The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 54 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 4.03% 9.31% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 28.79% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 8
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,750 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Reigate region.

Operating Systems Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 66 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 20.13% 32.35% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 78
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Linux
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Linux Salary Trend in Reigate

Linux
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reigate

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) MySQL
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) LDAP
7 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) Squid
7 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (25.00%) Puppet
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LDAP
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Redis
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) Memcached
2 2 (10.00%) JMX
2 2 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) BCP
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) SSCP
2 1 (5.00%) GIAC
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Squid
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Tufin
5 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec