The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.45% 20.25% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +47.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
24 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.90% 25.32% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 16
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £62,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) Unix
4 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (25.00%) C
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) AIX
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) NetApp
9 6 (18.75%) ProC
10 5 (15.63%) Web Design
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Subversion
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
10 5 (15.63%) Django
10 5 (15.63%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) LDAP
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) BGP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) ProC
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL Developer
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Django Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Python/Django Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) Django
3 5 (15.63%) HTML5
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) J2SE
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Unix
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) AIX
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (15.63%) Web Design
2 5 (15.63%) Web Development
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
4 8 (25.00%) C
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) OCP
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) Opsview
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) NetApp
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) Progress
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft