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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.83% 4.55% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.13% 18.86% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 77 42 55
Average salary £40,000 £44,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
333 281 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.81% 24.14% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 292 235 250
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £40,000 - 4
Dartford +8 8 £32,250 -35.50% 3
Canterbury -4 8 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Sittingbourne +12 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Maidstone +3 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 70 (33.82%) Java
2 67 (32.37%) MySQL
3 64 (30.92%) Windows
4 62 (29.95%) Apache
4 62 (29.95%) SQL
5 60 (28.99%) Eclipse
6 58 (28.02%) DNS
7 57 (27.54%) Firewall
8 56 (27.05%) Ant
9 55 (26.57%) JSP
9 55 (26.57%) J2EE
10 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
11 50 (24.15%) Cisco
12 40 (19.32%) Git (software)
12 40 (19.32%) Data Centre
12 40 (19.32%) Subversion
13 39 (18.84%) XML
14 38 (18.36%) SQL Server
14 38 (18.36%) VLAN
15 37 (17.87%) DHCP
16 36 (17.39%) IBM
16 36 (17.39%) JSON
17 35 (16.91%) Unit Testing
17 35 (16.91%) Web Services
18 34 (16.43%) JUnit
18 34 (16.43%) SAN
18 34 (16.43%) Hibernate
19 33 (15.94%) JSF
19 33 (15.94%) JBoss
19 33 (15.94%) Integration Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 62 (29.95%) Apache
2 33 (15.94%) JBoss
3 29 (14.01%) IIS
4 22 (10.63%) Tomcat
4 22 (10.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (7.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (7.73%) MS Exchange
5 16 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.83%) Lync
7 3 (1.45%) CMS
7 3 (1.45%) Node.js
7 3 (1.45%) WordPress
8 2 (0.97%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.66%) MS Office
3 7 (3.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.97%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) SaaS
2 9 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.35%) Office 365
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.02%) DNS
2 57 (27.54%) Firewall
3 38 (18.36%) VLAN
4 37 (17.87%) DHCP
5 34 (16.43%) SAN
6 31 (14.98%) TCP/IP
7 27 (13.04%) WAN
8 24 (11.59%) LAN
9 21 (10.14%) MPLS
10 19 (9.18%) VPN
11 16 (7.73%) SMTP
11 16 (7.73%) DMZ
11 16 (7.73%) Wireless
11 16 (7.73%) IMAP
12 11 (5.31%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.83%) LDAP
14 9 (4.35%) NAS
15 8 (3.86%) IPv6
16 7 (3.38%) Internet
16 7 (3.38%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (32.37%) MySQL
2 38 (18.36%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.66%) Redis
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (28.99%) Eclipse
2 56 (27.05%) Ant
3 40 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 40 (19.32%) Subversion
4 34 (16.43%) JUnit
5 33 (15.94%) TestNG
6 26 (12.56%) JIRA
7 22 (10.63%) Maven
8 16 (7.73%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.86%) Hudson
9 8 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.93%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.45%) Trac
13 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.97%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (0.97%) NUnit
General
1 22 (10.63%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Publishing
3 7 (3.38%) Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Marketing
5 4 (1.93%) Electronics
5 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (40.10%) Developer
2 56 (27.05%) Java Developer
3 50 (24.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 27 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (12.56%) Senior Developer
6 25 (12.08%) Support Engineer
6 25 (12.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
7 23 (11.11%) Systems Support
8 22 (10.63%) Network Engineer
8 22 (10.63%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 21 (10.14%) J2EE Developer
10 18 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 17 (8.21%) Administrator
12 13 (6.28%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (6.28%) PHP Developer
12 13 (6.28%) Web Developer
13 12 (5.80%) Consultant
14 11 (5.31%) Software Engineer
14 11 (5.31%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.57%) JSP
1 55 (26.57%) J2EE
2 39 (18.84%) XML
3 36 (17.39%) JSON
4 35 (16.91%) Web Services
5 34 (16.43%) Hibernate
6 33 (15.94%) JSF
6 33 (15.94%) JSTL
6 33 (15.94%) RichFaces
7 29 (14.01%) SOAP
8 24 (11.59%) HTML
9 23 (11.11%) Spring
10 22 (10.63%) Servlets
10 22 (10.63%) CSS
10 22 (10.63%) JDBC
11 16 (7.73%) MAPI
11 16 (7.73%) RESTful
11 16 (7.73%) FreeMarker
12 15 (7.25%) HTML5
13 13 (6.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.73%) Blackberry
3 16 (7.73%) PDA
3 16 (7.73%) iPhone
4 12 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.83%) Clustering
5 10 (4.83%) Replication
5 10 (4.83%) HACMP
6 7 (3.38%) EqualLogic
7 6 (2.90%) Blog
8 5 (2.42%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.42%) Physics
8 5 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.93%) User Experience
9 4 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.45%) AS400
10 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.92%) Windows
2 29 (14.01%) UNIX
3 25 (12.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (10.63%) Android
5 20 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.18%) CentOS
7 18 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (7.73%) AIX
8 16 (7.73%) Solaris
8 16 (7.73%) Windows Vista
8 16 (7.73%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.83%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.35%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.91%) Unit Testing
2 33 (15.94%) Integration Testing
3 32 (15.46%) Scrum
4 28 (13.53%) OOD
4 28 (13.53%) DevOps
5 27 (13.04%) Open Source
6 24 (11.59%) UML
6 24 (11.59%) OOP
7 22 (10.63%) AOP
7 22 (10.63%) RUP
8 21 (10.14%) Migration
9 19 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (8.70%) Content Management
10 18 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (6.28%) OO
11 13 (6.28%) Project Management
11 13 (6.28%) Software Architecture
11 13 (6.28%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.82%) Java
2 62 (29.95%) SQL
3 27 (13.04%) PHP
4 25 (12.08%) PowerShell
5 22 (10.63%) AspectJ
6 20 (9.66%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.66%) Perl
7 17 (8.21%) C#
8 15 (7.25%) Python
8 15 (7.25%) C++
9 12 (5.80%) C
10 11 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.93%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.45%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.45%) Scala
13 2 (0.97%) R
13 2 (0.97%) Fortran
13 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (13.04%) Degree
2 26 (12.56%) CCNA
2 26 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (10.63%) CCNP
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.93%) MCSE
5 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB
6 2 (0.97%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.48%) MCTS
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.48%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (4.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (14.98%) Hyper-V
2 27 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (7.73%) vSphere
5 15 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
7 10 (4.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (4.83%) NFS
8 8 (3.86%) Docker
9 7 (3.38%) Firmware
10 6 (2.90%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (10.63%) Puppet
2 21 (10.14%) HAProxy
3 19 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.73%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.80%) SCCM
6 9 (4.35%) SCOM
6 9 (4.35%) SCVMM
7 8 (3.86%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.38%) OpenView
8 7 (3.38%) Control-M
9 1 (0.48%) WMI
9 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.15%) Cisco
3 36 (17.39%) IBM
4 29 (14.01%) VMware
5 24 (11.59%) Red Hat
6 21 (10.14%) Symantec
7 19 (9.18%) CheckPoint
8 17 (8.21%) Veritas
8 17 (8.21%) HP
9 16 (7.73%) Apple
9 16 (7.73%) Draytek
10 9 (4.35%) Citrix
10 9 (4.35%) Veeam
11 7 (3.38%) Oracle
12 5 (2.42%) Sybase
12 5 (2.42%) Dell
12 5 (2.42%) Sun
13 4 (1.93%) Zend
13 4 (1.93%) Appcelerator
14 3 (1.45%) Avaya
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare,
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago