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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.45% 5.51% 7.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 30.43% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 16
Median salary £41,250 £26,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.65% -42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
25 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.66% 18.11% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 53
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Telematics
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) CAN bus
3 6 (30.00%) Internet of Things
3 6 (30.00%) Firmware
3 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 6 (30.00%) GPRS
3 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) QMS
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Laravel
5 4 (20.00%) Behat
5 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (15.00%) Puppet

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (30.00%) GPRS
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Behat
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) Laravel
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) Guava
3 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Telematics
2 6 (30.00%) CAN bus
2 6 (30.00%) Internet of Things
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) QMS
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) SOLID
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) EMC
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
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