The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 10.53% 3.57% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 17.65% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 11.84% 20.24% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 9
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Linux
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Linux Salary Trend in Crewe

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 8 (61.54%) SLA
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
1 8 (61.54%) Server Building
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
2 5 (38.46%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (15.38%) SCADA
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Postfix
5 1 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Administrator
1 8 (61.54%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (61.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Server Building
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded C++
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) iptables
1 1 (7.69%) Postfix
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle