Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.02% 1.86% 7.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.84% 15.00% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 31
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +42.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £37,450 £48,750
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -17.65% +17.24% +13.28%

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 37 20 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 13.26% 12.42% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 39
Preston median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20,800 £18,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,750
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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

Linux
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Preston over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) OO
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
1 10 (71.43%) WordPress
1 10 (71.43%) Magento
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
2 9 (64.29%) LAMP
2 9 (64.29%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (50.00%) CMS
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) OO PHP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Drupal
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Symfony
6 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) SAN

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 10 (71.43%) WordPress
2 9 (64.29%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (28.57%) Drupal
5 3 (21.43%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) PHP Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) LAMP
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
5 3 (21.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) OO PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Twitter
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Facebook
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin