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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 28 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 6.02% 18.00% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 31.03% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
27 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 32.53% 58.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +100.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
4 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Brocade
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