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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 5.00% 20.83% 34.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 37.04% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 15
Average salary £42,500 £22,550 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.47% -46.94%
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 Eastleigh region.

Operating Systems Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 40.00% 56.25% 58.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 24
Average salary £22,500 £22,600 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.44% -46.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Toad

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
1 1 (33.33%) EFT
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone