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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 40 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.35% 3.02% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 13.46% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +35.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
43 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.86% 22.41% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 36
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Social Media
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Redis
5 2 (13.33%) Kafka
5 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (13.33%) Akka
5 2 (13.33%) Play Framework

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
2 2 (13.33%) Akka
2 2 (13.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) OOP
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.67%) RHEV
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) EMC
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Compaq
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
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