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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 15.23% 4.55% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.82% 18.52% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
55 54 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 36.42% 24.55% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (59.38%) Firewall
5 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 17 (53.13%) Juniper
5 17 (53.13%) Blue Coat
6 16 (50.00%) MS Office
6 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (50.00%) McAfee
6 16 (50.00%) Websense
6 16 (50.00%) SonicWALL
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (50.00%) F5
7 15 (46.88%) Aruba
7 15 (46.88%) Lumension
8 13 (40.63%) LAN
8 13 (40.63%) WAN
8 13 (40.63%) CCNA
9 12 (37.50%) CCNP
10 10 (31.25%) CRM
10 10 (31.25%) Change Management
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.00%) SLA
12 8 (25.00%) Internet
12 8 (25.00%) Clearswift

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (40.63%) LAN
3 13 (40.63%) WAN
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (25.00%) Network Security
5 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
8 3 (9.38%) RIP
8 3 (9.38%) OSPF
8 3 (9.38%) BGP
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Ant
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (25.00%) Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
7 3 (9.38%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
1 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.25%) HTML5
1 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) NancyFx
2 1 (3.13%) JSTL
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.13%) CakePHP
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 16 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) CentOS
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CRM
1 10 (31.25%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) CCNA
3 12 (37.50%) CCNP
4 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 8 (25.00%) CCSA
6 7 (21.88%) CCSE
6 7 (21.88%) JNCIS
7 5 (15.63%) CCSP
8 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) vSphere
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 17 (53.13%) Juniper
3 17 (53.13%) Blue Coat
4 16 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 16 (50.00%) F5
4 16 (50.00%) McAfee
4 16 (50.00%) Websense
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) Lumension
5 15 (46.88%) Aruba
6 8 (25.00%) Trend Micro
6 8 (25.00%) Clearswift
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) Sony
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago