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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 8.23% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.74% 38.78% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 12
Average salary £43,750 £39,900 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.64% +14.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £33,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £35,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
53 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.18% 21.21% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 47
Average salary £50,000 £39,900 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.31% +24.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
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 28 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (50.00%) UNIX
1 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) Apache
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 10 (38.46%) nginx
2 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio
4 4 (15.38%) Talend
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (38.46%) Apache
1 10 (38.46%) nginx
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) OLAP
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) DataStage
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) Kafka
3 2 (7.69%) Akka
3 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Phalcon
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (15.38%) ETL
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
5 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.85%) Samba
1 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Legato
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio
1 4 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 2 (7.69%) Vertica
2 2 (7.69%) Dundas
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) ZTE
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Compaq
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
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