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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 88 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.30% 8.33% 7.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 24.44% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 83 62
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £56,000 £59,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
231 360 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 26.77% 34.09% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 204 342 243
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £48,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Sevenoaks - 9 £35,000 - 1
Dover 0 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £48,750 +21.87%
Chatham -6 4 £27,000 -42.85% 1
Folkestone - 4 £42,500 -
Dartford +5 2 £30,750 -23.12%
Sittingbourne -13 1 - - 1
Maidstone -21 1 £45,500 +111.62%
Rochester - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 27 (21.77%) MySQL
2 27 (21.77%) Tomcat
2 27 (21.77%) VMware
3 25 (20.16%) PCI DSS
4 24 (19.35%) Python
4 24 (19.35%) ITIL
5 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (18.55%) Windows Server
6 21 (16.94%) DevOps
6 21 (16.94%) Puppet
6 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
7 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
8 19 (15.32%) Wireless
8 19 (15.32%) Spring
8 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
9 18 (14.52%) C++
10 17 (13.71%) C
10 17 (13.71%) LAMP
10 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
10 17 (13.71%) Information Security
10 17 (13.71%) Bash Shell
10 17 (13.71%) Jenkins
10 17 (13.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (13.71%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (12.90%) Ruby

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 27 (21.77%) Tomcat
2 17 (13.71%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (8.87%) Apache
4 6 (4.84%) WordPress
5 5 (4.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.23%) CMS
7 2 (1.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Magento
2 3 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.71%) IBM Cloud
3 15 (12.10%) SoftLayer
4 14 (11.29%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (2.42%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.61%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) Wireless
2 15 (12.10%) Firewall
2 15 (12.10%) SNMP
3 14 (11.29%) SSL
3 14 (11.29%) VPN
4 10 (8.06%) DHCP
4 10 (8.06%) DNS
5 7 (5.65%) LDAP
5 7 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.03%) Internet
6 5 (4.03%) LAN
6 5 (4.03%) WAN
7 3 (2.42%) Intranet
7 3 (2.42%) SAN
8 2 (1.61%) BGP
8 2 (1.61%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.61%) OSPF
8 2 (1.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.10%) Vagrant
4 12 (9.68%) Subversion
5 5 (4.03%) JUnit
6 4 (3.23%) Ant
6 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.61%) JIRA
7 2 (1.61%) Maven
7 2 (1.61%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.61%) TestNG
8 1 (0.81%) NuGet
8 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Administrator
2 26 (20.97%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (18.55%) Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Consultant
5 12 (9.68%) IT Consultant
5 12 (9.68%) IT Security Consultant
5 12 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 12 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) DevOps Administrator
6 11 (8.87%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Storage Administrator
7 10 (8.06%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.45%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) Spring
2 17 (13.71%) LAMP
3 14 (11.29%) Grails
3 14 (11.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (8.87%) XML
5 10 (8.06%) CSS
5 10 (8.06%) HTML
6 9 (7.26%) Web Services
7 8 (6.45%) Qt
8 7 (5.65%) SOAP
9 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.84%) jQuery
10 5 (4.03%) REST
11 4 (3.23%) Ajax
11 4 (3.23%) J2EE
11 4 (3.23%) JSON
11 4 (3.23%) JSP
11 4 (3.23%) Middleware
12 3 (2.42%) GWT
12 3 (2.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Statistics
2 14 (11.29%) Cryptography
2 14 (11.29%) PKI
3 10 (8.06%) HP Storage
4 8 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.42%) User Experience
9 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.61%) Replication
9 2 (1.61%) Wiki
10 1 (0.81%) AS400
10 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 23 (18.55%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.87%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.65%) Debian
8 6 (4.84%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.23%) FreeBSD
10 3 (2.42%) CentOS
11 2 (1.61%) Unix
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) ITIL
2 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (16.94%) DevOps
4 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 17 (13.71%) Information Security
6 16 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.29%) Analytics
8 14 (11.29%) Computer Security
8 14 (11.29%) SIEM
9 13 (10.48%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (9.68%) OOD
11 11 (8.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 11 (8.87%) OO
11 11 (8.87%) Secure Coding
11 11 (8.87%) System Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (8.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) Python
2 18 (14.52%) C++
3 17 (13.71%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.71%) C
4 16 (12.90%) Ruby
4 16 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 16 (12.90%) SQL
5 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.68%) Perl
6 12 (9.68%) PHP
7 11 (8.87%) Java
8 7 (5.65%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) Scala
11 1 (0.81%) C#
11 1 (0.81%) CFML
11 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) CEH
2 10 (8.06%) CREST Certified
2 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.03%) CISSP
3 5 (4.03%) OSCP
3 5 (4.03%) SANS
4 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.16%) PCI DSS
2 11 (8.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.87%) vSphere
4 9 (7.26%) Firmware
5 4 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (16.94%) Puppet
2 19 (15.32%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (12.90%) Nagios
4 12 (9.68%) Ansible
5 10 (8.06%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (8.06%) HP SIM
5 10 (8.06%) NetBackup
5 10 (8.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.42%) MOM
6 3 (2.42%) SCCM
6 3 (2.42%) SCOM
6 3 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.61%) Foglight
7 2 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (21.77%) VMware
2 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.29%) Splunk
4 12 (9.68%) HP
5 10 (8.06%) 3PAR
5 10 (8.06%) Symantec
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco
7 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.03%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.42%) BMC
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle
8 3 (2.42%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.42%) PayPal
8 3 (2.42%) Qualys
8 3 (2.42%) Remedy
8 3 (2.42%) Sophos
8 3 (2.42%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.61%) Google
9 2 (1.61%) IBM
9 2 (1.61%) NetApp
Chatham, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + significant bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pro-Quest
Salary: 33000-38000 Per Annum 33-36K + On call allowance + Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago