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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.80% 4.44% 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 19.61% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £34,250 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.86% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £29,800 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £45,000 £38,900
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
37 51 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 22.67% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 33
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £36,000 £50,715
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (28.57%) Akka
2 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Legato
3 1 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
General
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
1 2 (28.57%) Akka
1 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Legato
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) ZTE
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Compaq
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
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