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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 23 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.31% 10.00% 17.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.05% 27.06% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 35
Average salary £41,250 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,400 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
81 85 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.06% 36.96% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Croydon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) OO
2 14 (42.42%) PHP
2 14 (42.42%) MySQL
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) C++
5 10 (30.30%) C
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
7 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 8 (24.24%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) Magento
8 7 (21.21%) Zend
8 7 (21.21%) Drupal
8 7 (21.21%) CMS
9 6 (18.18%) Open Source
10 5 (15.15%) GIMP
10 5 (15.15%) LAMP
10 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (15.15%) Content Management
10 5 (15.15%) Bazaar
11 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (21.21%) CMS
1 7 (21.21%) Drupal
2 4 (12.12%) WordPress
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) GIMP
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Maya
2 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Bazaar
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) Ant
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) C++ Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) C Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
1 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) LAMP
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) CakePHP
4 3 (9.09%) Symfony
5 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) JSP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Device Driver
3 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) OO
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Content Management
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) Product Management
7 2 (6.06%) Android Development
7 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) PHP
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) C
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) PHP5
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Varnish
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Cacti
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Zend
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Acronis
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
Croydon, Surrey
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago