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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank - 123 109
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Average salary - £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
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 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 6 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago