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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 7.14% 1.22% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 10.00% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £54,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
15 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 26.79% 12.20% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £27,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.02% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £42,600
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 3 March 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) Ethereal
4 4 (36.36%) QMS
4 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) WatchGuard
4 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
4 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
4 4 (36.36%) Websense
4 4 (36.36%) Clearswift
4 4 (36.36%) SNMP
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) Ethereal
3 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
3 4 (36.36%) SNMP
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
1 4 (36.36%) QMS
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) Websense
2 4 (36.36%) Clearswift
2 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
2 4 (36.36%) WatchGuard
2 4 (36.36%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat