Period
to 24 September 2018

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 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 44 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -33
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.27% 5.16% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.71% 28.03% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 20
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,200 £25,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £48,213 £38,750 £46,200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 152 157 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 19.66% 18.43% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 115 136 104
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £19,700 £18,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +20 9 £40,000 +17.65% 3
Blackburn +8 9 £24,500 +1.03% 2
Burnley +11 5 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Lancaster +5 5 £42,500 +60.38%
Chorley +2 2 £51,250 +36.67%
Blackpool -9 1 £46,903 +72.12% 3
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £62,500 -
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
1 20 (60.61%) PHP
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
7 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.18%) Nagios
8 6 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) Solaris
8 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (18.18%) Magento
8 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (18.18%) CMS
8 6 (18.18%) nginx
8 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 6 (18.18%) KVM
8 6 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack

Linux
Co-occurring 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 6 (18.18%) CMS
1 6 (18.18%) nginx
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) CloudStack
2 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) WordPress
5 1 (3.03%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.03%) Jupyter
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) MPLS
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) Skype
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) Power BI
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Appium
3 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Dutch Language
1 3 (9.09%) French Language
1 3 (9.09%) German Language
1 3 (9.09%) Italian Language
1 3 (9.09%) Military
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) PHP Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Python Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Junior
8 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (15.15%) LAMP
4 5 (15.15%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (15.15%) OpenVZ
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Laravel
5 4 (12.12%) Symfony
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) OpenCL
6 3 (9.09%) React
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
6 3 (9.09%) Vue.js
6 3 (9.09%) Vulkan
6 3 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) CUDA
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Solaris
3 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 5 (15.15%) FreeBSD
3 5 (15.15%) OpenBSD
3 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) HPUX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
2 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) API Development
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Video Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) PHP
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.18%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) R
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) KVM
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.12%) Ceph
4 4 (12.12%) Corosync
4 4 (12.12%) Docker
4 4 (12.12%) DRBD
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) iptables
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 5 (15.15%) Cacti
2 5 (15.15%) Munin
3 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.12%) Pacemaker
4 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 5 (15.15%) Percona
6 3 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Bomgar
7 1 (3.03%) Brocade
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) Tableau
7 1 (3.03%) Zend