The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 8.89% 2.33% 14.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 7.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Operating Systems Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 40.00% 30.23% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 18
Average salary £38,750 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Linux
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dartford region.

Linux Salary Trend in Dartford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dartford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
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