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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.84% 6.49% 11.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.47% 32.43% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 28
Median salary £34,250 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,066 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,784 £59,500 £62,550
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +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
34 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 18.28% 20.00% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 60
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Linux.

1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
5 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
6 15 (44.12%) VMware
6 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (44.12%) Puppet
6 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
8 13 (38.24%) Ansible
9 12 (35.29%) IIS
10 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 10 (29.41%) Unix
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 10 (29.41%) Cisco
12 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
12 9 (26.47%) SCCM
12 9 (26.47%) SCVMM
12 9 (26.47%) Office 365
12 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
12 9 (26.47%) PaaS
13 8 (23.53%) Degree
13 8 (23.53%) DNS
13 8 (23.53%) Web Services
13 8 (23.53%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) IIS
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (26.47%) Office 365
3 9 (26.47%) PaaS
4 5 (14.71%) IaaS
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
5 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.82%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.88%) FCoE
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) LDAP
6 2 (5.88%) SMTP
7 1 (2.94%) CDMA
7 1 (2.94%) GSM
7 1 (2.94%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (2.94%) SSH
7 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) git-flow
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) IT Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Graduate
7 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Backup Specialist
9 2 (5.88%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.94%) POSIX
2 1 (2.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Tandem
4 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Unix
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.82%) CentOS
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.88%) Debian
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.94%) Solaris
10 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) ITSM
4 4 (11.76%) Server Building
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) SEO
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) AWK
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) sed
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) Korn
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SAS 70
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (55.88%) Hyper-V
3 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
5 5 (14.71%) NFS
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (11.76%) vSphere
7 3 (8.82%) Firmware
8 2 (5.88%) Docker
8 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.94%) qmail
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 13 (38.24%) Ansible
3 9 (26.47%) SCCM
3 9 (26.47%) SCVMM
4 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.88%) CFEngine
5 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.88%) logstash
5 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) Splunk
6 4 (11.76%) CommVault
6 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 4 (11.76%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) Remedy
7 3 (8.82%) Brocade
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Dialogic
9 1 (2.94%) Sun
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas