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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 66 23
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 58 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.78% 3.54% 8.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.85% 15.06% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 105
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
236 385 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.35% 23.49% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 209 303 336
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 25 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Warrington +17 7 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Wilmslow -2 7 £45,000 +10.42%
Crewe +15 6 £32,500 -22.61%
Knutsford +7 4 £31,500 -37.00%
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
Winsford - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 70 (46.36%) Windows
2 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.19%) Python
5 31 (20.53%) Degree
5 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (19.21%) C
7 27 (17.88%) Unix
7 27 (17.88%) DevOps
8 24 (15.89%) Open Source
8 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
8 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
8 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
9 23 (15.23%) C++
9 23 (15.23%) PHP
10 22 (14.57%) SQL
11 21 (13.91%) HTML
11 21 (13.91%) Firewall
12 20 (13.25%) VMware
13 19 (12.58%) Java
13 19 (12.58%) MySQL
13 19 (12.58%) CSS
13 19 (12.58%) ITIL
13 19 (12.58%) OO
13 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (11.92%) Bash Shell
14 18 (11.92%) Windows Server
14 18 (11.92%) IIS
14 18 (11.92%) Scrum
14 18 (11.92%) Embedded Linux

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 18 (11.92%) IIS
2 13 (8.61%) Apache
3 11 (7.28%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.97%) JBoss
4 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.31%) WordPress
6 4 (2.65%) nginx
6 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.32%) Node.js
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) SPSS
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.96%) Office 365
3 7 (4.64%) SaaS
4 6 (3.97%) PaaS
5 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.66%) Heroku
7 1 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) Firewall
2 13 (8.61%) VPN
3 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.28%) WAN
4 10 (6.62%) LAN
4 10 (6.62%) NAS
5 9 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (5.96%) SAN
6 8 (5.30%) VoIP
7 7 (4.64%) tcpdump
7 7 (4.64%) Wireshark
8 6 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.97%) DNS
9 5 (3.31%) DHCP
10 3 (1.99%) BGP
10 3 (1.99%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.99%) Internet
10 3 (1.99%) LDAP
10 3 (1.99%) Network Security
10 3 (1.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) MySQL
2 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.64%) IBM BigInsights
4 5 (3.31%) DB2
4 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.65%) Big Data
5 4 (2.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.31%) Maven
5 4 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.65%) GitLab
6 3 (1.99%) JIRA
6 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
7 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) FishEye
8 1 (0.66%) Hudson
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (9.93%) Electronics
2 9 (5.96%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.65%) Back Office
5 4 (2.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (29.14%) Developer
2 19 (12.58%) Software Engineer
3 18 (11.92%) Analyst
4 16 (10.60%) Administrator
4 16 (10.60%) Python Developer
4 16 (10.60%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (9.27%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.61%) C Software Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Technical Support
8 10 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (5.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 8 (5.30%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.91%) HTML
2 19 (12.58%) CSS
3 17 (11.26%) Web Services
4 15 (9.93%) Django
5 9 (5.96%) J2EE
5 9 (5.96%) jQuery
5 9 (5.96%) Middleware
5 9 (5.96%) REST
6 8 (5.30%) .NET
6 8 (5.30%) LAMP
7 6 (3.97%) HTML5
7 6 (3.97%) JSON
7 6 (3.97%) Laravel
7 6 (3.97%) Servlets
8 5 (3.31%) EJB
8 5 (3.31%) J2SE
8 5 (3.31%) JSP
9 4 (2.65%) Ajax
9 4 (2.65%) SOAP
9 4 (2.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.60%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.60%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.64%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.31%) iPad
6 4 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) SCADA
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.36%) Windows
2 27 (17.88%) Unix
3 18 (11.92%) Embedded Linux
3 18 (11.92%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.93%) Windows CE
5 14 (9.27%) Android
5 14 (9.27%) Mac OS X
6 12 (7.95%) Apple iOS
7 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.96%) Ubuntu
10 8 (5.30%) CentOS
11 5 (3.31%) AIX
12 3 (1.99%) Debian
12 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.88%) DevOps
3 24 (15.89%) Open Source
3 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
4 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (12.58%) ITIL
4 19 (12.58%) OO
5 18 (11.92%) Scrum
6 17 (11.26%) Web Development
7 16 (10.60%) Test Automation
8 15 (9.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 14 (9.27%) Pair Programming
9 14 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (9.27%) UML
10 13 (8.61%) OOD
11 11 (7.28%) Business Continuity
11 11 (7.28%) Information Security
12 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.62%) Server Building
13 9 (5.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) JavaScript
2 32 (21.19%) Python
3 29 (19.21%) C
4 23 (15.23%) C++
4 23 (15.23%) PHP
5 22 (14.57%) SQL
6 19 (12.58%) Java
7 18 (11.92%) Bash Shell
8 17 (11.26%) C#
8 17 (11.26%) Embedded C
9 15 (9.93%) Perl
10 7 (4.64%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.97%) Ruby
12 3 (1.99%) ANSI C
12 3 (1.99%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.32%) Go
13 2 (1.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) HNC
2 14 (9.27%) HND
3 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.31%) CCNA
7 3 (1.99%) MCSE
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) CCIE
8 2 (1.32%) CCNP
8 2 (1.32%) EnCE
8 2 (1.32%) GCFA
8 2 (1.32%) GCIH
8 2 (1.32%) GREM
8 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) ISO 9001
2 11 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (6.62%) SLA
4 9 (5.96%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.99%) QA
6 1 (0.66%) ISO13485
System Software
1 24 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.64%) GPFS
3 7 (4.64%) Snort
4 4 (2.65%) Docker
5 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) Postfix
6 2 (1.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.66%) Firmware
7 1 (0.66%) iptables
7 1 (0.66%) KVM
7 1 (0.66%) oVirt
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) Puppet
1 7 (4.64%) Tivoli
1 7 (4.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.97%) EnCase
2 6 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.65%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.66%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.25%) VMware
3 17 (11.26%) Cisco
3 17 (11.26%) IBM
4 15 (9.93%) Oracle
4 15 (9.93%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.28%) Intel
6 7 (4.64%) Apple
7 6 (3.97%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.97%) NetWitness
8 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.31%) Citrix
8 5 (3.31%) Juniper
9 3 (1.99%) F5
9 3 (1.99%) GFI Software
9 3 (1.99%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.32%) Foundry
10 2 (1.32%) Splunk
10 2 (1.32%) WSO2
10 2 (1.32%) Zoho
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