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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 38 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.96% 10.63% 9.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.31% 33.79% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 38
Average salary £36,250 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
122 145 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.98% 31.45% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 109 110 101
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 42 (54.55%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) SQL
2 31 (40.26%) UNIX
3 28 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
6 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
6 25 (32.47%) Oracle
7 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (28.57%) MCSE
9 21 (27.27%) MS Office
9 21 (27.27%) VPN
9 21 (27.27%) MCITP
10 20 (25.97%) Windows XP
10 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (24.68%) Java
11 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
12 18 (23.38%) MCSA
12 18 (23.38%) MCP
12 18 (23.38%) DNS
13 17 (22.08%) DHCP
13 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.78%) MCTS
14 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
14 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (18.18%) QA
15 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (18.18%) VMware
16 13 (16.88%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
4 9 (11.69%) SAS
5 8 (10.39%) IIS
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.19%) Lync
7 4 (5.19%) Apache
8 1 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) uWSGI
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Office
2 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) SPSS
4 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 21 (27.27%) VPN
3 18 (23.38%) DNS
4 17 (22.08%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.19%) SAN
6 3 (3.90%) tcpdump
6 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) HTTP
7 1 (1.30%) SMTP
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Big Data
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.39%) QlikView
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (10.39%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (10.39%) Essbase
4 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
1 9 (11.69%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.39%) French Language
2 8 (10.39%) Spanish Language
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Consultant
2 9 (11.69%) Test Manager
2 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 9 (11.69%) Business Consultant
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (10.39%) DBA
3 8 (10.39%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) IT Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) HTML
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) Web Services
4 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.19%) Ajax
5 4 (5.19%) jQuery
5 4 (5.19%) Silverlight
5 4 (5.19%) REST
5 4 (5.19%) DHTML
5 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
6 3 (3.90%) SOAP
6 3 (3.90%) CSS3
6 3 (3.90%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (3.90%) HTML5
6 3 (3.90%) Flask
6 3 (3.90%) JSON
7 1 (1.30%) XML
7 1 (1.30%) XHR
7 1 (1.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.39%) Algorithms
3 8 (10.39%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.90%) Open Source
6 2 (2.60%) Life Science
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (54.55%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) UNIX
3 27 (35.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.97%) Windows XP
5 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.79%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.79%) Solaris
8 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) Analytics
3 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.69%) Data Analysis
4 9 (11.69%) Test Management
4 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.09%) SOA
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.19%) Line Management
9 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.90%) Information Security
10 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.90%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (3.90%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (3.90%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.69%) C#
4 8 (10.39%) C++
4 8 (10.39%) VB
5 7 (9.09%) C
5 7 (9.09%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.19%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (28.57%) MCSE
3 21 (27.27%) MCITP
4 18 (23.38%) MCSA
4 18 (23.38%) MCP
5 16 (20.78%) MCTS
6 12 (15.58%) Degree
7 9 (11.69%) ISEB
7 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
8 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.90%) GCIH
12 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (1.30%) RHCE
13 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Hyper-V
2 13 (16.88%) VMware ESX
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.90%) Snort
7 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.30%) vSphere
8 1 (1.30%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.49%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) SCCM
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
1 25 (32.47%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) VMware
3 8 (10.39%) Hyperion
3 8 (10.39%) Cognos
3 8 (10.39%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.19%) NETGEAR
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) EMC
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Splunk
5 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.90%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.60%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.60%) NetApp
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Zend
7 1 (1.30%) Google
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