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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 24 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.58% 5.48% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 18.18% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Median salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,750 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
33 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 25.19% 30.14% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 22
Median salary £23,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Preston region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Preston

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Laravel
2 5 (55.56%) Symfony
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) WordPress
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) Python

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 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Grunt
5 1 (11.11%) gulp
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) Laravel
2 5 (55.56%) Symfony
2 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) LESS
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
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