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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 96 75 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.83% 7.43% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 26.88% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 66 63
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £23,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,250 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
372 279 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.22% 27.65% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 339 253 231
Average salary £38,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 August 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 -7 26 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Maidstone -4 8 £23,000 -19.29% 2
Dartford +7 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Sittingbourne -2 6 £33,750 -25.00%
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £55,000 -
West Malling - 3 £47,500 - 6
Dover - 2 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £29,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 81 (43.55%) Windows
2 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
3 56 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 56 (30.11%) MySQL
4 55 (29.57%) Subversion
5 54 (29.03%) SQL
6 48 (25.81%) Java
6 48 (25.81%) Scrum
6 48 (25.81%) DevOps
7 47 (25.27%) IIS
8 46 (24.73%) PowerShell
9 43 (23.12%) Firewall
10 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (21.51%) DNS
12 37 (19.89%) Apache
13 36 (19.35%) HAProxy
14 33 (17.74%) C#
14 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
15 32 (17.20%) JIRA
15 32 (17.20%) HTML
15 32 (17.20%) CSS
15 32 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (16.67%) Redis
17 30 (16.13%) XML
17 30 (16.13%) Degree
18 29 (15.59%) Data Centre
19 28 (15.05%) Ant
19 28 (15.05%) PHP
19 28 (15.05%) .NET
19 28 (15.05%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (25.27%) IIS
2 37 (19.89%) Apache
3 20 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 17 (9.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (8.60%) Lync
6 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.30%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.30%) JBoss
7 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.15%) CMS
9 3 (1.61%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.68%) SaaS
4 8 (4.30%) Office 365
5 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.12%) Firewall
2 40 (21.51%) DNS
3 28 (15.05%) SAN
4 19 (10.22%) TCP/IP
5 18 (9.68%) DHCP
6 17 (9.14%) iSCSI
7 15 (8.06%) VLAN
8 13 (6.99%) LAN
8 13 (6.99%) WAN
9 9 (4.84%) VPN
9 9 (4.84%) Wireless
10 7 (3.76%) IMAP
10 7 (3.76%) DMZ
10 7 (3.76%) MPLS
10 7 (3.76%) NAS
10 7 (3.76%) SMTP
11 6 (3.23%) Ethernet
12 4 (2.15%) FTP
12 4 (2.15%) IPv6
13 3 (1.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.11%) MySQL
2 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
3 31 (16.67%) Redis
4 8 (4.30%) Big Data
4 8 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 55 (29.57%) Subversion
3 32 (17.20%) JIRA
4 28 (15.05%) Ant
4 28 (15.05%) Eclipse
5 25 (13.44%) Jenkins
6 22 (11.83%) Hudson
7 20 (10.75%) Maven
8 16 (8.60%) JUnit
9 9 (4.84%) PHPUnit
10 7 (3.76%) TestNG
11 6 (3.23%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.69%) Selenium
12 5 (2.69%) PyUnit
12 5 (2.69%) Mockito
13 4 (2.15%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.61%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
15 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (8.06%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.23%) Marketing
4 4 (2.15%) Electronics
5 3 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (32.26%) Developer
2 33 (17.74%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.98%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 22 (11.83%) PHP Developer
6 21 (11.29%) Systems Support Engineer
6 21 (11.29%) Systems Support
7 20 (10.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (9.68%) Senior Developer
9 17 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (8.60%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 16 (8.60%) J2EE Developer
10 16 (8.60%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (8.06%) Software Engineer
11 15 (8.06%) Administrator
12 14 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (6.99%) Web Developer
13 13 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (6.99%) PHP Web Developer
14 11 (5.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.20%) HTML
1 32 (17.20%) CSS
2 30 (16.13%) XML
3 28 (15.05%) .NET
4 26 (13.98%) J2EE
5 25 (13.44%) JSP
6 24 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 23 (12.37%) Spring
7 23 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (11.83%) MSMQ
9 20 (10.75%) JSON
9 20 (10.75%) SignalR
10 19 (10.22%) jQuery
10 19 (10.22%) Web Services
11 17 (9.14%) LAMP
11 17 (9.14%) JDBC
11 17 (9.14%) Servlets
12 15 (8.06%) Hibernate
13 14 (7.53%) HTML5
14 13 (6.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.53%) EqualLogic
3 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.91%) Blog
6 9 (4.84%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.30%) Replication
8 7 (3.76%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.76%) iPhone
8 7 (3.76%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.76%) PDA
9 5 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (2.15%) Clustering
11 3 (1.61%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.61%) HACMP
11 3 (1.61%) iSeries
12 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.55%) Windows
2 22 (11.83%) CentOS
3 16 (8.60%) UNIX
4 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.84%) Android
6 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.30%) Windows Vista
7 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.76%) Mac OS
8 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.76%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.69%) AIX
10 4 (2.15%) Solaris
10 4 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) Scrum
1 48 (25.81%) DevOps
2 41 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.29%) OOD
4 20 (10.75%) UML
4 20 (10.75%) OOP
5 19 (10.22%) ITIL
5 19 (10.22%) Unit Testing
6 17 (9.14%) Capacity Management
6 17 (9.14%) RUP
6 17 (9.14%) AOP
7 16 (8.60%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.60%) Software Delivery
8 15 (8.06%) SOA
9 14 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.99%) Open Source
11 11 (5.91%) Change Management
12 10 (5.38%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.30%) OO
13 8 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.03%) SQL
2 48 (25.81%) Java
3 46 (24.73%) PowerShell
4 33 (17.74%) C#
5 28 (15.05%) PHP
6 26 (13.98%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.22%) Python
8 17 (9.14%) AspectJ
9 15 (8.06%) C++
10 11 (5.91%) Bash Shell
11 10 (5.38%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.30%) Ruby
12 8 (4.30%) Perl
13 5 (2.69%) Jython
13 5 (2.69%) C
14 3 (1.61%) VBA
15 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.08%) VBScript
16 1 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) CCNP
2 7 (3.76%) CCNA
2 7 (3.76%) ISEB
2 7 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCTS
5 1 (0.54%) MCITP
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.30%) QA
3 7 (3.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (13.98%) Hyper-V
2 24 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.75%) Docker
4 11 (5.91%) vSphere
5 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (3.76%) Firmware
6 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.61%) NFS
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (19.35%) HAProxy
2 27 (14.52%) Puppet
2 27 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (9.68%) SCCM
3 18 (9.68%) SCOM
3 18 (9.68%) SCVMM
4 8 (4.30%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.61%) Control-M
6 3 (1.61%) OpenView
6 3 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.61%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.54%) WMI
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.22%) IBM
3 16 (8.60%) Nimble Storage
4 14 (7.53%) Cisco
4 14 (7.53%) VMware
5 13 (6.99%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.45%) Symantec
7 8 (4.30%) HP
7 8 (4.30%) Veeam
8 7 (3.76%) Draytek
8 7 (3.76%) Apple
8 7 (3.76%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.23%) Oracle
10 5 (2.69%) Sybase
10 5 (2.69%) Veritas
10 5 (2.69%) Tableau
11 4 (2.15%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.15%) Zend
12 3 (1.61%) Dell
13 2 (1.08%) EMC
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus after 6 months
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago