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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 33 4
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.16% 4.76% 26.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 26.19% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 35
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
75 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 32.89% 18.18% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 57
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Tomcat
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) UNIX
4 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (30.77%) Degree
5 16 (30.77%) Apache
6 15 (28.85%) Firewall
6 15 (28.85%) VMware
7 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 14 (26.92%) MySQL
8 13 (25.00%) Oracle
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
10 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (19.23%) PHP
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) Python
11 10 (19.23%) Apache Solr
11 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
12 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
12 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (17.31%) Cisco
12 9 (17.31%) SAN
12 9 (17.31%) HTML
12 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
13 8 (15.38%) MVC
13 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (42.31%) Tomcat
2 16 (30.77%) Apache
3 10 (19.23%) Apache Solr
4 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.54%) JBoss
5 5 (9.62%) IIS
6 4 (7.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 9 (17.31%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) IPv4
4 6 (11.54%) HTTP
4 6 (11.54%) LAN
4 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
4 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
4 6 (11.54%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) FTP
7 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) MySQL
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Mockito
2 4 (7.69%) Hudson
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Ant
2 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Automotive
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Developer
1 12 (23.08%) Administrator
2 10 (19.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) UI Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Release Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) XML
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) Spring
3 7 (13.46%) XHTML
4 6 (11.54%) JSP
4 6 (11.54%) J2EE
4 6 (11.54%) RESTful
5 5 (9.62%) SOAP
6 4 (7.69%) XSLT
6 4 (7.69%) Velocity
6 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.77%) LAMP
8 2 (3.85%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (3.85%) JSF
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.85%) Java EE
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 18 (34.62%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Android
5 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
5 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.85%) CentOS
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
2 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.38%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Service Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Analytics
4 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (9.62%) BDD
5 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Video Processing
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.69%) ETL
6 4 (7.69%) Release Management
7 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
4 10 (19.23%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) PHP
5 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 7 (13.46%) C++
6 7 (13.46%) C
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) HQL
8 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.38%) vSphere
3 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.54%) Xsan
5 2 (3.85%) Docker
5 2 (3.85%) Postfix
5 2 (3.85%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.85%) Xen
5 2 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Salt
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco
3 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) hybris
7 2 (3.85%) Endeca
8 1 (1.92%) Postini
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Sophos
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