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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 66 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.65% 5.70% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.45% 20.89% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 75
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
354 316 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.63% 27.29% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 302 285 258
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 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 2 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 - 23 £40,000 - 4
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
Dartford +9 7 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Stansted - 4 £30,000 -
Canterbury -10 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Sittingbourne +3 1 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 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 72 (36.18%) Windows
2 65 (32.66%) SQL
2 65 (32.66%) MySQL
3 60 (30.15%) Java
4 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
5 57 (28.64%) Firewall
6 56 (28.14%) DNS
7 53 (26.63%) Apache
7 53 (26.63%) Git (software)
8 51 (25.63%) DevOps
8 51 (25.63%) Subversion
9 50 (25.13%) Eclipse
10 48 (24.12%) Ant
11 47 (23.62%) J2EE
12 46 (23.12%) JSP
12 46 (23.12%) IIS
13 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
14 43 (21.61%) Scrum
15 40 (20.10%) XML
15 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
16 39 (19.60%) Data Centre
17 38 (19.10%) SAN
18 37 (18.59%) HAProxy
19 34 (17.09%) Cisco
19 34 (17.09%) JSON
20 32 (16.08%) Redis
20 32 (16.08%) Hyper-V
21 30 (15.08%) VLAN
21 30 (15.08%) IBM
21 30 (15.08%) DHCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 53 (26.63%) Apache
2 46 (23.12%) IIS
3 24 (12.06%) Tomcat
3 24 (12.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (11.06%) JBoss
5 17 (8.54%) Lync
6 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.53%) MS Exchange
6 11 (5.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.02%) CMS
8 3 (1.51%) WordPress
9 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Drupal
10 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.55%) SaaS
3 17 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (28.64%) Firewall
2 56 (28.14%) DNS
3 38 (19.10%) SAN
4 30 (15.08%) DHCP
4 30 (15.08%) VLAN
5 26 (13.07%) TCP/IP
6 24 (12.06%) WAN
7 21 (10.55%) LAN
8 19 (9.55%) iSCSI
9 18 (9.05%) MPLS
10 14 (7.04%) VPN
11 12 (6.03%) Wireless
12 11 (5.53%) IMAP
12 11 (5.53%) DMZ
12 11 (5.53%) SMTP
13 9 (4.52%) NAS
14 8 (4.02%) LDAP
15 7 (3.52%) IPv6
16 4 (2.01%) FTP
16 4 (2.01%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.66%) MySQL
2 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
3 32 (16.08%) Redis
4 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (26.63%) Git (software)
2 51 (25.63%) Subversion
3 50 (25.13%) Eclipse
4 48 (24.12%) Ant
5 28 (14.07%) JIRA
6 24 (12.06%) Maven
7 23 (11.56%) JUnit
8 22 (11.06%) TestNG
9 17 (8.54%) Hudson
10 12 (6.03%) Jenkins
11 10 (5.03%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.01%) PHPUnit
14 2 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (1.01%) NUnit
14 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.01%) Trac
14 2 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (10.05%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Publishing
3 6 (3.02%) Banking
4 5 (2.51%) Marketing
5 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (36.18%) Developer
2 48 (24.12%) Java Developer
3 42 (21.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 28 (14.07%) Systems Engineer
4 28 (14.07%) Senior Developer
5 27 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (13.07%) Support Engineer
7 25 (12.56%) Systems Support
7 25 (12.56%) Systems Support Engineer
8 24 (12.06%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 23 (11.56%) J2EE Developer
10 22 (11.06%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 18 (9.05%) Administrator
11 18 (9.05%) Network Engineer
12 16 (8.04%) PHP Developer
13 14 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (5.53%) Web Developer
15 11 (5.53%) Consultant
15 11 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.62%) J2EE
2 46 (23.12%) JSP
3 40 (20.10%) XML
4 34 (17.09%) JSON
5 27 (13.57%) Web Services
6 25 (12.56%) Spring
7 24 (12.06%) Servlets
7 24 (12.06%) CSS
7 24 (12.06%) JDBC
7 24 (12.06%) HTML
7 24 (12.06%) Hibernate
8 23 (11.56%) .NET
9 22 (11.06%) JSF
9 22 (11.06%) JSTL
9 22 (11.06%) RichFaces
10 20 (10.05%) ASP.NET
10 20 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (9.55%) SOAP
11 19 (9.55%) MSMQ
12 17 (8.54%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.60%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.04%) EqualLogic
4 12 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 11 (5.53%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.53%) PDA
5 11 (5.53%) Blog
5 11 (5.53%) iPhone
6 10 (5.03%) Replication
7 8 (4.02%) Clustering
7 8 (4.02%) HACMP
7 8 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.52%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.51%) AS400
10 3 (1.51%) iSeries
11 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (36.18%) Windows
2 25 (12.56%) UNIX
3 19 (9.55%) CentOS
4 15 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.53%) Android
5 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.53%) AIX
5 13 (6.53%) Solaris
5 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.03%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.53%) Windows Vista
7 11 (5.53%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.52%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.01%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.63%) DevOps
2 43 (21.61%) Scrum
3 28 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.07%) OOD
4 27 (13.57%) OOP
5 26 (13.07%) UML
6 24 (12.06%) RUP
6 24 (12.06%) AOP
6 24 (12.06%) Unit Testing
7 23 (11.56%) Open Source
8 22 (11.06%) Integration Testing
9 17 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (7.54%) Migration
10 15 (7.54%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (7.04%) Capacity Management
11 14 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.04%) Software Delivery
12 13 (6.53%) SOA
13 12 (6.03%) Project Management
13 12 (6.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.66%) SQL
2 60 (30.15%) Java
3 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
4 25 (12.56%) C#
4 25 (12.56%) PHP
5 24 (12.06%) AspectJ
6 18 (9.05%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.54%) Perl
8 16 (8.04%) Python
9 10 (5.03%) C++
10 9 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.52%) Ruby
11 7 (3.52%) C
12 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.01%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.01%) VBA
13 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 21 (10.55%) CCNA
2 21 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.05%) CCNP
4 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.01%) MCSE
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.50%) MCTS
6 1 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.52%) SLA
3 4 (2.01%) QA
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (16.08%) Hyper-V
2 21 (10.55%) Active Directory
3 17 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.54%) Docker
4 14 (7.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 12 (6.03%) vSphere
6 11 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (4.02%) NFS
7 8 (4.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (3.02%) Firmware
9 3 (1.51%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (18.59%) HAProxy
2 29 (14.57%) Puppet
3 27 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.55%) SCCM
5 16 (8.04%) SCOM
5 16 (8.04%) SCVMM
6 11 (5.53%) Backup Exec
7 7 (3.52%) NetBackup
8 6 (3.02%) OpenView
8 6 (3.02%) Control-M
9 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.09%) Cisco
3 30 (15.08%) IBM
4 19 (9.55%) VMware
5 18 (9.05%) Nimble Storage
6 15 (7.54%) CheckPoint
6 15 (7.54%) Symantec
7 14 (7.04%) Veritas
7 14 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.53%) Apple
8 11 (5.53%) Draytek
9 10 (5.03%) Veeam
9 10 (5.03%) HP
10 6 (3.02%) Dell
10 6 (3.02%) Oracle
11 5 (2.51%) Sybase
11 5 (2.51%) Citrix
12 4 (2.01%) Zend
12 4 (2.01%) Sun
13 3 (1.51%) Avaya
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago