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 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 31 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.19% 7.98% 16.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.82% 39.53% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 26
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
55 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 28.35% 20.19% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 58
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 13 (34.21%) Degree
5 13 (34.21%) UNIX
6 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
6 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Apache
8 10 (26.32%) Python
9 9 (23.68%) MySQL
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) DNS
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.05%) vSphere
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.42%) SAN
11 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.42%) C
11 7 (18.42%) C++
12 6 (15.79%) IPv4
12 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 11 (28.95%) Apache
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
5 4 (10.53%) IIS
6 3 (7.89%) JBoss
7 2 (5.26%) nginx
8 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
1 6 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon S3
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) SAN
4 6 (15.79%) IPv4
4 6 (15.79%) IP Telephony
4 6 (15.79%) BIG-IP
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) LDAP
7 1 (2.63%) FTP
7 1 (2.63%) HTTP
7 1 (2.63%) SMTP
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Hudson
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Mockito
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Automotive
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) UI Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Release Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) RESTful
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) libvirt
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) JSP
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) XHTML
5 1 (2.63%) Java EE
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) Physics
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.16%) Android
5 5 (13.16%) Mac OS
5 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Auto-Scaling
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Video Processing
4 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.42%) C
3 7 (18.42%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) vSphere
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) Xsan
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
5 2 (5.26%) Docker
5 2 (5.26%) Postfix
5 2 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Salt
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Postini
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat