The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 25 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 16 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.03% 6.81% 28.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.05% 20.78% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 60
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
83 77 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.47% 32.77% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 114
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (58.33%) OO
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) C
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Magento
8 5 (20.83%) Drupal
8 5 (20.83%) Content Management
8 5 (20.83%) Zend
8 5 (20.83%) Bazaar
8 5 (20.83%) GIMP
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) CMS
8 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (16.67%) LAMP
9 4 (16.67%) MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
10 3 (12.50%) CakePHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (20.83%) CMS
1 5 (20.83%) Drupal
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) GIMP
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Maya
2 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Bazaar
3 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) C Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) LAMP
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) Symfony
3 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Android Development
7 2 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) OOD
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 9 (37.50%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) C
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) PHP5
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Varnish
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Acronis
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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