The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.91% 11.29% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.96% 30.43% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 12
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £42,475 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
53 69 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.24% 37.10% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 70
Median salary £42,250 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,533 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (45.45%) Nagios
2 17 (38.64%) Telecoms
3 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
4 13 (29.55%) Perl
4 13 (29.55%) PHP
4 13 (29.55%) MySQL
5 12 (27.27%) Apache
5 12 (27.27%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 12 (27.27%) CentOS
5 12 (27.27%) Puppet
6 11 (25.00%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) Unix
6 11 (25.00%) Internet
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) LAMP
8 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 8 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
8 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 7 (15.91%) Python
9 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
10 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.36%) NAS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Internet
2 8 (18.18%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) NAS
5 4 (9.09%) DNS
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) SMTP
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall
7 2 (4.55%) IPsec
7 2 (4.55%) LDAP
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) DHCP
8 1 (2.27%) FTP
8 1 (2.27%) HTTP
8 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) RIP
8 1 (2.27%) TACACS
8 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 17 (38.64%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.36%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Administrator
1 18 (40.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 18 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (38.64%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Java Development Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Network Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 4 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) LAMP
2 4 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.82%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) CentOS
2 11 (25.00%) Unix
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows
5 4 (9.09%) Debian
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) Online Marketing
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Perl
1 13 (29.55%) PHP
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.91%) Python
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) CCNA
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.27%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Nagios
2 12 (27.27%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Cacti
4 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Facebook
6 1 (2.27%) Rackspace