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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
London / Croydon
Rank 16 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 11.86% 9.92% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.76% 28.89% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 8
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +61.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
42 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.65% 34.35% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 89 63
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +64.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 28 (59.57%) Data Centre
2 25 (53.19%) Nagios
3 24 (51.06%) Bash Shell
3 24 (51.06%) CentOS
3 24 (51.06%) Telecoms
4 23 (48.94%) Perl
5 20 (42.55%) Apache
6 17 (36.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 14 (29.79%) MySQL
8 13 (27.66%) PHP
8 13 (27.66%) LAMP
9 12 (25.53%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (21.28%) VMware
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
12 7 (14.89%) C++
12 7 (14.89%) Unix
12 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
13 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
13 6 (12.77%) Solaris
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco
13 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
13 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
14 5 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
14 5 (10.64%) Cross-Platform Development
14 5 (10.64%) Citrix
14 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
14 5 (10.64%) Scrum
14 5 (10.64%) Finance

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 20 (42.55%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) VoIP
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) BGP
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) OSPF
4 1 (2.13%) RIP
4 1 (2.13%) TACACS
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 24 (51.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Administrator
2 26 (55.32%) Linux Administrator
2 26 (55.32%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (53.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (25.53%) Network Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Arduino
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) CentOS
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Solaris
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.64%) Cross-Platform Development
2 5 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
2 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
2 5 (10.64%) Scrum
2 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (8.51%) Open Source
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Microservices
5 1 (2.13%) Android Development
5 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.13%) High Availability
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) TDD
5 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Bash Shell
2 23 (48.94%) Perl
3 13 (27.66%) PHP
4 7 (14.89%) C++
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) XenApp
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) iptables
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) vCloud
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) Nagios
2 5 (10.64%) Cacti
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) CFEngine
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
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