The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 83 95 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.79% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £28,000 £51,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.63% +54.88%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
985 1273 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.29% 96.59% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1109 1476
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -5 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £28,000 -
Warrington - 1 £28,000 -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
4 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) Nagios
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Salt
7 3 (30.00%) Ansible
7 3 (30.00%) Docker
7 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (30.00%) qmail
7 3 (30.00%) Postfix
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) CentOS
7 3 (30.00%) Ruby
7 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (30.00%) Debian
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (30.00%) PHP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) Unix

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Debian
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
1 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
1 3 (30.00%) Postfix
1 3 (30.00%) qmail
2 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) Salt
5 2 (20.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas