The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 24 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 7.89% 14.29% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 40.00% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 8
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Operating Systems Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 26.32% 35.71% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 39
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Linux Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
3 11 (31.43%) C++
3 11 (31.43%) Unix
4 10 (28.57%) Apache
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) STL
6 8 (22.86%) SAN
6 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 8 (22.86%) LAMP
6 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
6 8 (22.86%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (20.00%) Brocade
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) NetApp
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) PHP
8 6 (17.14%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) Release Management
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
8 6 (17.14%) Banking

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 10 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 5 (14.29%) 2G
3 5 (14.29%) 3G
3 5 (14.29%) 3GPP
3 5 (14.29%) CDMA
3 5 (14.29%) FCoE
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) INAP
3 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 5 (14.29%) M3UA
3 5 (14.29%) TCAP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
1 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) C++ Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Research Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Backup Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) C Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) STL
2 8 (22.86%) LAMP
2 8 (22.86%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (14.29%) POSIX
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Qt
6 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.71%) Sensu
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE
7 1 (2.86%) Java EE
7 1 (2.86%) JSP
7 1 (2.86%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) SOAP
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) VLE
5 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) CUDA
5 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Unix
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (17.14%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
4 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) Server Building
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) BCP
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) C
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CISA
2 3 (8.57%) CISM
2 3 (8.57%) CISSP
2 3 (8.57%) CRISC
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SAS 70
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) ISO22301
2 3 (8.57%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Firmware
2 5 (14.29%) NFS
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Gluster
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Brocade
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) IBM
2 7 (20.00%) NetApp
3 5 (14.29%) CommVault
3 5 (14.29%) Dialogic
3 5 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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