The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 5 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.36% 17.12% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.22% 67.86% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 4
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 33.04% 25.23% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 10
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £29,650 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
West Sussex

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 24 July 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCSA
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) PKI

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCSA
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) UAG
3 2 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) hybris