Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Support
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 - 179
Rank change year-on-year - +179 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% - 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 - £30,250
10th Percentile £34,475 - £24,075
90th Percentile £51,250 - £39,425
North West median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Cheshire

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Linux Support in Cheshire

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in Cheshire

Linux Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £33,000 -
Linux Support
North West

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
5 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
5 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) JBoss
7 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (33.33%) Law
7 3 (33.33%) Advertising
7 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
7 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
8 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (22.22%) XMPP
8 2 (22.22%) MindAlign
8 2 (22.22%) Change Management
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) MindAlign
3 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Chat Support
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM