The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 51 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.53% 7.36% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 28.87% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 31
Average salary £24,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 142 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.84% 25.49% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 90 115 85
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Linux
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Salary Trend in Warrington

Linux
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) UNIX
4 15 (39.47%) MCSE
4 15 (39.47%) MS Office
4 15 (39.47%) VPN
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (39.47%) MCITP
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) DHCP
5 14 (36.84%) MCSA
5 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 14 (36.84%) MCP
5 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (15.79%) Puppet
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Python
9 5 (13.16%) Hyperion
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (13.16%) Perl
9 5 (13.16%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) uWSGI
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 14 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) TCP/IP
2 15 (39.47%) VPN
3 14 (36.84%) DNS
3 14 (36.84%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Discoverer
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (13.16%) Essbase
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Service Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
1 10 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) SOAP
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) Ajax
1 4 (10.53%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) SQLAlchemy
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) JSON
2 3 (7.89%) CSS3
2 3 (7.89%) Flask
2 3 (7.89%) Jinja
3 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) HP Superdome
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) UNIX
3 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.16%) SOA
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (7.89%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) PHP
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) MCSE
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (39.47%) MCITP
2 14 (36.84%) MCSA
2 14 (36.84%) MCP
3 5 (13.16%) MCTS
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) GCIH
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.89%) Snort
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.26%) Samba
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Splunk
4 3 (7.89%) Rackspace
4 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
Warrington, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago