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

Linux
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 54 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.63% 6.98% 11.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.74% 39.71% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 42 73
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £46,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +34.29% -6.67% +19.05%

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 172 136 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 26.34% 17.57% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 133 90 159
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £22,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £60,250
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +17.19%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) SQL
3 32 (35.96%) Unix
4 28 (31.46%) Java
5 26 (29.21%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.35%) ITIL
8 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
8 18 (20.22%) Degree
8 18 (20.22%) High Availability
9 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
11 15 (16.85%) Python
11 15 (16.85%) Proactive Monitoring
12 14 (15.73%) MySQL
12 14 (15.73%) Project Management
12 14 (15.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (14.61%) Nagios
13 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
13 13 (14.61%) Cisco
13 13 (14.61%) Oracle
13 13 (14.61%) Change Management
13 13 (14.61%) Task Automation
13 13 (14.61%) DevOps
14 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
14 12 (13.48%) AngularJS
14 12 (13.48%) Front End Development
14 12 (13.48%) CISSP
14 12 (13.48%) Red Hat

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 8 (8.99%) Apache
1 8 (8.99%) nginx
2 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) JBoss
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Relativity
2 2 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (4.49%) Route 53
4 4 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Office 365
5 2 (2.25%) Serverless
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.12%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco ISE
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco Wireless
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (12.36%) IPsec
2 11 (12.36%) LAN
2 11 (12.36%) MPLS
2 11 (12.36%) Multicast
2 11 (12.36%) Network Security
2 11 (12.36%) SSL
2 11 (12.36%) VoIP
2 11 (12.36%) VPN
2 11 (12.36%) WAN
2 11 (12.36%) Wireless
3 6 (6.74%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) MySQL
3 12 (13.48%) MongoDB
4 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (3.37%) Big Data
9 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.25%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
2 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
2 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.11%) Law
2 8 (8.99%) Games
3 4 (4.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Administrator
3 11 (12.36%) Applications Support
3 11 (12.36%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Security Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Senior Security Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Applications Support
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) AngularJS
2 11 (12.36%) React
2 11 (12.36%) Spring
3 9 (10.11%) .NET
4 8 (8.99%) Kafka
4 8 (8.99%) Spring Boot
5 7 (7.87%) LAMP
6 5 (5.62%) Node.js
6 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.49%) CSS
7 4 (4.49%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (4.49%) HTML
7 4 (4.49%) JAAS
7 4 (4.49%) Jest
7 4 (4.49%) RESTful
8 3 (3.37%) J2EE
8 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.37%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.25%) STL
9 2 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Clustering
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Life Science
5 3 (3.37%) Online Games
5 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.56%) Windows
2 32 (35.96%) Unix
3 14 (15.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.24%) CentOS
4 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.99%) Solaris
6 5 (5.62%) Debian
7 3 (3.37%) AIX
7 3 (3.37%) HPUX
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.35%) ITIL
4 18 (20.22%) High Availability
5 16 (17.98%) Test Automation
6 15 (16.85%) Proactive Monitoring
7 14 (15.73%) Project Management
8 13 (14.61%) Change Management
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.61%) DevOps
8 13 (14.61%) Task Automation
9 12 (13.48%) Front End Development
9 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.36%) Build Automation
10 11 (12.36%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (12.36%) Patch Management
10 11 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (12.36%) Programme Delivery
10 11 (12.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (12.36%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) Java
3 15 (16.85%) Python
4 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.36%) Ruby
5 10 (11.24%) C++
5 10 (11.24%) PHP
6 9 (10.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.87%) Perl
8 5 (5.62%) C#
9 4 (4.49%) ES6
9 4 (4.49%) Groovy
10 2 (2.25%) Erlang
10 2 (2.25%) Go
10 2 (2.25%) Haskell
10 2 (2.25%) Scala
11 1 (1.12%) Elixir
11 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) CISSP
3 11 (12.36%) CCDP
3 11 (12.36%) CCNP
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.62%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) EnCE
6 3 (3.37%) GCFA
6 3 (3.37%) GCFE
6 3 (3.37%) GIAC
6 3 (3.37%) GREM
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) RHCA
7 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) COBIT
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Firmware
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.87%) Docker
4 5 (5.62%) VirtualBox
5 4 (4.49%) Varnish
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Nagios
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (12.36%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (12.36%) Nessus
2 11 (12.36%) TrustSec
3 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 6 (6.74%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.74%) Rancher
5 4 (4.49%) Grafana
5 4 (4.49%) Graphite
5 4 (4.49%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.49%) Kibana
5 4 (4.49%) logstash
5 4 (4.49%) Puppet
6 3 (3.37%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.37%) EnCase
6 3 (3.37%) FTK
6 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Cisco
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Capita
2 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
3 10 (11.24%) VMware
4 8 (8.99%) EMC
4 8 (8.99%) NetApp
5 7 (7.87%) New Relic
6 4 (4.49%) Splunk
7 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.37%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Nuix
7 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.25%) HP
8 2 (2.25%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) IronPort
9 1 (1.12%) Perforce