The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 47 4
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -43
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.62% 1.75% 27.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.24% 6.06% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 20
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 66 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 32.58% 28.82% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 32
Average salary £36,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Linux
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Maidstone region.

Linux Salary Trend in Maidstone

Linux
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) CCNA
5 13 (44.83%) LAN
5 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 13 (44.83%) Open Source
6 12 (41.38%) CCNP
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) Migration
7 11 (37.93%) MPLS
7 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (37.93%) VLAN
8 9 (31.03%) CentOS
8 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.69%) VMware
10 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
10 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) SAN
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) IBM
11 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 5 (17.24%) Juniper
11 5 (17.24%) Websense

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
3 11 (37.93%) DHCP
3 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 11 (37.93%) MPLS
3 11 (37.93%) VLAN
4 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 2 (6.90%) Intranet
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) BGP
8 1 (3.45%) RIP
8 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) NancyFx
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) CentOS
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
1 11 (37.93%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) OOP
3 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.90%) TDD
3 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CCSA
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (20.69%) vSphere
1 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Juniper
5 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) SonicWALL
5 5 (17.24%) Websense
5 5 (17.24%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) Lumension
6 4 (13.79%) Aruba
6 4 (13.79%) McAfee
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) Clearswift
7 3 (10.34%) Trend Micro
8 2 (6.90%) Adobe
9 1 (3.45%) Sony
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