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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 3 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.07% 17.14% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 72.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 4
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
16 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.79% 23.81% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 32
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) JUnit
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) J2SE
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) Maven
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) IIS
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) BGP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Skype
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) J2SE
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Debian
5 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Coaching
1 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) SDLC
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Code Coverage
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) OCP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) Opsview
1 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
4 4 (17.39%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Progress