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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.76% 19.82% 9.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 46.81% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 17
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
30 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.90% 42.34% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
6 3 (16.67%) Confluence
6 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Sybase
6 3 (16.67%) DB2
6 3 (16.67%) Ant
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Ingres
1 3 (16.67%) OLTP
1 3 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) DBA
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Teradata DBA
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) E-business
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Snort
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
2 3 (16.67%) Perforce
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat