The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.80% 12.50% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 65.22% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 1
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.39% 19.17% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 17
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Linux
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Preston region.

Linux Salary Trend in Preston

Linux
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Preston region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Preston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Juniper
2 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) RIP
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) LPIC
7 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
7 3 (15.79%) Zend
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) MPLS
3 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 6 (31.58%) BGP
3 6 (31.58%) RIP
4 2 (10.53%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) PhpStorm
2 2 (10.53%) Zend Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Calabash
3 1 (5.26%) Appium
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Support
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Symfony
5 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
5 1 (5.26%) Yii
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CCNA
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) LPIC
2 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Juniper
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Zend
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago