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 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 - 16 13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh - 7.89% 13.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 13.04% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Average salary - £52,500 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +132.30%
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 Eastleigh region.

Operating Systems Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 55.26% 60.53% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 34
Average salary £39,000 £17,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.85% -58.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Services Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft