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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Merseyside
Rank 15 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 76 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.54% 6.43% 8.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.63% 22.08% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 36
Median salary £43,349 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.49% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
163 154 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.90% 29.11% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 103 106 102
Median salary £44,000 £36,018 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.16% +4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,575 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +25 71 £43,349 +44.49% 3
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 86 (54.43%) Windows
2 57 (36.08%) Windows Server
3 53 (33.54%) Microsoft
4 47 (29.75%) Unix
5 45 (28.48%) VMware
6 42 (26.58%) SQL
7 41 (25.95%) Oracle
8 38 (24.05%) Citrix
9 37 (23.42%) Red Hat
10 36 (22.78%) SAN
11 35 (22.15%) ITIL
12 33 (20.89%) Finance
13 32 (20.25%) PowerShell
14 31 (19.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (19.62%) Data Centre
15 30 (18.99%) PaaS
15 30 (18.99%) IaaS
16 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (17.72%) Security Cleared
17 28 (17.72%) Shell Script
17 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
18 27 (17.09%) SC Cleared
18 27 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (15.19%) Banking
19 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
20 22 (13.92%) Cisco
21 21 (13.29%) HPUX
21 21 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (12.66%) Hyper-V
22 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development

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 19 (12.03%) Apache
2 18 (11.39%) IIS
3 16 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.59%) JBoss
5 11 (6.96%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (5.06%) Drupal
7 7 (4.43%) WordPress
8 3 (1.90%) CMS
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.63%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.63%) nginx
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.06%) MS Office
3 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.53%) Magento
2 4 (2.53%) OpenCart
2 4 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.90%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.99%) IaaS
1 30 (18.99%) PaaS
2 27 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.96%) SaaS
5 4 (2.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.78%) SAN
2 14 (8.86%) VPN
3 13 (8.23%) DNS
4 12 (7.59%) DHCP
5 7 (4.43%) Firewall
6 5 (3.16%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.27%) FTP
7 2 (1.27%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) VoIP
7 2 (1.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.63%) MPLS
8 1 (0.63%) Skype
8 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) MySQL
2 10 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.63%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.06%) Subversion
3 6 (3.80%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.53%) PHPUnit
5 3 (1.90%) Bazaar
5 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.90%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.63%) NuGet
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) Xdebug
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Advertising
4 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.68%) Administrator
2 23 (14.56%) Developer
3 18 (11.39%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (10.13%) Architect
4 16 (10.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (9.49%) Citrix Administrator
5 15 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (8.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.23%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (6.33%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.06%) C++ Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Junior
11 8 (5.06%) Junior C++ Developer
11 8 (5.06%) Junior Developer
12 7 (4.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) Middleware
2 12 (7.59%) CSS
3 11 (6.96%) HTML
4 9 (5.70%) jQuery
4 9 (5.70%) Laravel
5 8 (5.06%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.06%) STL
5 8 (5.06%) Symfony
6 7 (4.43%) Node.js
6 7 (4.43%) XML
7 5 (3.16%) Web Services
8 4 (2.53%) CakePHP
8 4 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.90%) CSS3
9 3 (1.90%) HTML5
9 3 (1.90%) JSON
9 3 (1.90%) LAMP
9 3 (1.90%) MooTools
10 2 (1.27%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.27%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.49%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (6.96%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.70%) Clustering
5 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.06%) NHS
6 8 (5.06%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.53%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.90%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (54.43%) Windows
2 57 (36.08%) Windows Server
3 47 (29.75%) Unix
4 31 (19.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (13.29%) HPUX
6 16 (10.13%) Solaris
7 15 (9.49%) CentOS
8 14 (8.86%) OpenVMS
9 7 (4.43%) Debian
10 4 (2.53%) Fedora
10 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.27%) Android
11 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.15%) ITIL
2 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.03%) ITIL V3
5 17 (10.76%) Service Management
6 16 (10.13%) Migration
6 16 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (8.86%) DevOps
7 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
8 13 (8.23%) ITSM
8 13 (8.23%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.59%) Identity Management
9 12 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.96%) Line Management
10 11 (6.96%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (6.96%) OO
10 11 (6.96%) Wealth Management
11 10 (6.33%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.33%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.58%) SQL
2 32 (20.25%) PowerShell
3 28 (17.72%) Shell Script
4 17 (10.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.76%) PHP
5 16 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.86%) Java
6 14 (8.86%) Perl
6 14 (8.86%) Python
7 13 (8.23%) C++
8 7 (4.43%) Ruby
9 5 (3.16%) C#
10 4 (2.53%) Bourne shell
10 4 (2.53%) Korn
11 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.27%) C
12 2 (1.27%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.27%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
13 1 (0.63%) Groovy
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.09%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.86%) Degree
5 13 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.23%) MCSE
6 12 (7.59%) CCNA
7 11 (6.96%) EMC Certification
8 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (1.27%) SSCP
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) CISM
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.63%) VCAP
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.49%) XenApp
3 15 (9.49%) XenDesktop
4 12 (7.59%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.70%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.90%) Docker
8 1 (0.63%) NDS
8 1 (0.63%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.63%) pfSense
8 1 (0.63%) Varnish
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) AirWatch
1 11 (6.96%) Puppet
2 8 (5.06%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.53%) SCCM
4 4 (2.53%) SCOM
5 3 (1.90%) Icinga
5 3 (1.90%) Nagios
5 3 (1.90%) vRealize
6 2 (1.27%) Ansible
6 2 (1.27%) OpenView
6 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) Cacti
7 1 (0.63%) Munin
7 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 53 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 45 (28.48%) VMware
3 41 (25.95%) Oracle
4 38 (24.05%) Citrix
5 37 (23.42%) Red Hat
6 22 (13.92%) Cisco
7 18 (11.39%) EMC
8 14 (8.86%) NetApp
9 12 (7.59%) HP
10 11 (6.96%) IBM
10 11 (6.96%) Software AG
11 6 (3.80%) Siebel
12 3 (1.90%) Dell
12 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.90%) Zend
13 2 (1.27%) InterSystems
14 1 (0.63%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
14 1 (0.63%) SAP
14 1 (0.63%) Sun
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Posted: 2 days ago
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