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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 14 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.94% 6.97% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.51% 31.82% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 54
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
53 44 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 31.18% 21.89% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 96
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,065
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 22 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (90.48%) UNIX
2 24 (57.14%) Oracle
3 18 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) AIX
4 15 (35.71%) Problem Management
5 14 (33.33%) Java
5 14 (33.33%) IBM
6 12 (28.57%) DB2
6 12 (28.57%) Change Management
7 11 (26.19%) Quality Management
7 11 (26.19%) SLA
7 11 (26.19%) MySQL
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Time Management
10 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 5 (11.90%) Release Management
12 5 (11.90%) HP
13 4 (9.52%) Information Security
13 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (9.52%) Middleware
13 4 (9.52%) Service Management
14 3 (7.14%) AWK
14 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (7.14%) Informatica
14 3 (7.14%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Lync
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.76%) SNMP
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) DB2
2 11 (26.19%) MySQL
3 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) OLTP
5 1 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Ingres
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Support Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Applications Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 7 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Informatica Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) ETL Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support
9 2 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) J2EE
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) XSD
2 3 (7.14%) XSLT
3 2 (4.76%) ISPF
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) UNIX
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) AIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Problem Management
2 12 (28.57%) Change Management
3 11 (26.19%) Quality Management
4 8 (19.05%) Time Management
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Release Management
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 3 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.14%) SIEM
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Anomaly Detection
9 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.38%) Information Management
10 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) AWK
4 3 (7.14%) Korn
4 3 (7.14%) sed
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) JCL
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Snort
2 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 3 (7.14%) Informatica
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata
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