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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 68 22
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -46
Permanent jobs citing Linux 76 57 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.52% 3.36% 8.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.84% 15.32% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 114
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
273 372 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.43% 21.95% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 245 302 351
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £22,175 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +13 27 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Warrington +25 23 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Crewe +16 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Wilmslow -4 7 £45,000 +35.33%
Knutsford +11 6 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Winsford - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 67 (42.41%) Windows
2 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.42%) Unix
4 33 (20.89%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.89%) Degree
5 32 (20.25%) C
5 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (19.62%) Python
7 30 (18.99%) DevOps
8 26 (16.46%) C++
8 26 (16.46%) Red Hat
9 25 (15.82%) Open Source
10 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.56%) Active Directory
11 23 (14.56%) SQL
12 22 (13.92%) PHP
12 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.92%) Embedded Linux
13 21 (13.29%) HTML
14 20 (12.66%) Embedded C
14 20 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (12.03%) Java
15 19 (12.03%) ITIL
15 19 (12.03%) OO
15 19 (12.03%) Scrum
16 18 (11.39%) CSS
16 18 (11.39%) C#
16 18 (11.39%) MySQL
16 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
16 18 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 17 (10.76%) IIS
2 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.33%) Apache
4 6 (3.80%) JBoss
4 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.80%) WordPress
5 5 (3.16%) nginx
6 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.90%) Node.js
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) SPSS
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) FastStats
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.06%) SaaS
3 7 (4.43%) Office 365
4 6 (3.80%) PaaS
5 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.63%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.63%) Heroku
7 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) Firewall
2 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.23%) VPN
3 10 (6.33%) NAS
4 8 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (5.06%) SAN
5 7 (4.43%) tcpdump
5 7 (4.43%) VoIP
5 7 (4.43%) Wireshark
6 6 (3.80%) WAN
7 5 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.16%) LAN
8 4 (2.53%) DNS
8 4 (2.53%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.53%) SSH
9 3 (1.90%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.90%) Internet
9 3 (1.90%) LDAP
10 2 (1.27%) VXLAN
10 2 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) MySQL
1 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) IBM BigInsights
3 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) DB2
4 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.53%) Big Data
5 4 (2.53%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.16%) Maven
5 4 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.53%) GitLab
5 4 (2.53%) JIRA
6 3 (1.90%) Subversion
6 3 (1.90%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.27%) Selenium
7 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.63%) Ant
8 1 (0.63%) FishEye
8 1 (0.63%) Grunt
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.13%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Electronics
3 6 (3.80%) Legal
4 4 (2.53%) Back Office
5 3 (1.90%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (27.85%) Developer
2 26 (16.46%) Administrator
3 20 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (11.39%) Analyst
6 17 (10.76%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (9.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (9.49%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.86%) C Software Engineer
8 14 (8.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (8.86%) Software Developer
9 13 (8.23%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (7.59%) Technical Support
11 11 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (6.33%) Support Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (5.06%) PHP Developer
13 8 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.29%) HTML
2 18 (11.39%) CSS
3 15 (9.49%) Web Services
4 14 (8.86%) Django
5 10 (6.33%) jQuery
6 9 (5.70%) .NET
6 9 (5.70%) J2EE
6 9 (5.70%) Middleware
6 9 (5.70%) REST
7 7 (4.43%) HTML5
7 7 (4.43%) JSON
7 7 (4.43%) LAMP
8 6 (3.80%) Laravel
8 6 (3.80%) Servlets
9 5 (3.16%) EJB
9 5 (3.16%) J2SE
9 5 (3.16%) JSP
9 5 (3.16%) XML
10 4 (2.53%) CSS3
10 4 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.13%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.43%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.16%) iPad
7 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.90%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.90%) SCADA
8 3 (1.90%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) LPAR
10 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.41%) Windows
2 37 (23.42%) Unix
3 22 (13.92%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (10.13%) Windows Server
6 15 (9.49%) AIX
6 15 (9.49%) Windows CE
7 14 (8.86%) Android
8 13 (8.23%) Mac OS X
9 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
10 10 (6.33%) Solaris
11 9 (5.70%) Ubuntu
11 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (5.06%) CentOS
12 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.90%) Debian
13 3 (1.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.99%) DevOps
3 25 (15.82%) Open Source
4 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.03%) ITIL
6 19 (12.03%) OO
6 19 (12.03%) Scrum
7 17 (10.76%) Embedded Software Development
8 16 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 16 (10.13%) Web Development
9 15 (9.49%) Pair Programming
9 15 (9.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (8.86%) OOD
10 14 (8.86%) UML
11 12 (7.59%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.96%) Business Continuity
12 11 (6.96%) Service Management
13 10 (6.33%) Information Security
13 10 (6.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.25%) C
3 31 (19.62%) Python
4 26 (16.46%) C++
5 23 (14.56%) SQL
6 22 (13.92%) PHP
7 20 (12.66%) Embedded C
8 19 (12.03%) Java
9 18 (11.39%) C#
10 17 (10.76%) Bash Shell
11 13 (8.23%) Perl
12 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.43%) Ruby
14 6 (3.80%) Embedded C++
14 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.90%) ANSI C
15 3 (1.90%) PHP 5
16 2 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (20.89%) Degree
2 14 (8.86%) HNC
2 14 (8.86%) HND
3 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) CCIE
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) EnCE
6 2 (1.27%) GCFA
6 2 (1.27%) GCIH
6 2 (1.27%) GREM
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.33%) SLA
3 8 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.43%) GPFS
3 7 (4.43%) Snort
4 6 (3.80%) Docker
5 3 (1.90%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.27%) Postfix
6 2 (1.27%) vCloud
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) iptables
7 1 (0.63%) KVM
7 1 (0.63%) oVirt
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) Puppet
1 7 (4.43%) Tivoli
1 7 (4.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.80%) EnCase
2 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.53%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (16.46%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.76%) IBM
3 17 (10.76%) VMware
4 13 (8.23%) Cisco
4 13 (8.23%) Oracle
5 11 (6.96%) Intel
6 6 (3.80%) Apple
6 6 (3.80%) NetWitness
7 5 (3.16%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.53%) Citrix
8 4 (2.53%) Juniper
9 3 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.90%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.27%) GFI Software
10 2 (1.27%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.27%) Splunk
10 2 (1.27%) WSO2
10 2 (1.27%) Zoho
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago