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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.26% 1.32% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 10.00% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 Preston with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 10 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 16.53% 13.16% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 15
Median salary £32,500 £19,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.05% -36.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 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 29 April 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 Preston region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) PHP
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) WordPress
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
2 11 (68.75%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) Apache
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) CMS
4 8 (50.00%) Magento
4 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (43.75%) LAMP
5 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Symfony
9 2 (12.50%) CakePHP
9 2 (12.50%) Drupal
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

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 11 (68.75%) WordPress
2 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Python Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) jQuery
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) LAMP
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Symfony
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) CakePHP
7 2 (12.50%) J2EE
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) Laravel
7 2 (12.50%) Sass
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (6.25%) LESS
8 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Mitel
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Zend
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