The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 20.16% 19.75% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.62% 72.73% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 4
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £23,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 47.29% 27.16% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 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 £21,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Kent

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 23 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (43.33%) F5
4 12 (40.00%) Internet
4 12 (40.00%) MySQL
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (30.00%) McAfee
6 9 (30.00%) Websense
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) Lumension
6 9 (30.00%) Aruba
6 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (30.00%) SonicWALL
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
8 7 (23.33%) HTML5
8 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (23.33%) Drupal
8 7 (23.33%) CCSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (23.33%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (40.00%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (23.33%) OSPF
4 7 (23.33%) BGP
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (13.33%) Junos
5 4 (13.33%) VPN
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) RIP
6 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 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 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Security Designer
5 4 (13.33%) Designer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Designer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.33%) RESTful
9 1 (3.33%) JSTL
9 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
9 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
9 1 (3.33%) J2EE
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) CRM
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
1 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Product Management
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) PHP
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCSE
2 7 (23.33%) JNCIS
3 6 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 6 (20.00%) CCSA
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Juniper
1 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
1 13 (43.33%) Blue Coat
1 13 (43.33%) F5
2 9 (30.00%) Lumension
2 9 (30.00%) Aruba
2 9 (30.00%) SonicWALL
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) McAfee
2 9 (30.00%) Websense
3 6 (20.00%) Clearswift
3 6 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 2 (6.67%) Ektron
4 2 (6.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.33%) Sony
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
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