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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 61 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 59 133 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 7.75% 10.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.13% 31.07% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 99 162
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
390 428 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.85% 24.94% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 310 323 444
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Crewe -2 11 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Chester +11 10 £40,000 - 3
Knutsford -20 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wilmslow - 9 £40,750 - 1
Warrington -42 4 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Macclesfield +11 3 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 86 (50.89%) Windows
2 57 (33.73%) UNIX
3 55 (32.54%) SQL
4 36 (21.30%) Finance
5 35 (20.71%) HTML
6 33 (19.53%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (17.16%) Web Services
9 27 (15.98%) CSS
9 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
9 27 (15.98%) jQuery
10 25 (14.79%) PHP
10 25 (14.79%) DNS
11 24 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (14.20%) Big Data
12 23 (13.61%) Oracle
13 21 (12.43%) Java
13 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
13 21 (12.43%) HTML5
13 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (11.83%) MySQL
15 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
15 19 (11.24%) Firewall
16 18 (10.65%) E-Commerce
17 17 (10.06%) CSS3
18 16 (9.47%) Mobile App
18 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
18 16 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
18 16 (9.47%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (7.69%) Apache
2 11 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.33%) nginx
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.96%) JBoss
5 5 (2.96%) Node.js
6 4 (2.37%) CMS
7 3 (1.78%) IIS
7 3 (1.78%) Lync
7 3 (1.78%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.59%) WordPress
9 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.51%) MS Office
3 6 (3.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Exstream
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.96%) Route 53
4 5 (2.96%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (2.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.53%) TCP/IP
2 25 (14.79%) DNS
3 19 (11.24%) Firewall
4 15 (8.88%) VPN
5 13 (7.69%) DHCP
6 11 (6.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (5.92%) Network Security
8 8 (4.73%) VoIP
9 7 (4.14%) LAN
9 7 (4.14%) HTTP
9 7 (4.14%) SSL
10 6 (3.55%) Wireless
11 5 (2.96%) WAN
12 4 (2.37%) Broadband
12 4 (2.37%) SMTP
13 3 (1.78%) SAN
13 3 (1.78%) QSIG
13 3 (1.78%) H.323
13 3 (1.78%) OSPF
13 3 (1.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) Big Data
2 20 (11.83%) MySQL
3 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
4 16 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.92%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.33%) DB2
7 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.73%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.55%) OLTP
9 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.96%) DataStage
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.96%) Ingres
9 5 (2.96%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (5.92%) Subversion
3 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.96%) NUnit
5 4 (2.37%) Ant
5 4 (2.37%) Maven
6 3 (1.78%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.78%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.78%) JIRA
6 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 36 (21.30%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.78%) Back Office
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Developer
2 19 (11.24%) Analyst
3 17 (10.06%) PHP Developer
4 16 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) DBA
7 11 (6.51%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Administrator
9 9 (5.33%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Architect
10 8 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior PHP Developer
13 5 (2.96%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.71%) HTML
2 29 (17.16%) Web Services
3 27 (15.98%) CSS
3 27 (15.98%) jQuery
4 21 (12.43%) HTML5
5 17 (10.06%) CSS3
6 10 (5.92%) .NET
7 9 (5.33%) XML
7 9 (5.33%) JSON
8 7 (4.14%) J2EE
8 7 (4.14%) Ajax
9 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.96%) WebSockets
9 5 (2.96%) WebRTC
9 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.37%) XHTML
11 3 (1.78%) Middleware
11 3 (1.78%) REST
11 3 (1.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.33%) Mainframe
2 9 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.96%) Tandem
4 5 (2.96%) Clustering
4 5 (2.96%) Replication
4 5 (2.96%) W3C
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (2.96%) PKI
4 5 (2.96%) Telematics
5 4 (2.37%) BYOD
6 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.18%) SCADA
7 2 (1.18%) Photography
7 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (50.89%) Windows
2 57 (33.73%) UNIX
3 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.10%) Android
5 12 (7.10%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.10%) AIX
6 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.33%) CentOS
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.96%) HPUX
9 5 (2.96%) Solaris
10 3 (1.78%) SUSE
10 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (10.65%) E-Commerce
3 14 (8.28%) DevOps
3 14 (8.28%) Migration
4 13 (7.69%) Information Security
4 13 (7.69%) MVC
4 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 13 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 12 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.10%) ITIL
5 12 (7.10%) ETL
5 12 (7.10%) Scrum
5 12 (7.10%) Service Management
6 11 (6.51%) Change Management
7 10 (5.92%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.92%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.73%) Time Management
8 8 (4.73%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.73%) Anomaly Detection
8 8 (4.73%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.54%) SQL
2 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.79%) PHP
4 21 (12.43%) Java
5 12 (7.10%) Python
5 12 (7.10%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.92%) C++
6 10 (5.92%) Perl
7 7 (4.14%) C#
7 7 (4.14%) PHP5
7 7 (4.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.96%) C
8 5 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.37%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (8.88%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.69%) MCSE
2 13 (7.69%) MCITP
3 11 (6.51%) MCP
3 11 (6.51%) MCSA
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) GCIH
5 3 (1.78%) CCNP
5 3 (1.78%) CCNA
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB
6 2 (1.18%) CISSP
6 2 (1.18%) RHCE
6 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.14%) SLA
3 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.51%) Snort
3 10 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.59%) Docker
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.59%) XenApp
7 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) Puppet
2 6 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.96%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.18%) Oozie
4 2 (1.18%) Netcool
5 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.59%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) Oracle
2 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.47%) Cisco
4 14 (8.28%) VMware
5 10 (5.92%) Talend
5 10 (5.92%) IBM
6 9 (5.33%) Ab Initio
6 9 (5.33%) HP
7 8 (4.73%) Citrix
7 8 (4.73%) Sourcefire
8 7 (4.14%) Teradata
9 5 (2.96%) Informatica
9 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.96%) Sybase
9 5 (2.96%) Vertica
10 4 (2.37%) Dundas
10 4 (2.37%) Tableau
10 4 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.78%) Perforce
11 3 (1.78%) LogRhythm
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tattenhall, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Three People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington WA1
6 Talent
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago