The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northwich region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 7 14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich - 17.02% 15.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 44.44% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 13
Average salary - £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 16.67% 38.30% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Cheshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Linux
Salary Trend in Northwich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Northwich region.

Linux Salary Trend in Northwich

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Sage