The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salisbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 23 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 1.52% 8.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 71.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salisbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Salisbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 27.27% 11.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £26,500 £22,500 £37,972
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.77% -40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,972 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Salisbury

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

Linux Salary Trend in Salisbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Draytek
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 2 (50.00%) Acronis
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) cPanel
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) WFM
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Lancope
3 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salisbury 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) cPanel
2 1 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Endace
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Acronis
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Draytek
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Lancope
3 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Verint