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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 3.45% 5.13% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 18.18% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £29,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.01% -29.76%
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 West Malling region.

Operating Systems Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 27.59% 28.21% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 23
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm