Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.59% 5.40% 7.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 26.79% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 31
Chester median annual salary £31,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £63,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -13.75% -

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 80 56 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.92% 20.14% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 91
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £67,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (51.43%) DevOps
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (34.29%) MySQL
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
6 8 (22.86%) Unix
6 8 (22.86%) C++
6 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (22.86%) Puppet
6 8 (22.86%) Docker
7 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 6 (17.14%) C
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Google
8 6 (17.14%) Office 365
8 6 (17.14%) Django
9 5 (14.29%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) Android
9 5 (14.29%) Big Data
9 5 (14.29%) Android Development
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (11.43%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (11.43%) Data Centre

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 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (17.14%) Office 365
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (8.57%) CloudFront
4 3 (8.57%) GitHub
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Python Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Django
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) Dropwizard
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
3 4 (11.43%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (11.43%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.86%) CherryPy
6 1 (2.86%) Flask
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) Laravel
6 1 (2.86%) Pylons
6 1 (2.86%) Symfony
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 4 (11.43%) Debian
4 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.57%) CentOS
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Android Development
4 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Telematics
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
8 1 (2.86%) Kanban
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) C
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Salt
3 3 (8.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp