Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 36 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.37% 9.21% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 57.14% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 31
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +55.17% -31.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.50% +23.08% -18.75%

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

All Operating Systems
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 49 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.65% 16.12% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 80
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.31% -10.08%
10th Percentile £20,800 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £51,250 £49,125
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Chester

Linux
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Chester

Linux
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Chester over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (38.89%) DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Web Services
5 10 (27.78%) MySQL
5 10 (27.78%) Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Python
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 8 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Software Audit
8 7 (19.44%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) Docker
8 7 (19.44%) Django
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.89%) Microservices
10 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) OO
10 5 (13.89%) Unix
11 4 (11.11%) Active Directory

Linux
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.78%) Route 53
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
1 2 (5.56%) WLAN
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.78%) JMeter
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Cloud Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) AWS Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Azure Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 9 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) Django
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) Laravel
6 2 (5.56%) React
6 2 (5.56%) React Native
6 2 (5.56%) Sass
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.78%) JSP
7 1 (2.78%) Servlets
7 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) SUSE
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
5 1 (2.78%) Fedora
5 1 (2.78%) openSUSE
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Web Development
3 7 (19.44%) Open Source
3 7 (19.44%) Software Audit
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) SIEM
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.56%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Java 8
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) GDPR
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Terraform
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Webmin
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Novell
3 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Ping Identity
3 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase