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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 10.48% 6.59% 25.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.29% 35.42% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 35
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £51,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
70 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 30.57% 18.60% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 66
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (63.41%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Firewall
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
4 14 (34.15%) Degree
4 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
4 14 (34.15%) UNIX
5 13 (31.71%) Apache
6 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (26.83%) MySQL
8 10 (24.39%) Python
9 9 (21.95%) Oracle
9 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 8 (19.51%) DNS
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.51%) vSphere
10 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) SAN
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.07%) C
11 7 (17.07%) C++
11 7 (17.07%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (34.15%) Tomcat
2 13 (31.71%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 5 (12.20%) Apache Solr
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) nginx
7 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
1 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
4 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
4 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
4 6 (14.63%) IPv4
4 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 6 (14.63%) WAN
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 3 (7.32%) HTTP
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Hudson
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Ant
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) UI Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Junior
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Release Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Graduate
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) Spring
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) JSP
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) XHTML
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) Velocity
4 2 (4.88%) libvirt
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) LAMP
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Physics
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Android
5 5 (12.20%) Mac OS
5 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (12.20%) Video Processing
5 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 3 (7.32%) ETL
6 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.07%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) C
5 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.88%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) vSphere
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.63%) Xsan
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) Postfix
5 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
5 2 (4.88%) Docker
5 2 (4.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Salt
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) hybris
6 2 (4.88%) Endeca
7 1 (2.44%) Postini
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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