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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.58% 12.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 62.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 0
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
8 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.53% 19.73% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 14
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Zend
5 7 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) RIP
6 6 (28.57%) Zend Studio
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) Change Management
6 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) LPIC
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (14.29%) JNCIA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) RIP
3 6 (28.57%) MPLS
3 6 (28.57%) OSPF
3 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) Junos
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) PBX
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Zend Studio
2 2 (9.52%) PhpStorm
3 1 (4.76%) Appium
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) Yii
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) Symfony
5 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.76%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 3 (14.29%) LPIC
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
1 10 (47.62%) Juniper
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Zend
4 1 (4.76%) Draytek
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
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