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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 12.08% 1.50% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.43% 5.41% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -51.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £22,950 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,550 £60,000
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
70 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 29.17% 27.82% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £24,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
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 30 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (78.85%) Tomcat
2 36 (69.23%) Java
3 34 (65.38%) Apache Solr
4 33 (63.46%) PHP
5 27 (51.92%) MySQL
5 27 (51.92%) LAMP
6 26 (50.00%) Apache
7 24 (46.15%) Web Services
7 24 (46.15%) nginx
7 24 (46.15%) Memcached
7 24 (46.15%) Varnish
8 22 (42.31%) UNIX
9 20 (38.46%) E-Commerce
10 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
11 15 (28.85%) Puppet
12 14 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (26.92%) Spring
12 14 (26.92%) XML
12 14 (26.92%) HTML
13 13 (25.00%) JSP
13 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
13 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
15 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (21.15%) SQL
15 11 (21.15%) CentOS
16 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (19.23%) CSS
16 10 (19.23%) XHTML
16 10 (19.23%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 41 (78.85%) Tomcat
2 34 (65.38%) Apache Solr
3 26 (50.00%) Apache
4 24 (46.15%) nginx
5 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) OSPF
3 3 (5.77%) BGP
3 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.92%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.92%) snoop
4 1 (1.92%) SS7
4 1 (1.92%) SCCP
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) CDMA
4 1 (1.92%) GSM
4 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (13.46%) Ant
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Mockito
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) JUnit
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Hudson
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Administrator
2 13 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 13 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) LAMP
2 24 (46.15%) Web Services
2 24 (46.15%) Memcached
3 14 (26.92%) XML
3 14 (26.92%) Spring
3 14 (26.92%) HTML
4 13 (25.00%) JSP
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) XHTML
6 9 (17.31%) J2EE
7 8 (15.38%) SOAP
7 8 (15.38%) XSLT
8 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.62%) jQuery
8 5 (9.62%) Java EE
9 4 (7.69%) iBATIS
9 4 (7.69%) Velocity
9 4 (7.69%) JSF
9 4 (7.69%) Servlets
9 4 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.92%) DTV
6 1 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.92%) Xbox
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) UNIX
2 11 (21.15%) CentOS
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.77%) Network Design
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.85%) MVC
11 2 (3.85%) ERP
12 1 (1.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) Java
2 33 (63.46%) PHP
3 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) HQL
8 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Varnish
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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