The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chessington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chessington 32.14% 6.52% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 15.00% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Chessington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chessington 53.57% 43.48% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 18
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% +38.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chessington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chessington

Linux
Salary Trend in Chessington

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

Linux Salary Trend in Chessington

Linux
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chessington

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chessington 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) PhD
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) CUDA
2 8 (80.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (80.00%) Video Content Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (80.00%) Content Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Chessington by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chessington 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.

General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) C Software Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Scientist
1 8 (80.00%) Research Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Research Scientist
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Algorithms
1 8 (80.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (80.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Content Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) Pattern Recognition
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (80.00%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware