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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 16 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.52% 17.61% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 53.85% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 7
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
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
44 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.19% 32.70% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 25
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

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 1 October 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 8 (36.36%) Smartcard
4 8 (36.36%) C
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
7 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (18.18%) NFC
9 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (13.64%) High Availability
9 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) NFC
2 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) OLTP
2 3 (13.64%) VLDB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
6 3 (13.64%) Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 8 (36.36%) Smartcard
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) Contactless
5 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
5 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.09%) Network Management
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) IISP
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) GlusterFS
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) StorageTek
3 3 (13.64%) Sun
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) BMC
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds