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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 121 126 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.09% 21.00% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.62% 44.84% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 118 105 31
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
210 281 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.08% 46.83% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 201 216 121
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (63.40%) Windows
2 82 (42.27%) MySQL
3 64 (32.99%) SQL Server
4 62 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (30.93%) SQL
6 51 (26.29%) PHP
7 50 (25.77%) Java
8 49 (25.26%) Degree
9 47 (24.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (22.16%) Ruby
10 43 (22.16%) JavaScript
11 42 (21.65%) C#
11 42 (21.65%) OO
12 40 (20.62%) Apache
13 39 (20.10%) HTML
14 38 (19.59%) Subversion
15 37 (19.07%) Telecoms
15 37 (19.07%) Software Engineering
15 37 (19.07%) CSS
15 37 (19.07%) Red Hat
15 37 (19.07%) Bash Shell
16 36 (18.56%) Python
17 34 (17.53%) VMware
18 33 (17.01%) SOAP
18 33 (17.01%) Web Services
18 33 (17.01%) Jenkins
19 31 (15.98%) Opscode Chef
19 31 (15.98%) Unix
19 31 (15.98%) OOP
19 31 (15.98%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (20.62%) Apache
2 8 (4.12%) Node.js
3 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.09%) JBoss
5 5 (2.58%) SilverStripe
6 3 (1.55%) nginx
7 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Magento
1 5 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.92%) WAN
2 16 (8.25%) Wireshark
3 15 (7.73%) Firewall
4 14 (7.22%) LAN
5 13 (6.70%) SAN
6 10 (5.15%) DNS
7 9 (4.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (4.12%) BGP
8 8 (4.12%) OSPF
8 8 (4.12%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.61%) Internet
9 7 (3.61%) NAS
10 6 (3.09%) DHCP
10 6 (3.09%) SSL
10 6 (3.09%) VPN
11 5 (2.58%) IPv6
11 5 (2.58%) Multicast
11 5 (2.58%) Network Security
11 5 (2.58%) Wireless
12 4 (2.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (42.27%) MySQL
2 64 (32.99%) SQL Server
3 23 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.61%) Redis
5 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.58%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Riak
8 1 (0.52%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 38 (19.59%) Subversion
2 33 (17.01%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.37%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.28%) JIRA
5 13 (6.70%) Bugzilla
6 7 (3.61%) Selenium
7 5 (2.58%) GoogleTest
7 5 (2.58%) NUnit
7 5 (2.58%) Robotium
8 4 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.55%) Bower
9 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) Grunt
10 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 2 (1.03%) Toad
11 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.52%) Protractor
11 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (19.07%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.31%) Finance
3 6 (3.09%) Electronics
4 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.58%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Developer
2 38 (19.59%) PHP Developer
3 24 (12.37%) PHP Web Developer
3 24 (12.37%) Web Developer
4 22 (11.34%) C Developer
5 21 (10.82%) Automation Engineer
6 20 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) Analyst
8 14 (7.22%) C/C++ Developer
8 14 (7.22%) C++ Developer
9 13 (6.70%) Administrator
9 13 (6.70%) Build Engineer
9 13 (6.70%) Linux Developer
9 13 (6.70%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (6.19%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.15%) Software Manager
12 9 (4.64%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (4.64%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.10%) HTML
2 37 (19.07%) CSS
3 33 (17.01%) SOAP
3 33 (17.01%) Web Services
4 31 (15.98%) LAMP
5 28 (14.43%) jQuery
6 25 (12.89%) XML
7 23 (11.86%) CodeIgniter
8 22 (11.34%) Ajax
9 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.70%) REST
11 7 (3.61%) HTML5
12 6 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (3.09%) JMS
12 6 (3.09%) Laravel
12 6 (3.09%) Symfony
13 5 (2.58%) JAAS
13 5 (2.58%) Java EE
13 5 (2.58%) JMX
13 5 (2.58%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) IVR
2 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.70%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.19%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (5.15%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.64%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.12%) Derivative
8 6 (3.09%) AS400
8 6 (3.09%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (3.09%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.06%) Blog
9 4 (2.06%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.06%) Replication
9 4 (2.06%) Xbox
10 3 (1.55%) Clustering
10 3 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.55%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 123 (63.40%) Windows
2 47 (24.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (15.98%) Unix
4 28 (14.43%) Debian
5 27 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.64%) CentOS
8 7 (3.61%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.58%) SUSE
9 5 (2.58%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.65%) OO
3 37 (19.07%) Software Engineering
4 31 (15.98%) OOP
5 29 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (14.95%) DevOps
6 23 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.31%) Software Testing
8 17 (8.76%) High Availability
8 17 (8.76%) Line Management
9 14 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (6.70%) Service Management
10 13 (6.70%) Web Testing
11 12 (6.19%) ITIL
11 12 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.67%) Information Security
12 11 (5.67%) TDD
13 10 (5.15%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.15%) MVC
13 10 (5.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) SQL
2 51 (26.29%) PHP
3 50 (25.77%) Java
4 43 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 43 (22.16%) Ruby
5 42 (21.65%) C#
6 37 (19.07%) Bash Shell
7 36 (18.56%) Python
8 31 (15.98%) C
9 28 (14.43%) PowerShell
10 27 (13.92%) C++
11 13 (6.70%) T-SQL
12 11 (5.67%) Objective-C
13 10 (5.15%) Perl
14 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (25.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) CISSP
2 8 (4.12%) MCSA
2 8 (4.12%) MCSE
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.09%) CCNA
4 6 (3.09%) CCNP
4 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.55%) GCIA
5 3 (1.55%) GCIH
5 3 (1.55%) SANS
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) RHCE
7 1 (0.52%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.52%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.03%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.61%) vSphere
4 6 (3.09%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) Docker
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) qmail
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (15.98%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (14.95%) Puppet
3 5 (2.58%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.55%) Nagios
5 2 (1.03%) Ansible
5 2 (1.03%) logstash
6 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.52%) StatsD
6 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (19.07%) Red Hat
2 34 (17.53%) VMware
3 30 (15.46%) Zend
4 25 (12.89%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.22%) HP
6 13 (6.70%) Oracle
7 7 (3.61%) EMC
8 6 (3.09%) IBM
9 5 (2.58%) Aruba
9 5 (2.58%) Juniper
9 5 (2.58%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.58%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.58%) SAP
10 4 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.06%) Cisco
11 3 (1.55%) New Relic
11 3 (1.55%) Sybase
12 2 (1.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.03%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.03%) Splunk
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