Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 14.46% 9.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 51.65% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 42 27
Chester median annual salary - £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +13.33%
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +14.29%

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 38 91 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.36% 28.00% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 83 43
Chester median annual salary £32,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +19.05% +8.62%
10th Percentile £25,851 £21,557 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £49,500
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +9.46% +7.94%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 3 (100.00%) Salt
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
1 3 (100.00%) Serverless

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Serverless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Salt
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack