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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 11.39% 16.02% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.69% 43.42% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 9
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £37,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
65 76 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 41.14% 36.89% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Epsom

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
5 8 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (26.67%) Spring
5 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
5 8 (26.67%) RESTful
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Perl
5 8 (26.67%) SOAP
5 8 (26.67%) JMS
6 7 (23.33%) SAN
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (23.33%) Redis
6 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) Solaris
7 6 (20.00%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (16.67%) Confluence
1 5 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (23.33%) Redis
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 5 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) SOAP
1 8 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (26.67%) Spring
1 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
1 8 (26.67%) JMS
1 8 (26.67%) RESTful
2 5 (16.67%) ZK
2 5 (16.67%) GWT
3 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) Yii
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (16.67%) iPad
2 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.67%) iPhone
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) NHS
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) SUSE
4 5 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
4 5 (16.67%) Android Development
4 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) VCP4
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
4 4 (13.33%) Veritas
4 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Informatica
6 2 (6.67%) Zend
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) Sun