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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 13.73% 13.33% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.84% 31.58% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £38,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.92% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
19 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 37.25% 42.22% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 10
Average salary £29,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.87% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dartford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) User Experience
6 2 (15.38%) ANSI C
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) LAMP
6 2 (15.38%) Pay per click
6 2 (15.38%) Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) SEO
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Pay per click
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) C
3 2 (15.38%) ANSI C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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