The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 129 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Linux Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1829 1577 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.05% 94.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1297 1613
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £34,750 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 12 (80.00%) Problem Management
3 12 (80.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) RHCE
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
1 12 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) RHCE
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) GPFS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) CommVault
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago