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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 19 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.73% 9.02% 6.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.20% 36.67% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +17.94%
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
59 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 33.33% 24.59% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 33
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,875 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,100 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 18 (40.91%) Change Management
2 18 (40.91%) Problem Management
3 17 (38.64%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) Oracle
4 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) MySQL
7 8 (18.18%) AIX
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) DB2
8 7 (15.91%) Middleware
9 6 (13.64%) HP
9 6 (13.64%) IBM
9 6 (13.64%) Banking
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
10 5 (11.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 5 (11.36%) Java SE
10 5 (11.36%) Java EE
10 5 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (11.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 5 (11.36%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
10 5 (11.36%) Rendezvous
10 5 (11.36%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
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
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) DB2
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
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 6 (13.64%) Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
9 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (9.09%) DBA
9 4 (9.09%) TIBCO Specialist
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (6.82%) TIBCO Consultant
10 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
10 3 (6.82%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) 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 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.55%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) UNIX
2 8 (18.18%) AIX
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) HPUX
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 2 (4.55%) OS/400
4 2 (4.55%) zOS
4 2 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
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%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Test Management
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Information Management
6 1 (2.27%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
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
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) IBM
2 6 (13.64%) HP
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%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) BMC
5 2 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) Zend
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Sophos