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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 27 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.92% 4.57% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.92% 33.33% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 8
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £38,750 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £42,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
52 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.73% 13.71% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 16 20
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Chester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (53.13%) DevOps
2 16 (50.00%) Python
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (43.75%) Django
5 13 (40.63%) Web Development
5 13 (40.63%) Open Source
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (18.75%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) MySQL
6 6 (18.75%) Unix
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) VoIP
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
7 5 (15.63%) Apple
7 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (15.63%) LANDesk
7 5 (15.63%) Puppet
7 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (12.50%) GitLab

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 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
1 5 (15.63%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) GitLab
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Python Developer
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Django Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Django
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) Behat
4 2 (6.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) LPAR
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.38%) Debian
4 3 (9.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Open Source
2 13 (40.63%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) PHP 5
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Apple
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) LANDesk
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) ION Trading
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) GFI Software
4 2 (6.25%) Juniper
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago