The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canterbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 16.67% - 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Kent

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

Operating Systems Category
Canterbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canterbury 54.17% 70.00% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Canterbury

Linux
Salary Trend in Canterbury

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

Linux Salary Trend in Canterbury

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canterbury

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) SEO
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Games
3 3 (37.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Squid
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Magento

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canterbury by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canterbury 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 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CGI
3 2 (25.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) SEO
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Android Development
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Squid
1 3 (37.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Infoblox
2 2 (25.00%) Percona
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