
3 6 (9.09%) Squid
4 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.06%) Firmware
5 3 (4.55%) HDFS
6 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Puppet
2 7 (10.61%) Nagios
3 6 (9.09%) Munin
3 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.58%) Zenoss
5 3 (4.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.52%) Cacti
7 1 (1.52%) Piwik
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) VMware
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco
3 11 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (13.64%) F5
4 9 (13.64%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.58%) SaltStack
7 3 (4.55%) EMC
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (4.55%) Software AG
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.03%) Twitter
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