The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 20 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 8.20% 1.10% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.22% 2.30% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Miscellaneous Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45 87 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 36.89% 48.07% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 19
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £32,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Open Source
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Maidstone region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Maidstone

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
2 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) MPLS
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (10.00%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Migration
1 8 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Sony
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