The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Eastleigh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 11.94% 5.00% 22.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 12.50% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 11
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +88.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £42,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 Eastleigh region.

Operating Systems Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 41.79% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 28
Average salary £45,500 £22,500 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.22% -0.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

Linux
Salary Trend in Eastleigh

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

Linux Salary Trend in Eastleigh

Linux
Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Eastleigh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) LAMP
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) PHP5
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Android
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (70.00%) Android Development
3 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Subversion
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) LAMP
1 7 (70.00%) Ajax
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Web Application Development
1 7 (70.00%) Android Development
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat