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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 6.45% 16.39% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 30.30% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 9
Average salary £52,500 £28,050 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.16% -6.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
20 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 64.52% 54.10% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 15
Average salary £17,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £52,500 £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 16 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) VMware