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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.28% 10.12% 13.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 27.78% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 90 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 34.95% 36.44% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 95
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (37.84%) OO
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
1 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) PHP
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) C
4 10 (27.03%) Python
4 10 (27.03%) SOA
4 10 (27.03%) Middleware
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
5 9 (24.32%) Device Driver
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
6 8 (21.62%) CMS
6 8 (21.62%) Magento
6 8 (21.62%) Drupal
7 7 (18.92%) Ruby
8 6 (16.22%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (16.22%) Marketing
9 5 (13.51%) Zend

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (27.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
3 8 (21.62%) CMS
3 8 (21.62%) Drupal
4 5 (13.51%) WordPress
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (21.62%) Magento
3 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Bazaar
3 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) C Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) C++ Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) WebLogic Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) Magento Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Programmer
7 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) VoIP Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
2 10 (27.03%) Middleware
3 6 (16.22%) CodeIgniter
4 5 (13.51%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) LAMP
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) XMPP
6 1 (2.70%) Symfony
6 1 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Device Driver
2 5 (13.51%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (8.11%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) OO
1 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) SOA
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Product Management
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Content Management
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Network Management
8 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.70%) Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
1 13 (35.14%) PHP
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) C
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.70%) Kamailio
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nagios
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Zend
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
3 1 (2.70%) Google
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