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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 15.04% 11.46% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.74% 45.83% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 3
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -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
38 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 33.63% 25.00% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 14
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
1 16 (53.33%) Juniper
1 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
1 16 (53.33%) Blue Coat
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
1 16 (53.33%) F5
2 12 (40.00%) Lumension
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (40.00%) Aruba
2 12 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 12 (40.00%) McAfee
2 12 (40.00%) Websense
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (40.00%) MS Office
3 11 (36.67%) PHP
3 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (33.33%) JNCIS
4 10 (33.33%) CCSE
4 10 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (33.33%) WAN
5 9 (30.00%) BGP
5 9 (30.00%) OSPF
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.33%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (40.00%) Internet
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (30.00%) OSPF
5 9 (30.00%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) RIP
9 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 4 (13.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Security Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 4 (13.33%) Ajax
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.00%) .NET
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) JSTL
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) CRM
1 8 (26.67%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PHP
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCSE
2 10 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 6 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 6 (20.00%) CCSA
3 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Juniper
1 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
1 16 (53.33%) Blue Coat
1 16 (53.33%) F5
2 12 (40.00%) Lumension
2 12 (40.00%) Aruba
2 12 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) McAfee
2 12 (40.00%) Websense
3 6 (20.00%) Clearswift
3 6 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (3.33%) Sony
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
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