The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.22% 1.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 8.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £37,123 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.70% 18.66% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 4
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,500 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,123 £33,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Lancashire

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 28 July 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 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) Apache
3 8 (34.78%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Marketing
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Symfony
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Solr
3 8 (34.78%) Xbox
3 8 (34.78%) OO PHP
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (21.74%) A+ Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 5 (21.74%) SMTP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 8 (34.78%) Apache Solr
3 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (21.74%) nginx
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SMTP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
1 5 (21.74%) tcpdump
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Local Government
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Development Team Manager
2 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) Symfony
1 8 (34.78%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Xbox
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
1 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
1 8 (34.78%) OO PHP
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) EAI
6 1 (4.35%) BCP
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) PHP
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) A+ Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) Squid
1 5 (21.74%) Varnish
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenServer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
1 5 (21.74%) SCOM
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
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