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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 96 113 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 14.81% 15.01% 14.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.40% 63.13% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72 112 101
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
250 179 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.58% 23.77% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 171 189
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Guildford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 83 (38.97%) MySQL
2 80 (37.56%) HTML
3 77 (36.15%) JavaScript
4 68 (31.92%) CSS
5 66 (30.99%) SQL
6 65 (30.52%) UNIX
7 61 (28.64%) Windows
8 58 (27.23%) PHP
9 56 (26.29%) Java
10 52 (24.41%) jQuery
10 52 (24.41%) HTML5
11 46 (21.60%) Git (software)
12 44 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (20.19%) Oracle
14 40 (18.78%) VMware
14 40 (18.78%) CSS3
15 32 (15.02%) Telecoms
16 31 (14.55%) Subversion
16 31 (14.55%) Marketing
16 31 (14.55%) SAN
17 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
18 29 (13.62%) Digital Marketing
18 29 (13.62%) Security Cleared
19 28 (13.15%) C++
20 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (12.68%) Jenkins
21 25 (11.74%) CMS
21 25 (11.74%) Microsoft
22 24 (11.27%) Perl
22 24 (11.27%) SEO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 25 (11.74%) CMS
2 24 (11.27%) WordPress
3 23 (10.80%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (7.51%) Apache
5 8 (3.76%) Node.js
6 6 (2.82%) JBoss
7 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.35%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.88%) SAS
8 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.55%) SAN
2 17 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.57%) VPN
4 12 (5.63%) HTTP
5 9 (4.23%) GSM
5 9 (4.23%) UMTS
5 9 (4.23%) VoIP
5 9 (4.23%) IPsec
5 9 (4.23%) LTE
5 9 (4.23%) SCTP
6 7 (3.29%) DNS
7 6 (2.82%) WAN
7 6 (2.82%) LAN
7 6 (2.82%) PBX
7 6 (2.82%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (2.82%) RTP
7 6 (2.82%) TCAP
7 6 (2.82%) SCCP
7 6 (2.82%) Firewall
7 6 (2.82%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.97%) MySQL
2 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.45%) Big Data
5 15 (7.04%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) OpenStack Swift
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.55%) Subversion
3 27 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.98%) Maven
5 12 (5.63%) JIRA
6 10 (4.69%) Selenium
7 8 (3.76%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.76%) YourKit
8 3 (1.41%) JUnit
8 3 (1.41%) Trac
8 3 (1.41%) GCC
8 3 (1.41%) GDB
8 3 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.41%) TestNG
8 3 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
General
1 32 (15.02%) Telecoms
2 31 (14.55%) Marketing
3 21 (9.86%) Finance
4 7 (3.29%) Electronics
5 6 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.82%) Retail
6 5 (2.35%) Law
7 4 (1.88%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (41.31%) Developer
2 40 (18.78%) PHP Developer
3 31 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 28 (13.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 26 (12.21%) Analyst
6 20 (9.39%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.98%) Web Developer
8 15 (7.04%) Test Analyst
8 15 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.04%) PHP Web Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.23%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.23%) Architect
11 8 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.76%) Systems Support
11 8 (3.76%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.29%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (37.56%) HTML
2 68 (31.92%) CSS
3 52 (24.41%) jQuery
3 52 (24.41%) HTML5
4 40 (18.78%) CSS3
5 19 (8.92%) Ajax
6 17 (7.98%) RESTful
6 17 (7.98%) JSON
7 13 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (5.63%) J2EE
9 11 (5.16%) .NET
9 11 (5.16%) STL
9 11 (5.16%) XML
9 11 (5.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (4.23%) Spring MVC
10 9 (4.23%) LAMP
10 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.23%) Lucene
10 9 (4.23%) Spring
10 9 (4.23%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Computer Science
1 19 (8.92%) Algorithms
2 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.16%) User Experience
3 11 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.76%) Clustering
5 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.29%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.82%) Replication
7 5 (2.35%) DTV
8 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.41%) W3C
9 3 (1.41%) IVR
9 3 (1.41%) Tandem
9 3 (1.41%) PKI
9 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.94%) Derivative
10 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.52%) UNIX
2 61 (28.64%) Windows
3 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.88%) AIX
4 4 (1.88%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.41%) CentOS
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.62%) Digital Marketing
3 24 (11.27%) SEO
4 18 (8.45%) Scrum
4 18 (8.45%) OO
5 16 (7.51%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (7.04%) Cyber Security
7 13 (6.10%) Test Scripting
8 12 (5.63%) Multithreading
8 12 (5.63%) User Stories
9 11 (5.16%) Load Testing
9 11 (5.16%) Integration Testing
9 11 (5.16%) MVC
10 10 (4.69%) Web Development
10 10 (4.69%) SDLC
11 9 (4.23%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.76%) ITIL
12 8 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 66 (30.99%) SQL
3 58 (27.23%) PHP
4 56 (26.29%) Java
5 28 (13.15%) C++
6 24 (11.27%) Perl
7 23 (10.80%) Python
8 20 (9.39%) Bash Shell
9 18 (8.45%) C
10 17 (7.98%) Shell Script
11 13 (6.10%) Scala
12 11 (5.16%) Ruby
13 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.35%) C#
14 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.41%) AWK
15 3 (1.41%) sed
16 2 (0.94%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
2 21 (9.86%) Degree
3 12 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.23%) ISEB
5 4 (1.88%) PhD
6 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.41%) HNC
6 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) NCDA
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
7 2 (0.94%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) CCA
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.47%) LPIC
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.82%) vSphere
3 6 (2.82%) KVM
4 4 (1.88%) vCloud
4 4 (1.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.41%) XenServer
6 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.16%) Hyperic
2 6 (2.82%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.35%) Nagios
4 3 (1.41%) Opsview
4 3 (1.41%) Puppet
5 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Oracle
2 40 (18.78%) VMware
3 25 (11.74%) Microsoft
4 23 (10.80%) Cisco
5 17 (7.98%) Zend
6 10 (4.69%) Citrix
7 9 (4.23%) HP
8 8 (3.76%) Symantec
9 7 (3.29%) NetApp
9 7 (3.29%) IBM
10 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.35%) SAP
11 5 (2.35%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.41%) PayPal
12 3 (1.41%) Dell
12 3 (1.41%) EMC
12 3 (1.41%) Nortel
12 3 (1.41%) Avaya
12 3 (1.41%) Genesys
13 2 (0.94%) CommVault
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