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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 35 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.77% 7.80% 15.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 45.83% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Median salary £48,750 £36,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.56% -9.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £33,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
37 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.27% 17.02% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 17
Median salary £55,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 17 (68.00%) C++
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (32.00%) Unix
4 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) StorageTek
5 7 (28.00%) Veritas
5 7 (28.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) OLTP
5 7 (28.00%) VLDB
5 7 (28.00%) Sun
5 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (28.00%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
1 7 (28.00%) OLTP
1 7 (28.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
1 8 (32.00%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (32.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (32.00%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (28.00%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (24.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.00%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Solaris
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (32.00%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (28.00%) High Availability
5 6 (24.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (24.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) GlusterFS
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (28.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) Brocade
2 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) StorageTek
2 7 (28.00%) Sun
2 7 (28.00%) Veritas