The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 1.85% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 40.74% 63.16% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 8
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
Cheshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Linux
Salary Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Runcorn region.

Linux Salary Trend in Runcorn

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Squid
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
1 2 (50.00%) M86 Security
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) IPv4
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Media
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (50.00%) Squid
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) M86 Security
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss