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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.82% 10.70% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% 42.59% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 13
Average salary £38,066 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,726 £35,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £61,450 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
46 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 25.99% 25.12% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 43
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 1 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) UNIX
4 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (37.14%) Degree
6 11 (31.43%) Apache
7 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 10 (28.57%) Python
7 10 (28.57%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.71%) SAN
8 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
9 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.00%) vSphere
10 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) Service Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.71%) nginx
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
1 6 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
3 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) IPv4
4 6 (17.14%) IP Telephony
4 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) LDAP
7 2 (5.71%) Internet
7 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Mockito
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
1 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Junior
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) libvirt
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) JSP
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) Java EE
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) UNIX
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (17.14%) Analytics
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Auto-Scaling
2 6 (17.14%) Service Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Video Processing
4 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) UML
5 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.71%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
8 1 (2.86%) Korn
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 6 (17.14%) Xsan
5 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) Postfix
6 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
6 2 (5.71%) Xen
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.71%) Docker
6 2 (5.71%) Samba
7 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.86%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Salt
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) hybris
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) Postini
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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