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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 23 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 96 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.66% 9.81% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.71% 27.75% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 39
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £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
313 346 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.14% 35.34% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 278 304 215
Median salary £35,000 £31,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 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 1 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 +16 19 £35,000 -34.88% 2
Sittingbourne -4 8 £47,500 +26.66%
Dartford 0 7 £38,500 +14.92% 1
Stansted -17 5 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Chatham - 3 - -
Canterbury +4 2 £36,000 +8.27%
Maidstone +2 2 £43,250 -8.94% 1
West Malling - 2 £43,750 -
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 - 1
Tonbridge -9 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 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 87 (40.65%) MySQL
2 76 (35.51%) Java
3 75 (35.05%) Windows
4 62 (28.97%) JavaScript
5 57 (26.64%) SQL
5 57 (26.64%) XML
6 53 (24.77%) HTML
7 51 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (22.90%) CSS
9 48 (22.43%) Git (software)
10 45 (21.03%) J2EE
11 44 (20.56%) VMware
12 43 (20.09%) PHP
12 43 (20.09%) Apache
13 42 (19.63%) Security Cleared
14 40 (18.69%) JSON
15 39 (18.22%) LAMP
16 38 (17.76%) Eclipse
16 38 (17.76%) Windows Server
17 37 (17.29%) Firewall
18 36 (16.82%) Spring
18 36 (16.82%) Ant
18 36 (16.82%) JSP
19 35 (16.36%) ITIL
19 35 (16.36%) DNS
19 35 (16.36%) Subversion
19 35 (16.36%) Web Development
20 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
20 34 (15.89%) C++
20 34 (15.89%) Tomcat

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 43 (20.09%) Apache
2 34 (15.89%) Tomcat
3 27 (12.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (11.21%) CMS
5 23 (10.75%) IIS
5 23 (10.75%) WordPress
6 18 (8.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Node.js
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (7.48%) Magento
2 12 (5.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.35%) Bluemix
3 12 (5.61%) Sage Pay
4 7 (3.27%) SoftLayer
5 6 (2.80%) SaaS
5 6 (2.80%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.29%) Firewall
2 35 (16.36%) DNS
3 26 (12.15%) DHCP
4 15 (7.01%) Intranet
5 13 (6.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.07%) VPN
6 11 (5.14%) LAN
6 11 (5.14%) WAN
7 9 (4.21%) SNMP
7 9 (4.21%) Wireless
8 6 (2.80%) SSL
9 5 (2.34%) LDAP
10 4 (1.87%) VoIP
11 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.40%) Network Security
11 3 (1.40%) SAN
11 3 (1.40%) WLAN
12 2 (0.93%) LTE
12 2 (0.93%) VLAN
12 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (40.65%) MySQL
2 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.54%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (6.54%) Oracle Database 12c
3 14 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle Discoverer
4 12 (5.61%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.34%) Big Data
8 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.47%) Impala
10 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.76%) Eclipse
3 36 (16.82%) Ant
4 35 (16.36%) Subversion
5 24 (11.21%) JUnit
6 22 (10.28%) JIRA
6 22 (10.28%) Maven
7 19 (8.88%) TestNG
8 13 (6.07%) Jenkins
9 11 (5.14%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.74%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.80%) Hudson
11 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.93%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.47%) gulp
14 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.40%) Billing
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) Electronics
5 2 (0.93%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (49.07%) Developer
2 41 (19.16%) Java Developer
3 35 (16.36%) Administrator
4 32 (14.95%) PHP Developer
4 32 (14.95%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (12.62%) Programmer
6 26 (12.15%) Senior Developer
6 26 (12.15%) Storage Administrator
7 25 (11.68%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 25 (11.68%) Web Developer
8 24 (11.21%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (10.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (6.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Linux Developer
11 13 (6.07%) Software Engineer
12 12 (5.61%) DBA
12 12 (5.61%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.64%) XML
2 53 (24.77%) HTML
3 49 (22.90%) CSS
4 45 (21.03%) J2EE
5 40 (18.69%) JSON
6 39 (18.22%) LAMP
7 36 (16.82%) JSP
7 36 (16.82%) Spring
8 32 (14.95%) jQuery
9 31 (14.49%) HTML5
9 31 (14.49%) Web Services
10 25 (11.68%) AngularJS
11 24 (11.21%) RESTful
12 22 (10.28%) Ajax
12 22 (10.28%) Hibernate
13 21 (9.81%) JSF
14 20 (9.35%) Ember.js
14 20 (9.35%) JDBC
14 20 (9.35%) Servlets
15 19 (8.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.68%) HP Storage
2 17 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.07%) User Experience
4 9 (4.21%) Statistics
5 7 (3.27%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.80%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.80%) PKI
7 4 (1.87%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.87%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.40%) HACMP
9 2 (0.93%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.93%) CCTV
9 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.05%) Windows
2 38 (17.76%) Windows Server
3 33 (15.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (13.55%) Unix
6 27 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.94%) Solaris
8 8 (3.74%) CentOS
9 7 (3.27%) Android
10 6 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.40%) AIX
13 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.36%) ITIL
2 35 (16.36%) Web Development
3 30 (14.02%) Scrum
4 27 (12.62%) OOP
5 25 (11.68%) Capacity Management
6 24 (11.21%) E-Commerce
7 23 (10.75%) SDLC
7 23 (10.75%) Software Engineering
7 23 (10.75%) Unit Testing
8 22 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.81%) Integration Testing
10 20 (9.35%) AOP
10 20 (9.35%) OOD
10 20 (9.35%) RUP
10 20 (9.35%) UML
11 17 (7.94%) DevOps
11 17 (7.94%) MVC
12 14 (6.54%) WFM
13 13 (6.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.51%) Java
2 62 (28.97%) JavaScript
3 57 (26.64%) SQL
4 43 (20.09%) PHP
5 34 (15.89%) C++
6 29 (13.55%) C#
7 25 (11.68%) Scala
8 20 (9.35%) AspectJ
9 17 (7.94%) PL/SQL
10 16 (7.48%) Python
11 12 (5.61%) Bash Shell
12 10 (4.67%) C
12 10 (4.67%) Perl
13 8 (3.74%) Ruby
13 8 (3.74%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.34%) Delphi
14 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.40%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (19.63%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.02%) Degree
3 12 (5.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) CCNP
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.68%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.62%) vSphere
3 13 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.40%) Docker
5 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.40%) NFS
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.93%) HDFS
6 2 (0.93%) Xen
6 2 (0.93%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.47%) iptables
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (11.68%) HP Data Protector
1 25 (11.68%) HP SIM
1 25 (11.68%) NetBackup
1 25 (11.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 23 (10.75%) Puppet
3 14 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.21%) Nagios
6 3 (1.40%) Ansible
6 3 (1.40%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.93%) Nessus
7 2 (0.93%) Nmap
8 1 (0.47%) Oozie
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (20.56%) VMware
2 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 29 (13.55%) HP
4 26 (12.15%) 3PAR
5 25 (11.68%) Symantec
6 23 (10.75%) IBM
7 22 (10.28%) Oracle
8 12 (5.61%) Hyperion
8 12 (5.61%) Sun
9 10 (4.67%) Cisco
10 9 (4.21%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.74%) Remedy
12 7 (3.27%) Splunk
13 6 (2.80%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.80%) EMC
13 6 (2.80%) Forcepoint
14 4 (1.87%) PayPal
14 4 (1.87%) WorldPay
15 3 (1.40%) BMC
15 3 (1.40%) SolarWinds
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 19 days ago