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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.36% 4.21% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.50% 19.05% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
40 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 36.36% 22.11% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) XHTML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 5 (38.46%) hybris
4 5 (38.46%) Apache Solr
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Apache
4 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Ant
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) JSP
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) MCSA
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (38.46%) Apache Solr
1 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) ISDN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (7.69%) RTP
3 1 (7.69%) SS7
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XHTML
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) JSP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 3 (23.08%) Velocity
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) Change Management
1 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) HQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) MCSA
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) hybris
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Endeca
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix