The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Folkestone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 22.22% - 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £31,250 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Folkestone region.

Operating Systems Category
Folkestone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Folkestone 27.78% 16.67% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £31,250 £43,750 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.65%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Folkestone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Folkestone

Linux
Salary Trend in Folkestone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Folkestone region.

Linux Salary Trend in Folkestone

Linux
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Folkestone

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (75.00%) CEH
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Folkestone by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Folkestone 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 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Junior
3 4 (50.00%) IT Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Security Tester
4 3 (37.50%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) OWASP
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint