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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.62% 1.32% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.38% 3.92% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 7
Average salary £38,750 £39,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% -28.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,900 £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
69 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 29.36% 33.55% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 67 51 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,125 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (79.63%) Tomcat
2 37 (68.52%) Apache Solr
3 36 (66.67%) Java
3 36 (66.67%) PHP
4 28 (51.85%) MySQL
5 27 (50.00%) Apache
5 27 (50.00%) Web Services
5 27 (50.00%) LAMP
6 25 (46.30%) nginx
6 25 (46.30%) Memcached
6 25 (46.30%) Varnish
7 24 (44.44%) E-Commerce
8 19 (35.19%) UNIX
9 16 (29.63%) Puppet
10 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
10 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) Spring
10 14 (25.93%) XML
10 14 (25.93%) CSS
10 14 (25.93%) SQL
10 14 (25.93%) HTML
10 14 (25.93%) XHTML
11 13 (24.07%) J2EE
11 13 (24.07%) CentOS
11 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.22%) BDD
12 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (79.63%) Tomcat
2 37 (68.52%) Apache Solr
3 27 (50.00%) Apache
4 25 (46.30%) nginx
5 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.70%) IIS
6 2 (3.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) VPN
2 3 (5.56%) OSPF
2 3 (5.56%) BGP
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) VLAN
2 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.52%) Mockito
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.67%) JIRA
4 8 (14.81%) Ant
5 6 (11.11%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Hudson
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) Web Services
1 27 (50.00%) LAMP
2 25 (46.30%) Memcached
3 14 (25.93%) Spring
3 14 (25.93%) XML
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) XHTML
4 13 (24.07%) J2EE
5 12 (22.22%) JSP
5 12 (22.22%) SOAP
6 11 (20.37%) XSLT
7 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
8 6 (11.11%) JSF
8 6 (11.11%) Velocity
8 6 (11.11%) Java EE
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
8 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Xbox
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) UNIX
2 13 (24.07%) CentOS
3 12 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (7.41%) Windows
6 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) BDD
3 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (9.26%) Release Management
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) Network Design
10 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.70%) Kanban
10 2 (3.70%) ERP
10 2 (3.70%) ETL
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
10 2 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
1 36 (66.67%) PHP
2 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.41%) HQL
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Varnish
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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