The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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
Kent / Maidstone
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 13.04% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £46,250 - -
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 Maidstone with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Maidstone
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 10 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 33.33% 14.08% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 30
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidstone 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 Maidstone

Linux
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Linux in Maidstone

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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) CCNP
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (50.00%) F5
5 9 (45.00%) Aruba
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (45.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
5 9 (45.00%) Forcepoint
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (45.00%) CRM
5 9 (45.00%) Change Management
5 9 (45.00%) SLA
5 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (45.00%) CCSE
5 9 (45.00%) Sourcefire
5 9 (45.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) HSRP
6 1 (5.00%) IPsec
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) RSVP
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCSE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (15.00%) CCSP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (45.00%) Aruba
4 9 (45.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (45.00%) Forcepoint
4 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (45.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper