The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 124 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.93% 14.83% 14.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.21% 34.63% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 113 77 74
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 283 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 43.82% 42.81% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 219 233 211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Linux
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Linux Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Linux
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 142 (57.96%) Windows
2 98 (40.00%) SQL
3 93 (37.96%) Apache
4 76 (31.02%) SQL Server
5 75 (30.61%) MySQL
6 70 (28.57%) PHP
7 64 (26.12%) C#
8 63 (25.71%) MVC
9 58 (23.67%) Degree
10 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
11 52 (21.22%) UNIX
12 51 (20.82%) Subversion
13 48 (19.59%) Java
13 48 (19.59%) Git (software)
14 47 (19.18%) jQuery
15 46 (18.78%) IIS
15 46 (18.78%) Firewall
16 45 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (18.37%) VPN
17 43 (17.55%) TCP/IP
17 43 (17.55%) Microsoft
18 42 (17.14%) Cisco
18 42 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (16.33%) PHP5
19 40 (16.33%) HTTP
19 40 (16.33%) HTML
20 38 (15.51%) CSS
20 38 (15.51%) Web Services
20 38 (15.51%) SSL
20 38 (15.51%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 93 (37.96%) Apache
2 46 (18.78%) IIS
3 25 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 24 (9.80%) K2 blackpearl
5 11 (4.49%) ExpressionEngine
5 11 (4.49%) Lync
6 10 (4.08%) CMS
7 8 (3.27%) nginx
8 6 (2.45%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 22 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 11 (4.49%) Fireworks
2 11 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.45%) MS Office
3 6 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.63%) MS Project
5 3 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.78%) Firewall
2 45 (18.37%) VPN
3 43 (17.55%) TCP/IP
4 40 (16.33%) HTTP
5 38 (15.51%) SSL
6 29 (11.84%) DNS
7 21 (8.57%) VoIP
8 16 (6.53%) WAN
8 16 (6.53%) Wireshark
9 15 (6.12%) Softswitch
9 15 (6.12%) ISDN
10 11 (4.49%) Internet
11 10 (4.08%) Network Security
12 8 (3.27%) IP Telephony
12 8 (3.27%) Broadband
13 7 (2.86%) GSM
13 7 (2.86%) HTTPS
13 7 (2.86%) UMTS
13 7 (2.86%) IPsec
13 7 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (31.02%) SQL Server
2 75 (30.61%) MySQL
3 24 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (3.67%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.67%) Redis
6 9 (3.67%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.27%) Riak
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.82%) QlikView
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 51 (20.82%) Subversion
2 48 (19.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.45%) JIRA
4 5 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.22%) Maven
6 2 (0.82%) FishEye
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (15.51%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.02%) Finance
3 13 (5.31%) Marketing
4 7 (2.86%) Electronics
5 6 (2.45%) Military
6 4 (1.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (40.00%) Developer
2 34 (13.88%) Web Developer
3 24 (9.80%) Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 19 (7.76%) Network Engineer
6 18 (7.35%) Administrator
6 18 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.94%) Voice Engineer
8 16 (6.53%) Voice Network Engineer
8 16 (6.53%) PHP Developer
9 15 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (5.71%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) DBA
12 11 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
13 10 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.08%) Tester
13 10 (4.08%) Programmer
13 10 (4.08%) Penetration Tester
14 9 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.18%) jQuery
2 40 (16.33%) HTML
3 38 (15.51%) CSS
3 38 (15.51%) Web Services
4 35 (14.29%) .NET
5 31 (12.65%) SOAP
6 26 (10.61%) ASP.NET
6 26 (10.61%) LAMP
7 25 (10.20%) REST
8 24 (9.80%) WCF
8 24 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (8.98%) Ajax
9 22 (8.98%) MSMQ
10 18 (7.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (5.71%) CodeIgniter
11 14 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.94%) Open Source
3 12 (4.90%) Derivative
4 11 (4.49%) W3C
5 9 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.45%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (2.04%) Life Science
7 5 (2.04%) Statistics
8 4 (1.63%) Replication
8 4 (1.63%) PKI
8 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.22%) iPhone
9 3 (1.22%) CCTV
9 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.82%) Cybernetics
10 2 (0.82%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.82%) TRADACOMS
11 1 (0.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 142 (57.96%) Windows
2 52 (21.22%) UNIX
3 42 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (12.65%) CentOS
4 31 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (10.61%) Apple iOS
6 19 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.53%) Debian
8 13 (5.31%) Ubuntu
8 13 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.04%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.04%) Android
9 5 (2.04%) AIX
9 5 (2.04%) Solaris
10 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.82%) SUSE
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.71%) MVC
2 45 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (13.47%) OO
4 26 (10.61%) Software Engineering
5 24 (9.80%) SOA
6 22 (8.98%) DevOps
7 21 (8.57%) OOP
8 14 (5.71%) Line Management
9 13 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.90%) Analytics
10 12 (4.90%) Web Development
11 11 (4.49%) Online Marketing
11 11 (4.49%) ITIL
12 10 (4.08%) Content Management
12 10 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (4.08%) OO PHP
13 9 (3.67%) Change Management
14 8 (3.27%) OOD
14 8 (3.27%) SIEM
15 7 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 98 (40.00%) SQL
2 70 (28.57%) PHP
3 64 (26.12%) C#
4 53 (21.63%) JavaScript
5 48 (19.59%) Java
6 40 (16.33%) PHP5
7 36 (14.69%) Ruby
8 35 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 33 (13.47%) Python
10 32 (13.06%) C++
11 23 (9.39%) T-SQL
12 21 (8.57%) Bash Shell
13 15 (6.12%) Perl
14 14 (5.71%) C
15 10 (4.08%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.63%) VBA
16 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.22%) VB
18 1 (0.41%) Korn
18 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (23.67%) Degree
2 36 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 28 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.12%) CISSP
5 12 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.49%) CCNA
7 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.63%) MCSA
8 4 (1.63%) GCIA
8 4 (1.63%) GCIH
9 3 (1.22%) MOS
10 2 (0.82%) CEH
10 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.82%) MCSE
10 2 (0.82%) CCNP
10 2 (0.82%) RHCE
10 2 (0.82%) GIAC
10 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) OSCP
10 2 (0.82%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.39%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.27%) WAI
4 4 (1.63%) COBIT
4 4 (1.63%) SLA
5 3 (1.22%) COSO
6 2 (0.82%) QA
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.53%) Snort
3 13 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.27%) Kamailio
6 7 (2.86%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.82%) Postfix
7 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.82%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenServer
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) Nmap
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) HAProxy
2 6 (2.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.41%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.41%) Opsview
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.14%) Cisco
3 26 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 22 (8.98%) Telerik
5 19 (7.76%) VMware
6 18 (7.35%) Sonus
7 12 (4.90%) Business Objects
8 10 (4.08%) Oracle
9 9 (3.67%) Adobe
9 9 (3.67%) Juniper
10 8 (3.27%) Google
11 3 (1.22%) McAfee
11 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.82%) Siemens
12 2 (0.82%) HP
12 2 (0.82%) Citrix
12 2 (0.82%) QAD
12 2 (0.82%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.82%) Facebook
12 2 (0.82%) Twitter
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