The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 29 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.05% 8.81% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 36.84% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 8
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -19.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
11 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.58% 23.90% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 15
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,123 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle