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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 80 132 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.23% 7.16% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 27.73% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 70 127 80
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
310 476 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.14% 25.83% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 416 346
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £50,000 £55,300
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +20 35 £35,000 +33.33% 2
Knutsford +6 13 £31,500 -41.66% 1
Crewe +7 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Chester -10 5 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Macclesfield +10 1 - -
Wilmslow +6 1 £40,000 - 3
Widnes - 1 £23,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 85 (45.21%) Windows
2 61 (32.45%) Unix
3 58 (30.85%) JavaScript
4 53 (28.19%) SQL
5 48 (25.53%) HTML
6 47 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (23.94%) CSS
8 42 (22.34%) PHP
9 41 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (20.74%) jQuery
10 39 (20.74%) MySQL
11 33 (17.55%) Oracle
11 33 (17.55%) C
11 33 (17.55%) Finance
12 28 (14.89%) XML
13 27 (14.36%) Degree
14 26 (13.83%) C#
15 25 (13.30%) C++
15 25 (13.30%) DevOps
16 24 (12.77%) Open Source
16 24 (12.77%) VMware
16 24 (12.77%) Python
17 23 (12.23%) Information Security
17 23 (12.23%) HTML5
18 22 (11.70%) WordPress
18 22 (11.70%) Java
18 22 (11.70%) .NET
19 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
19 21 (11.17%) JSON
19 21 (11.17%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (11.70%) WordPress
2 14 (7.45%) CMS
2 14 (7.45%) Drupal
3 13 (6.91%) Node.js
4 12 (6.38%) IIS
5 11 (5.85%) JBoss
6 10 (5.32%) Apache
6 10 (5.32%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.72%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.19%) nginx
8 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.06%) iPlanet
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.72%) SaaS
3 6 (3.19%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.19%) PaaS
4 5 (2.66%) IaaS
5 4 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.13%) Office 365
5 4 (2.13%) Route 53
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.57%) SSH
1 18 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.98%) Firewall
3 14 (7.45%) PuTTY
4 11 (5.85%) VPN
5 9 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.72%) DNS
6 7 (3.72%) NAS
6 7 (3.72%) tcpdump
6 7 (3.72%) Wireshark
7 6 (3.19%) WAN
8 5 (2.66%) LAN
9 4 (2.13%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.13%) VoIP
10 3 (1.60%) DHCP
10 3 (1.60%) LDAP
10 3 (1.60%) Wireless
11 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.06%) HTTP
11 2 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.74%) MySQL
2 15 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.45%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.38%) Informix
6 6 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.19%) Big Data
7 5 (2.66%) DB2
7 5 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.13%) IBM BigInsights
9 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Redis
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.51%) Subversion
3 14 (7.45%) Grunt
4 10 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.60%) Gradle
6 3 (1.60%) JIRA
7 2 (1.06%) GitLab
7 2 (1.06%) Hudson
7 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.06%) Maven
7 2 (1.06%) Selenium
7 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.06%) Toad
8 1 (0.53%) Ant
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) FishEye
8 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (17.55%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Electronics
3 10 (5.32%) Banking
4 7 (3.72%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (3.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (31.38%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) HTML Developer
3 28 (14.89%) Analyst
4 25 (13.30%) PHP Developer
5 20 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
6 19 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (9.04%) Administrator
7 17 (9.04%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (7.98%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.45%) Lead Developer
9 14 (7.45%) Lead PHP Developer
10 12 (6.38%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.38%) Technical Support
11 11 (5.85%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.85%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.32%) C Software Engineer
12 10 (5.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.53%) HTML
2 45 (23.94%) CSS
3 39 (20.74%) jQuery
4 28 (14.89%) XML
5 23 (12.23%) HTML5
6 22 (11.70%) .NET
7 21 (11.17%) JSON
8 20 (10.64%) CSS3
9 16 (8.51%) Web Services
10 14 (7.45%) Sass
11 12 (6.38%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (6.38%) XSLT
12 11 (5.85%) J2EE
13 10 (5.32%) Middleware
14 7 (3.72%) Django
14 7 (3.72%) LAMP
14 7 (3.72%) REST
15 5 (2.66%) Ajax
15 5 (2.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.57%) Mainframe
3 16 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (4.79%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.66%) Telematics
8 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.13%) Replication
8 4 (2.13%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.60%) SCADA
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Clustering
11 1 (0.53%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (45.21%) Windows
2 61 (32.45%) Unix
3 20 (10.64%) AIX
4 19 (10.11%) Embedded Linux
5 18 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.51%) Solaris
7 15 (7.98%) Windows Server
8 13 (6.91%) Android
9 12 (6.38%) Apple iOS
9 12 (6.38%) Windows CE
10 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.06%) CentOS
13 2 (1.06%) HPUX
14 1 (0.53%) Debian
14 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.30%) DevOps
3 24 (12.77%) Open Source
4 23 (12.23%) Information Security
5 21 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (10.11%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.04%) Project Management
8 16 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 16 (8.51%) ITIL
8 16 (8.51%) OOP
8 16 (8.51%) Scrum
8 16 (8.51%) Web Design
9 14 (7.45%) Automated Testing
9 14 (7.45%) Project Planning
10 13 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (6.91%) Embedded Software Development
11 12 (6.38%) OO
11 12 (6.38%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.85%) Pair Programming
12 11 (5.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.85%) JavaScript
2 53 (28.19%) SQL
3 42 (22.34%) PHP
4 33 (17.55%) C
5 26 (13.83%) C#
6 25 (13.30%) C++
7 24 (12.77%) Python
8 22 (11.70%) Java
9 16 (8.51%) Embedded C
10 15 (7.98%) PHP 5
11 14 (7.45%) Bash Shell
12 13 (6.91%) Perl
13 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.19%) Embedded C++
14 6 (3.19%) Ruby
15 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.06%) Go
17 1 (0.53%) ANSI C
17 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (14.36%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) HNC
2 10 (5.32%) HND
3 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.06%) CCIE
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) EnCE
6 2 (1.06%) GCFA
6 2 (1.06%) GCIH
6 2 (1.06%) GREM
6 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.06%) MCSE
6 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.66%) QA
4 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) Snort
4 8 (4.26%) Docker
5 4 (2.13%) GPFS
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) vCloud
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) EnCase
2 4 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.06%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.06%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.53%) Netcool
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (17.55%) Oracle
2 24 (12.77%) VMware
3 20 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.57%) Cisco
5 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.45%) IBM
7 13 (6.91%) Juniper
8 12 (6.38%) Fortinet
8 12 (6.38%) Sybase
9 9 (4.79%) Twitter
10 7 (3.72%) Facebook
10 7 (3.72%) Google
11 6 (3.19%) NetWitness
12 5 (2.66%) Adobe
13 4 (2.13%) F5
13 4 (2.13%) Intel
14 3 (1.60%) Citrix
15 2 (1.06%) Siebel
15 2 (1.06%) Splunk
15 2 (1.06%) WSO2
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlewich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago