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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 56 27
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -29
Permanent jobs citing Linux 101 57 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.41% 4.51% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.61% 19.32% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 43 74
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
353 295 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.39% 23.34% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 308 233 249
Average salary £31,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.55% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +12 15 £37,500 -15.73% 3
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 -
Canterbury -2 9 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Maidstone +32 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Dartford +3 6 £33,500 -18.78% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £55,000 - 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (39.48%) Java
2 76 (32.62%) Eclipse
3 75 (32.19%) Apache
4 74 (31.76%) MySQL
5 70 (30.04%) Ant
5 70 (30.04%) J2EE
6 69 (29.61%) JSP
7 67 (28.76%) SQL
8 64 (27.47%) Windows
9 60 (25.75%) Cisco
10 59 (25.32%) Firewall
11 54 (23.18%) DNS
12 51 (21.89%) Web Services
13 49 (21.03%) Hibernate
13 49 (21.03%) Unit Testing
14 48 (20.60%) Integration Testing
14 48 (20.60%) JSTL
14 48 (20.60%) TestNG
14 48 (20.60%) RichFaces
14 48 (20.60%) JSF
14 48 (20.60%) JUnit
14 48 (20.60%) JBoss
15 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
16 43 (18.45%) XML
17 42 (18.03%) SOAP
17 42 (18.03%) VLAN
18 40 (17.17%) DHCP
18 40 (17.17%) JSON
19 38 (16.31%) IBM
20 36 (15.45%) WAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 75 (32.19%) Apache
2 48 (20.60%) JBoss
3 21 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (6.44%) MS Exchange
4 15 (6.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (5.58%) IIS
6 5 (2.15%) Node.js
7 4 (1.72%) Lync
8 3 (1.29%) WordPress
8 3 (1.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.44%) MS Office
3 8 (3.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.29%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.00%) Office 365
2 4 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.32%) Firewall
2 54 (23.18%) DNS
3 42 (18.03%) VLAN
4 40 (17.17%) DHCP
5 36 (15.45%) WAN
6 33 (14.16%) LAN
7 31 (13.30%) TCP/IP
8 26 (11.16%) SAN
8 26 (11.16%) MPLS
9 22 (9.44%) VPN
10 15 (6.44%) DMZ
10 15 (6.44%) SMTP
10 15 (6.44%) Wireless
10 15 (6.44%) IMAP
11 12 (5.15%) Internet
12 11 (4.72%) LDAP
13 9 (3.86%) IPv6
14 8 (3.43%) ADSL
15 7 (3.00%) NAS
16 6 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (31.76%) MySQL
2 29 (12.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.58%) Redis
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (32.62%) Eclipse
2 70 (30.04%) Ant
3 48 (20.60%) JUnit
3 48 (20.60%) TestNG
4 30 (12.88%) Git (software)
4 30 (12.88%) Subversion
5 25 (10.73%) JIRA
6 24 (10.30%) SoapUI
7 21 (9.01%) Maven
8 8 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.72%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.72%) Trac
11 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.86%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (0.86%) NUnit
11 2 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (9.87%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Publishing
3 7 (3.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.58%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Electronics
5 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (43.35%) Developer
2 70 (30.04%) Java Developer
3 61 (26.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 28 (12.02%) Network Engineer
5 24 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 23 (9.87%) Support Engineer
7 21 (9.01%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (8.58%) J2EE Developer
9 18 (7.73%) Administrator
9 18 (7.73%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (6.87%) Systems Support Engineer
10 16 (6.87%) Systems Support
11 15 (6.44%) Deployment Engineer
12 14 (6.01%) Web Developer
12 14 (6.01%) Software Engineer
13 13 (5.58%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 12 (5.15%) Consultant
14 12 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
15 11 (4.72%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.04%) J2EE
2 69 (29.61%) JSP
3 51 (21.89%) Web Services
4 49 (21.03%) Hibernate
5 48 (20.60%) JSF
5 48 (20.60%) JSTL
5 48 (20.60%) RichFaces
6 43 (18.45%) XML
7 42 (18.03%) SOAP
8 40 (17.17%) JSON
9 28 (12.02%) HTML
10 24 (10.30%) CSS
10 24 (10.30%) RESTful
11 23 (9.87%) FreeMarker
12 21 (9.01%) Spring
12 21 (9.01%) JDBC
12 21 (9.01%) Servlets
13 19 (8.15%) HTML5
14 18 (7.73%) REST
15 15 (6.44%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.45%) Open Source
2 27 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 15 (6.44%) iPhone
5 15 (6.44%) PDA
5 15 (6.44%) Blackberry
6 10 (4.29%) HACMP
6 10 (4.29%) Clustering
7 8 (3.43%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.43%) Replication
8 7 (3.00%) User Experience
8 7 (3.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.00%) Physics
9 6 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.58%) Social Media
10 5 (2.15%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.29%) AS400
11 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.47%) Windows
2 35 (15.02%) UNIX
3 31 (13.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (9.44%) Android
6 21 (9.01%) Windows XP
7 19 (8.15%) Solaris
8 17 (7.30%) AIX
9 15 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.44%) Windows Vista
9 15 (6.44%) CentOS
9 15 (6.44%) Windows 7
9 15 (6.44%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.03%) Unit Testing
2 48 (20.60%) Integration Testing
3 28 (12.02%) OOD
4 27 (11.59%) Migration
5 25 (10.73%) Content Management
5 25 (10.73%) OOP
6 23 (9.87%) Scrum
6 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.44%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (9.44%) UML
8 21 (9.01%) RUP
8 21 (9.01%) AOP
9 20 (8.58%) DevOps
10 19 (8.15%) Multivariate Testing
10 19 (8.15%) Software Architecture
10 19 (8.15%) OO
11 18 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.44%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (39.48%) Java
2 67 (28.76%) SQL
3 31 (13.30%) PHP
4 23 (9.87%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.01%) AspectJ
6 20 (8.58%) Perl
7 19 (8.15%) C++
8 16 (6.87%) C
8 16 (6.87%) Python
9 11 (4.72%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.72%) C#
9 11 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.15%) Scala
12 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.29%) Fortran
13 3 (1.29%) R
14 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (15.02%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (14.59%) CCNA
2 34 (14.59%) Degree
3 27 (11.59%) CCNP
4 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.15%) MCSE
6 4 (1.72%) CCSA
6 4 (1.72%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.29%) Postgraduate
7 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) MCSA
8 2 (0.86%) ISEB
8 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.43%) CCSE
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.43%) MCTS
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (10.73%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (7.30%) vSphere
4 13 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (4.29%) NFS
6 6 (2.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.58%) Firmware
6 6 (2.58%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.43%) Squid
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.87%) Puppet
2 15 (6.44%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.43%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.00%) OpenView
5 7 (3.00%) Control-M
6 6 (2.58%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.72%) SCCM
8 1 (0.43%) SCOM
8 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 60 (25.75%) Cisco
2 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 38 (16.31%) IBM
4 34 (14.59%) VMware
5 30 (12.88%) CheckPoint
5 30 (12.88%) Red Hat
6 21 (9.01%) HP
7 20 (8.58%) Symantec
8 17 (7.30%) Veritas
9 15 (6.44%) Apple
9 15 (6.44%) Draytek
10 10 (4.29%) Oracle
11 9 (3.86%) Citrix
12 8 (3.43%) Sun
13 7 (3.00%) Juniper
13 7 (3.00%) Veeam
14 6 (2.58%) F5
14 6 (2.58%) Websense
14 6 (2.58%) Blue Coat
14 6 (2.58%) SonicWALL
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Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
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