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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 43 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.10% 9.58% 13.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.35% 38.74% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 65
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £23,168 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +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
170 111 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.57% 24.72% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 120 71 143
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 August 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 August 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 67 £40,000 +60.00% 6
St Helens - 3 £35,000 -
Southport -2 1 - - 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (40.38%) Windows
2 31 (29.81%) Degree
3 29 (27.88%) Python
4 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 27 (25.96%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (25.96%) VMware
5 27 (25.96%) SQL
5 27 (25.96%) Bash Shell
6 26 (25.00%) Unix
7 25 (24.04%) HTML
7 25 (24.04%) Apache
7 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
8 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
8 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.19%) CSS
9 19 (18.27%) ITIL
9 19 (18.27%) PHP
9 19 (18.27%) Oracle
9 19 (18.27%) Citrix
10 18 (17.31%) Cisco
10 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.46%) Shell Script
13 14 (13.46%) Debian
13 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (13.46%) C
13 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared

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 (24.04%) Apache
2 13 (12.50%) JBoss
3 10 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (9.62%) IIS
3 10 (9.62%) nginx
3 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.85%) Drupal
5 3 (2.88%) CMS
5 3 (2.88%) WordPress
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Magento
1 5 (4.81%) OpenCart
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.88%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.54%) IaaS
1 12 (11.54%) PaaS
2 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (11.54%) DHCP
2 12 (11.54%) DNS
2 12 (11.54%) SAN
2 12 (11.54%) VPN
3 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) Internet
4 5 (4.81%) Wireless
5 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.88%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.88%) Network Security
5 3 (2.88%) VoIP
6 2 (1.92%) 802.11
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.92%) SMS
7 1 (0.96%) Firewall
7 1 (0.96%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.46%) Subversion
3 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.85%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.88%) Ant
5 3 (2.88%) Bazaar
5 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.88%) Maven
5 3 (2.88%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.88%) NuGet
5 3 (2.88%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) Hudson
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.96%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.62%) Aerospace
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Games
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) Administrator
3 15 (14.42%) Software Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 12 (11.54%) Embedded Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Embedded Software Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Linux Support
7 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (9.62%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.73%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Citrix Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Siebel Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) HTML
2 21 (20.19%) CSS
3 13 (12.50%) Middleware
4 12 (11.54%) Django
5 11 (10.58%) XML
6 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.69%) jQuery
8 7 (6.73%) JSON
9 6 (5.77%) HTML5
9 6 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (5.77%) Laravel
9 6 (5.77%) Web Services
10 5 (4.81%) LAMP
10 5 (4.81%) SOAP
11 4 (3.85%) Spring
11 4 (3.85%) Symfony
12 3 (2.88%) Ajax
12 3 (2.88%) CakePHP
12 3 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (2.88%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.58%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (9.62%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.88%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.88%) Tandem
6 3 (2.88%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) iPad
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 26 (25.00%) Unix
4 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (13.46%) Debian
6 13 (12.50%) CentOS
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.88%) Solaris
10 2 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.92%) OpenVMS
10 2 (1.92%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (24.04%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.27%) ITIL
4 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.46%) Web Development
5 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 12 (11.54%) OO
5 12 (11.54%) Open Source
6 11 (10.58%) DevOps
6 11 (10.58%) Load Balancing
6 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.62%) Identity Management
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.62%) Line Management
7 10 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (9.62%) TOGAF
7 10 (9.62%) Wealth Management
8 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) Python
2 27 (25.96%) Bash Shell
2 27 (25.96%) SQL
3 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.27%) PHP
5 14 (13.46%) C
5 14 (13.46%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.50%) C++
7 12 (11.54%) Embedded C
7 12 (11.54%) Perl
8 11 (10.58%) C#
9 7 (6.73%) Java
10 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.88%) PHP 5
12 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) Degree
2 14 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) CCNA
3 13 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.62%) EMC Certification
5 10 (9.62%) MCSE
5 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) CISM
6 3 (2.88%) CISSP
6 3 (2.88%) SSCP
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.65%) Varnish
4 5 (4.81%) XenApp
4 5 (4.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.85%) Firmware
5 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.92%) Squid
7 1 (0.96%) HDFS
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.62%) AirWatch
2 10 (9.62%) Puppet
3 8 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.69%) Munin
3 8 (7.69%) Nagios
4 7 (6.73%) Cacti
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.88%) Ansible
7 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (25.96%) VMware
2 19 (18.27%) Citrix
2 19 (18.27%) Oracle
3 18 (17.31%) Cisco
4 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.58%) EMC
6 10 (9.62%) IBM
6 10 (9.62%) Software AG
7 7 (6.73%) F5
7 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.81%) Siebel
9 3 (2.88%) Twitter
9 3 (2.88%) Zend
10 2 (1.92%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) NetApp
11 1 (0.96%) Perforce
11 1 (0.96%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.96%) Sun
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago