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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.06% 9.85% 18.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 40.63% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 19
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £49,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
42 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 32.81% 24.24% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 34
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 3 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 23 (69.70%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) C++
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 11 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) C
6 10 (30.30%) Unix
6 10 (30.30%) Embedded C
6 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
6 10 (30.30%) Smartcard
6 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) MySQL
8 8 (24.24%) Solaris
9 7 (21.21%) Brocade
9 7 (21.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (21.21%) High Availability
9 7 (21.21%) GlusterFS
9 7 (21.21%) 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) NFC
3 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) OLTP
2 7 (21.21%) VLDB
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (30.30%) Smartcard
4 7 (21.21%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Contactless
6 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Unix
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Solaris
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.21%) High Availability
7 5 (15.15%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.06%) Network Management
8 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (30.30%) C
2 10 (30.30%) Embedded C
2 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) IISP
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) GlusterFS
1 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) NetBackup
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (21.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.21%) Brocade
2 7 (21.21%) EMC
2 7 (21.21%) StorageTek
2 7 (21.21%) Sun
2 7 (21.21%) Veritas
3 2 (6.06%) BMC
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds