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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 57 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 61 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.11% 11.64% 9.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 38.85% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 50 32
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
100 157 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 22.12% 29.96% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 96 122 86
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (44.00%) MCP
4 11 (44.00%) MCSE
4 11 (44.00%) MCSA
4 11 (44.00%) VPN
4 11 (44.00%) DNS
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) MS Office
4 11 (44.00%) DHCP
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (44.00%) MCITP
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (24.00%) Puppet
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
8 3 (12.00%) Ruby
8 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Office
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (12.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 10 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) HP Superdome
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (12.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (12.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) MCP
1 11 (44.00%) MCSE
1 11 (44.00%) MCSA
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (44.00%) MCITP
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) GCIH
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Snort
2 2 (8.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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