The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 22 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 9.40% 3.26% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 7.69% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 Wilmslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 32.89% 42.39% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 31
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Linux
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Linux Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Linux
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon S3
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Ajax
3 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) WordPress
6 5 (29.41%) Phalcon
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) C++
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) HPUX
9 2 (11.76%) Solaris
9 2 (11.76%) Python
9 2 (11.76%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 (29.41%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon S3
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
2 1 (5.88%) ElastiCache
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Web Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Tester
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) Ajax
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
2 10 (58.82%) HTML5
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Telematics
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) HPUX
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) CommVault