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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 20 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +59
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 120 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.82% 11.52% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.76% 33.15% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 102 109 23
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
330 362 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.25% 34.74% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 285 315 237
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells +24 35 £55,000 +100.00%
Stansted -6 14 £45,000 +100.00%
Sittingbourne -5 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Dartford +10 6 £25,500 -49.00%
Maidstone -8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Chatham - 3 £67,500 -
West Malling -12 2 £45,000 - 3
Canterbury - 1 £35,000 - 2
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 88 (39.46%) Windows
2 77 (34.53%) MySQL
3 63 (28.25%) Java
4 62 (27.80%) JavaScript
5 59 (26.46%) HTML
6 58 (26.01%) Git (software)
7 53 (23.77%) CSS
8 52 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (21.97%) Subversion
10 47 (21.08%) Firewall
11 45 (20.18%) XML
11 45 (20.18%) SQL
11 45 (20.18%) Security Cleared
12 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
13 41 (18.39%) C++
13 41 (18.39%) jQuery
13 41 (18.39%) HTML5
13 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
14 40 (17.94%) J2EE
15 39 (17.49%) C#
15 39 (17.49%) VMware
15 39 (17.49%) Degree
16 38 (17.04%) Unix
17 36 (16.14%) ITIL
17 36 (16.14%) PHP
18 35 (15.70%) Apache
19 34 (15.25%) Eclipse
19 34 (15.25%) DNS
19 34 (15.25%) Active Directory
19 34 (15.25%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (15.70%) Apache
2 30 (13.45%) IIS
3 22 (9.87%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (6.73%) CMS
6 13 (5.83%) JBoss
7 12 (5.38%) WordPress
8 5 (2.24%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.24%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.35%) Node.js
10 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (1.35%) MS Office
2 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (8.07%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (3.14%) Magento
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.97%) Bluemix
3 9 (4.04%) SaaS
4 6 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.69%) Sage Pay
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.90%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.08%) Firewall
2 34 (15.25%) DNS
3 24 (10.76%) DHCP
4 12 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.59%) LAN
5 8 (3.59%) WAN
6 7 (3.14%) Intranet
6 7 (3.14%) SAN
6 7 (3.14%) VPN
7 5 (2.24%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.79%) Network Security
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.35%) LDAP
9 3 (1.35%) Wireless
10 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.90%) VoIP
10 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (34.53%) MySQL
2 29 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.52%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle Database 12c
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle Discoverer
4 18 (8.07%) RDBMS
5 15 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 58 (26.01%) Git (software)
2 49 (21.97%) Subversion
3 34 (15.25%) Eclipse
4 31 (13.90%) Ant
5 28 (12.56%) JIRA
6 21 (9.42%) Maven
7 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
8 16 (7.17%) JUnit
9 14 (6.28%) TestNG
10 10 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.04%) Hudson
12 8 (3.59%) Visual Studio
13 7 (3.14%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.69%) NetBeans
15 5 (2.24%) Bitbucket
16 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
17 2 (0.90%) GCC
17 2 (0.90%) PHPUnit
17 2 (0.90%) PyUnit
17 2 (0.90%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (7.17%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Games
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 97 (43.50%) Developer
2 39 (17.49%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.45%) Administrator
3 30 (13.45%) Programmer
4 27 (12.11%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (11.66%) PHP Developer
6 25 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 25 (11.21%) Storage Administrator
7 24 (10.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 24 (10.76%) Web Developer
8 23 (10.31%) PHP Web Developer
9 21 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (8.52%) DBA
11 18 (8.07%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (7.62%) J2EE Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 16 (7.17%) Web Programmer
14 15 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (6.28%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.46%) HTML
2 53 (23.77%) CSS
3 45 (20.18%) XML
4 41 (18.39%) HTML5
4 41 (18.39%) jQuery
5 40 (17.94%) J2EE
6 32 (14.35%) JSON
7 31 (13.90%) JSP
7 31 (13.90%) Web Services
8 26 (11.66%) .NET
8 26 (11.66%) LAMP
9 24 (10.76%) Spring
10 23 (10.31%) Ember.js
11 22 (9.87%) Hibernate
12 20 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 20 (8.97%) JDBC
12 20 (8.97%) Servlets
13 19 (8.52%) RESTful
14 18 (8.07%) CSS3
14 18 (8.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.76%) HP Storage
3 15 (6.73%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.93%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.93%) User Experience
6 8 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.24%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.24%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.35%) BBC
9 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.35%) HACMP
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.90%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.90%) CCTV
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (39.46%) Windows
2 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 38 (17.04%) Unix
4 30 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (9.42%) Solaris
8 9 (4.04%) CentOS
9 8 (3.59%) Android
10 5 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.79%) AIX
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.14%) ITIL
3 34 (15.25%) Scrum
4 28 (12.56%) Software Engineering
5 24 (10.76%) Capacity Management
6 23 (10.31%) OOP
7 20 (8.97%) AOP
7 20 (8.97%) OOD
7 20 (8.97%) RUP
7 20 (8.97%) UML
8 19 (8.52%) SOA
8 19 (8.52%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.07%) SDLC
10 16 (7.17%) Integration Testing
11 15 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.73%) MVC
12 14 (6.28%) WFM
13 12 (5.38%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.38%) Project Management
14 11 (4.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.25%) Java
2 62 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 45 (20.18%) SQL
4 41 (18.39%) C++
5 39 (17.49%) C#
6 36 (16.14%) PHP
7 20 (8.97%) AspectJ
8 18 (8.07%) C
9 17 (7.62%) Scala
10 15 (6.73%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.04%) Python
12 7 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.79%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.79%) Perl
16 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.90%) Delphi
17 2 (0.90%) Jython
18 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (20.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.49%) Degree
3 18 (8.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) CCNA
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.21%) SLA
2 10 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.11%) vSphere
3 18 (8.07%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.35%) Docker
5 3 (1.35%) Firmware
5 3 (1.35%) NFS
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Clusterware
5 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.90%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.90%) XenApp
7 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (10.76%) HP Data Protector
1 24 (10.76%) HP SIM
1 24 (10.76%) NetBackup
1 24 (10.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 18 (8.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (8.07%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (6.28%) Puppet
4 10 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.24%) SCCM
5 5 (2.24%) SCOM
5 5 (2.24%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.35%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.90%) Ansible
7 2 (0.90%) Nessus
7 2 (0.90%) Nmap
8 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (17.49%) VMware
3 30 (13.45%) HP
4 26 (11.66%) 3PAR
5 24 (10.76%) Oracle
5 24 (10.76%) Symantec
6 23 (10.31%) IBM
7 18 (8.07%) Hyperion
7 18 (8.07%) Sun
8 7 (3.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.14%) Cisco
8 7 (3.14%) Forcepoint
8 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.69%) EMC
9 6 (2.69%) Google
10 5 (2.24%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.79%) Remedy
12 3 (1.35%) Capita
12 3 (1.35%) Citrix
12 3 (1.35%) Veritas
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidstone
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidstone
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago