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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 53 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 82 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 4.70% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.95% 18.26% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 63 69
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
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
232 449 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.08% 25.75% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 198 364 336
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Chester +7 11 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Warrington +14 5 £33,750 -31.12% 2
Knutsford +12 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Crewe +5 2 £19,000 -54.76% 1
Wilmslow 0 2 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Nantwich - 2 £22,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 31 (25.62%) Unix
3 27 (22.31%) Python
4 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
5 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (19.01%) DevOps
6 22 (18.18%) Degree
7 20 (16.53%) Java
8 19 (15.70%) PHP
9 18 (14.88%) Open Source
10 17 (14.05%) MySQL
10 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.22%) Web Development
11 16 (13.22%) Django
11 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.22%) SQL
11 16 (13.22%) HTML
11 16 (13.22%) CSS
12 15 (12.40%) C
12 15 (12.40%) Cisco
12 15 (12.40%) VMware
13 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
14 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
14 13 (10.74%) Web Services
14 13 (10.74%) Software Engineering
15 12 (9.92%) Firewall
15 12 (9.92%) Finance
15 12 (9.92%) ITIL

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 12 (9.92%) Apache
2 10 (8.26%) IIS
3 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) StreamWeaver
4 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.65%) nginx
5 2 (1.65%) WordPress
6 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SPSS
2 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.96%) Office 365
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.48%) SaaS
5 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.83%) Heroku
6 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) Firewall
2 9 (7.44%) SAN
3 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.79%) VoIP
4 7 (5.79%) VPN
5 6 (4.96%) LAN
5 6 (4.96%) WAN
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.31%) DNS
7 4 (3.31%) NAS
8 3 (2.48%) BGP
8 3 (2.48%) DHCP
8 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.48%) Network Security
8 3 (2.48%) OSPF
9 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.65%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) MySQL
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) IBM BigInsights
3 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.31%) Big Data
4 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.48%) DB2
5 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.13%) Maven
4 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.31%) GitLab
5 3 (2.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.65%) JIRA
6 2 (1.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) FishEye
7 1 (0.83%) Hudson
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Electronics
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
5 4 (3.31%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) Developer
2 17 (14.05%) Python Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Administrator
3 14 (11.57%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.31%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) CSS
1 16 (13.22%) Django
1 16 (13.22%) HTML
2 13 (10.74%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) J2EE
3 7 (5.79%) LAMP
3 7 (5.79%) REST
4 6 (4.96%) jQuery
5 5 (4.13%) Laravel
6 4 (3.31%) .NET
6 4 (3.31%) JSON
6 4 (3.31%) Servlets
6 4 (3.31%) SOAP
6 4 (3.31%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) EJB
7 3 (2.48%) HTML5
7 3 (2.48%) J2SE
7 3 (2.48%) JSP
7 3 (2.48%) POSIX
8 2 (1.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.96%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.31%) iPad
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.31%) User Experience
7 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.65%) Fintech
8 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 31 (25.62%) Unix
3 12 (9.92%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.26%) Ubuntu
5 9 (7.44%) CentOS
6 8 (6.61%) Android
6 8 (6.61%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.61%) Windows CE
7 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.96%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.31%) Debian
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.48%) AIX
10 3 (2.48%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (19.01%) DevOps
2 18 (14.88%) Open Source
3 16 (13.22%) Web Development
4 13 (10.74%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.92%) ITIL
5 12 (9.92%) OO
6 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.26%) Server Building
6 10 (8.26%) Service Management
7 9 (7.44%) Project Management
7 9 (7.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.61%) Scrum
9 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.79%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (5.79%) Pair Programming
9 7 (5.79%) UML
10 6 (4.96%) Analytics
10 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.31%) Python
2 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.53%) Java
4 19 (15.70%) PHP
5 16 (13.22%) SQL
6 15 (12.40%) C
7 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.09%) C++
8 11 (9.09%) Perl
9 8 (6.61%) C#
10 6 (4.96%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.31%) COBOL
12 4 (3.31%) JCL
12 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.31%) REXX
12 4 (3.31%) Ruby
13 3 (2.48%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.65%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) HNC
2 7 (5.79%) HND
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) CCNA
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CCNP
6 2 (1.65%) MCP
6 2 (1.65%) MCSE
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCIE
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 8 (6.61%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO13485
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) GPFS
4 3 (2.48%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.65%) Docker
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) Postfix
5 2 (1.65%) vCloud
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) iptables
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) oVirt
6 1 (0.83%) Snort
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.31%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.83%) EnCase
6 1 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Cisco
2 15 (12.40%) VMware
3 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.26%) IBM
5 9 (7.44%) Intel
6 7 (5.79%) Apple
6 7 (5.79%) Oracle
7 6 (4.96%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.13%) Citrix
9 4 (3.31%) Juniper
10 3 (2.48%) GFI Software
10 3 (2.48%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.65%) Brocade
11 2 (1.65%) F5
11 2 (1.65%) Foundry
11 2 (1.65%) QNAP
11 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.65%) Zoho
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