Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Linux 196 121 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.46% 5.46% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.06% 23.27% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 151 114 119
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +12.68%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,625 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 631 520 815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 24.03% 23.48% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 453 457 660
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Cheshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Cheshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Cheshire

Linux
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -4 50 £51,250 +46.43% 1
Warrington -3 35 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Chester 0 29 £42,500 +44.07% 10
Macclesfield - 9 £40,000 - 1
Crewe -13 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wilmslow -18 6 £32,500 -21.21%
Runcorn - 6 £52,500 -
Sandbach - 6 £43,750 - 1
Nantwich -1 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Northwich - 3 £32,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £22,000 -
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 84 (42.86%) Windows
2 64 (32.65%) Unix
3 60 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (30.10%) Java
5 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
6 49 (25.00%) SQL
7 45 (22.96%) Finance
8 41 (20.92%) JavaScript
8 41 (20.92%) MySQL
9 40 (20.41%) DevOps
10 39 (19.90%) Apache
11 36 (18.37%) PHP
12 35 (17.86%) HTML
13 33 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
15 29 (14.80%) Oracle
15 29 (14.80%) SQL Server
15 29 (14.80%) TDD
16 28 (14.29%) Risk Management
16 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 28 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 27 (13.78%) jQuery
17 27 (13.78%) OO
17 27 (13.78%) Banking
18 26 (13.27%) AIX
18 26 (13.27%) CSS
18 26 (13.27%) Web Services
18 26 (13.27%) Puppet
19 25 (12.76%) Python
20 24 (12.24%) Middleware

Linux
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 39 (19.90%) Apache
2 20 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.18%) JBoss
4 16 (8.16%) WordPress
5 15 (7.65%) CMS
6 14 (7.14%) Drupal
7 11 (5.61%) nginx
8 8 (4.08%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.57%) IIS
9 7 (3.57%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.55%) Confluence
10 5 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.04%) Apache Spark
11 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.02%) MindAlign
12 2 (1.02%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) Shopify
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.10%) OpenShift
4 9 (4.59%) PaaS
5 8 (4.08%) Office 365
6 6 (3.06%) GitHub
7 5 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.53%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.53%) IaaS
8 3 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.51%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) HTTP
1 15 (7.65%) VoIP
2 11 (5.61%) Firewall
3 9 (4.59%) LAN
3 9 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.59%) WAN
4 7 (3.57%) SSH
5 6 (3.06%) DNS
5 6 (3.06%) LDAP
6 5 (2.55%) Internet
6 5 (2.55%) SAN
6 5 (2.55%) VLAN
7 4 (2.04%) MPLS
7 4 (2.04%) WLAN
8 3 (1.53%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.53%) DVB
8 3 (1.53%) GPRS
8 3 (1.53%) GSM
8 3 (1.53%) NFC
8 3 (1.53%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.92%) MySQL
2 29 (14.80%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.06%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.55%) Big Data
7 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.63%) SonarQube
3 13 (6.63%) Subversion
4 12 (6.12%) JIRA
5 10 (5.10%) NuGet
6 6 (3.06%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.06%) PhpStorm
7 5 (2.55%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.51%) Babel
9 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.51%) Grunt
9 1 (0.51%) gulp
9 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 45 (22.96%) Finance
2 27 (13.78%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Marketing
3 8 (4.08%) Retail
4 7 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.06%) Advertising
6 5 (2.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.53%) Automotive
7 3 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (37.24%) Developer
2 22 (11.22%) Analyst
2 22 (11.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.18%) PHP Developer
4 17 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.63%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.10%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.10%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (4.59%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (4.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) Python Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.86%) HTML
2 27 (13.78%) jQuery
3 26 (13.27%) CSS
3 26 (13.27%) Web Services
4 24 (12.24%) LAMP
4 24 (12.24%) Middleware
5 22 (11.22%) JSON
6 21 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (8.16%) AngularJS
7 16 (8.16%) Spring
8 15 (7.65%) XML
9 14 (7.14%) Java EE
9 14 (7.14%) SOAP
10 11 (5.61%) .NET
11 10 (5.10%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.10%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (4.59%) RESTful
12 9 (4.59%) Twig
12 9 (4.59%) Zend Framework
13 8 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) User Experience
3 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.06%) Replication
6 5 (2.55%) Clustering
6 5 (2.55%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.04%) Social Media
8 3 (1.53%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.53%) iPhone
8 3 (1.53%) MPEG
8 3 (1.53%) PKI
8 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.53%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.02%) Blog
9 2 (1.02%) Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.86%) Windows
2 64 (32.65%) Unix
3 26 (13.27%) AIX
4 16 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.65%) Windows Server
6 14 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 8 (4.08%) Solaris
8 7 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.06%) CentOS
10 5 (2.55%) Android
10 5 (2.55%) Debian
11 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.53%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.41%) DevOps
3 29 (14.80%) TDD
4 28 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 28 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.78%) OO
6 23 (11.73%) SDLC
6 23 (11.73%) Web Development
7 20 (10.20%) OOP
8 18 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.18%) Test Automation
9 17 (8.67%) Incident Management
10 15 (7.65%) Change Management
11 14 (7.14%) Open Source
12 13 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.63%) ITIL
13 12 (6.12%) Capacity Management
14 11 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (5.10%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.10%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.10%) Java
2 49 (25.00%) SQL
3 41 (20.92%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.37%) PHP
5 25 (12.76%) Python
6 22 (11.22%) Shell Script
7 18 (9.18%) Perl
8 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.61%) Ruby
10 8 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.08%) C
11 7 (3.57%) C#
11 7 (3.57%) C++
11 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.04%) Jython
12 4 (2.04%) Korn
12 4 (2.04%) PHP 5
12 4 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.53%) VB
14 2 (1.02%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.04%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) CCNA
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) OCP
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (11.22%) Docker
2 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (5.10%) VirtualBox
5 10 (5.10%) Xen
6 5 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.02%) vSphere
10 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (13.27%) Puppet
3 19 (9.69%) Ansible
4 12 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 9 (4.59%) CA Wily
6 8 (4.08%) Netcool
7 6 (3.06%) Ganglia
7 6 (3.06%) Nagios
8 4 (2.04%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.02%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.02%) Salt
9 2 (1.02%) SCOM
10 1 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.51%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Terraform
10 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (14.80%) Oracle
2 28 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.20%) VMware
4 15 (7.65%) AppDynamics
5 14 (7.14%) Cisco
6 13 (6.63%) IBM
7 12 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 12 (6.12%) Zend
8 5 (2.55%) CA
8 5 (2.55%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (2.55%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.55%) Splunk
9 4 (2.04%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.04%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.04%) Sophos
10 3 (1.53%) BMC
10 3 (1.53%) EMC
10 3 (1.53%) Intel
10 3 (1.53%) Sun
10 3 (1.53%) TIBCO
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Extensive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
That Recruit
Salary: 25000.00 - 30000.00 Per Year
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ivanti
Salary: Competitive salary, Private Medical & Dental Coverage
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
The Store Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago