Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 96 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.88% 7.01% 7.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.26% 27.27% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 118
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,975 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £56,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 254 352 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.97% 25.71% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 231 300 448
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,125 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +2 16 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells 0 8 £40,000 +14.29%
Whitstable -1 5 £37,500 +14.50% 3
Dover - 5 £52,500 -
Sevenoaks +1 3 £31,000 -40.95%
Chatham +4 2 £42,500 +80.85%
Rochester 0 2 - - 1
Sittingbourne +14 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Linux.

1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (31.48%) Windows
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) HTML
7 13 (24.07%) Java
7 13 (24.07%) Perl
7 13 (24.07%) XML
7 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
7 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
8 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (22.22%) Firewall
8 12 (22.22%) C++
8 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (22.22%) VoIP
8 12 (22.22%) CCNA
9 11 (20.37%) CCNP
9 11 (20.37%) VPN
9 11 (20.37%) Cisco
9 11 (20.37%) ADSL
9 11 (20.37%) Unix
9 11 (20.37%) VMware
9 11 (20.37%) Network Design
9 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
9 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
9 11 (20.37%) Junos
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (20.37%) VLAN

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 6 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Hyperledger
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
1 5 (9.26%) Heroku
1 5 (9.26%) Zapier
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
1 12 (22.22%) VoIP
2 11 (20.37%) ADSL
2 11 (20.37%) IP Telephony
2 11 (20.37%) Junos
2 11 (20.37%) VLAN
2 11 (20.37%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) CDMA
3 2 (3.70%) GSM
3 2 (3.70%) LTE
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) UMTS
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) OSPF
4 1 (1.85%) Skype
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (12.96%) Ingres
5 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (5.56%) Big Data
6 3 (5.56%) Blockchain
6 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) JIRA
3 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) NetBeans
4 6 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 6 (11.11%) Maven
5 5 (9.26%) JUnit
6 3 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Military
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Network Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C/C++ Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Linux Developer
7 5 (9.26%) NoSQL Architect
7 5 (9.26%) NoSQL Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Perl Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) JDBC
3 7 (12.96%) jQuery
3 7 (12.96%) ODBC
3 7 (12.96%) XSLT
4 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 5 (9.26%) JSON
5 5 (9.26%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
5 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.70%) Express
6 2 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (3.70%) Node.js
6 2 (3.70%) React
7 1 (1.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) Debian
4 3 (5.56%) HPUX
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) SUSE
4 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Network Design
2 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (18.52%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) DevOps
4 9 (16.67%) ETL
5 7 (12.96%) Machine Learning
6 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 6 (11.11%) OOP
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) SOLID
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) Perl
4 12 (22.22%) C++
5 10 (18.52%) C
6 7 (12.96%) COBOL
7 6 (11.11%) Java 8
8 5 (9.26%) Ruby
9 3 (5.56%) Python
9 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.70%) Go
10 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.85%) Ada
11 1 (1.85%) Groovy
11 1 (1.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CCNA
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco
1 11 (20.37%) VMware
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Percona
3 3 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) Wind River