The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 168 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.87% 9.84% 7.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.09% 33.20% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 68 141 148
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
433 506 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.22% 29.64% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 339 430 542
Average salary £33,852 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 46 £35,000 -10.25% 7
Knutsford +2 15 £35,000 -23.91%
Crewe -12 2 £38,250 -19.47% 1
Chester -22 2 - - 4
Macclesfield -7 1 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £26,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 125 (52.08%) UNIX
2 77 (32.08%) MySQL
3 66 (27.50%) HTML
4 63 (26.25%) JavaScript
5 61 (25.42%) CSS
5 61 (25.42%) Windows
6 59 (24.58%) PHP
7 58 (24.17%) Finance
8 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
9 49 (20.42%) Subversion
10 41 (17.08%) JSON
11 40 (16.67%) OO
12 39 (16.25%) XML
12 39 (16.25%) Microsoft
13 37 (15.42%) Java
13 37 (15.42%) Oracle
14 35 (14.58%) SQL
14 35 (14.58%) PHP5
15 33 (13.75%) LAMP
15 33 (13.75%) XHTML
15 33 (13.75%) Marketing
15 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
16 32 (13.33%) OO PHP
16 32 (13.33%) Apache
17 31 (12.92%) CMS
18 30 (12.50%) Web Design
18 30 (12.50%) Shell Script
18 30 (12.50%) DNS
18 30 (12.50%) REST
19 28 (11.67%) Change Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (13.33%) Apache
2 31 (12.92%) CMS
3 18 (7.50%) nginx
4 16 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (5.42%) WebSphere
7 10 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.75%) uWSGI
9 7 (2.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 7 (2.92%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.92%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.67%) IIS
11 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.25%) Lync
12 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.83%) Node.js
13 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (2.92%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 7 (2.92%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.83%) Exstream
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) Route 53
3 1 (0.42%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 30 (12.50%) DNS
3 20 (8.33%) VPN
3 20 (8.33%) Firewall
4 17 (7.08%) DHCP
5 15 (6.25%) LDAP
6 13 (5.42%) SAN
7 10 (4.17%) SSH
7 10 (4.17%) SSL
8 9 (3.75%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.08%) WAN
9 5 (2.08%) LAN
9 5 (2.08%) NAS
10 4 (1.67%) Network Security
10 4 (1.67%) DMZ
11 3 (1.25%) VLAN
11 3 (1.25%) VoIP
11 3 (1.25%) ISDN
11 3 (1.25%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.08%) MySQL
2 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.00%) DB2
6 10 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.42%) Essbase
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.42%) Informix
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 49 (20.42%) Subversion
2 33 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.75%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.83%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.42%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 58 (24.17%) Finance
2 33 (13.75%) Marketing
3 18 (7.50%) Retail
4 17 (7.08%) Banking
5 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.92%) Billing
7 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.08%) Games
8 3 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Back Office
8 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.83%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 78 (32.50%) Developer
2 41 (17.08%) PHP Developer
3 38 (15.83%) Administrator
4 34 (14.17%) Support Engineer
5 33 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
6 27 (11.25%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (10.83%) Linux Support
8 21 (8.75%) UNIX Administrator
9 20 (8.33%) UNIX Support
9 20 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
10 19 (7.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 16 (6.67%) IT Support
11 16 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
12 15 (6.25%) Analyst
12 15 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 15 (6.25%) Consultant
13 14 (5.83%) UNIX Support Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) Junior
14 12 (5.00%) Applications Support
14 12 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.50%) HTML
2 61 (25.42%) CSS
3 41 (17.08%) JSON
4 39 (16.25%) XML
5 33 (13.75%) XHTML
5 33 (13.75%) LAMP
6 30 (12.50%) REST
7 25 (10.42%) Web Services
8 24 (10.00%) Middleware
9 19 (7.92%) HTML5
10 16 (6.67%) CSS3
11 15 (6.25%) jQuery
12 14 (5.83%) Ajax
13 10 (4.17%) SOAP
14 9 (3.75%) SQLAlchemy
14 9 (3.75%) Flask
15 8 (3.33%) Java EE
16 7 (2.92%) Java SE
16 7 (2.92%) J2EE
16 7 (2.92%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.75%) Clustering
2 9 (3.75%) Device Driver
3 7 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.50%) iPhone
5 4 (1.67%) Social Media
6 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) Open Source
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.83%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.42%) HACMP
8 1 (0.42%) DTV
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.08%) UNIX
2 61 (25.42%) Windows
3 27 (11.25%) AIX
4 17 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (7.08%) Windows 7
5 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.17%) Android
8 9 (3.75%) FreeBSD
9 8 (3.33%) Solaris
10 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.08%) CentOS
10 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.25%) Debian
12 3 (1.25%) HPUX
12 3 (1.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.67%) OO
2 32 (13.33%) OO PHP
3 30 (12.50%) Web Design
4 28 (11.67%) Change Management
5 24 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 19 (7.92%) Web Development
6 19 (7.92%) Online Marketing
7 17 (7.08%) ITIL
7 17 (7.08%) SOA
8 13 (5.42%) Multithreading
9 11 (4.58%) TDD
10 10 (4.17%) MVC
11 8 (3.33%) Business Continuity
11 8 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.92%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.50%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.25%) JavaScript
2 59 (24.58%) PHP
3 37 (15.42%) Java
4 35 (14.58%) SQL
4 35 (14.58%) PHP5
5 30 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 26 (10.83%) Python
7 14 (5.83%) Ruby
7 14 (5.83%) C++
8 13 (5.42%) Perl
9 12 (5.00%) C#
10 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.50%) C
11 6 (2.50%) Korn
12 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.25%) Golang
14 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.83%) sed
14 2 (0.83%) AWK
15 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (7.08%) Degree
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.42%) MCSE
3 13 (5.42%) MCSA
4 12 (5.00%) MCP
5 10 (4.17%) MCTS
5 10 (4.17%) MCITP
6 3 (1.25%) CISSP
6 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.83%) CISM
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
7 2 (0.83%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 11 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) RHEV
9 1 (0.42%) GPFS
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) XenServer
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.08%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.08%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.08%) Puppet
4 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.83%) SCCM
6 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.42%) Oracle
3 18 (7.50%) VMware
4 12 (5.00%) Cisco
4 12 (5.00%) IBM
5 9 (3.75%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.33%) HP
6 8 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.92%) Avaya
7 7 (2.92%) NetApp
7 7 (2.92%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.92%) Symantec
8 6 (2.50%) EMC
9 5 (2.08%) Epicor
10 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.67%) Dell
10 4 (1.67%) Adobe
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
10 4 (1.67%) Google
11 3 (1.25%) Zend
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago