The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.50% 10.26% 8.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 37.04% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 16
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +9.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,700 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
17 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.32% 27.69% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 42
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) MySQL
3 11 (42.31%) PHP
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) Unix
5 8 (30.77%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (30.77%) Open Source
5 8 (30.77%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) Twitter
6 7 (26.92%) Django
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Facebook
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE
8 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Adobe
8 5 (19.23%) Big Data
8 5 (19.23%) HTML5
8 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (19.23%) Google
8 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
8 5 (19.23%) Telematics
8 5 (19.23%) WordPress

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WordPress
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 4 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (15.38%) Route 53
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Broadband
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Python Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Python Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) Django
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) LAMP
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Telematics
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) Android Development
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
5 3 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) vCloud
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Twitter
2 6 (23.08%) Facebook
3 5 (19.23%) Adobe
3 5 (19.23%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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