The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.37% 11.11% 14.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.64% 30.77% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 39
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 91 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.99% 36.11% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 92
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
London

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Linux
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Linux Salary Trend in Croydon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 17 (41.46%) MySQL
2 16 (39.02%) PHP
3 15 (36.59%) OO
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
5 13 (31.71%) Java
6 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (29.27%) HTML
6 12 (29.27%) CSS
7 11 (26.83%) C++
7 11 (26.83%) Python
7 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) C
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle
8 10 (24.39%) SOA
8 10 (24.39%) Middleware
8 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
9 9 (21.95%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Magento
9 9 (21.95%) Drupal
9 9 (21.95%) CMS
9 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
9 9 (21.95%) Device Driver
9 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
10 7 (17.07%) Ruby
10 7 (17.07%) Zend
11 6 (14.63%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (14.63%) Marketing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (24.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (21.95%) Drupal
2 9 (21.95%) CMS
2 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.20%) WordPress
4 4 (9.76%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) GIMP
2 1 (2.44%) Maya
2 1 (2.44%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (21.95%) Magento
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) RTP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Bazaar
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) C Developer
3 10 (24.39%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) C++ Developer
3 10 (24.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) WebLogic Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) Magento Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Programmer
6 4 (9.76%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
1 12 (29.27%) CSS
2 10 (24.39%) Middleware
3 6 (14.63%) CodeIgniter
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) LAMP
6 3 (7.32%) Symfony
6 3 (7.32%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) CakePHP
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) XMPP
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Device Driver
2 6 (14.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) OO
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) SOA
4 9 (21.95%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Product Management
5 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 4 (9.76%) Content Management
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Network Management
8 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) PHP
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) C++
4 11 (26.83%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) C
6 7 (17.07%) Ruby
7 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) PHP5
9 1 (2.44%) SQL
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.44%) Kamailio
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Zend
3 1 (2.44%) Acronis
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Perforce
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
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