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 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 42 22 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 5.88% 9.51% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 49.09% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 7
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £39,000
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 Reigate region.

Operating Systems Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 20.17% 19.37% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 72 48 69
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Reigate

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (77.42%) DNS
2 21 (67.74%) Perl
2 21 (67.74%) PHP
3 15 (48.39%) Apache
3 15 (48.39%) LDAP
3 15 (48.39%) Squid
4 14 (45.16%) Puppet
4 14 (45.16%) MySQL
5 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (32.26%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) OOP
6 10 (32.26%) OO
6 10 (32.26%) CentOS
7 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 8 (25.81%) Xen
9 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (22.58%) Nagios
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) LAN
10 6 (19.35%) WAN
10 6 (19.35%) Juniper
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
10 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
10 6 (19.35%) Opsview

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) DNS
2 15 (48.39%) LDAP
3 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) MPLS
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) MRTG
7 1 (3.23%) DMZ
7 1 (3.23%) TACACS
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Platform Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Trainee
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) IT Graduate
5 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) CentOS
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) OOP
1 10 (32.26%) OO
2 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (29.03%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Perl
1 21 (67.74%) PHP
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CEH
4 1 (3.23%) SSCP
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Squid
2 8 (25.81%) Xen
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Puppet
2 7 (22.58%) Nagios
3 6 (19.35%) Opsview
3 6 (19.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Cacti
4 1 (3.23%) Nessus
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter
6 1 (3.23%) AlgoSec
6 1 (3.23%) Tufin
6 1 (3.23%) Qualys
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds