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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.78% 8.38% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.97% 25.45% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 12
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +39.39%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
62 55 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.56% 32.93% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 67
Median salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 14 (35.90%) Java
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 13 (33.33%) Nagios
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Puppet
3 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.21%) Internet
4 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
4 10 (25.64%) Python
4 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
4 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 9 (23.08%) Perl
5 9 (23.08%) PHP
5 9 (23.08%) MySQL
5 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (20.51%) NAS
6 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Apache
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) CentOS
8 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
8 5 (12.82%) LDAP

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 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) MQSeries
2 4 (10.26%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.51%) NAS
4 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) IPsec
4 5 (12.82%) LDAP
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) FTP
5 4 (10.26%) HTTP
5 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security
6 3 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) RIP
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
1 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Administrator
1 11 (28.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (28.21%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (25.64%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Development Manager
4 8 (20.51%) Java Development Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (17.95%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (17.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Junior
8 4 (10.26%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) LAMP
2 4 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.38%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Debian
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Online Marketing
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) BCP
8 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.13%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) Perl
3 9 (23.08%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) IISP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Samba
2 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.69%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Docker
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Nagios
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Cacti
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) F5
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Facebook
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds