The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.90% 21.09% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.43% 56.36% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 6
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £44,869 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.11% +3.75%
Linux
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 22.66% 37.41% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 30
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £42,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £56,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Linux
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Linux Salary Trend in Gatwick

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Embedded C++
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 5 (23.81%) Smartcard
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) Unix
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
9 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) NFC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) NFC
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) OLTP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) VLDB
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) J2SE
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Smartcard
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
5 2 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded C++
3 5 (23.81%) C
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CISA
2 2 (9.52%) CISM
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) IISP
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (9.52%) GlusterFS
1 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
1 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) Opsview
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) BMC
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) StorageTek
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
4 2 (9.52%) Veritas
4 2 (9.52%) VMware