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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 93 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £50,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Warrington +5 2 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Information Management
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Docker
6 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.88%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) 4G
3 1 (5.88%) ADSL
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Information Management
3 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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