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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.31% 5.56% 6.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.48% 28.57% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
58 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 29.90% 19.44% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £24,675 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (84.09%) UNIX
2 18 (40.91%) Change Management
2 18 (40.91%) Problem Management
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) MySQL
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 7 (15.91%) AIX
8 6 (13.64%) DB2
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) HP
8 6 (13.64%) Middleware
8 6 (13.64%) Banking
9 5 (11.36%) IBM
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
9 5 (11.36%) Rendezvous
9 5 (11.36%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (11.36%) Java SE
9 5 (11.36%) Java EE
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO iProcess
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
1 5 (11.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (11.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 5 (11.36%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.55%) SNMP
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Administrator
2 14 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Linux Support
3 13 (29.55%) Linux Support Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (15.91%) UNIX Support
7 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
7 5 (11.36%) Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Consultant
8 4 (9.09%) DBA
8 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 4 (9.09%) TIBCO Specialist
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (6.82%) TIBCO Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 5 (11.36%) Java SE
2 5 (11.36%) Java EE
2 5 (11.36%) Rendezvous
3 3 (6.82%) J2EE
3 3 (6.82%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) XSD
3 3 (6.82%) XSLT
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) UNIX
2 7 (15.91%) AIX
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) OS/400
5 1 (2.27%) zOS
5 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Change Management
1 18 (40.91%) Problem Management
2 7 (15.91%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
4 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Test Management
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Information Management
6 1 (2.27%) SIEM
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.27%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) AWK
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) Korn
5 3 (6.82%) sed
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Snort
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco