The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 481 572 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.08% 14.36% 13.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.11% 38.75% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 420 496 439
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1170 1476 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.82% 37.06% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1225 1265
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Salary Trend in Hampshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Linux
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -7 106 £35,000 - 10
Farnborough +3 77 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Basingstoke 0 62 £42,500 +3.65% 8
Fareham -6 44 £35,500 +18.33% 5
Portsmouth +29 41 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Aldershot +11 23 £32,500 -35.00%
Andover 0 19 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Winchester +9 11 £31,250 -26.47% 3
Eastleigh -7 9 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Havant -12 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Hook +13 6 £34,500 +38.00% 1
Alton - 5 £30,000 -
Romsey -1 2 £45,000 -
Bordon - 2 £34,800 - 2
Wallington - 1 £40,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £47,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 471 (45.38%) Windows
2 290 (27.94%) UNIX
3 254 (24.47%) HTML
4 240 (23.12%) VMware
5 231 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
6 228 (21.97%) PHP
7 217 (20.91%) JavaScript
8 213 (20.52%) MySQL
8 213 (20.52%) ITIL
9 210 (20.23%) Python
10 208 (20.04%) CSS
11 206 (19.85%) SQL
12 198 (19.08%) Microsoft
13 189 (18.21%) Software Engineering
14 186 (17.92%) Java
14 186 (17.92%) Security Cleared
15 157 (15.13%) Git (software)
16 155 (14.93%) Degree
16 155 (14.93%) Oracle
17 142 (13.68%) Active Directory
18 137 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 134 (12.91%) DNS
20 130 (12.52%) OO
21 129 (12.43%) TCP/IP
22 128 (12.33%) C++
23 123 (11.85%) Finance
24 120 (11.56%) Perl
25 118 (11.37%) Cisco
26 117 (11.27%) Apache
27 110 (10.60%) C

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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
1 117 (11.27%) Apache
2 47 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 43 (4.14%) Node.js
4 30 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 20 (1.93%) JBoss
6 20 (1.93%) nginx
7 19 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (1.64%) WordPress
8 17 (1.64%) NetWeaver
9 16 (1.54%) CMS
10 13 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.16%) Joomla!
11 12 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (1.06%) Drupal
13 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.96%) Mule
14 8 (0.77%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 94 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.25%) MS Office
3 8 (0.77%) Quicktime
3 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.39%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.29%) SPSS
8 1 (0.096%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.77%) Magento
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.34%) SaaS
3 33 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (2.79%) IaaS
5 28 (2.70%) PaaS
6 18 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
8 9 (0.87%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.67%) Heroku
9 7 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.19%) CodePlex
12 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.19%) Office 365
13 1 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (12.91%) DNS
2 129 (12.43%) TCP/IP
3 109 (10.50%) Firewall
4 105 (10.12%) SAN
5 75 (7.23%) DHCP
6 71 (6.84%) NAS
7 43 (4.14%) VPN
8 41 (3.95%) WAN
9 40 (3.85%) IPsec
10 38 (3.66%) LAN
11 37 (3.56%) Internet
12 35 (3.37%) Network Security
13 34 (3.28%) HTTP
14 31 (2.99%) SSL
15 29 (2.79%) FTP
16 26 (2.50%) SMTP
17 23 (2.22%) VoIP
18 22 (2.12%) DMZ
19 21 (2.02%) X.400
20 20 (1.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (20.52%) MySQL
2 107 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 60 (5.78%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.43%) Oracle Database
5 42 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.70%) Big Data
8 25 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.12%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (1.45%) DB2
14 15 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 157 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 79 (7.61%) Subversion
3 66 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.24%) Maven
5 32 (3.08%) JIRA
6 29 (2.79%) Toad
7 28 (2.70%) Selenium
8 25 (2.41%) Grunt
9 24 (2.31%) Bower
10 23 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 22 (2.12%) PHPUnit
12 15 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.06%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.87%) HP UFT
16 8 (0.77%) Ant
16 8 (0.77%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.77%) Gerrit
17 7 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 6 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 123 (11.85%) Finance
2 36 (3.47%) Telecoms
2 36 (3.47%) Retail
3 29 (2.79%) Electronics
4 26 (2.50%) Marketing
5 25 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.67%) Publishing
6 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.58%) Advertising
8 5 (0.48%) Banking
9 4 (0.39%) Military
9 4 (0.39%) Front Office
9 4 (0.39%) Legal
9 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.39%) German Language
10 3 (0.29%) Automotive
10 3 (0.29%) Law
10 3 (0.29%) Games
11 2 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.096%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 296 (28.52%) Developer
2 108 (10.40%) Software Engineer
3 101 (9.73%) PHP Developer
4 97 (9.34%) Analyst
4 97 (9.34%) Administrator
5 82 (7.90%) Systems Administrator
6 68 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (6.07%) Support Engineer
8 59 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 54 (5.20%) Web Developer
10 53 (5.11%) Senior Developer
11 52 (5.01%) Linux Engineer
12 45 (4.34%) Architect
13 43 (4.14%) Software Developer
13 43 (4.14%) Network Engineer
14 42 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
15 41 (3.95%) Support Analyst
16 39 (3.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 37 (3.56%) Junior
18 36 (3.47%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (24.47%) HTML
2 208 (20.04%) CSS
3 107 (10.31%) HTML5
4 103 (9.92%) jQuery
4 103 (9.92%) XML
5 81 (7.80%) LAMP
6 65 (6.26%) AngularJS
7 63 (6.07%) REST
8 62 (5.97%) Web Services
9 61 (5.88%) .NET
10 54 (5.20%) CSS3
11 50 (4.82%) Spring
11 50 (4.82%) Ajax
11 50 (4.82%) Symfony
12 40 (3.85%) Laravel
13 39 (3.76%) Sass
14 31 (2.99%) SOAP
15 26 (2.50%) XHTML
15 26 (2.50%) Qt
15 26 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 88 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.39%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.70%) Derivative
4 28 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 24 (2.31%) Physics
6 23 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.12%) CESG
8 17 (1.64%) HP Storage
9 15 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.35%) Robotics
11 13 (1.25%) Clustering
12 12 (1.16%) GIS
12 12 (1.16%) Statistics
13 10 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (0.87%) Social Media
14 9 (0.87%) Replication
15 8 (0.77%) DTV
15 8 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 471 (45.38%) Windows
2 290 (27.94%) UNIX
3 109 (10.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 87 (8.38%) CentOS
5 84 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (6.74%) Ubuntu
7 65 (6.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (6.17%) Solaris
9 53 (5.11%) Debian
10 46 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (2.12%) Windows 7
12 21 (2.02%) SUSE
13 16 (1.54%) Android
13 16 (1.54%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.35%) AIX
14 14 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.96%) Fedora
17 9 (0.87%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (20.52%) ITIL
3 189 (18.21%) Software Engineering
4 130 (12.52%) OO
5 92 (8.86%) OOP
6 90 (8.67%) TDD
7 82 (7.90%) MVC
8 68 (6.55%) Unit Testing
8 68 (6.55%) DevOps
9 66 (6.36%) Project Management
10 53 (5.11%) Web Development
11 52 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (5.01%) BDD
12 49 (4.72%) Open Source
13 47 (4.53%) Configuration Management
14 45 (4.34%) Service Delivery
15 44 (4.24%) OO PHP
16 42 (4.05%) Scrum
17 40 (3.85%) Service Management
18 38 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.97%) PHP
2 217 (20.91%) JavaScript
3 210 (20.23%) Python
4 206 (19.85%) SQL
5 186 (17.92%) Java
6 128 (12.33%) C++
7 120 (11.56%) Perl
8 110 (10.60%) C
9 79 (7.61%) Bash Shell
10 77 (7.42%) PHP5
11 74 (7.13%) Ruby
12 53 (5.11%) Shell Script
12 53 (5.11%) PL/SQL
13 52 (5.01%) C#
14 38 (3.66%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.31%) Embedded C
16 14 (1.35%) Embedded C++
17 13 (1.25%) Go
18 11 (1.06%) Korn
19 8 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 186 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 155 (14.93%) Degree
3 93 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 80 (7.71%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (5.88%) CCNA
6 60 (5.78%) DV Cleared
7 50 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (3.08%) RHCE
10 30 (2.89%) MCSA
11 28 (2.70%) CCNP
11 28 (2.70%) MCSE
12 27 (2.60%) CISSP
13 25 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 25 (2.41%) MCP
14 18 (1.73%) RHCSA
15 15 (1.45%) MOS
16 11 (1.06%) Sun Certification
17 9 (0.87%) PhD
17 9 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.95%) SLA
2 33 (3.18%) QA
3 18 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.096%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.096%) FISMA
6 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 142 (13.68%) Active Directory
2 137 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (10.02%) vSphere
4 62 (5.97%) vCloud
5 26 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.06%) Samba
8 7 (0.67%) Firmware
9 5 (0.48%) XenApp
9 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.39%) Squid
10 4 (0.39%) qmail
11 3 (0.29%) KVM
11 3 (0.29%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.29%) Snort
12 2 (0.19%) XenServer
12 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (7.51%) Puppet
2 37 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (1.93%) ZABBIX
5 19 (1.83%) Nagios
6 17 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (1.64%) HP SIM
6 17 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 14 (1.35%) Zenoss
8 13 (1.25%) Ansible
9 12 (1.16%) Data Guard
9 12 (1.16%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.96%) cPanel
11 9 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.39%) WSUS
13 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 240 (23.12%) VMware
2 198 (19.08%) Microsoft
3 155 (14.93%) Oracle
4 118 (11.37%) Cisco
5 102 (9.83%) Red Hat
6 82 (7.90%) HP
7 54 (5.20%) Zend
8 40 (3.85%) EMC
9 32 (3.08%) Google
10 30 (2.89%) Sun
11 19 (1.83%) Symantec
12 17 (1.64%) 3PAR
12 17 (1.64%) Rackspace
12 17 (1.64%) Juniper
12 17 (1.64%) Citrix
13 16 (1.54%) F5
14 14 (1.35%) SAP
15 9 (0.87%) McAfee
15 9 (0.87%) NetApp
15 9 (0.87%) Sourcefire
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34800 - £35800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k + Healthcare & Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
New Milton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago