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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 42 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.76% 9.81% 12.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.94% 38.53% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 62
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,017 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,296 £46,500 £51,665
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
198 109 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.03% 25.47% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 120 70 143
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +13 87 £40,000 +40.35% 6
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 59 (42.14%) Windows
2 44 (31.43%) VMware
3 35 (25.00%) Unix
4 33 (23.57%) Citrix
5 32 (22.86%) Degree
5 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
5 32 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 30 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 30 (21.43%) Python
7 28 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 28 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (19.29%) Apache
8 27 (19.29%) SQL
9 25 (17.86%) Oracle
9 25 (17.86%) Software Engineering
10 24 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (17.14%) ITIL
10 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.14%) Cisco
11 23 (16.43%) HTML
11 23 (16.43%) PaaS
11 23 (16.43%) IaaS
12 22 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 21 (15.00%) CSS
14 20 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 20 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 18 (12.86%) SAN
15 18 (12.86%) PHP
15 18 (12.86%) SQL Server

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 27 (19.29%) Apache
2 15 (10.71%) JBoss
3 13 (9.29%) IIS
3 13 (9.29%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (7.14%) nginx
6 4 (2.86%) Drupal
7 3 (2.14%) CMS
7 3 (2.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Magento
1 4 (2.86%) OpenCart
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.14%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.43%) IaaS
1 23 (16.43%) PaaS
2 15 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.86%) SAN
2 15 (10.71%) DHCP
2 15 (10.71%) DNS
2 15 (10.71%) VPN
3 14 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.57%) Internet
6 5 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.57%) Wireless
7 4 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.86%) Firewall
7 4 (2.86%) VoIP
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.14%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.14%) Network Security
9 2 (1.43%) 802.11
9 2 (1.43%) SMS
10 1 (0.71%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) MySQL
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.29%) Subversion
3 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.14%) Ant
5 3 (2.14%) Bazaar
5 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.14%) Maven
5 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.14%) NuGet
5 3 (2.14%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (9.29%) Banking
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 10 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (2.14%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) Administrator
2 38 (27.14%) Developer
3 18 (12.86%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (10.71%) Citrix Administrator
4 15 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.29%) Applications Support
6 12 (8.57%) Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Embedded Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Embedded Software Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.86%) Linux Support
8 10 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.71%) DBA
9 8 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.71%) Siebel Administrator
10 7 (5.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.43%) HTML
2 21 (15.00%) CSS
3 16 (11.43%) Middleware
4 12 (8.57%) Django
5 11 (7.86%) XML
6 10 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.00%) jQuery
7 7 (5.00%) JSON
7 7 (5.00%) Laravel
8 6 (4.29%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (3.57%) HTML5
9 5 (3.57%) Web Services
10 4 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (2.86%) LAMP
10 4 (2.86%) SOAP
10 4 (2.86%) Symfony
11 3 (2.14%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.14%) MooTools
11 3 (2.14%) Spring
11 3 (2.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (8.57%) Public Cloud
5 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.43%) Clustering
7 6 (4.29%) NHS
8 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.86%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.86%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.14%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.14%) Cybercrime
10 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.14%) Tandem
10 3 (2.14%) User Experience
11 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.71%) iPad
11 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.14%) Windows
2 35 (25.00%) Unix
3 32 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 22 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.71%) CentOS
5 15 (10.71%) Debian
6 8 (5.71%) Solaris
6 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.29%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.43%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.71%) Fedora
10 1 (0.71%) HPUX
10 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 24 (17.14%) ITIL
4 17 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.71%) Migration
6 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.29%) DevOps
7 13 (9.29%) Load Balancing
7 13 (9.29%) Web Development
8 12 (8.57%) Identity Management
8 12 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 12 (8.57%) Line Management
8 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (8.57%) Open Source
8 12 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 12 (8.57%) Wealth Management
9 11 (7.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 30 (21.43%) Python
2 27 (19.29%) SQL
3 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 18 (12.86%) PHP
6 14 (10.00%) C
6 14 (10.00%) C++
7 13 (9.29%) Perl
8 12 (8.57%) C#
8 12 (8.57%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.29%) Java
11 4 (2.86%) PHP 5
11 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.43%) Ruby
14 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Degree
1 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 28 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.71%) CCNA
3 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.57%) EMC Certification
4 12 (8.57%) MCSE
5 4 (2.86%) SSCP
6 3 (2.14%) CISM
6 3 (2.14%) CISSP
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.71%) XenApp
2 15 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 12 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 9 (6.43%) Varnish
5 8 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.86%) Firmware
8 2 (1.43%) Squid
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.57%) AirWatch
2 12 (8.57%) Puppet
3 8 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.71%) Munin
3 8 (5.71%) Nagios
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (5.00%) Cacti
5 4 (2.86%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) Salt
6 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (31.43%) VMware
2 33 (23.57%) Citrix
3 25 (17.86%) Oracle
4 24 (17.14%) Cisco
4 24 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 16 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.71%) EMC
7 12 (8.57%) IBM
7 12 (8.57%) Software AG
8 8 (5.71%) F5
8 8 (5.71%) Siebel
9 6 (4.29%) NetApp
10 4 (2.86%) HP
11 3 (2.14%) Twitter
11 3 (2.14%) Zend
12 2 (1.43%) Sun
13 1 (0.71%) Perforce
13 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
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Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
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QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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