The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 79 17
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -62
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.54% 2.94% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.48% 12.55% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 102 24 77
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,950 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
359 271 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.67% 23.40% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 313 226 202
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kent

Linux
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne +3 30 £42,000 -4.81% 3
Maidstone +33 18 £47,500 +18.75%
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Tonbridge - 8 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £27,500 - 3
Sevenoaks - 3 £40,000 -
Dartford -6 1 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Canterbury - 1 £31,500 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 92 (40.71%) Java
2 75 (33.19%) Eclipse
3 69 (30.53%) Windows
4 67 (29.65%) Apache
4 67 (29.65%) J2EE
4 67 (29.65%) MySQL
5 66 (29.20%) Ant
5 66 (29.20%) JSP
6 61 (26.99%) Cisco
7 59 (26.11%) Web Services
8 57 (25.22%) SQL
9 54 (23.89%) Hibernate
10 53 (23.45%) Firewall
10 53 (23.45%) JSF
10 53 (23.45%) JUnit
10 53 (23.45%) JBoss
10 53 (23.45%) JSTL
10 53 (23.45%) Unit Testing
10 53 (23.45%) Integration Testing
10 53 (23.45%) TestNG
10 53 (23.45%) RichFaces
11 47 (20.80%) SOAP
12 45 (19.91%) Degree
13 41 (18.14%) XML
13 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
14 39 (17.26%) DNS
15 36 (15.93%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (15.93%) CheckPoint
16 34 (15.04%) JSON
17 32 (14.16%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 67 (29.65%) Apache
2 53 (23.45%) JBoss
3 15 (6.64%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.10%) Node.js
7 6 (2.65%) IIS
8 4 (1.77%) CMS
9 3 (1.33%) WordPress
9 3 (1.33%) Lync
10 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.29%) MS Office
3 11 (4.87%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.65%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.45%) Firewall
2 39 (17.26%) DNS
3 31 (13.72%) WAN
3 31 (13.72%) VLAN
4 29 (12.83%) DHCP
5 28 (12.39%) LAN
6 24 (10.62%) TCP/IP
7 20 (8.85%) MPLS
8 18 (7.96%) SAN
9 17 (7.52%) VPN
10 14 (6.19%) Internet
11 13 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.42%) IMAP
12 10 (4.42%) Wireless
12 10 (4.42%) DMZ
12 10 (4.42%) SMTP
13 9 (3.98%) LDAP
14 8 (3.54%) ADSL
15 7 (3.10%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (2.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (29.65%) MySQL
2 17 (7.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.77%) Redis
5 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (33.19%) Eclipse
2 66 (29.20%) Ant
3 53 (23.45%) JUnit
3 53 (23.45%) TestNG
4 27 (11.95%) SoapUI
5 22 (9.73%) Subversion
6 18 (7.96%) Git (software)
7 15 (6.64%) Maven
8 13 (5.75%) JIRA
9 7 (3.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 6 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.77%) Trac
12 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.88%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Publishing
3 5 (2.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.33%) Legal
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (44.25%) Developer
2 67 (29.65%) Java Developer
3 58 (25.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 26 (11.50%) Network Engineer
5 22 (9.73%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.85%) Administrator
7 19 (8.41%) Software Engineer
8 17 (7.52%) Web Developer
8 17 (7.52%) Deployment Engineer
9 16 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (7.08%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (6.19%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (5.75%) Systems Support
12 13 (5.75%) J2EE Developer
12 13 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (5.75%) Systems Support Engineer
13 11 (4.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 11 (4.87%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.65%) J2EE
2 66 (29.20%) JSP
3 59 (26.11%) Web Services
4 54 (23.89%) Hibernate
5 53 (23.45%) JSF
5 53 (23.45%) JSTL
5 53 (23.45%) RichFaces
6 47 (20.80%) SOAP
7 41 (18.14%) XML
8 34 (15.04%) JSON
9 28 (12.39%) HTML
10 27 (11.95%) RESTful
11 26 (11.50%) FreeMarker
12 23 (10.18%) CSS
13 22 (9.73%) REST
14 18 (7.96%) HTML5
15 13 (5.75%) CSS3
15 13 (5.75%) JDBC
15 13 (5.75%) Servlets
15 13 (5.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.83%) Open Source
2 22 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.42%) Social Media
5 10 (4.42%) iPhone
5 10 (4.42%) User Experience
5 10 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.42%) Physics
5 10 (4.42%) PDA
5 10 (4.42%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.98%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.54%) HACMP
8 7 (3.10%) Clustering
9 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.21%) Social Network
10 5 (2.21%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.33%) AS400
11 3 (1.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.53%) Windows
2 31 (13.72%) UNIX
3 30 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (9.29%) Windows XP
5 20 (8.85%) AIX
5 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.96%) Android
8 17 (7.52%) Solaris
9 16 (7.08%) CentOS
10 10 (4.42%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.42%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.10%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.77%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.45%) Unit Testing
1 53 (23.45%) Integration Testing
2 30 (13.27%) Content Management
3 26 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (11.06%) OOD
5 23 (10.18%) Migration
6 22 (9.73%) OO
6 22 (9.73%) Multivariate Testing
6 22 (9.73%) Software Architecture
7 21 (9.29%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.41%) OOP
9 18 (7.96%) Time Management
10 17 (7.52%) DevOps
10 17 (7.52%) Scrum
11 16 (7.08%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.75%) AOP
13 13 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.75%) UML
13 13 (5.75%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.71%) Java
2 57 (25.22%) SQL
3 32 (14.16%) PHP
4 28 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.95%) C++
6 23 (10.18%) C
7 17 (7.52%) Perl
8 15 (6.64%) Python
9 13 (5.75%) AspectJ
10 9 (3.98%) MATLAB
10 9 (3.98%) Embedded C
10 9 (3.98%) C#
11 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.10%) Scala
12 4 (1.77%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.33%) Fortran
13 3 (1.33%) R
14 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (19.91%) Degree
2 36 (15.93%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (13.27%) CCNA
4 27 (11.95%) CCNP
5 11 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.65%) CCSE
6 6 (2.65%) JNCIS
7 5 (2.21%) CCSA
7 5 (2.21%) JNCIA
7 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.77%) MCSE
8 4 (1.77%) CCSP
9 3 (1.33%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.88%) VCP4
11 1 (0.44%) MCSA
11 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) SLA
2 9 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 28 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.85%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.19%) vSphere
4 13 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (3.54%) NFS
6 6 (2.65%) Firmware
6 6 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (5.75%) Puppet
2 10 (4.42%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.65%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.21%) Control-M
5 5 (2.21%) OpenView
6 4 (1.77%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.33%) SCCM
8 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 61 (26.99%) Cisco
2 41 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (15.93%) CheckPoint
4 32 (14.16%) VMware
4 32 (14.16%) IBM
5 29 (12.83%) Red Hat
6 20 (8.85%) HP
7 15 (6.64%) Oracle
7 15 (6.64%) Apple
8 14 (6.19%) Juniper
9 13 (5.75%) Veritas
9 13 (5.75%) Blue Coat
9 13 (5.75%) Symantec
9 13 (5.75%) Websense
10 12 (5.31%) F5
11 10 (4.42%) McAfee
11 10 (4.42%) SonicWALL
11 10 (4.42%) Draytek
12 9 (3.98%) Aruba
12 9 (3.98%) Lumension
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Dartford
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