The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 3.03% 7.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 West Malling region.

Operating Systems Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 16.67% 15.38% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Malling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

Linux
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the West Malling region.

Linux Salary Trend in West Malling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) CoreOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Malling 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Manager
2 4 (57.14%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) CoreOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
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