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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.53% 12.36% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.33% 46.81% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 5
Median salary £42,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.55% -22.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30 47 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.74% 26.40% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 20
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,400 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Python
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Django
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Apache
7 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (15.38%) MySQL
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (15.38%) Puppet
7 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
7 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (15.38%) Big Data
7 4 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Kafka

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (7.69%) CloudFront
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VLAN
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.69%) GPRS
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Python Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Data Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Test Data Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Django
2 4 (15.38%) Kafka
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Behat
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.85%) Laravel
4 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CAN bus
1 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Server Building
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) QMS
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Telematics
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Kaspersky
2 3 (11.54%) Sophos
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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