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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 10.57% 1.56% 8.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.89% 5.56% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 8
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £44,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
87 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 35.37% 28.13% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 49 56
Median salary £34,000 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,250 £45,000
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 26 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (33.33%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) Puppet
4 11 (26.19%) Internet
4 11 (26.19%) Nagios
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 9 (21.43%) Windows
7 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) Python
7 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 8 (19.05%) Perl
7 8 (19.05%) PHP
7 8 (19.05%) MySQL
7 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.67%) NAS
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) Apache
9 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.29%) CentOS

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.52%) nginx
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Internet
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) NAS
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) FTP
4 5 (11.90%) HTTP
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) HTTPS
5 4 (9.52%) IPsec
5 4 (9.52%) LDAP
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 3 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) SMTP
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 2 (4.76%) SNMP
8 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) OLTP
3 1 (2.38%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Development Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Java Development Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
2 4 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) MCollective
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Unix
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) CentOS
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Debian
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
1 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
2 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Online Marketing
7 3 (7.14%) BCP
7 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
2 8 (19.05%) PHP
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) C
4 3 (7.14%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) HND
3 2 (4.76%) CISA
3 2 (4.76%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) IISP
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) Samba
4 3 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) Docker
6 1 (2.38%) GlusterFS
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Puppet
2 11 (26.19%) Nagios
3 3 (7.14%) Cacti
4 2 (4.76%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) F5
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) BMC
6 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Brocade
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Facebook
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.38%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas