The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.13% 6.49% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.39% 31.25% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Median salary £27,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.15% 20.78% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 36
Median salary £32,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Linux
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region.

Linux Salary Trend in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (50.00%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Django
2 16 (44.44%) DevOps
3 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) Web Development
5 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 9 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (19.44%) MySQL
7 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (16.67%) HTML
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) CSS
8 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
8 6 (16.67%) Apple
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.67%) VoIP
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
8 6 (16.67%) LANDesk
8 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (13.89%) Puppet
9 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.89%) Java
9 5 (13.89%) PHP
9 5 (13.89%) SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
1 6 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) GitLab
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Python Developer
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Django Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Support
7 1 (2.78%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Django
2 6 (16.67%) CSS
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) Behat
5 2 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) LPAR
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) Debian
3 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Web Development
3 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.78%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.78%) Server Building
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) vCloud
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Apple
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) GFI Software
4 3 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle