Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.27% 8.87% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 48.08% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 16
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +55.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £62,500 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% -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 52 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.91% 18.44% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 60
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +29.31% -17.14%
10th Percentile £23,770 £21,050 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,375 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +17.69% -12.16%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (25.00%) Docker
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Puppet
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (15.00%) GDPR
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree

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 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) Route 53
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Django
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) GraphQL
3 1 (5.00%) Guava
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (5.00%) Fedora
4 1 (5.00%) openSUSE
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (15.00%) Microservices
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Software Audit
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Tech Ops
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) ANSI C
4 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GDPR
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) pfSense
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Terraform
3 1 (5.00%) Webmin
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack