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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 12.90% 7.62% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 32.08% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 2
Average salary £33,250 £30,750 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% -27.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
50 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 32.26% 23.77% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 21
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
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 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 24 (60.00%) Juniper
3 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 23 (57.50%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (57.50%) F5
5 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (50.00%) McAfee
6 20 (50.00%) Websense
6 20 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 20 (50.00%) MS Office
6 20 (50.00%) SonicWALL
6 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 19 (47.50%) Aruba
7 19 (47.50%) Lumension
8 15 (37.50%) WAN
9 14 (35.00%) Internet
9 14 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (30.00%) CCSE
10 12 (30.00%) JNCIS
10 12 (30.00%) Change Management
10 12 (30.00%) CCNA
10 12 (30.00%) LAN
10 12 (30.00%) CRM
10 12 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (27.50%) CCNP
11 11 (27.50%) Network Security

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (37.50%) WAN
3 14 (35.00%) Internet
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (30.00%) LAN
5 11 (27.50%) Network Security
6 9 (22.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (20.00%) OSPF
7 8 (20.00%) BGP
8 5 (12.50%) RIP
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) Junos
10 1 (2.50%) VLAN
10 1 (2.50%) DNS
10 1 (2.50%) SAN
10 1 (2.50%) MPLS
10 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ant
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (22.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Administrator
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.50%) Ajax
5 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.50%) XHTML
7 1 (2.50%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) JSTL
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
7 1 (2.50%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) CRM
1 12 (30.00%) Change Management
2 5 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) TDD
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) OOP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
6 1 (2.50%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PHP
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCSE
2 12 (30.00%) JNCIS
2 12 (30.00%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) CCNP
4 10 (25.00%) CCSA
4 10 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 5 (12.50%) CCSP
6 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 24 (60.00%) Juniper
3 24 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 23 (57.50%) F5
5 20 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 20 (50.00%) McAfee
5 20 (50.00%) Websense
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) Lumension
6 19 (47.50%) Aruba
7 10 (25.00%) Trend Micro
7 10 (25.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Sony
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
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