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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% 6.61% 8.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% 50.00% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,550 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
23 34 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.92% 13.23% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 46
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) UNIX
1 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 11 (40.74%) Apache
3 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
3 10 (37.04%) nginx
3 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Ab Initio
5 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (22.22%) Talend
5 6 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) MySQL
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.11%) Informatica
8 3 (11.11%) DataStage
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 10 (37.04%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) QSIG
1 1 (3.70%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
4 3 (11.11%) DataStage
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Redis
5 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 3 (11.11%) ETL Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 2 (7.41%) Akka
4 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Phalcon
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) JPA
5 1 (3.70%) Drools
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.70%) JDBC
5 1 (3.70%) JSP
5 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) ETL
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Ab Initio
1 6 (22.22%) Talend
2 3 (11.11%) Informatica
2 3 (11.11%) Dundas
2 3 (11.11%) Tableau
2 3 (11.11%) Vertica
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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