The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 34 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 34 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.05% 5.54% 8.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.91% 23.48% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 36
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,789
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 115 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.57% 23.61% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 83 103
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Merseyside

Linux
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Linux in Merseyside

Linux
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Merseyside

Linux
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +14 33 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Linux.

1 71 (58.68%) Windows
2 50 (41.32%) Windows Server
3 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
4 39 (32.23%) SQL
4 39 (32.23%) VMware
5 32 (26.45%) Oracle
6 30 (24.79%) Unix
6 30 (24.79%) Red Hat
6 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (22.31%) PowerShell
8 26 (21.49%) SAN
8 26 (21.49%) Citrix
8 26 (21.49%) Finance
8 26 (21.49%) ITIL
9 23 (19.01%) Data Centre
10 21 (17.36%) HPUX
11 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
12 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (15.70%) Banking
12 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (14.88%) NetApp
14 17 (14.05%) PRINCE2
14 17 (14.05%) Hyper-V
15 16 (13.22%) C++
15 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
16 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
17 14 (11.57%) PaaS
17 14 (11.57%) ITIL V3
17 14 (11.57%) IaaS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 13 (10.74%) Apache
2 12 (9.92%) IIS
3 10 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.79%) JBoss
5 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.31%) Drupal
6 4 (3.31%) WordPress
7 2 (1.65%) nginx
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.61%) MS Office
2 6 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.57%) IaaS
2 14 (11.57%) PaaS
3 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.96%) SaaS
5 4 (3.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.49%) SAN
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 8 (6.61%) VPN
4 7 (5.79%) DHCP
5 3 (2.48%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) FTP
6 2 (1.65%) HTTP
6 2 (1.65%) LAN
6 2 (1.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.83%) Skype
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.83%) VoIP
7 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.83%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) Subversion
3 5 (4.13%) JIRA
4 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.65%) RSpec
7 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.83%) NuGet
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Advertising
4 5 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) Administrator
3 13 (10.74%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Architect
4 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (8.26%) C++ Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Citrix Administrator
5 10 (8.26%) Junior
5 10 (8.26%) Junior C++ Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Junior Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Server Specialist
5 10 (8.26%) Storage Specialist
6 9 (7.44%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (7.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.44%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Linux Specialist
7 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.96%) IT Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) STL
2 8 (6.61%) CSS
2 8 (6.61%) HTML
2 8 (6.61%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) jQuery
3 7 (5.79%) Middleware
4 5 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.31%) LAMP
5 4 (3.31%) Laravel
5 4 (3.31%) Node.js
5 4 (3.31%) Symfony
6 3 (2.48%) .NET
6 3 (2.48%) Ajax
6 3 (2.48%) SOAP
7 2 (1.65%) HTML5
7 2 (1.65%) JAAS
7 2 (1.65%) JSON
7 2 (1.65%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.61%) Private Cloud
4 8 (6.61%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.96%) Clustering
5 6 (4.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.68%) Windows
2 50 (41.32%) Windows Server
3 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (24.79%) Unix
4 21 (17.36%) HPUX
5 9 (7.44%) CentOS
5 9 (7.44%) Solaris
5 9 (7.44%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.61%) OpenVMS
7 3 (2.48%) Fedora
8 2 (1.65%) Android
8 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.65%) Debian
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.57%) ITIL V3
5 12 (9.92%) DevOps
6 11 (9.09%) ITSM
7 10 (8.26%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (8.26%) IT Strategy
7 10 (8.26%) Service Management
8 9 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.44%) Scrum
8 9 (7.44%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.61%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.61%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.79%) Identity Management
10 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.23%) SQL
2 27 (22.31%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.22%) C++
4 15 (12.40%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.74%) Java
6 12 (9.92%) Ruby
7 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.09%) PHP
8 10 (8.26%) Perl
9 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.44%) Python
10 3 (2.48%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.48%) Korn
11 2 (1.65%) C
11 2 (1.65%) C#
11 2 (1.65%) Smalltalk
11 2 (1.65%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) ABAP
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (6.61%) MCSE
3 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.96%) CCNA
4 6 (4.96%) EMC Certification
4 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
System Software
1 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.05%) Hyper-V
3 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.26%) XenApp
4 10 (8.26%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.44%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.31%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) Docker
7 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.83%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) NDS
9 1 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.83%) pfSense
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Puppet
2 8 (6.61%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.96%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.31%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.31%) SCCM
5 4 (3.31%) SCOM
6 3 (2.48%) Icinga
6 3 (2.48%) vRealize
7 2 (1.65%) Nagios
7 2 (1.65%) OpenView
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) Ansible
8 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.83%) Mesos
8 1 (0.83%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 39 (32.23%) VMware
3 32 (26.45%) Oracle
4 30 (24.79%) Red Hat
5 26 (21.49%) Citrix
6 18 (14.88%) NetApp
7 13 (10.74%) HP
8 12 (9.92%) Cisco
9 10 (8.26%) EMC
10 7 (5.79%) IBM
11 6 (4.96%) Software AG
12 4 (3.31%) SAP
13 3 (2.48%) Dell
13 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.65%) InterSystems
14 2 (1.65%) Siebel
15 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
15 1 (0.83%) Sophos
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Experian
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5,800 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago