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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 89 81 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.17% 7.16% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 25.55% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 62
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
356 317 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.69% 28.00% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 308 286 227
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 28 £40,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 10 £55,000 - 1
Dartford +10 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Maidstone -14 4 £41,837 +46.79%
Sittingbourne -2 2 £35,625 -25.00%
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 - 2
Stansted - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (39.89%) Windows
2 60 (31.91%) SQL
3 57 (30.32%) MySQL
4 55 (29.26%) Microsoft
4 55 (29.26%) Subversion
5 54 (28.72%) Git (software)
6 53 (28.19%) Java
7 49 (26.06%) IIS
7 49 (26.06%) DevOps
8 48 (25.53%) Scrum
9 47 (25.00%) Firewall
10 45 (23.94%) Apache
10 45 (23.94%) DNS
11 44 (23.40%) PowerShell
12 41 (21.81%) Eclipse
13 40 (21.28%) Ant
14 39 (20.74%) HAProxy
15 38 (20.21%) J2EE
16 37 (19.68%) JSP
16 37 (19.68%) SQL Server
17 35 (18.62%) XML
17 35 (18.62%) Data Centre
18 34 (18.09%) Redis
18 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (17.55%) SAN
20 30 (15.96%) C#
20 30 (15.96%) JIRA
21 29 (15.43%) Hyper-V
22 28 (14.89%) JSON
23 27 (14.36%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (26.06%) IIS
2 45 (23.94%) Apache
3 23 (12.23%) Tomcat
4 22 (11.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (9.04%) Lync
6 15 (7.98%) JBoss
7 9 (4.79%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.13%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.11%) SaaS
3 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.00%) Firewall
2 45 (23.94%) DNS
3 33 (17.55%) SAN
4 23 (12.23%) VLAN
4 23 (12.23%) DHCP
5 22 (11.70%) TCP/IP
6 19 (10.11%) WAN
6 19 (10.11%) iSCSI
7 18 (9.57%) LAN
8 13 (6.91%) MPLS
9 10 (5.32%) Wireless
9 10 (5.32%) VPN
10 9 (4.79%) SMTP
10 9 (4.79%) DMZ
10 9 (4.79%) NAS
10 9 (4.79%) IMAP
11 5 (2.66%) IPv6
11 5 (2.66%) LDAP
12 4 (2.13%) Ethernet
12 4 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.32%) MySQL
2 37 (19.68%) SQL Server
3 34 (18.09%) Redis
4 6 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.13%) Big Data
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (29.26%) Subversion
2 54 (28.72%) Git (software)
3 41 (21.81%) Eclipse
4 40 (21.28%) Ant
5 30 (15.96%) JIRA
6 23 (12.23%) Maven
7 20 (10.64%) JUnit
8 19 (10.11%) Hudson
9 17 (9.04%) Jenkins
10 14 (7.45%) TestNG
11 7 (3.72%) PHPUnit
12 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.60%) PyUnit
14 3 (1.60%) Mockito
14 3 (1.60%) Selenium
15 2 (1.06%) EasyMock
15 2 (1.06%) jMock
15 2 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
15 2 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (9.57%) Finance
2 7 (3.72%) Marketing
3 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.66%) Publishing
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 4 (2.13%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (35.64%) Developer
2 41 (21.81%) Java Developer
3 32 (17.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (14.36%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (13.30%) Senior Developer
6 24 (12.77%) Support Engineer
6 24 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (12.23%) Systems Support Engineer
7 23 (12.23%) Systems Support
8 22 (11.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 21 (11.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 21 (11.17%) J2EE Developer
10 18 (9.57%) PHP Developer
11 14 (7.45%) Administrator
12 13 (6.91%) Network Engineer
13 12 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (5.85%) Web Developer
14 11 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
15 10 (5.32%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (5.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.21%) J2EE
2 37 (19.68%) JSP
3 35 (18.62%) XML
4 28 (14.89%) JSON
5 27 (14.36%) .NET
6 26 (13.83%) HTML
6 26 (13.83%) CSS
7 25 (13.30%) Spring
8 23 (12.23%) ASP.NET
9 22 (11.70%) JDBC
9 22 (11.70%) Servlets
9 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (11.17%) Web Services
10 21 (11.17%) MSMQ
11 19 (10.11%) SignalR
12 18 (9.57%) Hibernate
13 15 (7.98%) LAMP
13 15 (7.98%) JSTL
14 14 (7.45%) RichFaces
14 14 (7.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.62%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.45%) EqualLogic
4 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.85%) Blog
6 10 (5.32%) Replication
7 9 (4.79%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.79%) PDA
7 9 (4.79%) iPhone
7 9 (4.79%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.66%) Clustering
9 5 (2.66%) HACMP
9 5 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.60%) iSeries
11 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.53%) AS400
12 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 75 (39.89%) Windows
2 19 (10.11%) UNIX
2 19 (10.11%) CentOS
3 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.85%) Android
4 11 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.32%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.79%) AIX
6 9 (4.79%) Solaris
6 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.79%) Mac OS
6 9 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.79%) Windows Vista
6 9 (4.79%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) SUSE
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.06%) DevOps
2 48 (25.53%) Scrum
3 34 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.36%) OOD
5 25 (13.30%) UML
5 25 (13.30%) OOP
6 22 (11.70%) RUP
6 22 (11.70%) AOP
6 22 (11.70%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.57%) Open Source
8 16 (8.51%) ITIL
9 15 (7.98%) Software Delivery
10 14 (7.45%) Integration Testing
10 14 (7.45%) Capacity Management
10 14 (7.45%) SOA
11 12 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (6.38%) Migration
11 12 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.91%) SQL
2 53 (28.19%) Java
3 44 (23.40%) PowerShell
4 30 (15.96%) C#
5 25 (13.30%) PHP
6 22 (11.70%) AspectJ
7 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 17 (9.04%) Python
9 15 (7.98%) C++
10 13 (6.91%) Perl
11 8 (4.26%) Ruby
12 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.66%) C
14 3 (1.60%) Jython
14 3 (1.60%) VBA
15 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.53%) Fortran
16 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Degree
2 14 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (7.45%) CCNA
3 13 (6.91%) CCNP
4 5 (2.66%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) MCSE
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) MCTS
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.79%) SLA
3 7 (3.72%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (15.43%) Hyper-V
2 19 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.11%) Docker
3 10 (5.32%) vSphere
3 10 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.19%) Firmware
6 5 (2.66%) NFS
6 5 (2.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (20.74%) HAProxy
2 26 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (13.83%) Puppet
3 17 (9.04%) SCCM
4 16 (8.51%) SCOM
4 16 (8.51%) SCVMM
5 9 (4.79%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.13%) Control-M
6 4 (2.13%) OpenView
6 4 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.30%) IBM
3 23 (12.23%) Cisco
4 18 (9.57%) Nimble Storage
5 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.38%) VMware
6 12 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.85%) Symantec
8 10 (5.32%) Veeam
8 10 (5.32%) Veritas
9 9 (4.79%) Apple
9 9 (4.79%) Draytek
10 7 (3.72%) Oracle
11 6 (3.19%) HP
12 5 (2.66%) Dell
12 5 (2.66%) Sybase
13 4 (2.13%) Zend
14 3 (1.60%) Sun
14 3 (1.60%) Avaya
14 3 (1.60%) Tableau
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