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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 46 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 75 90 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.31% 5.25% 9.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 21.23% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 73 150
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
435 424 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.97% 24.72% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 352 325 451
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Chester +5 12 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Knutsford -14 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Crewe -4 10 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Warrington -38 6 £40,000 - 7
Wilmslow - 6 £57,500 -
Macclesfield +16 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 73 (47.71%) Windows
2 48 (31.37%) SQL
3 44 (28.76%) UNIX
4 38 (24.84%) Finance
5 30 (19.61%) Java
6 28 (18.30%) DNS
7 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (16.99%) TCP/IP
8 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
8 26 (16.99%) MySQL
9 24 (15.69%) HTML
10 23 (15.03%) Web Services
10 23 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (14.38%) Oracle
12 21 (13.73%) Firewall
13 20 (13.07%) DevOps
14 19 (12.42%) PHP
15 18 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 17 (11.11%) Cisco
16 17 (11.11%) Big Data
17 16 (10.46%) CSS
18 15 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (9.80%) Active Directory
18 15 (9.80%) Mobile App
18 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (9.15%) MCSE
19 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
19 14 (9.15%) MS Office
19 14 (9.15%) AIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.54%) Apache
3 8 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.58%) JBoss
5 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.27%) nginx
5 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.96%) Confluence
6 3 (1.96%) IIS
6 3 (1.96%) Jetty
7 2 (1.31%) Lync
7 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.31%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.65%) Liferay
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Office
1 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Exstream
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.58%) Amazon S3
3 7 (4.58%) Route 53
4 5 (3.27%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (3.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.31%) SaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.30%) DNS
2 26 (16.99%) TCP/IP
3 21 (13.73%) Firewall
4 12 (7.84%) Network Security
4 12 (7.84%) VPN
4 12 (7.84%) DHCP
5 10 (6.54%) VoIP
6 9 (5.88%) HTTP
7 7 (4.58%) LAN
7 7 (4.58%) SSL
8 6 (3.92%) Wireless
9 5 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.61%) Broadband
10 4 (2.61%) WAN
10 4 (2.61%) SMTP
11 3 (1.96%) SAN
11 3 (1.96%) OSPF
11 3 (1.96%) BGP
11 3 (1.96%) QSIG
11 3 (1.96%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) MySQL
2 17 (11.11%) Big Data
3 15 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.27%) DataStage
8 5 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.61%) DB2
9 4 (2.61%) OLAP
9 4 (2.61%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.96%) OLTP
10 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (5.88%) Subversion
3 9 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.58%) Maven
5 6 (3.92%) JUnit
6 5 (3.27%) JIRA
7 4 (2.61%) Ant
8 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.96%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.96%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.31%) Hudson
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (24.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
3 6 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.96%) Back Office
4 3 (1.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (24.84%) Developer
2 14 (9.15%) Analyst
2 14 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (8.50%) PHP Developer
4 12 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) Administrator
6 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) DBA
8 8 (5.23%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.58%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Architect
10 6 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.69%) HTML
2 23 (15.03%) Web Services
3 16 (10.46%) CSS
4 13 (8.50%) jQuery
5 11 (7.19%) JSON
6 10 (6.54%) Ajax
7 9 (5.88%) XML
8 8 (5.23%) J2EE
9 7 (4.58%) HTML5
10 5 (3.27%) CSS3
10 5 (3.27%) Middleware
10 5 (3.27%) .NET
11 4 (2.61%) J2SE
11 4 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (2.61%) Drools
11 4 (2.61%) RESTful
12 3 (1.96%) REST
12 3 (1.96%) Django
12 3 (1.96%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.23%) Cryptography
3 7 (4.58%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.27%) User Experience
4 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.27%) PKI
4 5 (3.27%) Replication
4 5 (3.27%) Tandem
4 5 (3.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.27%) Telematics
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.96%) Clustering
5 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) BYOD
6 2 (1.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 73 (47.71%) Windows
2 44 (28.76%) UNIX
3 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.15%) AIX
5 11 (7.19%) Android
5 11 (7.19%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.23%) CentOS
8 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.92%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.96%) HPUX
10 3 (1.96%) Solaris
10 3 (1.96%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.96%) SUSE
10 3 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.07%) DevOps
3 13 (8.50%) Change Management
3 13 (8.50%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.84%) Information Security
4 12 (7.84%) ETL
5 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.19%) Open Source
5 11 (7.19%) Mentoring
6 10 (6.54%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
6 10 (6.54%) Service Management
6 10 (6.54%) ITIL
6 10 (6.54%) OO
6 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.88%) OOP
7 9 (5.88%) Migration
7 9 (5.88%) Android Development
7 9 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.37%) SQL
2 30 (19.61%) Java
3 19 (12.42%) PHP
4 18 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.50%) Python
6 10 (6.54%) Perl
6 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.23%) C++
8 7 (4.58%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.92%) Ruby
10 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.27%) C
11 4 (2.61%) PHP5
12 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.31%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.31%) C#
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) MCSE
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (9.15%) MCITP
2 13 (8.50%) Degree
3 8 (5.23%) MCP
3 8 (5.23%) MCSA
4 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.96%) CCNP
5 3 (1.96%) CCNA
6 2 (1.31%) CISSP
6 2 (1.31%) RHCE
6 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.31%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.27%) Snort
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.31%) Samba
6 1 (0.65%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Puppet
2 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.27%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.31%) Netcool
4 2 (1.31%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.31%) Oozie
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.38%) Oracle
3 17 (11.11%) Cisco
4 12 (7.84%) VMware
5 10 (6.54%) Talend
6 9 (5.88%) Ab Initio
6 9 (5.88%) IBM
7 7 (4.58%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.92%) HP
8 6 (3.92%) Citrix
9 5 (3.27%) Informatica
9 5 (3.27%) Vertica
10 4 (2.61%) Tableau
10 4 (2.61%) Dundas
10 4 (2.61%) Apple
10 4 (2.61%) Teradata
10 4 (2.61%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.96%) Perforce
12 2 (1.31%) Google
12 2 (1.31%) Netezza
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Salary: £25-30K Depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: competitive
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Packagwe
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
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Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 6% pension, health, 23 hols
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Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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