The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 7.43% 9.52% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.29% 47.62% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Average salary £47,500 £54,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +75.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,800 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Epsom region.

Operating Systems Category
Epsom
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 18.92% 20.00% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 20
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +50.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

Linux
Salary Trend in Epsom

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

Linux Salary Trend in Epsom

Linux
Salary Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Epsom

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Epsom 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 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
4 10 (33.33%) SAN
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (30.00%) UNIX
6 8 (26.67%) EMC
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 8 (26.67%) CLARiiON
6 8 (26.67%) EMC Navisphere
6 8 (26.67%) Brocade
6 8 (26.67%) NAS
6 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (23.33%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) NFS
8 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
9 5 (16.67%) Perl
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) Solaris
9 5 (16.67%) Sun
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (13.33%) OO
10 4 (13.33%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Epsom 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) NAS
3 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) PhantomJS
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 5 (16.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) CLARiiON
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (23.33%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Ubuntu
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (30.00%) UNIX
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) NFS
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) EMC Navisphere
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Brocade
2 8 (26.67%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Sun
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) 3PAR