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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 11.90% 3.45% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.78% 15.38% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -44.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,850 £46,200 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
67 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 26.59% 22.41% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63 25 31
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £23,050 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 30 (62.50%) Apache Solr
4 28 (58.33%) PHP
4 28 (58.33%) MySQL
5 25 (52.08%) Apache
6 24 (50.00%) LAMP
7 22 (45.83%) Web Services
8 21 (43.75%) UNIX
9 20 (41.67%) Varnish
10 19 (39.58%) nginx
10 19 (39.58%) Memcached
11 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 14 (29.17%) HTML
12 14 (29.17%) Spring
13 13 (27.08%) JSP
13 13 (27.08%) XML
13 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
13 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
15 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (20.83%) CSS
15 10 (20.83%) XHTML
15 10 (20.83%) SQL
16 9 (18.75%) Puppet
17 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 8 (16.67%) J2EE
17 8 (16.67%) ITIL
17 8 (16.67%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 30 (62.50%) Apache Solr
3 25 (52.08%) Apache
4 19 (39.58%) nginx
5 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) VLAN
3 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) OSPF
3 3 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) CDMA
4 1 (2.08%) GSM
4 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.08%) SS7
4 1 (2.08%) SCCP
4 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.08%) snoop
4 1 (2.08%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Ant
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 5 (10.42%) Mockito
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) JMeter
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) CppUnit
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (22.92%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) LAMP
2 22 (45.83%) Web Services
3 19 (39.58%) Memcached
4 14 (29.17%) HTML
4 14 (29.17%) Spring
5 13 (27.08%) JSP
5 13 (27.08%) XML
6 10 (20.83%) CSS
6 10 (20.83%) XHTML
7 8 (16.67%) J2EE
8 7 (14.58%) SOAP
8 7 (14.58%) XSLT
9 6 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (12.50%) Java EE
10 4 (8.33%) Servlets
10 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.33%) iBATIS
11 2 (4.17%) Velocity
11 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.17%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) Release Management
4 6 (12.50%) BDD
4 6 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.17%) ERP
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) PHP
3 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Varnish
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
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