The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 117 168 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 15.96% 17.80% 16.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.49% 59.36% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 100 148 115
Average salary £41,750 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.70% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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 Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
304 283 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 41.47% 29.98% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 277 251 230
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Linux
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Linux Salary Trend in Guildford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Guildford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 70 (34.83%) SQL
2 65 (32.34%) MySQL
3 63 (31.34%) Windows
4 61 (30.35%) UNIX
5 52 (25.87%) Java
6 49 (24.38%) VMware
7 48 (23.88%) C++
8 46 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (21.89%) Oracle
10 43 (21.39%) JavaScript
11 40 (19.90%) HTML
12 38 (18.91%) PHP
12 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
13 35 (17.41%) SAN
14 34 (16.92%) Cisco
14 34 (16.92%) CSS
15 32 (15.92%) Python
16 31 (15.42%) Software Engineering
16 31 (15.42%) Degree
17 30 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (14.43%) Git (software)
18 29 (14.43%) Telecoms
19 26 (12.94%) C
20 25 (12.44%) SQL Server
21 24 (11.94%) Perl
21 24 (11.94%) Security Cleared
22 23 (11.44%) Bash Shell
22 23 (11.44%) vSphere
23 22 (10.95%) SC Cleared
23 22 (10.95%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 18 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.46%) Apache
3 14 (6.97%) MS Exchange
4 13 (6.47%) SAS
5 11 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.98%) WordPress
7 7 (3.48%) CMS
8 4 (1.99%) JBoss
8 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.00%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.41%) SAN
2 21 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.46%) DNS
4 14 (6.97%) DHCP
5 11 (5.47%) HTTP
5 11 (5.47%) UMTS
5 11 (5.47%) GSM
5 11 (5.47%) iSCSI
5 11 (5.47%) LTE
5 11 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (4.98%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (4.98%) Firewall
7 9 (4.48%) RANAP
7 9 (4.48%) PBX
7 9 (4.48%) RTP
8 8 (3.98%) VPN
9 7 (3.48%) NAS
10 5 (2.49%) SCTP
11 4 (1.99%) SSL
11 4 (1.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.34%) MySQL
2 25 (12.44%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.97%) Big Data
4 12 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.00%) DB2
9 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 29 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.45%) Subversion
3 12 (5.97%) GCC
4 11 (5.47%) GDB
5 9 (4.48%) Trac
5 9 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.98%) JIRA
7 7 (3.48%) Maven
7 7 (3.48%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.49%) Selenium
9 3 (1.49%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.49%) YourKit
10 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.00%) JMeter
10 2 (1.00%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.50%) Gerrit
General
1 29 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.95%) Finance
3 8 (3.98%) Marketing
4 6 (2.99%) Electronics
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
5 4 (1.99%) Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Military
6 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (32.34%) Developer
2 29 (14.43%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.94%) Software Engineer
4 21 (10.45%) Analyst
4 21 (10.45%) PHP Developer
5 17 (8.46%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Systems Support
7 12 (5.97%) Technical Support
7 12 (5.97%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Systems Support Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Storage Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.47%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.98%) Technical Support Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.98%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.90%) HTML
2 34 (16.92%) CSS
3 21 (10.45%) jQuery
3 21 (10.45%) HTML5
4 19 (9.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (9.45%) STL
4 19 (9.45%) CSS3
5 17 (8.46%) XML
6 16 (7.96%) RESTful
6 16 (7.96%) JSON
7 15 (7.46%) Ajax
8 12 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (5.47%) Regular Expression
10 8 (3.98%) Spring Integration
10 8 (3.98%) Lucene
10 8 (3.98%) Spring
10 8 (3.98%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.98%) .NET
11 7 (3.48%) Servlets
11 7 (3.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.47%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.48%) Open Source
4 8 (3.98%) User Experience
4 8 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.99%) Clustering
7 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Physics
8 2 (1.00%) Derivative
8 2 (1.00%) Life Science
8 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.00%) W3C
8 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.00%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Equities
8 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.34%) Windows
2 61 (30.35%) UNIX
3 17 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.49%) CentOS
7 3 (1.49%) Android
7 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.42%) Software Engineering
3 22 (10.95%) Multithreading
4 21 (10.45%) Scrum
5 17 (8.46%) OO
6 14 (6.97%) Change Management
6 14 (6.97%) Cyber Security
7 13 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.97%) ITIL
8 12 (5.97%) Software Testing
9 11 (5.47%) Test Scripting
9 11 (5.47%) Load Testing
9 11 (5.47%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (4.98%) DevOps
11 7 (3.48%) OOD
12 6 (2.99%) MVC
12 6 (2.99%) SEO
12 6 (2.99%) Integration Testing
12 6 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.83%) SQL
2 52 (25.87%) Java
3 48 (23.88%) C++
4 43 (21.39%) JavaScript
5 38 (18.91%) PHP
6 32 (15.92%) Python
7 26 (12.94%) C
8 24 (11.94%) Perl
9 23 (11.44%) Bash Shell
10 21 (10.45%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.98%) Ruby
12 8 (3.98%) sed
12 8 (3.98%) AWK
13 7 (3.48%) C#
13 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.99%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.49%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.99%) Embedded C++
17 2 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (15.42%) Degree
2 24 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.47%) NCDA
4 11 (5.47%) MCSE
4 11 (5.47%) MCSA
4 11 (5.47%) CCNA
4 11 (5.47%) CCA
4 11 (5.47%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.99%) PhD
7 5 (2.49%) ISEB
8 3 (1.49%) HNC
8 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.44%) vSphere
3 9 (4.48%) vCloud
4 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.99%) Firmware
7 4 (1.99%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.99%) KVM
8 3 (1.49%) XenServer
9 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.50%) Snort
10 1 (0.50%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.48%) Hyperic
3 4 (1.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.99%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.49%) Nagios
5 2 (1.00%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (24.38%) VMware
2 44 (21.89%) Oracle
3 38 (18.91%) Microsoft
4 34 (16.92%) Cisco
5 16 (7.96%) HP
5 16 (7.96%) Citrix
6 14 (6.97%) Symantec
7 13 (6.47%) Zend
7 13 (6.47%) NetApp
8 12 (5.97%) EMC
9 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.47%) CommVault
10 5 (2.49%) IBM
11 4 (1.99%) Dell
12 3 (1.49%) Atmel
12 3 (1.49%) PayPal
13 2 (1.00%) F5
13 2 (1.00%) Intel
13 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.00%) Cognos
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