The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Eastleigh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 12.28% 14.63% 18.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 37.50% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 61.40% 39.02% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 13
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Eastleigh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (85.71%) SAP
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
3 9 (64.29%) EPoS
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
3 9 (64.29%) VoIP
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) Software Distribution
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) OCP
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
1 9 (64.29%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Toad
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (71.43%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Help Desk Support
1 9 (64.29%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) EPoS
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) EMV
3 1 (7.14%) EFT
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Incident Management
2 9 (64.29%) Software Distribution
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) A+ Certification
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) OCP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) SAP
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) VeriFone