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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 10.78% 11.65% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.31% 44.44% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 2
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
26 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 25.49% 26.21% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 15
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £50,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
1 17 (54.84%) Juniper
1 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
1 17 (54.84%) Blue Coat
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
1 17 (54.84%) F5
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
2 13 (41.94%) Aruba
2 13 (41.94%) Lumension
2 13 (41.94%) SonicWALL
2 13 (41.94%) McAfee
2 13 (41.94%) Websense
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
2 13 (41.94%) MS Office
3 12 (38.71%) Internet
4 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) MySQL
4 11 (35.48%) WAN
4 11 (35.48%) JNCIS
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (35.48%) CCSE
4 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (29.03%) OSPF
5 9 (29.03%) BGP
5 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (12.90%) Drupal
2 3 (9.68%) Joomla!
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (38.71%) Internet
3 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco PIX
3 11 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (29.03%) OSPF
4 9 (29.03%) BGP
5 8 (25.81%) Network Security
6 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (22.58%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) RIP
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
8 4 (12.90%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
3 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) Ajax
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.23%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.23%) JSTL
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
2 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) CRM
1 8 (25.81%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PHP
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) JNCIS
2 11 (35.48%) CCSE
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) CCSA
4 6 (19.35%) JNCIA
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
1 17 (54.84%) Juniper
1 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
1 17 (54.84%) Blue Coat
1 17 (54.84%) F5
2 13 (41.94%) Aruba
2 13 (41.94%) Lumension
2 13 (41.94%) SonicWALL
2 13 (41.94%) McAfee
2 13 (41.94%) Websense
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Clearswift
3 6 (19.35%) Trend Micro
4 1 (3.23%) Sony
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
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