The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.48% 11.36% 8.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.31% 30.61% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 14
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.69% 37.12% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 42
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Linux
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Knutsford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (20.00%) Confluence
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Perforce
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) Ant
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat