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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.71% 6.54% 9.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.00% 16.28% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.22%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
50 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 35.71% 40.19% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 17
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £17,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 31 (55.36%) NetApp
3 24 (42.86%) Cisco
4 21 (37.50%) UNIX
5 20 (35.71%) ITSM
5 20 (35.71%) Service Management
5 20 (35.71%) Replication
5 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.71%) Dell
5 20 (35.71%) Citrix
6 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
7 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 16 (28.57%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) Firewall
9 14 (25.00%) MySQL
10 13 (23.21%) Windows
10 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle
12 11 (19.64%) HTML
12 11 (19.64%) Java
12 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
12 11 (19.64%) vSphere
13 10 (17.86%) hybris
13 10 (17.86%) Apache Solr
13 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
13 10 (17.86%) BIG-IP
13 10 (17.86%) Apache
13 10 (17.86%) Tomcat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (17.86%) Apache
1 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
1 10 (17.86%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Subversion
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) ProC
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Support Analyst
4 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 12 (21.43%) Developer
6 10 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Design Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Architect
8 6 (10.71%) Django Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Solutions Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Python Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (7.14%) Applications Architect
11 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) Django
2 6 (10.71%) jQuery
2 6 (10.71%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Replication
2 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) UNIX
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Service Management
1 20 (35.71%) ITSM
2 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 16 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Web Design
5 6 (10.71%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 4 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 31 (55.36%) NetApp
3 24 (42.86%) Cisco
4 20 (35.71%) Dell
4 20 (35.71%) Citrix
5 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle
7 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 10 (17.86%) hybris
8 1 (1.79%) Progress