The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 62 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.09% 6.54% 8.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.81% 26.27% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 79
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 236 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.51% 24.89% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 168 212 310
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Linux
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Linux in Kent

Linux
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Kent over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Kent

Linux
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 9 £46,250 -
Tunbridge Wells -7 7 £35,000 -45.31% 1
Folkestone -7 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Whitstable - 5 £32,750 -
Chatham +5 4 £23,500 -12.96%
Canterbury -9 4 £42,500 +33.85% 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £52,500 -
West Malling +11 2 £33,250 -26.11% 1
Dartford -1 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Sittingbourne -8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Rochester - 1 £42,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 37 (32.46%) PHP
3 37 (32.46%) SQL
4 30 (26.32%) MySQL
4 30 (26.32%) Java
5 26 (22.81%) DevOps
6 23 (20.18%) Unix
7 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
8 21 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Cisco
9 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 19 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 18 (15.79%) High Availability
10 18 (15.79%) Firewall
10 18 (15.79%) Apache
11 17 (14.91%) CentOS
12 16 (14.04%) Puppet
12 16 (14.04%) Python
12 16 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (13.16%) LAMP
13 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.16%) Ruby
13 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (13.16%) IBM
13 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
13 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (12.28%) JavaScript

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 18 (15.79%) Apache
2 9 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (6.14%) OpenStack
4 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 3 (2.63%) JBoss
7 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.75%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.63%) Firebase
5 2 (1.75%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.75%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.88%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) Firewall
2 14 (12.28%) Wireless
3 13 (11.40%) LAN
3 13 (11.40%) VPN
4 11 (9.65%) Network Security
4 11 (9.65%) WAN
5 10 (8.77%) DHCP
5 10 (8.77%) DNS
5 10 (8.77%) VoIP
6 9 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.89%) VLAN
7 4 (3.51%) CDMA
7 4 (3.51%) GSM
7 4 (3.51%) LTE
7 4 (3.51%) UMTS
8 3 (2.63%) LDAP
8 3 (2.63%) SAN
8 3 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.32%) MySQL
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.53%) MariaDB
4 9 (7.89%) Pentaho
5 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) Big Data
6 4 (3.51%) Redis
7 3 (2.63%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.75%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.75%) DB2
8 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Vagrant
4 7 (6.14%) JMeter
5 5 (4.39%) Maven
5 5 (4.39%) Subversion
6 3 (2.63%) JIRA
6 3 (2.63%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.40%) Games
2 8 (7.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Developer
2 16 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (8.77%) Administrator
4 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) AS400 Developer
4 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
4 9 (7.89%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (7.89%) RPG Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) IT Support
6 7 (6.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Junior
8 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) LAMP
2 13 (11.40%) CSS
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
3 9 (7.89%) .NET
3 9 (7.89%) EDI
3 9 (7.89%) EDIFACT
3 9 (7.89%) Spring
4 8 (7.02%) Web Services
5 7 (6.14%) SOAP
5 7 (6.14%) XML
6 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.26%) XHTML
6 6 (5.26%) XSLT
7 4 (3.51%) FFmpeg
7 4 (3.51%) J2EE
7 4 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.63%) jQuery
8 3 (2.63%) YAML
9 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.75%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) AS400
1 11 (9.65%) iSeries
2 9 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.39%) Blog
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.75%) Xbox
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.88%) PDA
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 42 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.18%) Unix
4 17 (14.91%) CentOS
5 13 (11.40%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 11 (9.65%) Solaris
7 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.77%) AIX
8 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.02%) Mac OS
10 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) DevOps
2 18 (15.79%) High Availability
3 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.65%) Change Management
5 11 (9.65%) ERP
6 10 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.89%) CRM
7 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.89%) Web Development
8 8 (7.02%) ITIL
8 8 (7.02%) OOP
8 8 (7.02%) Scrum
8 8 (7.02%) UML
9 7 (6.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) PHP
1 37 (32.46%) SQL
2 30 (26.32%) Java
3 19 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 16 (14.04%) Python
5 15 (13.16%) Ruby
6 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.65%) C#
7 11 (9.65%) RPG
7 11 (9.65%) RPG IV
7 11 (9.65%) VBA
8 9 (7.89%) ActionScript
8 9 (7.89%) ActionScript 2.0
9 8 (7.02%) C++
9 8 (7.02%) VB.NET
10 7 (6.14%) Perl
11 6 (5.26%) ECMAScript
11 6 (5.26%) VB
12 5 (4.39%) VBScript
13 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.28%) CCNP
3 9 (7.89%) CCSE
4 8 (7.02%) Degree
5 7 (6.14%) CCNA
6 3 (2.63%) CCIE
6 3 (2.63%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (2.63%) CCSP
7 2 (1.75%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.75%) RHCE
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Docker
3 7 (6.14%) Xen
4 3 (2.63%) NFS
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (14.04%) Puppet
3 7 (6.14%) Ansible
3 7 (6.14%) Terraform
4 5 (4.39%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.51%) Packer
6 3 (2.63%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) Cisco
3 15 (13.16%) IBM
3 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) CheckPoint
5 11 (9.65%) F5
5 11 (9.65%) Fortinet
6 9 (7.89%) Aruba
6 9 (7.89%) Blue Coat
6 9 (7.89%) Cognos
6 9 (7.89%) Forcepoint
6 9 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 9 (7.89%) Sourcefire
7 8 (7.02%) Google
8 7 (6.14%) New Relic
9 5 (4.39%) VMware
10 3 (2.63%) Veeam
11 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.75%) Tableau
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ib3 Limited
Salary: Unspecified (a competitive package is on offer to the right candidate)
Posted: 12 days ago