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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 24 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.07% 28.92% 43.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 61.54% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 74
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -4.09%
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
30 39 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.69% 46.99% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 100
Average salary £34,000 £36,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% -14.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 17 (80.95%) UNIX
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) DB2
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (23.81%) Ingres
8 5 (23.81%) OLTP
8 5 (23.81%) Sybase
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) Teradata
8 5 (23.81%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (19.05%) Information Security
9 4 (19.05%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) SLA
10 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 3 (14.29%) Banking
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
10 3 (14.29%) Snort
10 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (23.81%) Ingres
3 5 (23.81%) OLTP
3 5 (23.81%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (14.29%) Big Data
4 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 3 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) DBA
1 5 (23.81%) Teradata DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Informatica Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) ISPF
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) UNIX
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) E-business
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) JCL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Snort
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Sybase
2 5 (23.81%) Teradata
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk