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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 7.69% 13.64% 11.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.14% 42.86% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 11
Average salary £23,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.29% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,939 £40,600 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
28 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 23.93% 31.82% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 21
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,704 £40,000 £65,000
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 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) NetBeans
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) JSTL
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (44.44%) GlassFish
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NetBeans
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Service Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) JSTL
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle