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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.49% 5.22% 13.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.17% 15.00% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
48 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 39.67% 34.78% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 17
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -2.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 14 (35.90%) NetApp
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (33.33%) Dell
4 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 13 (33.33%) Apache
4 13 (33.33%) MySQL
4 13 (33.33%) UNIX
4 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (33.33%) Service Management
5 12 (30.77%) ITSM
5 12 (30.77%) Replication
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.21%) Firewall
6 11 (28.21%) vSphere
7 10 (25.64%) hybris
7 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
7 10 (25.64%) Apache Solr
7 10 (25.64%) BIG-IP
7 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
7 10 (25.64%) PHP
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) HTML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (25.64%) Apache Solr
2 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) PhpStorm
1 1 (2.56%) Behat
1 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Support Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) PHP Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Administrator
6 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
10 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Junior PHP Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) CSS
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) DirectX
3 1 (2.56%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Replication
2 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) zOS
5 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 13 (33.33%) Service Management
3 12 (30.77%) ITSM
4 9 (23.08%) OO
5 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
8 1 (2.56%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Design
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) vSphere
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) iptables
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) NetApp
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 13 (33.33%) Dell
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
6 10 (25.64%) hybris
7 1 (2.56%) Progress
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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