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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 17.86% - 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.08% - 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 7
Average salary £43,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
48 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salisbury 34.29% 13.33% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 4 8
Average salary £39,000 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Salisbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Salisbury region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Salisbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) DHCP
3 15 (44.12%) DNS
3 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
3 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) C
5 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (32.35%) C++
6 11 (32.35%) Electronics
6 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
7 10 (29.41%) CCNA
7 10 (29.41%) vSphere
7 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
8 8 (23.53%) HP
8 8 (23.53%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) CISSP
9 7 (20.59%) CESG
9 7 (20.59%) DMZ
9 7 (20.59%) X.400
9 7 (20.59%) SMTP
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) FTP
9 7 (20.59%) HTTP
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Salisbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) DHCP
2 15 (44.12%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) DMZ
3 7 (20.59%) X.400
3 7 (20.59%) FTP
3 7 (20.59%) HTTP
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) SMTP
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.94%) IPsec
6 1 (2.94%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (32.35%) Electronics
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Server Technician
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Service Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) UI Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) Qt
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
2 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
2 7 (20.59%) CESG
3 5 (14.71%) Statistics
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.82%) HP Storage
4 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Debian
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) People Management
4 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C
2 11 (32.35%) C++
3 10 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.59%) CISSP
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (14.71%) SCOM
1 5 (14.71%) HP SIM
1 5 (14.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Progress
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Apple