The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank - 117 119
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £35,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.24%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
Linux Support
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
1640 1713 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.52% 95.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1361 1343
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Linux Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Linux Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet