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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.52% 4.43% 8.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.99% 11.69% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 9
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
87 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.71% 37.93% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 63
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £39,000
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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.96%) Java
6 16 (34.78%) J2EE
7 14 (30.43%) DNS
8 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
8 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
8 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.26%) Build Automation
9 12 (26.09%) REST
9 12 (26.09%) jQuery
9 12 (26.09%) Subversion
9 12 (26.09%) Spring
9 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
9 12 (26.09%) Ant
9 12 (26.09%) CSS
9 12 (26.09%) JSP
9 12 (26.09%) Web Services
9 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.09%) HTML
10 11 (23.91%) MySQL
10 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
10 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
11 10 (21.74%) Apache
12 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.57%) SAN
12 9 (19.57%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
2 10 (21.74%) Apache
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
5 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) DNS
3 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.39%) iSCSI
4 8 (17.39%) SMTP
5 6 (13.04%) IPsec
6 4 (8.70%) FTP
6 4 (8.70%) HTTP
6 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
6 4 (8.70%) LDAP
6 4 (8.70%) NAS
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 2 (4.35%) DHCP
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
9 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) OLTP
3 1 (2.17%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Ant
1 12 (26.09%) Eclipse
1 12 (26.09%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) J2EE Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 12 (26.09%) JSP Developer
3 5 (10.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior JSP Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) J2EE
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) jQuery
2 12 (26.09%) JSP
2 12 (26.09%) REST
2 12 (26.09%) Spring
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Replication
2 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) EqualLogic
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Android
4 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (28.26%) Build Automation
1 13 (28.26%) E-Commerce
2 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
3 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) BCP
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.04%) Perl
6 6 (13.04%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) C
8 3 (6.52%) C++
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) HND
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) vCloud
2 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 6 (13.04%) Samba
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) GlusterFS
5 1 (2.17%) SRDF
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.17%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Dell
3 8 (17.39%) HP
3 8 (17.39%) Vyatta
3 8 (17.39%) Zerto
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) NetApp
5 4 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Brocade
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) hybris
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas
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