The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.76% 8.26% 7.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.05% 25.28% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 80 72
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,450 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
215 356 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.12% 32.69% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 190 308 286
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Linux
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kent region.

Linux Salary Trend in Kent

Linux
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kent

Linux
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Sevenoaks - 7 £35,000 - 1
Chatham - 4 £27,000 -
Folkestone - 4 £42,500 - 1
Dartford -2 3 £37,500 -
Maidstone +6 1 £45,500 +8.75%
Sittingbourne -5 1 £47,500 +33.33%
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Dover - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 58 (38.16%) Windows
2 49 (32.24%) MySQL
3 39 (25.66%) Java
4 38 (25.00%) XML
5 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 35 (23.03%) VMware
6 33 (21.71%) SQL
7 31 (20.39%) PHP
7 31 (20.39%) LAMP
8 30 (19.74%) Spring
9 29 (19.08%) Tomcat
9 29 (19.08%) E-Commerce
10 28 (18.42%) HTML
10 28 (18.42%) ITIL
10 28 (18.42%) CSS
10 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 28 (18.42%) Active Directory
10 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (17.76%) Git (software)
11 27 (17.76%) Windows Server
12 26 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (17.11%) DNS
13 25 (16.45%) Apache
13 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (16.45%) Puppet
14 24 (15.79%) Web Development
15 23 (15.13%) C++
15 23 (15.13%) Firewall
16 22 (14.47%) Cloud Foundry

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 29 (19.08%) Tomcat
2 25 (16.45%) Apache
3 22 (14.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (11.18%) WordPress
5 16 (10.53%) CMS
6 8 (5.26%) JBoss
7 6 (3.95%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Magento
2 8 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.87%) SoftLayer
3 14 (9.21%) Sumo Logic
4 8 (5.26%) Sage Pay
5 7 (4.61%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.11%) DNS
2 23 (15.13%) Firewall
3 20 (13.16%) DHCP
4 17 (11.18%) SNMP
4 17 (11.18%) VPN
4 17 (11.18%) Wireless
5 14 (9.21%) SSL
6 10 (6.58%) Intranet
7 7 (4.61%) LAN
7 7 (4.61%) WAN
8 4 (2.63%) SAN
8 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.32%) CDMA
9 2 (1.32%) GSM
9 2 (1.32%) LDAP
9 2 (1.32%) LTE
9 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.32%) UMTS
9 2 (1.32%) VLAN
9 2 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) MySQL
2 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.29%) Big Data
4 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Impala
6 1 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 15 (9.87%) Ant
3 15 (9.87%) Eclipse
3 15 (9.87%) JUnit
4 13 (8.55%) Subversion
5 9 (5.92%) JIRA
5 9 (5.92%) Maven
6 8 (5.26%) TestNG
7 7 (4.61%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) NuGet
9 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (5.26%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Billing
3 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.32%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) German Language
4 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (37.50%) Developer
2 41 (26.97%) Administrator
3 36 (23.68%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (15.13%) PHP Developer
5 19 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
5 19 (12.50%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 18 (11.84%) Java Developer
7 15 (9.87%) PHP Web Developer
7 15 (9.87%) Web Developer
8 13 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.55%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) DevOps Administrator
9 11 (7.24%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Programmer
11 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.00%) XML
2 31 (20.39%) LAMP
3 30 (19.74%) Spring
4 28 (18.42%) CSS
4 28 (18.42%) HTML
5 19 (12.50%) Ajax
6 18 (11.84%) JSON
7 15 (9.87%) J2EE
7 15 (9.87%) jQuery
7 15 (9.87%) JSP
8 14 (9.21%) Grails
8 14 (9.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.89%) Web Services
11 9 (5.92%) HTML5
11 9 (5.92%) SOAP
12 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
12 8 (5.26%) JSF
12 8 (5.26%) JSTL
12 8 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 17 (11.18%) Statistics
3 14 (9.21%) Cryptography
3 14 (9.21%) PKI
4 8 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (4.61%) User Experience
6 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Wiki
10 1 (0.66%) AS400
10 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.16%) Windows
2 27 (17.76%) Windows Server
3 26 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.29%) Unix
9 4 (2.63%) FreeBSD
10 3 (1.97%) CentOS
10 3 (1.97%) Solaris
10 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.32%) Android
11 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.08%) E-Commerce
2 28 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (18.42%) ITIL
3 24 (15.79%) Web Development
4 20 (13.16%) DevOps
5 19 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 17 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.87%) Analytics
9 14 (9.21%) Computer Security
9 14 (9.21%) OOP
9 14 (9.21%) SDLC
10 13 (8.55%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (7.24%) Information Security
11 11 (7.24%) Scrum
12 10 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (6.58%) OOD
12 10 (6.58%) SIEM
12 10 (6.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.66%) Java
2 35 (23.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.71%) SQL
4 31 (20.39%) PHP
5 23 (15.13%) C++
6 20 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 20 (13.16%) Python
7 16 (10.53%) Ruby
8 14 (9.21%) C
8 14 (9.21%) PL/SQL
9 13 (8.55%) Perl
9 13 (8.55%) Shell Script
10 10 (6.58%) Scala
11 7 (4.61%) AspectJ
12 6 (3.95%) C#
13 4 (2.63%) Delphi
13 4 (2.63%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.97%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.84%) Degree
3 7 (4.61%) CEH
3 7 (4.61%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.63%) OSCP
4 4 (2.63%) SANS
5 3 (1.97%) CISSP
5 3 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) HND
7 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 28 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.16%) vSphere
3 13 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.63%) Firmware
5 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.32%) HDFS
6 2 (1.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.66%) Docker
7 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (16.45%) Puppet
2 19 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 19 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 19 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 18 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (11.18%) Nagios
5 5 (3.29%) Ansible
6 3 (1.97%) MOM
6 3 (1.97%) SCCM
6 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 3 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) Foglight
7 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.66%) Oozie
7 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (23.03%) VMware
2 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.16%) HP
4 19 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 19 (12.50%) Symantec
5 14 (9.21%) Splunk
6 11 (7.24%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.26%) IBM
8 7 (4.61%) Cisco
8 7 (4.61%) Remedy
9 6 (3.95%) Oracle
9 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.29%) BMC
10 5 (3.29%) PayPal
10 5 (3.29%) WorldPay
11 3 (1.97%) EMC
11 3 (1.97%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.97%) Qualys
11 3 (1.97%) Sophos
12 2 (1.32%) Google
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £37,768 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 34k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 22 days ago