The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 106 118 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.10% 6.09% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.94% 24.58% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 93 91 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
462 480 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.57% 24.76% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 397 371 372
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Cheshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Linux
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 -5 16 £41,250 +17.85% 4
Warrington -19 16 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Chester +5 14 £38,750 +7.63% 4
Crewe -1 8 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Nantwich +11 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Wilmslow +4 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Macclesfield +11 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 77 (46.67%) Windows
2 59 (35.76%) SQL
3 54 (32.73%) Finance
4 45 (27.27%) UNIX
5 40 (24.24%) HTML
6 36 (21.82%) Java
7 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 33 (20.00%) MySQL
8 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (16.97%) Oracle
9 28 (16.97%) PHP
9 28 (16.97%) Web Services
10 27 (16.36%) CSS
11 26 (15.76%) Cisco
12 25 (15.15%) DNS
12 25 (15.15%) XML
12 25 (15.15%) Git (software)
13 24 (14.55%) jQuery
13 24 (14.55%) Information Security
14 23 (13.94%) VMware
15 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 22 (13.33%) Open Source
15 22 (13.33%) DevOps
16 20 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (12.12%) Python
16 20 (12.12%) Firewall
17 19 (11.52%) Risk Management
17 19 (11.52%) Subversion
17 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
18 18 (10.91%) Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.48%) JBoss
1 14 (8.48%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.45%) Apache
5 8 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.24%) Node.js
7 6 (3.64%) CMS
7 6 (3.64%) Drupal
7 6 (3.64%) Jetty
7 6 (3.64%) WordPress
8 4 (2.42%) Liferay
9 3 (1.82%) Confluence
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.82%) nginx
9 3 (1.82%) IIS
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.21%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.21%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Office
2 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.85%) Amazon S3
2 8 (4.85%) Route 53
3 6 (3.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (2.42%) SaaS
6 3 (1.82%) PaaS
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.15%) DNS
2 20 (12.12%) Firewall
3 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.48%) VoIP
5 11 (6.67%) Wireless
5 11 (6.67%) HTTP
6 10 (6.06%) Network Security
7 9 (5.45%) SSL
8 7 (4.24%) VPN
9 6 (3.64%) SMTP
9 6 (3.64%) PuTTY
9 6 (3.64%) SSH
10 5 (3.03%) DHCP
10 5 (3.03%) Broadband
10 5 (3.03%) SAN
11 3 (1.82%) OSPF
11 3 (1.82%) BGP
11 3 (1.82%) QSIG
11 3 (1.82%) H.323
11 3 (1.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.00%) MySQL
2 18 (10.91%) Big Data
3 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.64%) Informix
8 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.03%) Redis
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.42%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.21%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.52%) Subversion
3 11 (6.67%) Maven
3 11 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.85%) JIRA
5 6 (3.64%) JUnit
5 6 (3.64%) Grunt
6 5 (3.03%) Ant
6 5 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.42%) Hudson
7 4 (2.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.82%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.82%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.21%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 54 (32.73%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 10 (6.06%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Front Office
6 4 (2.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Developer
2 16 (9.70%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 14 (8.48%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.45%) Support Technician
7 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.24%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.24%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Product Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Lead PHP Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Administrator
9 6 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.24%) HTML
2 28 (16.97%) Web Services
3 27 (16.36%) CSS
4 25 (15.15%) XML
5 24 (14.55%) jQuery
6 17 (10.30%) JSON
7 13 (7.88%) .NET
7 13 (7.88%) HTML5
8 12 (7.27%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.45%) Ajax
10 8 (4.85%) J2EE
10 8 (4.85%) RESTful
11 7 (4.24%) Sass
11 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (4.24%) Middleware
11 7 (4.24%) XSLT
11 7 (4.24%) CSS3
12 6 (3.64%) Spring
13 5 (3.03%) J2SE
13 5 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Mainframe
4 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.85%) User Experience
6 7 (4.24%) Telematics
7 6 (3.64%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.64%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.03%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.03%) Replication
9 4 (2.42%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.42%) Online Banking
9 4 (2.42%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.21%) Physics
11 2 (1.21%) Photography
11 2 (1.21%) HP Superdome
11 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.67%) Windows
2 45 (27.27%) UNIX
3 15 (9.09%) AIX
4 13 (7.88%) Android
5 12 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.64%) Mac OS
7 6 (3.64%) CentOS
8 5 (3.03%) Solaris
8 5 (3.03%) FreeBSD
9 4 (2.42%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.82%) HPUX
10 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.55%) Information Security
3 22 (13.33%) Open Source
3 22 (13.33%) DevOps
4 19 (11.52%) Risk Management
5 16 (9.70%) OOP
6 15 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.27%) OO
8 11 (6.67%) Project Management
8 11 (6.67%) Change Management
8 11 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 11 (6.67%) Android Development
9 10 (6.06%) Cyber Security
9 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.45%) Service Management
10 9 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (5.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.76%) SQL
2 36 (21.82%) Java
3 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.97%) PHP
5 20 (12.12%) Python
6 15 (9.09%) Perl
7 11 (6.67%) C
8 10 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.24%) C#
9 7 (4.24%) C++
9 7 (4.24%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.24%) PHP5
10 4 (2.42%) Ruby
11 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.21%) Scala
12 2 (1.21%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.21%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) MCSE
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.03%) MCITP
3 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.61%) MCP
4 1 (0.61%) RHCE
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) CCNP
4 1 (0.61%) CCNA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.85%) SLA
3 6 (3.64%) QA
4 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.21%) Samba
4 2 (1.21%) Snort
4 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Puppet
2 3 (1.82%) Netcool
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.21%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.21%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.21%) Oozie
3 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Oracle
2 26 (15.76%) Cisco
3 23 (13.94%) VMware
4 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.85%) Juniper
7 6 (3.64%) Sybase
7 6 (3.64%) Apple
7 6 (3.64%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.03%) Talend
8 5 (3.03%) Citrix
9 4 (2.42%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.42%) IBM
9 4 (2.42%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.82%) Vertica
10 3 (1.82%) HP
10 3 (1.82%) Perforce
11 2 (1.21%) Teradata
11 2 (1.21%) Informatica
11 2 (1.21%) Netezza
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
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Cheshire
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