The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chertsey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 17.50% 2.56% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 22.22% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £39,000 £54,500 £27,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.44% +100.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £54,100 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £54,900 £27,425
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Linux
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chertsey region.

Operating Systems Category
Chertsey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 32.50% 11.54% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +38.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £29,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Chertsey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

Linux
Salary Trend in Chertsey

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

Linux Salary Trend in Chertsey

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chertsey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chertsey region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) HTTP
5 7 (31.82%) SNMP
5 7 (31.82%) SSL
5 7 (31.82%) Websense
5 7 (31.82%) Clearswift
5 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
5 7 (31.82%) Ethereal
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
5 7 (31.82%) WatchGuard
5 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
5 7 (31.82%) tcpdump
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
6 6 (27.27%) Firmware
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) HPUX
7 5 (22.73%) Solaris
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) Apache
8 4 (18.18%) LAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chertsey region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (31.82%) SSL
3 7 (31.82%) HTTP
3 7 (31.82%) SNMP
3 7 (31.82%) Ethereal
3 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
3 7 (31.82%) tcpdump
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Network Support
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) CMDB
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) AIX
4 5 (22.73%) HPUX
4 5 (22.73%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
2 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 4 (18.18%) QMS
3 3 (13.64%) Line Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PHP
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) F5
2 7 (31.82%) Websense
2 7 (31.82%) Clearswift
2 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
2 7 (31.82%) WatchGuard
2 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft