Period
to 22 January 2018

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

Linux
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 35 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.03% 3.52% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 14.29% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 14
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £32,150 £21,250 £29,125
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £34,375
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 63 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 14.21% 24.61% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 26
Preston median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +21.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,600 £17,375
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Preston

Linux
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Linux in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Preston region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) GitLab
1 2 (50.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) DHTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP 7
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend