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

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.61% 7.61% 12.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 31.36% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 63
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £23,168 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £50,000
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
168 118 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.42% 24.28% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 117 82 137
Median salary £36,000 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 July 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 July 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 +15 63 £37,500 +50.00% 10
Southport -1 3 - - 2
St Helens - 3 £35,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (40.82%) Windows
2 32 (32.65%) Degree
3 29 (29.59%) HTML
4 28 (28.57%) Python
5 27 (27.55%) SQL
5 27 (27.55%) Bash Shell
6 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
6 26 (26.53%) VMware
6 26 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (25.51%) Apache
8 24 (24.49%) Unix
9 23 (23.47%) Windows Server
10 22 (22.45%) Computer Science
11 21 (21.43%) CSS
12 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 20 (20.41%) PHP
13 19 (19.39%) ITIL
14 18 (18.37%) Oracle
14 18 (18.37%) Cisco
14 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (17.35%) Citrix
16 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
16 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
16 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
16 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
17 14 (14.29%) Web Development
17 14 (14.29%) C
17 14 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

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 25 (25.51%) Apache
2 13 (13.27%) JBoss
3 11 (11.22%) nginx
4 9 (9.18%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (8.16%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.04%) Drupal
6 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.04%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.16%) IaaS
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.16%) PaaS
1 8 (8.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (11.22%) DHCP
2 11 (11.22%) DNS
2 11 (11.22%) VPN
3 8 (8.16%) SAN
4 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.10%) Internet
5 5 (5.10%) Wireless
6 4 (4.08%) BIG-IP
6 4 (4.08%) Network Security
6 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.08%) VoIP
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.06%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.06%) MRTG
8 2 (2.04%) 802.11
8 2 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) MySQL
3 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) Subversion
3 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) Ant
5 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.06%) Maven
5 3 (3.06%) NuGet
5 3 (3.06%) Selenium
5 3 (3.06%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.04%) Hudson
6 2 (2.04%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.04%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.20%) Aerospace
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Marketing
5 3 (3.06%) Finance
5 3 (3.06%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Developer
2 29 (29.59%) Administrator
3 17 (17.35%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (13.27%) Linux Support
6 12 (12.24%) Embedded Developer
6 12 (12.24%) Embedded Software Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.18%) Applications Support
9 8 (8.16%) Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (7.14%) PHP Developer
11 6 (6.12%) IT Administrator
11 6 (6.12%) IT Support
11 6 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) HTML
2 21 (21.43%) CSS
3 12 (12.24%) Django
4 10 (10.20%) Web Services
5 9 (9.18%) XML
6 8 (8.16%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (8.16%) Middleware
7 7 (7.14%) Spring
8 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.12%) JSON
9 5 (5.10%) HTML5
9 5 (5.10%) jQuery
9 5 (5.10%) LAMP
9 5 (5.10%) SOAP
10 4 (4.08%) Ajax
10 4 (4.08%) Laravel
11 3 (3.06%) REST
11 3 (3.06%) WSDL
11 3 (3.06%) XHTML
11 3 (3.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
3 8 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.08%) Clustering
6 4 (4.08%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.06%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.06%) Cybercrime
7 3 (3.06%) Tandem
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.82%) Windows
2 24 (24.49%) Unix
3 23 (23.47%) Windows Server
4 18 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (12.24%) Debian
6 11 (11.22%) CentOS
7 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (2.04%) OpenWrt
10 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
1 26 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.39%) ITIL
3 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
5 14 (14.29%) Web Development
6 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
7 11 (11.22%) OO
8 9 (9.18%) DevOps
8 9 (9.18%) Load Balancing
9 8 (8.16%) Identity Management
9 8 (8.16%) ITIL V3
9 8 (8.16%) Line Management
9 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.16%) TDD
9 8 (8.16%) TOGAF
9 8 (8.16%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) Python
2 27 (27.55%) Bash Shell
2 27 (27.55%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.41%) PHP
4 14 (14.29%) C
5 13 (13.27%) C++
6 12 (12.24%) Embedded C
6 12 (12.24%) Perl
6 12 (12.24%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.20%) Java
8 7 (7.14%) C#
9 4 (4.08%) PHP 5
9 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.65%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) CCNA
3 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.16%) EMC Certification
4 8 (8.16%) MCSE
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) CISM
5 2 (2.04%) CISSP
5 2 (2.04%) SSCP
6 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.20%) Varnish
3 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) Squid
5 4 (4.08%) Firmware
5 4 (4.08%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.04%) HDFS
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (12.24%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Nagios
3 9 (9.18%) Munin
4 8 (8.16%) AirWatch
5 7 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 6 (6.12%) Cacti
7 3 (3.06%) Ansible
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (3.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) VMware
2 18 (18.37%) Cisco
2 18 (18.37%) Oracle
3 17 (17.35%) Citrix
4 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.20%) F5
6 8 (8.16%) EMC
6 8 (8.16%) IBM
6 8 (8.16%) Software AG
7 4 (4.08%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) Siebel
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.06%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.06%) Twitter
9 1 (1.02%) Perforce
9 1 (1.02%) Sun
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago