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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.54% 9.90% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 52.63% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £39,875 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% -6.17%
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
41 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 38.32% 18.81% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 13
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
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 29 August 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) MCSA
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) RTP
4 1 (8.33%) SS7
4 1 (8.33%) ISDN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Velocity
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Tcl
5 1 (8.33%) HQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) UAG
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) hybris
5 1 (8.33%) Endeca
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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