The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.78% 10.08% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.23% 35.50% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
129 169 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.75% 28.40% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 122
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,550 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Linux
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -1 36 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) OO
3 36 (40.00%) HTML
4 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 33 (36.67%) CSS
5 31 (34.44%) MySQL
6 30 (33.33%) PHP
7 28 (31.11%) E-Commerce
8 27 (30.00%) SOAP
9 26 (28.89%) Apache
10 25 (27.78%) REST
11 23 (25.56%) TDD
12 21 (23.33%) Java
13 20 (22.22%) UNIX
14 19 (21.11%) Ajax
14 19 (21.11%) jQuery
14 19 (21.11%) OO PHP
15 18 (20.00%) SQL
16 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
17 16 (17.78%) C++
17 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
17 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (16.67%) Retail
18 15 (16.67%) QA
18 15 (16.67%) Magento
18 15 (16.67%) MVC
19 14 (15.56%) C#
20 13 (14.44%) Automated Testing
20 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (13.33%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (28.89%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.33%) SAN
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) MySQL
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
3 12 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (3.33%) Spotfire
6 3 (3.33%) QlikView
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) OLAP
6 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.67%) Retail
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) PHP Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Tester
6 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) QA Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) HTML
2 33 (36.67%) CSS
3 27 (30.00%) SOAP
4 25 (27.78%) REST
5 19 (21.11%) jQuery
5 19 (21.11%) Ajax
6 11 (12.22%) .NET
7 9 (10.00%) CSS3
8 8 (8.89%) HTML5
9 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.67%) Web Services
10 6 (6.67%) XHTML
10 6 (6.67%) RESTful
10 6 (6.67%) JAX-RS
11 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.44%) STL
13 3 (3.33%) XML
13 3 (3.33%) Laravel
13 3 (3.33%) Yii
14 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Open Source
3 6 (6.67%) W3C
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) AS400
5 3 (3.33%) EPoS
6 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 20 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.22%) CentOS
4 2 (2.22%) Debian
4 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) HPUX
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) OO
2 28 (31.11%) E-Commerce
3 23 (25.56%) TDD
4 19 (21.11%) OO PHP
5 16 (17.78%) Unit Testing
5 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.67%) MVC
7 13 (14.44%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.22%) OOP
9 10 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.89%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.89%) SOA
12 6 (6.67%) Information Security
12 6 (6.67%) Validation
12 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
13 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 30 (33.33%) PHP
3 21 (23.33%) Java
4 18 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) C++
6 14 (15.56%) C#
7 6 (6.67%) Perl
7 6 (6.67%) Python
8 5 (5.56%) C
9 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) CISSP
2 5 (5.56%) CISM
2 5 (5.56%) ISSAP
2 5 (5.56%) ISSMP
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) VCP4
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.33%) Samba
4 2 (2.22%) Squid
5 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Nagios
2 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.22%) SmokePing
3 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.22%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Munin
3 2 (2.22%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.44%) Citrix
7 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.33%) McAfee
7 3 (3.33%) Zend
8 2 (2.22%) Trend Micro
8 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.22%) Tripwire
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) BMC
8 2 (2.22%) CA
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Juniper
9 1 (1.11%) Apple
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