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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 11.30% 9.90% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.08% 25.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
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 Epsom region.

Operating Systems Category
Epsom
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 41.74% 39.60% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 26
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
2 6 (37.50%) ZK
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Pig
3 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
3 5 (31.25%) Redis
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (31.25%) Confluence
3 5 (31.25%) iPad
3 5 (31.25%) iPhone
3 5 (31.25%) GWT
3 5 (31.25%) Android Development
3 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 5 (31.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (31.25%) Redis
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) QlikView
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
1 6 (37.50%) ZK
2 5 (31.25%) GWT
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) iBATIS
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) TopLink
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
1 5 (31.25%) iPhone
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
1 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
2 5 (31.25%) Android Development
2 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas