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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.11% 6.77% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 29.31% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +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
56 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.74% 23.11% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 40
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) AIX
3 7 (41.18%) Tivoli
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
7 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (17.65%) Adobe
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) EMC
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Social Media
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Subversion
7 3 (17.65%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Django
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) Akka
4 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) W3C
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) HACMP
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) AIX
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Tru64
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas File System
2 1 (5.88%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Compaq
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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