The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dartford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.17% 4.88% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 10.53% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 31.25% 46.34% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 13
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Kent

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) CFML
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware