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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 22 22 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.78% 5.15% 24.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 33.33% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 23
Median salary £57,500 £49,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.34% +20.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £45,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £51,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
39 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.35% 15.44% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 32
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 16 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 22 (68.75%) C++
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 10 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (31.25%) Unix
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle
7 9 (28.13%) Solaris
7 9 (28.13%) C
7 9 (28.13%) Embedded C
7 9 (28.13%) Embedded C++
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) Smartcard
7 9 (28.13%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
7 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Brocade
8 8 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (25.00%) GlusterFS
8 8 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (25.00%) High Availability
8 8 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) NFC
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
1 8 (25.00%) OLTP
1 8 (25.00%) VLDB
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Test Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Administrator
3 9 (28.13%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (28.13%) Smartcard
4 8 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.13%) Contactless
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Solaris
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
5 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
5 9 (28.13%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (25.00%) High Availability
7 7 (21.88%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (15.63%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C++
2 9 (28.13%) C
2 9 (28.13%) Embedded C
2 9 (28.13%) Embedded C++
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISA
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) IISP
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) GlusterFS
1 8 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
1 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 8 (25.00%) Brocade
2 8 (25.00%) EMC
2 8 (25.00%) StorageTek
2 8 (25.00%) Sun
2 8 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds