The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnham 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 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 14.52% 5.95% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 19.23% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
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 Farnham region.

Operating Systems Category
Farnham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnham 45.16% 30.95% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 26
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Farnham

Linux
Salary Trend in Farnham

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

Linux Salary Trend in Farnham

Linux
Salary Histogram in Farnham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Farnham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Farnham

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnham 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 (56.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Heroku
4 6 (37.50%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Firmware
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Electronics
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365
8 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Farnham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnham 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Heroku
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
7 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Laravel
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) RubyMotion
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Zend
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat