The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 15 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 13.06% 7.79% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 22.46% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 19
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,850 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,250 £39,400
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 Woking region.

Operating Systems Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
105 138 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 39.18% 34.67% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 93 131 119
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Linux
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Linux Salary Trend in Woking

Linux
Salary Histogram in Woking

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

Linux Salary Histogram in Woking

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 27 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 25 (49.02%) UNIX
3 24 (47.06%) Degree
4 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (41.18%) Finance
6 18 (35.29%) VMware
7 17 (33.33%) Perl
8 16 (31.37%) Oracle
8 16 (31.37%) Python
9 15 (29.41%) Solaris
10 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
10 14 (27.45%) Java
11 13 (25.49%) Fidessa
12 12 (23.53%) Workflow
12 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
13 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
13 11 (21.57%) Nagios
14 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
14 10 (19.61%) SAN
14 10 (19.61%) SQL
14 10 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
15 9 (17.65%) SUSE
15 9 (17.65%) Puppet
15 9 (17.65%) Apache
16 8 (15.69%) JBoss
16 8 (15.69%) Windows
16 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
16 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
16 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.65%) Apache
3 8 (15.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Informix
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Support
4 6 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Development Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.92%) Akka
3 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
3 2 (3.92%) J2SE
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.88%) Derivative
5 3 (5.88%) Equities
6 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) UNIX
2 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (29.41%) Solaris
4 9 (17.65%) SUSE
5 8 (15.69%) Windows
6 7 (13.73%) CentOS
7 6 (11.76%) Fedora
7 6 (11.76%) Debian
7 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (3.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Workflow
2 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
2 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
3 5 (9.80%) Network Design
3 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) OO
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Android Development
6 2 (3.92%) Database Theory
6 2 (3.92%) Functional Programming
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
7 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Perl
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 14 (27.45%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.76%) C++
6 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.80%) Ruby
8 4 (7.84%) Scala
9 3 (5.88%) C
9 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.92%) C#
10 2 (3.92%) PHP
10 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.92%) Tcl
11 1 (1.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) MCP
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) PhD
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) KVM
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Nagios
2 9 (17.65%) Puppet
3 5 (9.80%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Oracle
4 13 (25.49%) Fidessa
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) NYFIX
5 6 (11.76%) Patsystems
6 5 (9.80%) GL TRADE
6 5 (9.80%) Symantec
6 5 (9.80%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) EccoWare
8 3 (5.88%) EasyScreen
9 2 (3.92%) Reuters
9 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.96%) Juniper
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
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