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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.77% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 18.44% 16.35% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 19
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Preston region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Preston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (77.27%) MySQL
2 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 15 (68.18%) Symfony
3 15 (68.18%) OO PHP
4 13 (59.09%) Apache
5 12 (54.55%) OO
5 12 (54.55%) HTML
5 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 12 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Marketing
5 12 (54.55%) Xbox
5 12 (54.55%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 12 (54.55%) Apache Solr
6 7 (31.82%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Yii
8 3 (13.64%) Laravel
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Zend
8 3 (13.64%) CakePHP
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) SEO
8 3 (13.64%) Games
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (59.09%) Apache
2 12 (54.55%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) PBX
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JIRA
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (54.55%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Development Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Development Team Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Programmer
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Symfony
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Yii
3 3 (13.64%) Laravel
3 3 (13.64%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Xbox
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO PHP
2 12 (54.55%) OO
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) SEO
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Varnish
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Nortel
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