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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 41 18
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 51 21 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.02% 4.14% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.23% 18.42% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 64
Median salary £37,500 £25,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,168 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
130 114 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.08% 22.49% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 96 86 135
Median salary £37,500 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +23 42 £37,500 +40.18% 11
Southport +2 3 - - 3
St Helens - 3 £35,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) HTML
3 27 (34.18%) Degree
4 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
5 24 (30.38%) Python
6 23 (29.11%) VMware
7 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
8 20 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (25.32%) CSS
8 20 (25.32%) Apache
9 19 (24.05%) Unix
9 19 (24.05%) SQL
9 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
10 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.78%) PHP
10 18 (22.78%) ITIL
11 17 (21.52%) Cisco
11 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
12 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.46%) Web Development
13 13 (16.46%) Java
13 13 (16.46%) Citrix
13 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
13 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
14 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
14 12 (15.19%) Problem Management
14 12 (15.19%) Django
14 12 (15.19%) F5
14 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 20 (25.32%) Apache
2 11 (13.92%) JBoss
3 9 (11.39%) nginx
4 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.33%) IIS
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.27%) Drupal
7 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) IaaS
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) PaaS
2 6 (7.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (10.13%) DHCP
2 8 (10.13%) DNS
2 8 (10.13%) VPN
3 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (7.59%) SAN
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.33%) MRTG
5 5 (6.33%) Wireless
6 4 (5.06%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.06%) Network Security
6 4 (5.06%) VoIP
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.53%) 802.11
8 2 (2.53%) SMS
8 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) Firewall
9 1 (1.27%) LAN
9 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 3 (3.80%) Ant
4 3 (3.80%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.80%) Hudson
4 3 (3.80%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) NuGet
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.13%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Administrator
3 16 (20.25%) Software Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Linux Support
6 10 (12.66%) Embedded Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Embedded Software Developer
7 9 (11.39%) IT Administrator
7 9 (11.39%) IT Support
7 9 (11.39%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.33%) Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) HTML
2 20 (25.32%) CSS
3 12 (15.19%) Django
4 11 (13.92%) Web Services
5 9 (11.39%) Spring
6 6 (7.59%) HTML5
6 6 (7.59%) jQuery
6 6 (7.59%) LAPP Stack
7 5 (6.33%) LAMP
7 5 (6.33%) Middleware
7 5 (6.33%) SOAP
7 5 (6.33%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.80%) Laravel
8 3 (3.80%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) Struts
8 3 (3.80%) WSDL
8 3 (3.80%) XHTML
8 3 (3.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.80%) Tandem
5 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Unix
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.92%) Debian
6 9 (11.39%) CentOS
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.53%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.46%) Web Development
5 12 (15.19%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.66%) OO
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 6 (7.59%) DevOps
8 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.59%) Open Source
9 5 (6.33%) Identity Management
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.33%) Line Management
9 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
2 24 (30.38%) Python
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) PHP
5 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (16.46%) Java
7 10 (12.66%) C
7 10 (12.66%) Embedded C
7 10 (12.66%) Perl
8 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.59%) C++
9 6 (7.59%) Ruby
10 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.80%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.53%) C#
13 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) CCNA
2 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.33%) EMC Certification
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) Varnish
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.86%) Squid
4 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.06%) Firmware
6 3 (3.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) Nagios
4 7 (8.86%) Munin
5 5 (6.33%) AirWatch
5 5 (6.33%) Zenoss
6 3 (3.80%) Ansible
6 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) VMware
2 17 (21.52%) Cisco
3 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 12 (15.19%) F5
4 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle
6 6 (7.59%) HP
7 5 (6.33%) EMC
7 5 (6.33%) IBM
7 5 (6.33%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.33%) Software AG
8 3 (3.80%) Twitter
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.27%) Siebel
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
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