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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 38 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 115 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.64% 7.00% 6.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.48% 26.14% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 56 100 103
Median salary £33,250 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.76% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,250 £50,000
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
263 440 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.16% 26.76% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 228 385 378
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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 September 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 September 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
Nantwich +1 22 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Warrington -1 8 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Winsford - 6 £25,000 -
Crewe -1 5 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Chester +2 4 £42,500 - 1
Wilmslow -7 4 £41,250 +71.87% 4
Knutsford 0 2 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Northwich 0 2 £32,500 - 3
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (39.29%) Unix
2 37 (33.04%) Finance
3 33 (29.46%) Windows
4 26 (23.21%) SQL
5 24 (21.43%) VMware
6 23 (20.54%) Python
6 23 (20.54%) Cisco
7 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
8 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.96%) Java
9 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 14 (12.50%) Firewall
12 14 (12.50%) Banking
13 13 (11.61%) Degree
13 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
14 12 (10.71%) PHP
14 12 (10.71%) C
14 12 (10.71%) C++
14 12 (10.71%) OO
14 12 (10.71%) MS Office
15 11 (9.82%) Apache
15 11 (9.82%) CentOS
15 11 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (8.93%) DevOps
16 10 (8.93%) Web Development
16 10 (8.93%) Django

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 11 (9.82%) Apache
2 9 (8.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.57%) StreamWeaver
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.79%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Office
2 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.50%) Firewall
3 9 (8.04%) VoIP
4 7 (6.25%) DNS
4 7 (6.25%) LAN
4 7 (6.25%) SAN
4 7 (6.25%) WAN
5 6 (5.36%) HTTP
5 6 (5.36%) Intranet
6 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.57%) DHCP
7 3 (2.68%) MPLS
7 3 (2.68%) NAS
7 3 (2.68%) Network Security
8 2 (1.79%) BGP
8 2 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.79%) OSPF
8 2 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) MySQL
3 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
1 9 (8.04%) JIRA
1 9 (8.04%) Subversion
2 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.36%) JUnit
4 4 (3.57%) Maven
5 3 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.89%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.89%) Hudson
6 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Back Office
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Front Office
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Avionics
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Developer
2 13 (11.61%) Support Technician
3 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.93%) Python Developer
4 8 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 7 (6.25%) Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 7 (6.25%) IT Support
5 7 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) Tester
6 6 (5.36%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.36%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) IT Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) IT Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) CSS
1 10 (8.93%) Django
1 10 (8.93%) HTML
2 9 (8.04%) XML
3 8 (7.14%) Web Services
4 7 (6.25%) Middleware
5 6 (5.36%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (5.36%) JMS
5 6 (5.36%) Spring
6 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.57%) Behat
7 4 (3.57%) JMX
7 4 (3.57%) Laravel
7 4 (3.57%) POCO
7 4 (3.57%) QuickFIX
8 3 (2.68%) .NET
8 3 (2.68%) jQuery
8 3 (2.68%) Symfony
9 2 (1.79%) FpML
9 2 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) User Experience
6 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Fintech
7 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.89%) FMCG
8 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.89%) iPad
8 1 (0.89%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Unix
2 33 (29.46%) Windows
3 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.82%) CentOS
4 11 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.36%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.68%) AIX
9 3 (2.68%) Android
9 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.79%) Debian
11 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.89%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.71%) OO
2 10 (8.93%) DevOps
2 10 (8.93%) Web Development
3 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.14%) Information Security
5 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.36%) ITIL
6 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.36%) Multithreading
7 5 (4.46%) Market Making
7 5 (4.46%) MVC
7 5 (4.46%) Open Source
7 5 (4.46%) Project Management
7 5 (4.46%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (3.57%) OOD
8 4 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) SQL
2 23 (20.54%) Python
3 19 (16.96%) Java
3 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.71%) C
4 12 (10.71%) C++
4 12 (10.71%) PHP
5 9 (8.04%) C#
6 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.57%) COBOL
8 4 (3.57%) JCL
8 4 (3.57%) REXX
9 3 (2.68%) Perl
9 3 (2.68%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.79%) ANSI C
10 2 (1.79%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (1.79%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) Go
11 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) CCNA
2 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) CCNP
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.89%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.89%) HNC
5 1 (0.89%) HND
5 1 (0.89%) OSCE
5 1 (0.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.36%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.89%) ISO13485
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.36%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.89%) Docker
8 1 (0.89%) vCloud
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Puppet
2 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.89%) Salt
4 1 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) VMware
2 23 (20.54%) Cisco
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.36%) Apple
4 6 (5.36%) LANDesk
5 5 (4.46%) Citrix
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle
5 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.68%) arcserve
6 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.68%) GFI Software
6 3 (2.68%) Juniper
6 3 (2.68%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (2.68%) Sophos
6 3 (2.68%) Symantec
7 2 (1.79%) Progress
7 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.79%) Sybase
7 2 (1.79%) Zend
8 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 plus a generous benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £18,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Parking
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + flexi-hours, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago