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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.87% - 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
12 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.74% 16.43% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 6
Average salary £32,500 £25,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,500 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Local Government
2 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
2 5 (38.46%) Squid
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) nginx
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) SMTP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Nagios
2 5 (38.46%) Varnish
2 5 (38.46%) tcpdump
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) nginx
1 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) tcpdump
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Local Government
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) EAI
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCSE
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Squid
1 5 (38.46%) Varnish
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenServer
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago