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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.21% 8.01% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.42% 24.29% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 77 55
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
236 354 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.43% 32.99% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 212 305 285
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 18 £64,000 +60.00%
Dartford -6 5 £35,000 +14.75%
Chatham - 4 £27,000 -
Folkestone - 3 £42,500 -
Canterbury +9 2 £31,750 -4.51% 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,500 -
Stansted -12 1 £60,000 +100.00%
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (37.79%) MySQL
2 59 (34.30%) Windows
3 57 (33.14%) Java
4 47 (27.33%) XML
5 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 42 (24.42%) SQL
7 39 (22.67%) VMware
8 38 (22.09%) PHP
9 37 (21.51%) LAMP
10 36 (20.93%) HTML
10 36 (20.93%) CSS
10 36 (20.93%) Apache
11 34 (19.77%) Spring
12 33 (19.19%) E-Commerce
12 33 (19.19%) Tomcat
13 32 (18.60%) ITIL
13 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
14 31 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (18.02%) Windows Server
14 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
15 30 (17.44%) DNS
15 30 (17.44%) Web Development
16 29 (16.86%) Git (software)
17 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (16.28%) J2EE
18 27 (15.70%) Active Directory
18 27 (15.70%) Firewall
18 27 (15.70%) JSON
18 27 (15.70%) Continuous Integration

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 36 (20.93%) Apache
2 33 (19.19%) Tomcat
3 25 (14.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (12.79%) WordPress
5 21 (12.21%) CMS
6 13 (7.56%) JBoss
7 8 (4.65%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Magento
2 12 (6.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.72%) SoftLayer
3 14 (8.14%) Sumo Logic
4 12 (6.98%) Sage Pay
5 10 (5.81%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.44%) DNS
2 27 (15.70%) Firewall
3 23 (13.37%) DHCP
4 19 (11.05%) VPN
5 18 (10.47%) Wireless
6 17 (9.88%) SNMP
7 14 (8.14%) Intranet
7 14 (8.14%) SSL
8 9 (5.23%) LAN
8 9 (5.23%) WAN
9 7 (4.07%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.33%) SAN
12 3 (1.74%) LDAP
12 3 (1.74%) WLAN
13 2 (1.16%) CDMA
13 2 (1.16%) GSM
13 2 (1.16%) LTE
13 2 (1.16%) UMTS
13 2 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.79%) MySQL
2 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.91%) Big Data
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.58%) Impala
7 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 29 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.37%) Ant
2 23 (13.37%) Eclipse
3 21 (12.21%) JUnit
4 17 (9.88%) Subversion
5 16 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 16 (9.30%) Vagrant
6 15 (8.72%) TestNG
7 12 (6.98%) JIRA
7 12 (6.98%) Maven
8 9 (5.23%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.16%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.58%) Hudson
10 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (4.07%) Finance
1 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.74%) Billing
3 2 (1.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.16%) Marketing
3 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) German Language
4 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (41.28%) Developer
2 39 (22.67%) Administrator
3 36 (20.93%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (16.86%) PHP Developer
5 27 (15.70%) Java Developer
6 23 (13.37%) Storage Administrator
7 22 (12.79%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 21 (12.21%) PHP Web Developer
8 21 (12.21%) Web Developer
9 17 (9.88%) Programmer
10 15 (8.72%) Senior Developer
11 13 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (6.40%) DevOps Administrator
13 10 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (5.23%) Software Engineer
15 8 (4.65%) Graduate
15 8 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
15 8 (4.65%) HTML Developer
15 8 (4.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.33%) XML
2 37 (21.51%) LAMP
3 36 (20.93%) CSS
3 36 (20.93%) HTML
4 34 (19.77%) Spring
5 28 (16.28%) J2EE
6 27 (15.70%) JSON
7 23 (13.37%) Ajax
7 23 (13.37%) JSP
8 20 (11.63%) jQuery
9 19 (11.05%) Web Services
10 16 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 16 (9.30%) Hibernate
10 16 (9.30%) JSF
11 15 (8.72%) RESTful
11 15 (8.72%) RichFaces
12 14 (8.14%) Grails
12 14 (8.14%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (7.56%) HTML5
13 13 (7.56%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) HP Storage
2 17 (9.88%) Statistics
3 14 (8.14%) Cryptography
3 14 (8.14%) PKI
4 9 (5.23%) User Experience
5 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.91%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.16%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.16%) CCTV
9 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.16%) Wiki
10 1 (0.58%) AS400
10 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.30%) Windows
2 31 (18.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 31 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.88%) Unix
6 9 (5.23%) Solaris
7 4 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.74%) Android
8 3 (1.74%) CentOS
9 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.19%) E-Commerce
2 32 (18.60%) ITIL
3 30 (17.44%) Web Development
4 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.79%) Capacity Management
7 20 (11.63%) DevOps
8 18 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (9.30%) Integration Testing
10 16 (9.30%) OOP
11 15 (8.72%) Analytics
11 15 (8.72%) SDLC
12 14 (8.14%) Computer Security
13 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (6.98%) Scrum
15 11 (6.40%) ERP
15 11 (6.40%) Software Engineering
16 10 (5.81%) RUP
16 10 (5.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) Java
2 44 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 42 (24.42%) SQL
4 38 (22.09%) PHP
5 21 (12.21%) Python
6 20 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 20 (11.63%) Scala
7 19 (11.05%) C++
8 18 (10.47%) PL/SQL
9 16 (9.30%) Ruby
10 10 (5.81%) AspectJ
10 10 (5.81%) C
11 8 (4.65%) C#
11 8 (4.65%) Perl
12 7 (4.07%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.91%) Delphi
14 4 (2.33%) PHP 5
15 2 (1.16%) ANSI C
15 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.95%) Degree
3 6 (3.49%) CEH
3 6 (3.49%) CREST Certified
4 5 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) OSCP
5 4 (2.33%) SANS
6 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.58%) HND
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.37%) SLA
2 10 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.95%) vSphere
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.16%) Firmware
6 2 (1.16%) HDFS
6 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.58%) Docker
7 1 (0.58%) iptables
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.58%) XenApp
7 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (15.12%) Puppet
2 22 (12.79%) HP Data Protector
2 22 (12.79%) HP SIM
2 22 (12.79%) NetBackup
2 22 (12.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 18 (10.47%) Nagios
4 17 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.33%) Ansible
7 3 (1.74%) MOM
7 3 (1.74%) SCCM
7 3 (1.74%) SCOM
7 3 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.74%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Nessus
8 1 (0.58%) Nmap
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 39 (22.67%) VMware
2 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.95%) HP
4 23 (13.37%) 3PAR
5 22 (12.79%) Symantec
6 15 (8.72%) Oracle
7 14 (8.14%) Splunk
8 13 (7.56%) IBM
9 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.81%) Remedy
11 7 (4.07%) EMC
12 6 (3.49%) Sun
13 5 (2.91%) BMC
13 5 (2.91%) Cisco
13 5 (2.91%) Hyperion
13 5 (2.91%) PayPal
13 5 (2.91%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.91%) WorldPay
14 2 (1.16%) Citrix
14 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
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