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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 13.79% 2.67% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £39,000 £54,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.44% +67.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £54,100 £26,975
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £54,900 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
16 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 27.59% 13.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +34.54%
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 30 January 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 11 (64.71%) UNIX
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
1 11 (64.71%) F5
2 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) HTTP
3 6 (35.29%) SNMP
3 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Websense
3 6 (35.29%) Clearswift
3 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
3 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
3 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
3 6 (35.29%) Ethereal
3 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
3 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) HPUX
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Firmware
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) QMS
5 4 (23.53%) Quality Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) HTTP
3 6 (35.29%) SNMP
3 6 (35.29%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
3 6 (35.29%) Ethereal
3 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) HPUX
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) QMS
1 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) F5
2 6 (35.29%) Websense
2 6 (35.29%) Clearswift
2 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
2 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
2 6 (35.29%) Blue Coat
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft