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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North West / Cheshire
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 85 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.29% 6.56% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.00% 27.51% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 117
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,650 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%

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
200 309 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.70% 23.84% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 145 273 404
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +6 16 £46,750 +48.41%
Chester +6 13 £28,500 -2.56% 2
Wilmslow 0 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Crewe -6 6 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 5 £40,000 - 2
Warrington -27 4 £36,000 +2.85%
Nantwich - 2 £55,000 -
Sandbach - 1 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 £25,000 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 64 (38.79%) Unix
2 54 (32.73%) Windows
2 54 (32.73%) Finance
3 47 (28.48%) SQL
4 42 (25.45%) Java
5 40 (24.24%) Banking
6 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 32 (19.39%) C
7 32 (19.39%) Oracle
8 30 (18.18%) C++
9 25 (15.15%) PHP
9 25 (15.15%) AIX
9 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 25 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 25 (15.15%) VMware
9 25 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 22 (13.33%) Apache
10 22 (13.33%) Python
10 22 (13.33%) HTML
11 21 (12.73%) Cisco
11 21 (12.73%) Management Information System
12 20 (12.12%) Information Security
12 20 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (11.52%) Degree
13 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.52%) Windows Server
14 18 (10.91%) Active Directory

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 22 (13.33%) Apache
2 13 (7.88%) IIS
3 8 (4.85%) JBoss
4 7 (4.24%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.03%) CMS
6 5 (3.03%) nginx
6 5 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.21%) Confluence
7 2 (1.21%) Drupal
7 2 (1.21%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.21%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Magento
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.24%) Office 365
4 6 (3.64%) IaaS
5 4 (2.42%) PaaS
6 3 (1.82%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.82%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.61%) Route 53
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.48%) VoIP
3 12 (7.27%) DNS
3 12 (7.27%) GPRS
4 11 (6.67%) HTTP
5 10 (6.06%) Firewall
5 10 (6.06%) Internet
6 9 (5.45%) Intranet
7 8 (4.85%) SAN
8 7 (4.24%) WLAN
9 6 (3.64%) Bluetooth
9 6 (3.64%) DVB
9 6 (3.64%) Ethernet
9 6 (3.64%) GSM
9 6 (3.64%) NFC
9 6 (3.64%) UMTS
9 6 (3.64%) VLAN
9 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.03%) SSL
11 4 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) MySQL
2 18 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.48%) GIS
4 11 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.21%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) JIRA
2 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.88%) Subversion
4 10 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.24%) JUnit
6 5 (3.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.82%) Ant
9 2 (1.21%) Hudson
9 2 (1.21%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.61%) Gradle
10 1 (0.61%) MSI
10 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (32.73%) Finance
2 40 (24.24%) Banking
3 9 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.85%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (3.64%) Automotive
5 6 (3.64%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.03%) Retail
7 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.82%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.82%) Avionics
8 3 (1.82%) French Language
8 3 (1.82%) Law
9 2 (1.21%) Advertising
9 2 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (1.21%) Front Office
9 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.61%) Electronics
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (24.24%) Developer
2 18 (10.91%) Software Engineer
3 17 (10.30%) Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) Applications Support
5 12 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) Security Technician
5 12 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 11 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Support Specialist
8 8 (4.85%) Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) IT Support
9 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.24%) C++ Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.33%) HTML
2 17 (10.30%) Web Services
3 16 (9.70%) Middleware
4 14 (8.48%) CSS
4 14 (8.48%) XML
5 12 (7.27%) .NET
5 12 (7.27%) Spring
6 9 (5.45%) Flash
7 8 (4.85%) jQuery
8 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.24%) REST
9 6 (3.64%) BREW
9 6 (3.64%) J2ME
9 6 (3.64%) JMS
9 6 (3.64%) JSON
9 6 (3.64%) OpenAL
9 6 (3.64%) OpenCL
9 6 (3.64%) OpenGL
9 6 (3.64%) Qt
9 6 (3.64%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.88%) Clustering
5 8 (4.85%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.64%) CAN bus
6 6 (3.64%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.64%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.64%) iPhone
6 6 (3.64%) MPEG
6 6 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.42%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.42%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.82%) User Experience
10 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.21%) NHS
10 2 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (38.79%) Unix
2 54 (32.73%) Windows
3 25 (15.15%) AIX
3 25 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.52%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.48%) CentOS
6 13 (7.88%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (7.27%) Android
8 8 (4.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.64%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (3.64%) Solaris
10 6 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.42%) Debian
11 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 20 (12.12%) Information Security
3 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (10.91%) DevOps
5 16 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.70%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (9.09%) OO
7 13 (7.88%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.27%) Compliance Management
8 12 (7.27%) Line Management
8 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.27%) Process Management
8 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.06%) ITIL
10 9 (5.45%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.24%) Capacity Management
11 7 (4.24%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (4.24%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.48%) SQL
2 42 (25.45%) Java
3 32 (19.39%) C
4 30 (18.18%) C++
5 25 (15.15%) PHP
6 22 (13.33%) Python
7 18 (10.91%) JavaScript
8 16 (9.70%) Bash Shell
9 12 (7.27%) Perl
10 11 (6.67%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.45%) C#
12 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.42%) Ruby
14 3 (1.82%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.82%) ANSI C
14 3 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.21%) PHP 5
15 2 (1.21%) Progress 4GL
16 1 (0.61%) VBScript
16 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) CCNA
2 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.21%) MCSE
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.21%) RHCE
3 2 (1.21%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.61%) GIAC
4 1 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.64%) Docker
5 6 (3.64%) Firmware
6 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.42%) vSphere
8 3 (1.82%) Postfix
8 3 (1.82%) qmail
8 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.21%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) Puppet
2 12 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.85%) Ansible
3 8 (4.85%) Netcool
4 7 (4.24%) Ganglia
5 5 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.03%) Nagios
6 4 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.42%) Salt
7 3 (1.82%) SCOM
8 2 (1.21%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.61%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) Oracle
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.15%) VMware
3 21 (12.73%) Cisco
4 13 (7.88%) ServiceNow
4 13 (7.88%) Splunk
5 7 (4.24%) IBM
5 7 (4.24%) Sophos
6 6 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 6 (3.64%) Intel
6 6 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.64%) Symbian
6 6 (3.64%) Zend
7 5 (3.03%) EMC
7 5 (3.03%) Symantec
8 4 (2.42%) arcserve
8 4 (2.42%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (2.42%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.82%) Kaspersky
9 3 (1.82%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Macclesfield
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Sandbach
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Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
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