Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 64 70 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 11.68% 10.19% 15.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.21% 40.70% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 110
Liverpool median annual salary £38,000 £42,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.06% -3.98% +46.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £68,750
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,674
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.41% +45.58%

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 172 172 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 31.39% 25.04% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 142 127 184
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,775 £25,450 £26,075
90th Percentile £52,463 £60,000 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +18.00%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (64.06%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Unix
3 23 (35.94%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) SQL
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) Cisco
6 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (20.31%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 12 (18.75%) Python
9 11 (17.19%) AIX
9 11 (17.19%) Java
9 11 (17.19%) Selenium
9 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
9 11 (17.19%) Gherkin
9 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
10 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (15.63%) JIRA
10 10 (15.63%) Oracle
11 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
11 9 (14.06%) Clustering
11 9 (14.06%) QA
11 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
11 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
12 8 (12.50%) High Availability
12 8 (12.50%) CA Agile Central

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 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.13%) nginx
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Liferay
2 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) npm
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.81%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) FCoE
3 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) NAS
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) VoIP
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) MS Access
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
1 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
1 11 (17.19%) Selenium
2 10 (15.63%) JIRA
3 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
4 8 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 8 (12.50%) Subversion
4 8 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) gulp
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Games
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Support
4 7 (10.94%) DBA
4 7 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Python Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Support
4 7 (10.94%) Unix Support
5 5 (7.81%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Information Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Manual Tester
5 5 (7.81%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (7.81%) QA Manual Tester
5 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Gherkin
2 7 (10.94%) LAMP
2 7 (10.94%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) Django
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) Celery
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) libvirt
5 1 (1.56%) Nightwatchjs
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Sass
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Clustering
2 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) APACS
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Robotics
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Unix
3 11 (17.19%) AIX
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.38%) Debian
5 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.81%) CentOS
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
3 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
3 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
4 8 (12.50%) High Availability
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.81%) Database Security
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security
8 4 (6.25%) E-Discovery
8 4 (6.25%) ETL
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.69%) SDLC
9 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) Python
3 11 (17.19%) Java
4 8 (12.50%) PHP
4 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.38%) Lua
5 6 (9.38%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) Elixir
9 1 (1.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) EnCE
1 4 (6.25%) GCFA
1 4 (6.25%) GCFE
1 4 (6.25%) GIAC
1 4 (6.25%) GREM
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) CISSP
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.94%) PowerHA
3 6 (9.38%) Docker
4 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) NFS
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.56%) LXC
7 1 (1.56%) Varnish
7 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) EnCase
3 4 (6.25%) FTK
4 3 (4.69%) vRealize
5 2 (3.13%) Ansible
5 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.56%) Grafana
6 1 (1.56%) Graphite
6 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Salt
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) VMware
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.88%) Cisco
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (12.50%) IBM
6 7 (10.94%) Intel
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.81%) NetApp
8 5 (7.81%) Veritas
9 4 (6.25%) Citrix
9 4 (6.25%) EMC
9 4 (6.25%) Nuix
10 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) HP
11 2 (3.13%) Lotus
11 2 (3.13%) McAfee
12 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.56%) SAP