Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.79% 8.91% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.12% 42.77% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 76 61 52
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £42,500
Merseyside median annual salary £42,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +37.50% -20.00%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 170 159 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 25.49% 20.84% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 139 105 129
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Liverpool

Linux
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Linux in Liverpool

Linux
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Liverpool over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Linux.

1 50 (54.35%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
3 39 (42.39%) PHP
3 39 (42.39%) Java
4 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.43%) Unix
6 27 (29.35%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
8 24 (26.09%) Degree
8 24 (26.09%) MySQL
9 23 (25.00%) Nagios
10 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
10 22 (23.91%) ITIL
10 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (22.83%) High Availability
12 20 (21.74%) Capita
12 20 (21.74%) Python
12 20 (21.74%) C++
13 19 (20.65%) Apache
13 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
14 18 (19.57%) LAMP
15 17 (18.48%) Cisco
15 17 (18.48%) Node.js
16 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
16 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
16 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
16 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.39%) Debian
16 16 (17.39%) Ruby

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 19 (20.65%) Apache
2 11 (11.96%) nginx
3 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.17%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon S3
3 10 (10.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (10.87%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (10.87%) Route 53
3 10 (10.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.17%) Serverless
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco ISE
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco Wireless
2 11 (11.96%) Firewall
2 11 (11.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (11.96%) IPsec
2 11 (11.96%) LAN
2 11 (11.96%) MPLS
2 11 (11.96%) Multicast
2 11 (11.96%) Network Security
2 11 (11.96%) SSL
2 11 (11.96%) VoIP
2 11 (11.96%) VPN
2 11 (11.96%) WAN
2 11 (11.96%) Wireless
3 7 (7.61%) SAN
4 3 (3.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) MySQL
2 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.96%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.87%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.17%) Big Data
8 2 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Subversion
3 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (10.87%) Retail
2 6 (6.52%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Applications Support
3 20 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Senior Applications Support
6 11 (11.96%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Applications Support Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Network Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Security Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) Analyst
7 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) PHP Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (9.78%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (9.78%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) LAMP
2 17 (18.48%) Node.js
3 13 (14.13%) AngularJS
4 11 (11.96%) React
5 10 (10.87%) Spring
5 10 (10.87%) Symfony
6 8 (8.70%) .NET
6 8 (8.70%) jQuery
6 8 (8.70%) Kafka
6 8 (8.70%) Spring Boot
7 5 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.35%) Jest
9 3 (3.26%) Qt
10 2 (2.17%) CSS
10 2 (2.17%) HTML
10 2 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.17%) Web Services
10 2 (2.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Xbox
4 4 (4.35%) Life Science
5 3 (3.26%) Online Games
6 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.35%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Unix
3 16 (17.39%) Debian
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.04%) CentOS
4 12 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.35%) HPUX
6 2 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
3 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (23.91%) ITIL
4 21 (22.83%) High Availability
5 18 (19.57%) Mentoring
6 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.30%) Proactive Monitoring
7 15 (16.30%) Trend Analysis
8 14 (15.22%) Coaching
9 13 (14.13%) Change Management
9 13 (14.13%) DevOps
10 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity
10 11 (11.96%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (11.96%) Network Management
10 11 (11.96%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (11.96%) Project Management
10 11 (11.96%) Security Management
10 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 39 (42.39%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) PHP
3 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
4 20 (21.74%) C++
4 20 (21.74%) Python
5 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.39%) Ruby
6 14 (15.22%) Groovy
7 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
8 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.35%) ES6
10 3 (3.26%) C#
10 3 (3.26%) Perl
11 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.09%) Erlang
12 1 (1.09%) Go
12 1 (1.09%) Haskell
12 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (11.96%) CCDP
3 11 (11.96%) CCNP
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.96%) CISSP
4 10 (10.87%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Firmware
2 10 (10.87%) Varnish
2 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.61%) Docker
4 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.26%) LXC
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (25.00%) Nagios
2 15 (16.30%) Ansible
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (11.96%) Nessus
3 11 (11.96%) TrustSec
4 10 (10.87%) Grafana
4 10 (10.87%) Graphite
4 10 (10.87%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.35%) Kibana
5 4 (4.35%) logstash
5 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.17%) Graylog
6 2 (2.17%) OpenView
6 2 (2.17%) Puppet
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) WMI
7 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Capita
2 17 (18.48%) Cisco
3 11 (11.96%) Oracle
3 11 (11.96%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) New Relic
4 10 (10.87%) Splunk
5 8 (8.70%) Citrix
6 6 (6.52%) F5
6 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.26%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) Zend
9 1 (1.09%) IronPort
9 1 (1.09%) Perforce