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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 14.00% 4.62% 14.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 36.00% 23.08% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 27
Average salary £30,000 £36,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dartford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Electronics
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) WCF

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
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%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) HP
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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