The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 42 24
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.37% 2.73% 7.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 18.00% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 30
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £28,700 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,600 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 60 50 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 15.15% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 83
Median salary £32,500 £27,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.11% -26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Lancashire

Linux
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Lancashire

Linux
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 9 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Burnley -1 8 £35,000 -
Lancaster - 3 £32,000 - 1
Blackburn -3 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 25 (41.67%) PHP
2 24 (40.00%) MySQL
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
4 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (30.00%) Unix
5 18 (30.00%) jQuery
6 17 (28.33%) HTML5
6 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.67%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) Degree
9 14 (23.33%) Apache
10 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
11 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (20.00%) CMS
11 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 12 (20.00%) Laravel
12 11 (18.33%) WordPress
12 11 (18.33%) MVC
13 10 (16.67%) LAMP
13 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.67%) C#
13 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 10 (16.67%) Symfony
13 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 9 (15.00%) Web Development
14 9 (15.00%) JIRA
14 9 (15.00%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (23.33%) Apache
2 12 (20.00%) CMS
2 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (18.33%) WordPress
4 5 (8.33%) Drupal
5 4 (6.67%) Confluence
5 4 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
5 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) OpenCart
2 2 (3.33%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Internet
1 8 (13.33%) WAN
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) HTTP
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) DECT
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) FTP
4 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) IPv4
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) Network Security
4 4 (6.67%) SMTP
4 4 (6.67%) SNMP
4 4 (6.67%) SSL
4 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) MySQL
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.33%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Bazaar
5 1 (1.67%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) CSS
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) jQuery
3 17 (28.33%) HTML5
4 12 (20.00%) Laravel
5 10 (16.67%) LAMP
5 10 (16.67%) Symfony
6 8 (13.33%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) RESTful
7 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.00%) JSON
9 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.33%) CakePHP
9 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 4 (6.67%) .NET
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.67%) Sass
11 2 (3.33%) Flash
11 2 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.33%) User Experience
4 7 (11.67%) iPad
5 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.67%) e-Health
5 4 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Unix
3 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 6 (10.00%) CentOS
5 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.67%) AIX
6 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) MVC
2 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) OO
3 9 (15.00%) Web Development
4 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) ERP
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security
6 4 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Structured Programming
6 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) PHP
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.67%) Java
7 6 (10.00%) Python
8 4 (6.67%) C++
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.67%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
9 2 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) MCSE
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) RHCE
3 4 (6.67%) SCNA
3 4 (6.67%) SCSA
3 4 (6.67%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.33%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (13.33%) vSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Sendmail
2 4 (6.67%) vCloud
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Nagios
2 4 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.67%) OpenView
2 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.33%) Zend
6 4 (6.67%) BMC
6 4 (6.67%) CA
6 4 (6.67%) Canon
6 4 (6.67%) Compuware
6 4 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Lotus
6 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (6.67%) Nimsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Wyse
7 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.33%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Experian
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Blackpool and The Fylde College
Salary: From £27,449 to £30,004 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago