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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Kent
Rank 38 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 51 113 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.17% 10.84% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.17% 34.35% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 94 117
Median salary £42,500 £44,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +2.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
211 329 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.51% 31.57% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 166 281 323
Median salary £39,000 £37,176 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.90% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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
Chatham +6 17 £37,500 -44.44%
Dover - 6 - -
Tonbridge - 4 - -
Tunbridge Wells -8 3 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Maidstone -15 3 £21,500 -50.28% 3
Folkestone - 2 - -
Rochester - 2 £29,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 47 (44.76%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) UML
2 32 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 31 (29.52%) C++
4 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 24 (22.86%) OO
7 22 (20.95%) SQL
8 21 (20.00%) Java
8 21 (20.00%) PHP
8 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 20 (19.05%) Web Services
10 19 (18.10%) OOD
10 19 (18.10%) Degree
11 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.14%) DevOps
12 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (16.19%) C
12 17 (16.19%) Embedded Linux
13 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (15.24%) Subversion
13 16 (15.24%) Unix
14 15 (14.29%) MySQL
14 15 (14.29%) Firewall
14 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (13.33%) VLAN
15 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
16 13 (12.38%) Validation
16 13 (12.38%) Microsoft

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 10 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.57%) WordPress
3 5 (4.76%) Apache
4 4 (3.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.81%) IIS
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Google App Engine
1 9 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Bluemix
3 2 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) Firewall
2 14 (13.33%) VLAN
3 13 (12.38%) DHCP
3 13 (12.38%) DNS
3 13 (12.38%) VoIP
3 13 (12.38%) VPN
4 8 (7.62%) LDAP
5 4 (3.81%) Internet
5 4 (3.81%) SNMP
5 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.81%) Wireless
6 3 (2.86%) LAN
6 3 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.95%) BGP
8 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.95%) OSPF
8 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) BigQuery
3 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.86%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.24%) Subversion
3 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) Ant
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) JIRA
4 2 (1.90%) JMeter
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.95%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.57%) Games
1 9 (8.57%) Legal
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Billing
4 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Java Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.71%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) IT Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Linux Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) Web Services
2 12 (11.43%) Qt
2 12 (11.43%) SOAP
3 11 (10.48%) J2EE
3 11 (10.48%) Servlets
4 10 (9.52%) HTML
4 10 (9.52%) XML
5 9 (8.57%) .NET
5 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (8.57%) CSS
5 9 (8.57%) OAuth
6 8 (7.62%) LAMP
7 7 (6.67%) XHTML
7 7 (6.67%) XSLT
8 5 (4.76%) REST
9 3 (2.86%) Middleware
9 3 (2.86%) Spring
10 2 (1.90%) JDBC
10 2 (1.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 12 (11.43%) Algorithms
2 12 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 9 (8.57%) Xbox
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.81%) e-Health
7 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.90%) Physics
7 2 (1.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.95%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.76%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.19%) Embedded Linux
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.24%) Unix
4 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.62%) Solaris
6 7 (6.67%) Debian
6 7 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.76%) CentOS
8 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.90%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.95%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) UML
2 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.86%) OO
4 19 (18.10%) OOD
5 18 (17.14%) DevOps
6 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.38%) High Availability
7 13 (12.38%) Validation
8 12 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (11.43%) Signal Processing
9 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.48%) Web Development
10 10 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 9 (8.57%) Game Development
11 9 (8.57%) Load Testing
11 9 (8.57%) MVC
12 8 (7.62%) ITIL
12 8 (7.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) C++
2 22 (20.95%) SQL
3 21 (20.00%) Java
3 21 (20.00%) PHP
4 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.19%) C
6 13 (12.38%) Embedded C
7 12 (11.43%) Python
8 11 (10.48%) VB
9 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.67%) C#
10 7 (6.67%) ECMAScript
10 7 (6.67%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.81%) Ruby
12 4 (3.81%) VBScript
13 2 (1.90%) AspectJ
13 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.90%) Perl
14 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.86%) CEH
5 3 (2.86%) CREST Certified
5 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) OSCP
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.38%) Firmware
3 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.81%) Docker
4 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.81%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) Ansible
2 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.81%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (3.81%) Nagios
3 4 (3.81%) OpenView
3 4 (3.81%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (1.90%) Packer
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.95%) Foglight
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) VMware
3 9 (8.57%) Google
3 9 (8.57%) Perforce
3 9 (8.57%) Tableau
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.71%) IBM
7 5 (4.76%) HP
8 4 (3.81%) BMC
8 4 (3.81%) CA
8 4 (3.81%) Compuware
8 4 (3.81%) Dynatrace
8 4 (3.81%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco
9 2 (1.90%) Juniper
9 2 (1.90%) New Relic
10 1 (0.95%) Baan
10 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
Kent
Network Compucare
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £21,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Salary: From £31,353 to £36,390 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago