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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 163 117 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.51% 6.76% 6.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.35% 26.83% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 139 109 118
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,830
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,300 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
520 436 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.14% 25.19% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 464 368 418
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Warrington +13 49 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Knutsford +5 21 £43,000 -14.00%
Crewe +10 18 £45,000 +26.76% 3
Macclesfield +14 13 £52,500 +84.21% 2
Wilmslow -4 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Nantwich -1 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Chester +3 4 £34,250 -9.86% 2
Winsford 0 4 £40,000 -
Runcorn +1 1 £65,000 +28.71% 2
Northwich -1 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 147 (55.06%) UNIX
2 116 (43.45%) Windows
3 87 (32.58%) SQL
4 70 (26.22%) Oracle
5 55 (20.60%) Finance
6 54 (20.22%) Java
7 53 (19.85%) JavaScript
8 50 (18.73%) HTML
8 50 (18.73%) TCP/IP
9 46 (17.23%) Microsoft
10 43 (16.10%) CSS
11 42 (15.73%) MySQL
12 41 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (15.36%) jQuery
13 39 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (13.48%) AIX
16 35 (13.11%) PHP
17 34 (12.73%) C#
17 34 (12.73%) C++
17 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
17 34 (12.73%) Web Services
17 34 (12.73%) MS Exchange
18 33 (12.36%) HTML5
19 32 (11.99%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (10.86%) VMware
20 29 (10.86%) Windows 7
20 29 (10.86%) Degree
21 28 (10.49%) Hyper-V
21 28 (10.49%) Windows XP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 34 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (7.49%) Apache
4 17 (6.37%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.62%) Lync
6 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.87%) Node.js
7 13 (4.87%) WebLogic
8 12 (4.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (4.12%) IIS
10 9 (3.37%) SAS
11 7 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (2.25%) WordPress
12 6 (2.25%) nginx
13 5 (1.87%) uWSGI
14 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.50%) Flash Media Server
15 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (9.74%) MS Office
2 21 (7.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) SPSS
3 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) Edge Animate
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.12%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.37%) Route 53
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.73%) TCP/IP
2 27 (10.11%) VPN
3 24 (8.99%) DNS
4 20 (7.49%) DHCP
5 18 (6.74%) Firewall
6 11 (4.12%) SSL
6 11 (4.12%) SAN
7 10 (3.75%) Network Security
8 7 (2.62%) SNMP
9 6 (2.25%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.50%) HTTP
11 3 (1.12%) SSH
12 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.75%) Wireless
12 2 (0.75%) Internet
12 2 (0.75%) SMTP
13 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.37%) FTP
13 1 (0.37%) LDAP
13 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.73%) MySQL
2 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.99%) Big Data
4 18 (6.74%) DB2
5 17 (6.37%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.99%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.00%) Essbase
9 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.00%) QlikView
9 8 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (3.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (3.00%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Subversion
2 18 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.12%) LoadRunner
4 10 (3.75%) Selenium
4 10 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (3.37%) SilkPerformer
6 8 (3.00%) NUnit
7 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.87%) JUnit
8 5 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.50%) FlexUnit
10 1 (0.37%) Gradle
10 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.37%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.37%) JIRA
10 1 (0.37%) Aptana Studio
10 1 (0.37%) Ant
10 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 55 (20.60%) Finance
2 16 (5.99%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.62%) Banking
4 13 (4.87%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.87%) Back Office
5 8 (3.00%) French Language
5 8 (3.00%) Spanish Language
6 7 (2.62%) Retail
7 6 (2.25%) Billing
8 5 (1.87%) Marketing
9 4 (1.50%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (26.22%) Developer
2 30 (11.24%) Support Engineer
3 24 (8.99%) Consultant
4 21 (7.87%) Analyst
4 21 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.49%) Administrator
5 20 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (6.74%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.37%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) IT Support
11 11 (4.12%) Linux Support Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) Linux Support
11 11 (4.12%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.12%) DBA
11 11 (4.12%) Applications Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.37%) Business Consultant
12 9 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.73%) HTML
2 43 (16.10%) CSS
3 41 (15.36%) jQuery
4 34 (12.73%) Web Services
5 33 (12.36%) HTML5
6 25 (9.36%) Ajax
7 24 (8.99%) .NET
8 22 (8.24%) CSS3
9 19 (7.12%) ASP.NET
9 19 (7.12%) Middleware
10 15 (5.62%) XML
11 14 (5.24%) .NET Framework
12 12 (4.49%) J2EE
12 12 (4.49%) WebSockets
12 12 (4.49%) WebRTC
13 11 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (4.12%) XSD
13 11 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (3.75%) JSON
14 10 (3.75%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.12%) Open Source
3 18 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.00%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.25%) iPhone
6 6 (2.25%) User Experience
6 6 (2.25%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.25%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.87%) Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.50%) SecurID
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) Life Science
10 2 (0.75%) Online Games
10 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 147 (55.06%) UNIX
2 116 (43.45%) Windows
3 39 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (13.48%) AIX
5 32 (11.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (10.86%) Windows 7
7 28 (10.49%) Windows XP
8 23 (8.61%) Android
9 21 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (7.12%) Apple iOS
11 10 (3.75%) Solaris
11 10 (3.75%) CentOS
11 10 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.75%) HPUX
14 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
14 1 (0.37%) zOS
14 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (8.99%) Problem Management
3 22 (8.24%) Change Management
4 20 (7.49%) ITIL
4 20 (7.49%) E-Commerce
5 19 (7.12%) MVC
6 18 (6.74%) Quality Management
6 18 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (5.62%) Software Engineering
8 13 (4.87%) Information Security
8 13 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.49%) TDD
9 12 (4.49%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.12%) SOA
10 11 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.12%) Analytics
11 10 (3.75%) OO
12 9 (3.37%) Migration
12 9 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (32.58%) SQL
2 54 (20.22%) Java
3 53 (19.85%) JavaScript
4 35 (13.11%) PHP
5 34 (12.73%) C#
5 34 (12.73%) C++
6 24 (8.99%) Shell Script
7 17 (6.37%) Python
8 16 (5.99%) Perl
9 12 (4.49%) C
10 11 (4.12%) VB
11 9 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.62%) Korn
14 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.25%) Assembly Language
14 6 (2.25%) JCL
15 4 (1.50%) Ruby
16 3 (1.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 29 (10.86%) Degree
2 27 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (8.99%) MCSE
3 24 (8.99%) MCITP
4 22 (8.24%) MCTS
5 20 (7.49%) MCSA
6 19 (7.12%) MCP
7 16 (5.99%) ISEB
8 12 (4.49%) ISTQB
9 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.25%) CISSP
12 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.50%) CISM
12 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.75%) RHCE
13 2 (0.75%) CCNP
13 2 (0.75%) CCNA
14 1 (0.37%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.11%) QA
2 20 (7.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (10.49%) Hyper-V
2 19 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.99%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.75%) vSphere
5 9 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.62%) Firmware
7 6 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.75%) GPFS
9 2 (0.75%) XenApp
9 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.75%) Samba
9 2 (0.75%) Snort
9 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.37%) XenServer
10 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (4.12%) SCCM
2 9 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.62%) HP SIM
3 7 (2.62%) Puppet
3 7 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.62%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (2.62%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.62%) WSUS
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.37%) nmon
7 1 (0.37%) Opsview
7 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 70 (26.22%) Oracle
2 46 (17.23%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.86%) VMware
4 27 (10.11%) IBM
5 17 (6.37%) Red Hat
6 16 (5.99%) HP
7 11 (4.12%) Cisco
8 9 (3.37%) Dell
9 8 (3.00%) Cognos
9 8 (3.00%) Business Objects
9 8 (3.00%) Hyperion
10 7 (2.62%) Symantec
10 7 (2.62%) Sophos
10 7 (2.62%) Splunk
11 6 (2.25%) Rackspace
11 6 (2.25%) EMC
12 5 (1.87%) Avaya
12 5 (1.87%) SAP
12 5 (1.87%) NetApp
13 4 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
360 Resourcing
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £68000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago