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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.52% 5.84% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 36.59% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
26 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.69% 15.95% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 40
Average salary £26,041 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (38.71%) SQL
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 11 (35.48%) Apache
3 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
3 10 (32.26%) nginx
3 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) Talend
4 8 (25.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (25.81%) ETL
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (22.58%) MySQL
5 7 (22.58%) Ab Initio
6 6 (19.35%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) Vertica
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) PHP
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.90%) OLAP
8 4 (12.90%) CSS
8 4 (12.90%) Retail
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) Tableau

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (35.48%) Apache
2 10 (32.26%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) QSIG
1 2 (6.45%) H.323
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) OLAP
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.68%) DataStage
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.45%) Big Data
6 2 (6.45%) Redis
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.23%) VLDB
7 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
2 3 (9.68%) ETL Developer
2 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Designer
4 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) DBA
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (3.23%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) jQuery
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Ajax
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Kafka
4 2 (6.45%) Akka
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.23%) JPA
5 1 (3.23%) Drools
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) Phalcon
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) OOP
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Talend
2 7 (22.58%) Ab Initio
3 5 (16.13%) Vertica
4 4 (12.90%) Tableau
4 4 (12.90%) Dundas
5 3 (9.68%) Informatica
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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