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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 57 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 104 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.71% 6.07% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.15% 23.37% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 87 81
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +3.75%
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
239 445 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.63% 25.99% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 379 374
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 August 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 27 August 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 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Winsford - 6 £25,000 -
Chester +6 5 £25,000 -39.39% 1
Knutsford +14 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Warrington +3 3 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Wilmslow -2 3 £40,000 +53.84%
Crewe +1 2 £19,000 -49.33%
Northwich -4 2 £32,500 - 2
Linux
North West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Unix
3 26 (24.30%) Finance
4 25 (23.36%) Python
5 21 (19.63%) VMware
6 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
7 19 (17.76%) SQL
7 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.82%) Cisco
9 17 (15.89%) DevOps
10 15 (14.02%) Java
10 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (13.08%) Degree
11 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (13.08%) CentOS
11 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
12 13 (12.15%) Apache
12 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (12.15%) Django
13 12 (11.21%) Web Development
13 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
13 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
14 11 (10.28%) Firewall
14 11 (10.28%) PHP
14 11 (10.28%) HTML
14 11 (10.28%) MySQL
14 11 (10.28%) CSS
14 11 (10.28%) Banking
15 10 (9.35%) OO
15 10 (9.35%) SQL Server

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 13 (12.15%) Apache
2 10 (9.35%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.74%) StreamWeaver
4 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.93%) Heroku
5 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 8 (7.48%) SAN
4 7 (6.54%) VoIP
5 6 (5.61%) LAN
5 6 (5.61%) WAN
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.74%) DNS
7 4 (3.74%) HTTP
7 4 (3.74%) Intranet
8 3 (2.80%) BGP
8 3 (2.80%) DHCP
8 3 (2.80%) OSPF
8 3 (2.80%) Wireless
9 2 (1.87%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.87%) Network Security
9 2 (1.87%) VLAN
9 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.28%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) GIS
7 1 (0.93%) IBM BigInsights
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.67%) JIRA
3 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.80%) Maven
4 2 (1.87%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.93%) GitLab
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 6 (5.61%) Back Office
4 5 (4.67%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Developer
2 14 (13.08%) Administrator
2 14 (13.08%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (12.15%) Python Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Support Technician
5 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (7.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.61%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.67%) Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) IT Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support
8 5 (4.67%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.67%) IT Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.67%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) Django
2 11 (10.28%) CSS
2 11 (10.28%) HTML
3 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 5 (4.67%) XML
5 4 (3.74%) jQuery
5 4 (3.74%) LAMP
5 4 (3.74%) Laravel
5 4 (3.74%) Middleware
6 3 (2.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.80%) Behat
6 3 (2.80%) JSON
7 2 (1.87%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.87%) FpML
7 2 (1.87%) HTML5
7 2 (1.87%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.87%) Node.js
7 2 (1.87%) POSIX
7 2 (1.87%) REST
7 2 (1.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 3 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.87%) Fintech
6 2 (1.87%) iPad
6 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.93%) LPAR
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 33 (30.84%) Unix
3 14 (13.08%) CentOS
4 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.54%) Mac OS X
6 7 (6.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.80%) AIX
8 3 (2.80%) Debian
8 3 (2.80%) Windows CE
8 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.87%) Android
9 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) DevOps
2 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.21%) Web Development
4 10 (9.35%) OO
5 9 (8.41%) Open Source
5 9 (8.41%) Server Building
5 9 (8.41%) Service Management
6 8 (7.48%) Project Management
7 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.67%) Information Security
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL
8 5 (4.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.74%) Market Making
9 4 (3.74%) MVC
9 4 (3.74%) TDD
9 4 (3.74%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) Python
2 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.76%) SQL
4 15 (14.02%) Java
5 11 (10.28%) PHP
6 10 (9.35%) Bash Shell
6 10 (9.35%) C
7 8 (7.48%) C#
7 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.54%) Perl
9 4 (3.74%) COBOL
9 4 (3.74%) JCL
9 4 (3.74%) REXX
9 4 (3.74%) Ruby
10 3 (2.80%) C++
10 3 (2.80%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.87%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.87%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) CCNA
2 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.80%) HNC
3 3 (2.80%) HND
4 2 (1.87%) CCNP
4 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.87%) MCP
4 2 (1.87%) MCSE
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.93%) OSCE
5 1 (0.93%) OSCP
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
2 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.74%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) ISO13485
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) Postfix
4 2 (1.87%) vCloud
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Docker
5 1 (0.93%) GPFS
5 1 (0.93%) iptables
5 1 (0.93%) KVM
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.93%) oVirt
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Puppet
2 7 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) VMware
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.82%) Cisco
4 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.54%) Apple
6 6 (5.61%) LANDesk
7 5 (4.67%) Citrix
7 5 (4.67%) Intel
8 4 (3.74%) Juniper
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle
9 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.80%) GFI Software
10 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.87%) Sybase
11 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.93%) ATG
11 1 (0.93%) BMC
11 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.93%) EMC
11 1 (0.93%) IBM
Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
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Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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