Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.73% 9.41% 5.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.55% 44.19% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 12
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -16.36% +17.86%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,475
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £52,000
Cheshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +34.29% -12.50%

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 44 86 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.38% 21.29% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 82 53
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24,750 £19,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £52,375 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -13.58% +26.56% -8.57%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Django
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (15.38%) GDPR
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Debian
2 1 (7.69%) Fedora
2 1 (7.69%) openSUSE
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Online Security
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) pfSense
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Webmin
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter