Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 86 143 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 12.04% 14.50% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.56% 49.65% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67 101 38
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £44,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.95% +46.67% -25.00%

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 193 288 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 27.03% 29.21% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 144 170 137
Liverpool median annual salary £36,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £22,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 36 (41.86%) PHP
3 31 (36.05%) Unix
4 29 (33.72%) SQL
5 28 (32.56%) MySQL
5 28 (32.56%) Bash Shell
6 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
7 23 (26.74%) Apache
7 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
8 22 (25.58%) Java
8 22 (25.58%) LAMP
9 20 (23.26%) Python
10 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
10 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
11 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.77%) CentOS
13 16 (18.60%) Capita
13 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
13 16 (18.60%) VMware
13 16 (18.60%) Nagios
14 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
15 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
15 14 (16.28%) C++
15 14 (16.28%) Debian
15 14 (16.28%) Node.js
15 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
15 14 (16.28%) DevOps
16 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL

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 23 (26.74%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.14%) nginx
4 6 (6.98%) Drupal
4 6 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.49%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) WordPress
7 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.33%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (6.98%) Route 53
3 6 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) SAN
2 7 (8.14%) VoIP
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.98%) Network Security
4 5 (5.81%) AMQP
5 4 (4.65%) BIG-IP
5 4 (4.65%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) BGP
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.49%) DNS
6 3 (3.49%) Firewall
6 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.16%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) MySQL
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.65%) SAP HANA
7 3 (3.49%) Big Data
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.12%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.49%) JUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Selenium
5 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.33%) Bazaar
6 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.33%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.16%) Gradle
7 1 (1.16%) Grunt
7 1 (1.16%) gulp
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.16%) Maven
7 1 (1.16%) PhpStorm
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Games
4 5 (5.81%) Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Advertising
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Applications Support
4 11 (12.79%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) HPUX Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) DBA
8 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Applications Support
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) LAMP
2 14 (16.28%) Node.js
3 12 (13.95%) jQuery
3 12 (13.95%) Symfony
4 10 (11.63%) Web Services
5 5 (5.81%) CSS
5 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 5 (5.81%) Kafka
5 5 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.65%) HTML5
6 4 (4.65%) SAP Basis
7 3 (3.49%) .NET
7 3 (3.49%) CSS3
7 3 (3.49%) Laravel
7 3 (3.49%) Qt
8 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.33%) Middleware
8 2 (2.33%) MooTools
8 2 (2.33%) STL
8 2 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) Xbox
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Online Games
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Unix
3 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.77%) CentOS
5 14 (16.28%) Debian
6 12 (13.95%) HPUX
7 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.98%) SUSE
10 2 (2.33%) Android
11 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) DevOps
4 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.63%) ITIL
6 10 (11.63%) Trend Analysis
7 9 (10.47%) BDD
7 9 (10.47%) High Availability
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (9.30%) Coaching
8 8 (9.30%) MVC
9 7 (8.14%) Server Hardening
10 6 (6.98%) Web Development
11 5 (5.81%) TDD
11 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
12 4 (4.65%) ERP
12 4 (4.65%) OO
12 4 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) PHP
2 29 (33.72%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) Bash Shell
4 22 (25.58%) Java
5 20 (23.26%) Python
6 14 (16.28%) C++
6 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.28%) PowerShell
7 13 (15.12%) Shell Script
8 11 (12.79%) Ruby
9 10 (11.63%) Groovy
10 6 (6.98%) Perl
11 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.16%) C#
12 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.49%) CCNP
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.98%) Varnish
3 5 (5.81%) Docker
4 3 (3.49%) LXC
4 3 (3.49%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Nagios
2 12 (13.95%) Ansible
3 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.98%) Grafana
4 6 (6.98%) Graphite
4 6 (6.98%) HAProxy
4 6 (6.98%) Puppet
5 2 (2.33%) Graylog
6 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.16%) Plesk
6 1 (1.16%) Simian Army
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Capita
1 16 (18.60%) VMware
2 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.12%) Cisco
4 12 (13.95%) F5
4 12 (13.95%) Oracle
5 9 (10.47%) HP
6 8 (9.30%) 3PAR
6 8 (9.30%) Citrix
7 6 (6.98%) New Relic
7 6 (6.98%) Splunk
8 5 (5.81%) Zend
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.65%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Avaya
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Murex
10 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.16%) TIBCO