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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 24 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 85 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.85% 8.75% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.47% 26.07% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 41
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
274 326 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.57% 33.57% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 249 283 233
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +14 15 £60,000 +50.00%
Sittingbourne -3 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Dartford -5 5 £35,000 +29.62%
Canterbury +6 3 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Stansted -17 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Chatham - 3 - - 1
Maidstone +3 2 £43,250 -8.94%
Tonbridge -10 1 £40,000 -27.27%
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 - 2
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 77 (39.49%) MySQL
2 71 (36.41%) Windows
3 70 (35.90%) Java
4 54 (27.69%) XML
5 52 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 51 (26.15%) SQL
7 45 (23.08%) VMware
8 44 (22.56%) HTML
9 42 (21.54%) CSS
10 41 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (20.00%) PHP
11 39 (20.00%) Apache
12 38 (19.49%) J2EE
12 38 (19.49%) LAMP
12 38 (19.49%) Security Cleared
12 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
12 38 (19.49%) Windows Server
13 36 (18.46%) Firewall
14 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
14 35 (17.95%) ITIL
14 35 (17.95%) Spring
14 35 (17.95%) JSON
15 34 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (16.92%) Tomcat
16 33 (16.92%) DNS
17 31 (15.90%) Eclipse
17 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
17 31 (15.90%) Web Development
17 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (15.38%) JSP

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 39 (20.00%) Apache
2 33 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 25 (12.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (12.31%) CMS
5 23 (11.79%) WordPress
6 16 (8.21%) IIS
7 15 (7.69%) JBoss
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.03%) Node.js
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Magento
2 13 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.69%) Bluemix
3 13 (6.67%) Sage Pay
4 10 (5.13%) SoftLayer
5 9 (4.62%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (2.05%) SaaS
7 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.46%) Firewall
2 33 (16.92%) DNS
3 26 (13.33%) DHCP
4 15 (7.69%) Intranet
4 15 (7.69%) VPN
5 13 (6.67%) LAN
5 13 (6.67%) WAN
6 12 (6.15%) SNMP
6 12 (6.15%) Wireless
7 11 (5.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.62%) SSL
9 3 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.54%) LDAP
9 3 (1.54%) Network Security
9 3 (1.54%) SAN
9 3 (1.54%) WLAN
10 2 (1.03%) CDMA
10 2 (1.03%) LTE
10 2 (1.03%) UMTS
10 2 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.49%) MySQL
2 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (4.10%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.56%) Big Data
5 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.51%) Impala
8 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.90%) Eclipse
3 30 (15.38%) Ant
4 24 (12.31%) JUnit
4 24 (12.31%) Subversion
5 18 (9.23%) TestNG
6 17 (8.72%) JIRA
6 17 (8.72%) Maven
7 14 (7.18%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.64%) Vagrant
9 10 (5.13%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.05%) Hudson
11 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.03%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.62%) Finance
3 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.54%) Billing
4 3 (1.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (44.62%) Developer
2 37 (18.97%) Administrator
3 35 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 34 (17.44%) Systems Administrator
5 29 (14.87%) PHP Developer
6 26 (13.33%) Storage Administrator
7 25 (12.82%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 23 (11.79%) Programmer
9 22 (11.28%) PHP Web Developer
9 22 (11.28%) Web Developer
10 21 (10.77%) Senior Developer
11 19 (9.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (5.64%) Software Engineer
14 10 (5.13%) HTML Developer
14 10 (5.13%) Linux Developer
14 10 (5.13%) Web Programmer
15 9 (4.62%) UI Developer
15 9 (4.62%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.69%) XML
2 44 (22.56%) HTML
3 42 (21.54%) CSS
4 38 (19.49%) J2EE
4 38 (19.49%) LAMP
5 35 (17.95%) JSON
5 35 (17.95%) Spring
6 30 (15.38%) JSP
7 25 (12.82%) Web Services
8 24 (12.31%) Ajax
8 24 (12.31%) jQuery
9 21 (10.77%) Hibernate
9 21 (10.77%) RESTful
10 20 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 20 (10.26%) HTML5
10 20 (10.26%) JSF
11 18 (9.23%) RichFaces
12 15 (7.69%) JDBC
12 15 (7.69%) JSTL
12 15 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) HP Storage
2 12 (6.15%) Statistics
3 11 (5.64%) User Experience
4 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.62%) Cryptography
4 9 (4.62%) PKI
5 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.05%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.05%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.54%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.03%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.03%) CCTV
10 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 71 (36.41%) Windows
2 38 (19.49%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (11.79%) Unix
7 11 (5.64%) Solaris
8 6 (3.08%) Android
8 6 (3.08%) CentOS
9 5 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.95%) ITIL
3 31 (15.90%) Web Development
4 29 (14.87%) E-Commerce
5 25 (12.82%) Capacity Management
5 25 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (11.28%) Unit Testing
7 21 (10.77%) OOP
7 21 (10.77%) Scrum
8 20 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 20 (10.26%) SDLC
9 18 (9.23%) DevOps
10 17 (8.72%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.69%) AOP
11 15 (7.69%) OOD
11 15 (7.69%) RUP
11 15 (7.69%) UML
12 14 (7.18%) MVC
13 12 (6.15%) ERP
13 12 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.90%) Java
2 52 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 51 (26.15%) SQL
4 39 (20.00%) PHP
5 27 (13.85%) C++
6 25 (12.82%) Scala
7 19 (9.74%) C#
7 19 (9.74%) PL/SQL
8 17 (8.72%) Python
9 16 (8.21%) Bash Shell
10 15 (7.69%) AspectJ
11 11 (5.64%) Ruby
12 8 (4.10%) C
12 8 (4.10%) Perl
12 8 (4.10%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.56%) Delphi
14 4 (2.05%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.03%) ANSI C
16 2 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (19.49%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.82%) Degree
3 8 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) ISEB
5 3 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.03%) CEH
6 2 (1.03%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.03%) OSCP
6 2 (1.03%) SANS
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) SLA
2 10 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (15.90%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.85%) vSphere
3 16 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.03%) Docker
6 2 (1.03%) HDFS
6 2 (1.03%) Xen
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
7 1 (0.51%) iptables
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (12.82%) HP Data Protector
1 25 (12.82%) HP SIM
1 25 (12.82%) NetBackup
1 25 (12.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 24 (12.31%) Puppet
3 15 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.67%) Nagios
5 8 (4.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (4.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.05%) Ansible
7 3 (1.54%) MOM
7 3 (1.54%) SCCM
7 3 (1.54%) SCOM
7 3 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.03%) Nessus
8 2 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 45 (23.08%) VMware
2 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 29 (14.87%) HP
4 26 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 25 (12.82%) Symantec
6 18 (9.23%) IBM
6 18 (9.23%) Oracle
7 12 (6.15%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.13%) Remedy
8 10 (5.13%) Splunk
9 9 (4.62%) Cisco
10 8 (4.10%) Hyperion
10 8 (4.10%) Sun
11 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.08%) EMC
11 6 (3.08%) Forcepoint
12 5 (2.56%) BMC
12 5 (2.56%) PayPal
12 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.56%) WorldPay
Folkestone, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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London or Kent
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Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
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London or Kent
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