The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 3.77% 7.69% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 25.00% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £39,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £54,700 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Runcorn region.

Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 54.72% 30.77% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 21
Average salary £37,500 £36,875 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle