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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 23 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 9.65% 8.45% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.38% 50.00% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
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 21 12 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 18.42% 16.90% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
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

Linux
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Maidstone over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Maidstone

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
5 7 (53.85%) CRM
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
6 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 6 (46.15%) Forcepoint
6 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
6 6 (46.15%) Change Management
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) Aruba
6 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
6 6 (46.15%) CCSE
6 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
6 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
6 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (46.15%) F5
6 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (46.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCSE
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Aruba
3 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Forcepoint
3 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
3 6 (46.15%) Sourcefire
4 1 (7.69%) VMware