The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 19 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 11.32% - 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% - 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 15 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 24.53% 21.74% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 18
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.17% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,850 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

Linux
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Macclesfield.

Salary trend for Linux in Macclesfield

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Zend
4 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) WordPress
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) WebGL
4 3 (42.86%) OpenStack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (42.86%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (42.86%) WebGL
3 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) API Design
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Personalization
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Zend