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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.58% 9.58% 14.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.17% 30.12% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 41
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
58 83 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.53% 31.80% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 100
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) Email Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Back Office
3 7 (63.64%) Apple
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Adobe
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 7 (63.64%) ZABBIX
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 7 (63.64%) SaaS
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (63.64%) Lync
3 7 (63.64%) Office 365

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) Lync
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) SaaS
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) PABX
4 3 (27.27%) PBX
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) ICT Support Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Supervisor
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (63.64%) CentOS
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) Email Marketing
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) R
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) vSphere
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) SRDF
2 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) ZABBIX
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Apple
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe
1 7 (63.64%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) Meraki
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) IBM