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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.33% 7.11% 9.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 21.92% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 17
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,325 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
56 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.33% 32.44% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 70
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
2 6 (35.29%) Ant
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) JSP
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) REST
2 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Apache
5 3 (17.65%) Replication
5 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Ant
1 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) J2EE
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) JSP
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
1 6 (35.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.76%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 2 (11.76%) SRDF
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Samba
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (11.76%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (11.76%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) EMC
1 4 (23.53%) NetApp
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
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