The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.73% 6.64% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 25.35% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 1
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.40% 26.20% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 32
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,650 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (43.33%) Python
1 13 (43.33%) DevOps
2 12 (40.00%) Django
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (26.67%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
6 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 6 (20.00%) Apple
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) VoIP
6 6 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (16.67%) Puppet
8 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (13.33%) User Experience
8 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 4 (13.33%) MySQL
8 4 (13.33%) PHP
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
1 6 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Support
7 1 (3.33%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Django
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) Behat
3 3 (10.00%) Laravel
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) LPAR
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Apple
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) GFI Software
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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