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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 102 88 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.25% 7.15% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 30.14% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 57
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 272 292 373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.01% 23.72% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 195 261 304
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 23 £46,500 +47.61%
Warrington -16 15 £35,000 - 5
Chester -15 10 £29,000 -6.45% 1
Wilmslow -7 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Macclesfield - 6 £40,000 -
Crewe -9 4 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Nantwich - 3 £25,000 -
Northwich - 3 £32,000 -
Runcorn - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach - 3 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 £25,000 -
Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 60 (35.71%) Unix
2 54 (32.14%) Windows
3 47 (27.98%) Java
4 45 (26.79%) Finance
5 43 (25.60%) SQL
6 36 (21.43%) PHP
7 33 (19.64%) HTML
7 33 (19.64%) Oracle
8 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (19.05%) Banking
9 30 (17.86%) MySQL
9 30 (17.86%) Apache
10 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 27 (16.07%) DevOps
12 26 (15.48%) Git (software)
12 26 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
13 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.29%) AIX
15 22 (13.10%) CSS
15 22 (13.10%) Degree
16 21 (12.50%) jQuery
16 21 (12.50%) Web Services
17 20 (11.90%) LAMP
17 20 (11.90%) Risk Management
17 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.31%) Oracle Database
18 19 (11.31%) Incident Management
18 19 (11.31%) OO
19 18 (10.71%) C++

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 30 (17.86%) Apache
2 17 (10.12%) CMS
3 13 (7.74%) WordPress
4 12 (7.14%) Drupal
5 11 (6.55%) JBoss
6 9 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.76%) nginx
8 6 (3.57%) IIS
8 6 (3.57%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.98%) Confluence
9 5 (2.98%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.19%) Shopify
3 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 6 (3.57%) PaaS
5 5 (2.98%) IaaS
6 4 (2.38%) GitHub
6 4 (2.38%) Office 365
7 3 (1.79%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Route 53
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.33%) VoIP
3 13 (7.74%) HTTP
4 12 (7.14%) GPRS
4 12 (7.14%) Internet
5 9 (5.36%) DNS
6 8 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 7 (4.17%) Firewall
7 7 (4.17%) SAN
7 7 (4.17%) VLAN
7 7 (4.17%) WLAN
8 6 (3.57%) Bluetooth
8 6 (3.57%) DVB
8 6 (3.57%) GSM
8 6 (3.57%) NFC
8 6 (3.57%) UMTS
8 6 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.98%) LDAP
9 5 (2.98%) SSL
10 4 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.86%) MySQL
2 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.31%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.98%) GIS
7 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.19%) Big Data
8 2 (1.19%) DB2
8 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.95%) JIRA
3 8 (4.76%) Subversion
4 7 (4.17%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.79%) Ant
5 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.79%) NuGet
5 3 (1.79%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) MSI
7 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (26.79%) Finance
2 32 (19.05%) Banking
3 9 (5.36%) Retail
4 8 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.57%) Automotive
5 6 (3.57%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.38%) Advertising
7 4 (2.38%) Marketing
8 3 (1.79%) French Language
8 3 (1.79%) Law
9 2 (1.19%) Back Office
9 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
10 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (10.12%) Analyst
3 15 (8.93%) Software Engineer
3 15 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 12 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Support Specialist
8 8 (4.76%) IT Support
9 7 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
9 7 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.64%) HTML
2 22 (13.10%) CSS
3 21 (12.50%) jQuery
3 21 (12.50%) Web Services
4 20 (11.90%) LAMP
5 18 (10.71%) Middleware
6 15 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.14%) JSON
8 12 (7.14%) XML
9 11 (6.55%) .NET
9 11 (6.55%) SOAP
9 11 (6.55%) Spring
10 10 (5.95%) Java EE
10 10 (5.95%) REST
11 9 (5.36%) Flash
12 7 (4.17%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.17%) Twig
13 6 (3.57%) OpenAL
13 6 (3.57%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.74%) User Experience
3 12 (7.14%) Clustering
4 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.76%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.57%) CAN bus
7 6 (3.57%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.57%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.57%) iPhone
7 6 (3.57%) MPEG
7 6 (3.57%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.98%) Replication
9 4 (2.38%) Social Media
10 3 (1.79%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.19%) Contactless
11 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.71%) Unix
2 54 (32.14%) Windows
3 24 (14.29%) AIX
4 15 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.14%) Solaris
5 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.36%) Android
7 8 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (4.17%) CentOS
8 7 (4.17%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.98%) Debian
11 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.07%) DevOps
3 26 (15.48%) Software Engineering
4 20 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 19 (11.31%) Incident Management
5 19 (11.31%) OO
6 18 (10.71%) Web Development
7 17 (10.12%) TDD
8 14 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.14%) ITIL
9 12 (7.14%) OOP
9 12 (7.14%) SDLC
10 11 (6.55%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.95%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.95%) Open Source
12 9 (5.36%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.36%) Capacity Management
12 9 (5.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.98%) Java
2 43 (25.60%) SQL
3 36 (21.43%) PHP
4 25 (14.88%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.71%) C
5 18 (10.71%) C++
5 18 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.12%) Perl
6 17 (10.12%) Python
7 8 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.17%) C#
9 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.57%) Ruby
10 4 (2.38%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.79%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.79%) Jython
11 3 (1.79%) Korn
11 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.79%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) RHCE
2 2 (1.19%) RHCSA
2 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.60%) OCP
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.36%) Docker
4 6 (3.57%) Firmware
5 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.79%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.79%) vSphere
6 3 (1.79%) Xen
7 2 (1.19%) Postfix
7 2 (1.19%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.19%) qmail
7 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.33%) Puppet
3 10 (5.95%) Netcool
4 9 (5.36%) Ansible
5 7 (4.17%) Ganglia
5 7 (4.17%) Nagios
6 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.79%) Salt
9 2 (1.19%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.19%) SCOM
10 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.60%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.60%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) Oracle
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.33%) VMware
4 9 (5.36%) AppDynamics
4 9 (5.36%) Cisco
5 8 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.76%) Zend
6 7 (4.17%) IBM
7 6 (3.57%) Intel
7 6 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.57%) Symbian
8 4 (2.38%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.38%) EMC
8 4 (2.38%) Splunk
8 4 (2.38%) Sun
9 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.79%) Kaspersky
9 3 (1.79%) Sophos
9 3 (1.79%) Veritas
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Neston, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum upto 60K plus Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + REMOTE WORKING
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago