The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Cheshire
Rank 33 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 75 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.42% 5.74% 8.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.37% 24.04% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 140
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,067 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
214 312 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.15% 23.87% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 168 266 446
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Linux
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 15 £40,000 +46.78% 3
Knutsford +5 14 £46,750 +30.76%
Wilmslow - 7 £37,500 - 3
Warrington -5 6 £32,250 -7.85% 2
Crewe -7 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Nantwich - 3 £55,000 -
Macclesfield +1 2 £34,000 - 3
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 63 (40.65%) Unix
2 58 (37.42%) Finance
3 45 (29.03%) SQL
4 44 (28.39%) Windows
5 34 (21.94%) Banking
6 32 (20.65%) Java
7 31 (20.00%) C
7 31 (20.00%) VMware
8 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
8 29 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
10 27 (17.42%) Cisco
10 27 (17.42%) Python
11 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 24 (15.48%) C++
12 24 (15.48%) Apache
12 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (13.55%) Information Security
14 20 (12.90%) Management Information System
14 20 (12.90%) PHP
14 20 (12.90%) Oracle
14 20 (12.90%) MS Office
14 20 (12.90%) CentOS
14 20 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (12.26%) AIX
15 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
16 18 (11.61%) Active Directory
16 18 (11.61%) Bash Shell
16 18 (11.61%) JIRA
16 18 (11.61%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (15.48%) Apache
2 13 (8.39%) IIS
3 6 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.23%) nginx
5 4 (2.58%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.94%) CMS
6 3 (1.94%) JBoss
7 2 (1.29%) Confluence
7 2 (1.29%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (12.90%) MS Office
2 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Magento
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.52%) Office 365
4 6 (3.87%) IaaS
5 3 (1.94%) iPaaS
5 3 (1.94%) PaaS
6 2 (1.29%) GitHub
6 2 (1.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) Route 53
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.68%) HTTP
3 13 (8.39%) Firewall
3 13 (8.39%) Intranet
4 12 (7.74%) DNS
5 10 (6.45%) Internet
6 9 (5.81%) SAN
7 8 (5.16%) GPRS
7 8 (5.16%) VoIP
8 6 (3.87%) Ethernet
8 6 (3.87%) VLAN
9 5 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.23%) SSL
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.58%) NAS
10 4 (2.58%) Network Security
11 3 (1.94%) DHCP
11 3 (1.94%) MPLS
11 3 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.03%) GIS
4 13 (8.39%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.74%) MySQL
6 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) JIRA
2 11 (7.10%) Subversion
3 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.52%) JUnit
6 5 (3.23%) Maven
7 4 (2.58%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.94%) Ant
9 2 (1.29%) Hudson
10 1 (0.65%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.65%) Gradle
10 1 (0.65%) MSI
10 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (37.42%) Finance
2 34 (21.94%) Banking
3 9 (5.81%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.16%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Retail
6 4 (2.58%) Back Office
6 4 (2.58%) Front Office
6 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.94%) Avionics
7 3 (1.94%) French Language
7 3 (1.94%) Law
8 2 (1.29%) Automotive
8 2 (1.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.23%) Developer
2 15 (9.68%) Analyst
3 13 (8.39%) Administrator
3 13 (8.39%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.74%) Security Technician
4 12 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 10 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) IT Support
7 9 (5.81%) PHP Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Support Technician
8 8 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Support Specialist
9 7 (4.52%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Tester
10 6 (3.87%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) HTML
2 15 (9.68%) Web Services
3 14 (9.03%) XML
4 13 (8.39%) Middleware
5 12 (7.74%) CSS
6 10 (6.45%) Spring
7 9 (5.81%) .NET
8 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.52%) REST
9 6 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (3.87%) JMS
9 6 (3.87%) jQuery
10 5 (3.23%) Laravel
11 4 (2.58%) Behat
11 4 (2.58%) JMX
11 4 (2.58%) POCO
11 4 (2.58%) QuickFIX
11 4 (2.58%) Symfony
11 4 (2.58%) XSD
12 3 (1.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.16%) Clustering
4 8 (5.16%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.52%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.52%) Telematics
6 6 (3.87%) CAN bus
6 6 (3.87%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.58%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Contactless
9 2 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.29%) iPhone
9 2 (1.29%) MPEG
9 2 (1.29%) NHS
9 2 (1.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.65%) Unix
2 44 (28.39%) Windows
3 29 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (12.90%) CentOS
5 19 (12.26%) AIX
6 18 (11.61%) Windows Server
7 14 (9.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (5.81%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (5.16%) Android
10 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.23%) Debian
11 5 (3.23%) Solaris
12 4 (2.58%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.29%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.55%) Information Security
2 17 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.03%) DevOps
5 13 (8.39%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.74%) Compliance Management
6 12 (7.74%) Line Management
6 12 (7.74%) OO
6 12 (7.74%) Process Management
7 10 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 9 (5.81%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.52%) ITIL
10 7 (4.52%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.52%) Service Management
10 7 (4.52%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.03%) SQL
2 32 (20.65%) Java
3 31 (20.00%) C
4 27 (17.42%) Python
5 24 (15.48%) C++
6 20 (12.90%) PHP
7 18 (11.61%) Bash Shell
8 17 (10.97%) JavaScript
9 15 (9.68%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.45%) C#
11 8 (5.16%) Perl
12 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.94%) ANSI C
13 3 (1.94%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.94%) Ruby
14 2 (1.29%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.10%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) CCNA
2 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.29%) MCSE
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.29%) RHCE
3 2 (1.29%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.65%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.65%) GIAC
4 1 (0.65%) OSCE
4 1 (0.65%) OSCP
4 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) SLA
3 3 (1.94%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.39%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (5.16%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.87%) Firmware
5 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.23%) Docker
6 5 (3.23%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.58%) vSphere
8 3 (1.94%) Postfix
8 3 (1.94%) qmail
8 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.29%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Puppet
2 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.87%) Ansible
4 5 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.23%) Nagios
5 4 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.58%) Salt
6 2 (1.29%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.29%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.29%) Netcool
6 2 (1.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) VMware
2 28 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 27 (17.42%) Cisco
4 20 (12.90%) Oracle
5 13 (8.39%) Splunk
6 12 (7.74%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.87%) EMC
7 6 (3.87%) IBM
8 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.23%) Sophos
8 5 (3.23%) Symantec
9 4 (2.58%) arcserve
9 4 (2.58%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (2.58%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.58%) Zend
10 3 (1.94%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.94%) Sybase
10 3 (1.94%) Veritas
11 2 (1.29%) Progress
11 2 (1.29%) Symbian
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica
Salary: 50000
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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