The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 71 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.47% 6.73% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.58% 26.01% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 48
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £50,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
316 273 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.11% 25.88% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 286 228 175
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Maidstone -2 26 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Sittingbourne - 11 £47,500 - 2
Folkestone - 8 £31,250 - 2
Dartford -12 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Canterbury - 2 £30,000 - 1
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 42 (30.43%) MySQL
3 38 (27.54%) Java
4 37 (26.81%) PHP
4 37 (26.81%) SQL
5 33 (23.91%) Apache
5 33 (23.91%) Firewall
6 30 (21.74%) JBoss
7 29 (21.01%) UNIX
7 29 (21.01%) Cisco
8 26 (18.84%) AIX
9 25 (18.12%) CheckPoint
10 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 23 (16.67%) Finance
11 22 (15.94%) Degree
12 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 21 (15.22%) HTML
13 20 (14.49%) Oracle
13 20 (14.49%) PCI DSS
14 19 (13.77%) CSS
14 19 (13.77%) Internet
15 18 (13.04%) OOP
16 17 (12.32%) Blue Coat
16 17 (12.32%) Hibernate
16 17 (12.32%) WAN
16 17 (12.32%) Juniper
16 17 (12.32%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (12.32%) F5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 33 (23.91%) Apache
2 16 (11.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.07%) Drupal
4 6 (4.35%) CMS
5 3 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Office
2 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.45%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.91%) Firewall
2 19 (13.77%) Internet
3 17 (12.32%) WAN
3 17 (12.32%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (10.14%) DNS
5 13 (9.42%) LAN
5 13 (9.42%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (6.52%) DHCP
7 8 (5.80%) VPN
8 7 (5.07%) OSPF
8 7 (5.07%) BGP
8 7 (5.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (4.35%) Intranet
9 6 (4.35%) LDAP
10 5 (3.62%) HTTP
10 5 (3.62%) SAN
10 5 (3.62%) VLAN
11 4 (2.90%) Network Security
11 4 (2.90%) Junos
11 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.43%) MySQL
2 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.52%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.17%) Ingres
8 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
10 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) JUnit
1 16 (11.59%) Eclipse
2 15 (10.87%) Ant
3 10 (7.25%) TestNG
3 10 (7.25%) Subversion
4 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.90%) Hudson
5 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.90%) EasyMock
5 4 (2.90%) jMock
5 4 (2.90%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.90%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.17%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Publishing
3 7 (5.07%) Marketing
4 4 (2.90%) Advertising
4 4 (2.90%) Back Office
5 3 (2.17%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Developer
2 20 (14.49%) Administrator
2 20 (14.49%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (10.87%) Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Junior
7 13 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) Security Consultant
9 10 (7.25%) Programmer
9 10 (7.25%) IT Consultant
9 10 (7.25%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (5.80%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.07%) Junior Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Penetration Tester
11 7 (5.07%) DBA
11 7 (5.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) HTML
2 19 (13.77%) CSS
3 17 (12.32%) Hibernate
4 16 (11.59%) jQuery
5 14 (10.14%) J2EE
6 12 (8.70%) JSP
6 12 (8.70%) JSF
6 12 (8.70%) JSTL
7 11 (7.97%) RichFaces
7 11 (7.97%) Web Services
8 9 (6.52%) JBoss Seam
9 8 (5.80%) .NET
10 7 (5.07%) YAML
10 7 (5.07%) Spring
10 7 (5.07%) HTML5
11 6 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (4.35%) LAMP
11 6 (4.35%) XML
12 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Open Source
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.35%) Replication
4 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.90%) AS400
5 4 (2.90%) HACMP
6 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Firmware
7 2 (1.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) e-Health
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 29 (21.01%) UNIX
3 26 (18.84%) AIX
4 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.87%) Solaris
6 11 (7.97%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.07%) CentOS
9 5 (3.62%) Debian
10 4 (2.90%) OS/400
10 4 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.17%) Android
12 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.45%) OpenBSD
12 2 (1.45%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.45%) SELinux
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.04%) OOP
2 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
3 11 (7.97%) SIEM
4 10 (7.25%) Integration Testing
5 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.52%) MVC
6 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (5.80%) Information Security
6 8 (5.80%) Software Engineering
6 8 (5.80%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.07%) DevOps
7 7 (5.07%) ITIL
8 6 (4.35%) OO
8 6 (4.35%) CRM
8 6 (4.35%) Project Management
8 6 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) Java
2 37 (26.81%) PHP
2 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.87%) Perl
5 12 (8.70%) Ruby
6 9 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.52%) C
6 9 (6.52%) C++
7 7 (5.07%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.35%) C#
9 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.90%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) VBScript
12 2 (1.45%) Delphi
13 1 (0.72%) RPG
13 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Degree
2 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.97%) CISSP
3 11 (7.97%) JNCIS
3 11 (7.97%) CCSE
4 7 (5.07%) CCNP
4 7 (5.07%) CCNA
5 6 (4.35%) CEH
5 6 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.35%) CCSA
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (2.90%) Sun Certification
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.90%) OCP
8 3 (2.17%) MCSA
9 2 (1.45%) MCP
9 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.49%) PCI DSS
2 15 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.62%) Squid
3 4 (2.90%) NFS
3 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.90%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.90%) SRDF
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.17%) Varnish
4 3 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.45%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
6 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Puppet
2 7 (5.07%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.62%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.62%) Nagios
4 3 (2.17%) OpenView
4 3 (2.17%) Control-M
5 2 (1.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (21.74%) JBoss
2 29 (21.01%) Cisco
3 25 (18.12%) CheckPoint
4 23 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 23 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.49%) Oracle
6 17 (12.32%) Juniper
6 17 (12.32%) Blue Coat
6 17 (12.32%) F5
7 13 (9.42%) Websense
8 11 (7.97%) VMware
9 10 (7.25%) IBM
10 9 (6.52%) McAfee
10 9 (6.52%) SonicWALL
10 9 (6.52%) Lumension
10 9 (6.52%) Aruba
11 8 (5.80%) Apple
11 8 (5.80%) Veritas
12 6 (4.35%) LogRhythm
12 6 (4.35%) Trend Micro
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago