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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 53 34
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 7.69% 2.55% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.58% 12.12% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 36
Average salary £31,361 £24,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.67% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
76 99 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.36% 21.02% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 91 118
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (38.46%) Degree
5 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
5 19 (36.54%) Scrum
5 19 (36.54%) C
5 19 (36.54%) C++
6 16 (30.77%) ISO 9001
6 16 (30.77%) C#
7 15 (28.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (26.92%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
8 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
8 14 (26.92%) UML
8 14 (26.92%) OO
8 14 (26.92%) HNC
8 14 (26.92%) HND
8 14 (26.92%) OOD
8 14 (26.92%) Embedded C
8 14 (26.92%) Windows CE
8 14 (26.92%) Electronics
8 14 (26.92%) Pair Programming
8 14 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
9 12 (23.08%) IBM
10 11 (21.15%) CSS
10 11 (21.15%) HTML
10 11 (21.15%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (11.54%) WordPress
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SPSS
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) FastStats
2 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (13.46%) tcpdump
3 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.85%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) LAN
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.92%) SSH
7 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) IBM BigInsights
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
4 5 (9.62%) DB2
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.92%) Electronics
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Malware Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) CSS
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) EJB
3 5 (9.62%) J2EE
3 5 (9.62%) J2SE
3 5 (9.62%) JSP
3 5 (9.62%) REST
3 5 (9.62%) Servlets
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) CSS3
4 4 (7.69%) HTML5
4 4 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) LAMP
5 3 (5.77%) Laravel
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) JSON
7 1 (1.92%) Sass
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.92%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
4 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 6 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.77%) iPad
6 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Embedded Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Windows CE
3 9 (17.31%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
2 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
3 15 (28.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (26.92%) Embedded Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) OO
4 14 (26.92%) OOD
4 14 (26.92%) Pair Programming
4 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 14 (26.92%) UML
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Information Security
7 7 (13.46%) Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) Data Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
7 7 (13.46%) Information Management
7 7 (13.46%) Line Management
8 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) C
1 19 (36.54%) C++
2 16 (30.77%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) Embedded C
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) PHP
5 8 (15.38%) Java
6 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 7 (13.46%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Degree
2 14 (26.92%) HNC
2 14 (26.92%) HND
3 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CCIE
6 2 (3.85%) EnCE
6 2 (3.85%) GCFA
6 2 (3.85%) GCIH
6 2 (3.85%) GREM
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) GPFS
1 7 (13.46%) Snort
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Tivoli
1 7 (13.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (11.54%) EnCase
3 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) IBM
2 7 (13.46%) Intel
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) NetWitness
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle
5 3 (5.77%) F5
6 2 (3.85%) AlienVault
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
6 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.85%) Foundry
6 2 (3.85%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.85%) QNAP
6 2 (3.85%) Splunk
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 2 (3.85%) Zoho
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago