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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 13.64% 4.00% 17.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 16.67% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £40,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
17 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 38.64% 24.00% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dartford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 21 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) NUnit
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Network Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
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%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
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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