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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South East / Kent
Rank 36 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.79% 10.27% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 34.12% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 102 109
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £59,750 £57,900
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
192 340 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.27% 30.12% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 147 293 330
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +7 16 £30,000 -55.55%
Tunbridge Wells -5 7 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Maidstone -12 6 £21,500 -49.41%
Folkestone - 3 - -
Dover - 2 - -
Rochester - 2 £29,000 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 58 (56.86%) Windows
2 40 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 32 (31.37%) PHP
4 30 (29.41%) Java
4 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 28 (27.45%) UML
6 27 (26.47%) SQL
7 23 (22.55%) Web Services
7 23 (22.55%) DevOps
8 22 (21.57%) Unix
8 22 (21.57%) C++
9 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.59%) Active Directory
9 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (18.63%) OO
12 18 (17.65%) VPN
12 18 (17.65%) Firewall
12 18 (17.65%) VLAN
13 17 (16.67%) Degree
13 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.67%) DNS
13 17 (16.67%) DHCP
13 17 (16.67%) VoIP
13 17 (16.67%) High Availability
14 16 (15.69%) Python
14 16 (15.69%) HTML
14 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
14 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.71%) Games

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 9 (8.82%) Apache
1 9 (8.82%) WordPress
2 8 (7.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.92%) IIS
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Google App Engine
1 9 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.98%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.98%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.98%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) Firewall
1 18 (17.65%) VLAN
1 18 (17.65%) VPN
2 17 (16.67%) DHCP
2 17 (16.67%) DNS
2 17 (16.67%) VoIP
3 6 (5.88%) LDAP
3 6 (5.88%) Wireless
4 5 (4.90%) SNMP
5 4 (3.92%) Internet
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
5 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.96%) Network Security
7 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.98%) LTE
8 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (8.82%) BigQuery
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
3 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.86%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.80%) Subversion
4 7 (6.86%) Vagrant
5 6 (5.88%) JMeter
6 2 (1.96%) JIRA
6 2 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) Ant
7 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (14.71%) Games
2 9 (8.82%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Billing
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) Developer
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Java Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.86%) IT Support
9 6 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Platform Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.92%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) Web Services
2 16 (15.69%) HTML
3 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 13 (12.75%) .NET
5 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.76%) SOAP
6 11 (10.78%) XML
7 10 (9.80%) J2EE
7 10 (9.80%) Servlets
7 10 (9.80%) XHTML
7 10 (9.80%) XSLT
8 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.82%) LAMP
8 9 (8.82%) OAuth
9 6 (5.88%) Qt
10 3 (2.94%) FFmpeg
10 3 (2.94%) Spring
11 2 (1.96%) REST
11 2 (1.96%) YAML
12 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Xbox
3 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) e-Health
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (56.86%) Windows
2 40 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 22 (21.57%) Unix
4 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.76%) Solaris
7 10 (9.80%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (9.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (7.84%) CentOS
8 8 (7.84%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.86%) Mac OS
10 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.90%) Debian
12 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.96%) AIX
14 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.98%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) UML
2 23 (22.55%) DevOps
3 19 (18.63%) OO
4 17 (16.67%) High Availability
4 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.76%) Game Development
6 12 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 12 (11.76%) Web Development
7 11 (10.78%) Mathematics
8 10 (9.80%) Change Control
8 10 (9.80%) Functional Testing
8 10 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (9.80%) OOD
8 10 (9.80%) Open Source
8 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.82%) Load Testing
9 9 (8.82%) MVC
9 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) PHP
2 30 (29.41%) Java
3 27 (26.47%) SQL
4 22 (21.57%) C++
5 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.69%) Python
7 14 (13.73%) C#
7 14 (13.73%) VB
8 11 (10.78%) Bash Shell
9 10 (9.80%) ECMAScript
9 10 (9.80%) Ruby
9 10 (9.80%) VB.NET
10 9 (8.82%) C
11 7 (6.86%) Embedded C
11 7 (6.86%) VBScript
12 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.94%) Perl
14 2 (1.96%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.98%) CFML
15 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.94%) CCNP
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.96%) CCSE
6 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.98%) CCIE
7 1 (0.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.98%) CCSP
7 1 (0.98%) CEH
7 1 (0.98%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.98%) OSCP
7 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) Firmware
2 6 (5.88%) Xen
3 4 (3.92%) Docker
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.96%) NFS
4 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.88%) Ansible
2 6 (5.88%) Terraform
3 5 (4.90%) Nagios
3 5 (4.90%) Puppet
4 4 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.92%) OpenView
4 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (2.94%) Packer
6 1 (0.98%) Foglight
6 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.80%) Oracle
4 9 (8.82%) Google
4 9 (8.82%) Perforce
4 9 (8.82%) Tableau
5 6 (5.88%) New Relic
6 5 (4.90%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) IBM
6 5 (4.90%) VMware
7 4 (3.92%) BMC
7 4 (3.92%) CA
7 4 (3.92%) Cisco
7 4 (3.92%) Compuware
7 4 (3.92%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.92%) Nimsoft
8 3 (2.94%) F5
9 2 (1.96%) Aruba
9 2 (1.96%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ib3 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (range dependent on skills and exper
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Ashford, Kent
Mail Expertise
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
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