The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Kent / Dartford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 2.08% 8.62% 17.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 35.71% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.71% +14.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dartford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 14 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 37.50% 24.14% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 15
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dartford citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Dartford

Linux
Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Dartford.

Salary trend for Linux in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dartford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware