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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.19% 3.09% 11.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 12.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 20
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -34.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
39 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.50% 25.77% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,275 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (51.72%) Apache
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 13 (44.83%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 12 (41.38%) vSphere
4 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
4 11 (37.93%) Apache Solr
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
4 11 (37.93%) hybris
5 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 9 (31.03%) Firewall
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
7 8 (27.59%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) XHTML
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (51.72%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
2 11 (37.93%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) RTP
4 1 (3.45%) SS7
4 1 (3.45%) ISDN
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Ant
4 2 (6.90%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Behat
4 2 (6.90%) PhpStorm
5 1 (3.45%) Appium
5 1 (3.45%) Calabash
5 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) XHTML
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) XSLT
6 3 (10.34%) Velocity
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) JSF
6 3 (10.34%) JSP
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) CakePHP
7 2 (6.90%) REST
8 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) OO
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) BDD
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) OO PHP
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
7 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PHP
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) HQL
6 2 (6.90%) PHP5
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Tcl
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CSQA
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
2 11 (37.93%) hybris
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Endeca