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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 58 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.42% 8.81% 9.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 28.57% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 38 31
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
132 161 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.83% 30.84% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 142 101
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £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 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) FreeBSD
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) MCITP
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (22.22%) MCP
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) MCSE
5 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
7 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (11.11%) HP Superdome
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) High Availability

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Product Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) J2SE
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) FreeBSD
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) HPUX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) MCSA
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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