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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 90 84 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.93% 5.78% 8.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.20% 22.40% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 76 147
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
298 375 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.26% 25.81% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 246 332 480
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Knutsford +10 20 £45,000 +5.88%
Nantwich +1 19 £39,000 +73.33%
Warrington +12 13 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Chester +6 12 £42,500 +49.12% 3
Crewe -2 9 £38,250 -4.37% 1
Northwich - 4 £33,250 -
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £47,500 -
Macclesfield -14 1 £28,000 - 4
Daresbury - 1 £26,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 60 (44.12%) Unix
2 54 (39.71%) Finance
3 38 (27.94%) Windows
4 36 (26.47%) SQL
5 33 (24.26%) Banking
6 30 (22.06%) VMware
6 30 (22.06%) Java
6 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (19.85%) Python
7 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
7 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.12%) Cisco
9 23 (16.91%) Apache
9 23 (16.91%) C
9 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (15.44%) CentOS
10 21 (15.44%) MS Office
10 21 (15.44%) Information Security
11 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
13 18 (13.24%) MS Excel
13 18 (13.24%) JIRA
14 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (11.76%) C++
15 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
15 16 (11.76%) AIX
15 16 (11.76%) Active Directory
16 15 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (11.03%) PHP
16 15 (11.03%) 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 23 (16.91%) Apache
2 13 (9.56%) IIS
3 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.94%) nginx
4 4 (2.94%) StreamWeaver
5 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.47%) Confluence
6 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.47%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) MS Office
2 18 (13.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.15%) Office 365
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.68%) IaaS
5 2 (1.47%) GitHub
5 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.74%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.29%) HTTP
3 13 (9.56%) Intranet
4 12 (8.82%) Firewall
5 11 (8.09%) DNS
6 8 (5.88%) SAN
7 5 (3.68%) VoIP
8 4 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.94%) Internet
8 4 (2.94%) NAS
8 4 (2.94%) Network Security
8 4 (2.94%) VLAN
9 3 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.21%) DHCP
9 3 (2.21%) LAN
9 3 (2.21%) MPLS
9 3 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.21%) SSL
9 3 (2.21%) WAN
10 2 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.03%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.29%) GIS
4 7 (5.15%) MySQL
5 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) DB2
7 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (13.24%) JIRA
2 11 (8.09%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.09%) Subversion
3 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.15%) JUnit
4 5 (3.68%) Maven
5 4 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.21%) Ant
7 2 (1.47%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.74%) Gradle
8 1 (0.74%) MSI
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (39.71%) Finance
2 33 (24.26%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.41%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Back Office
5 4 (2.94%) Front Office
6 3 (2.21%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.21%) Avionics
7 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Marketing
7 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Developer
2 13 (9.56%) Analyst
3 12 (8.82%) Security Technician
3 12 (8.82%) Support Technician
4 11 (8.09%) Administrator
4 11 (8.09%) IT Support
4 11 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
7 8 (5.88%) IT Technician
8 7 (5.15%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Tester
9 6 (4.41%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.41%) C++/Java Developer
9 6 (4.41%) IT Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) HTML
2 12 (8.82%) Web Services
2 12 (8.82%) XML
3 9 (6.62%) Middleware
3 9 (6.62%) Spring
4 8 (5.88%) CSS
5 7 (5.15%) .NET
6 6 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (4.41%) JMS
6 6 (4.41%) REST
7 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.94%) JMX
8 4 (2.94%) jQuery
8 4 (2.94%) POCO
8 4 (2.94%) QuickFIX
8 4 (2.94%) Symfony
9 3 (2.21%) Behat
9 3 (2.21%) JSON
9 3 (2.21%) Laravel
10 2 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.41%) Clustering
6 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.21%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.21%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) Contactless
8 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.47%) Fintech
8 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 2 (1.47%) Telematics
9 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.12%) Unix
2 38 (27.94%) Windows
3 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (15.44%) CentOS
5 16 (11.76%) AIX
6 15 (11.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 15 (11.03%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.41%) Android
7 6 (4.41%) Debian
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.68%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.68%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.94%) Solaris
10 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.44%) Information Security
2 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.56%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.82%) Compliance Management
5 12 (8.82%) Line Management
5 12 (8.82%) Process Management
6 11 (8.09%) DevOps
7 10 (7.35%) OO
8 8 (5.88%) ITIL
9 7 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.41%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.41%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.41%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.41%) Web Development
11 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.68%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) SQL
2 30 (22.06%) Java
3 27 (19.85%) Python
4 23 (16.91%) C
5 16 (11.76%) C++
5 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.03%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.03%) PHP
6 15 (11.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.62%) C#
8 6 (4.41%) Perl
9 4 (2.94%) COBOL
9 4 (2.94%) JCL
9 4 (2.94%) REXX
10 3 (2.21%) ANSI C
10 3 (2.21%) Ruby
11 2 (1.47%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.47%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) CCNA
2 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.47%) MCSE
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) RHCE
3 2 (1.47%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.74%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.74%) GIAC
4 1 (0.74%) OSCE
4 1 (0.74%) OSCP
4 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.21%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.56%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.68%) Docker
6 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.21%) Postfix
7 3 (2.21%) qmail
7 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.21%) vSphere
8 2 (1.47%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.74%) Firmware
9 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Puppet
2 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.68%) Nagios
4 4 (2.94%) Ansible
4 4 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.47%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.47%) Salt
6 2 (1.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.74%) Netcool
7 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (22.06%) VMware
2 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 26 (19.12%) Cisco
4 13 (9.56%) Splunk
5 12 (8.82%) ServiceNow
6 8 (5.88%) Oracle
7 5 (3.68%) EMC
7 5 (3.68%) IBM
7 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.68%) Symantec
8 4 (2.94%) arcserve
8 4 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (2.94%) Sophos
9 3 (2.21%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.21%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.21%) Sybase
9 3 (2.21%) Zend
10 2 (1.47%) Progress
10 2 (1.47%) Veritas
11 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
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