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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 572 500 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.57% 13.01% 15.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 35.92% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 503 437 607
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1471 1392 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.46% 36.22% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1236 1413
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +1 144 £35,000 -10.25% 13
Basingstoke +4 122 £41,500 +6.41% 7
Fareham +3 108 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Farnborough +3 44 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Portsmouth -14 27 £37,000 +23.33% 3
Andover +8 18 £35,000 +1.44%
Havant -2 12 £30,000 - 1
Winchester -5 6 £41,250 -8.33%
Hook +11 3 £25,000 - 1
Aldershot -7 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yateley - 2 £50,000 -
Eastleigh -4 1 £40,000 +76.99% 1
Petersfield - 1 £25,000 -
Gosport - 1 £21,000 - 1
Romsey - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 530 (48.14%) Windows
2 315 (28.61%) MySQL
3 294 (26.70%) PHP
4 276 (25.07%) UNIX
5 263 (23.89%) JavaScript
6 260 (23.61%) Degree
7 257 (23.34%) HTML
8 244 (22.16%) SQL
9 239 (21.71%) CSS
10 213 (19.35%) VMware
11 197 (17.89%) C++
12 184 (16.71%) Software Engineering
13 183 (16.62%) Apache
14 177 (16.08%) Java
14 177 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
15 170 (15.44%) TCP/IP
16 163 (14.80%) Security Cleared
17 159 (14.44%) jQuery
18 157 (14.26%) Git (software)
19 155 (14.08%) Microsoft
20 148 (13.44%) OO
21 144 (13.08%) Firewall
22 143 (12.99%) SQL Server
23 140 (12.72%) Python
24 137 (12.44%) ITIL
25 136 (12.35%) Subversion
26 134 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
27 130 (11.81%) C
28 119 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
29 118 (10.72%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 183 (16.62%) Apache
2 89 (8.08%) IIS
3 64 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.91%) Drupal
5 22 (2.00%) WordPress
5 22 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 20 (1.82%) Node.js
7 19 (1.73%) MS Exchange
7 19 (1.73%) CMS
7 19 (1.73%) Joomla!
8 18 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
10 12 (1.09%) nginx
11 11 (1.00%) Lync
12 10 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.45%) Confluence
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
16 4 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.18%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.45%) MS Office
4 13 (1.18%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.45%) MS Project
7 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Google Analytics
1 10 (0.91%) Magento
2 6 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.72%) SaaS
2 30 (2.72%) PaaS
3 25 (2.27%) IaaS
4 21 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.64%) Force.com
8 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.27%) GitHub
9 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.091%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (15.44%) TCP/IP
2 144 (13.08%) Firewall
3 109 (9.90%) DNS
4 105 (9.54%) VPN
5 91 (8.27%) SSL
6 80 (7.27%) Internet
7 65 (5.90%) SAN
8 63 (5.72%) Network Security
9 61 (5.54%) HTTP
10 50 (4.54%) DHCP
11 49 (4.45%) WAN
12 40 (3.63%) FTP
13 39 (3.54%) Wireshark
14 38 (3.45%) NAS
15 35 (3.18%) IPsec
15 35 (3.18%) LAN
15 35 (3.18%) VoIP
16 28 (2.54%) LDAP
17 23 (2.09%) tcpdump
18 21 (1.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (28.61%) MySQL
2 143 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 32 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 24 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.09%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.54%) Big Data
9 16 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.73%) Redis
13 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 157 (14.26%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.35%) Subversion
3 23 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.73%) Maven
4 19 (1.73%) Selenium
5 18 (1.63%) JIRA
6 16 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 11 (1.00%) Ant
7 11 (1.00%) JUnit
8 10 (0.91%) GDB
9 9 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.54%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (0.54%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (0.45%) Arquillian
13 4 (0.36%) Xdebug
13 4 (0.36%) QUnit
General
1 87 (7.90%) Retail
2 75 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 66 (5.99%) Finance
4 55 (5.00%) Marketing
5 13 (1.18%) Electronics
6 10 (0.91%) Legal
6 10 (0.91%) Advertising
7 8 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.64%) Billing
9 6 (0.54%) Military
10 5 (0.45%) Front Office
10 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.36%) Banking
12 3 (0.27%) Games
12 3 (0.27%) Back Office
12 3 (0.27%) Law
13 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.091%) German Language
14 1 (0.091%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.091%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 371 (33.70%) Developer
2 154 (13.99%) PHP Developer
3 140 (12.72%) Web Developer
4 123 (11.17%) Software Engineer
5 112 (10.17%) Analyst
6 87 (7.90%) Administrator
7 70 (6.36%) PHP Web Developer
8 63 (5.72%) Support Engineer
9 58 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
10 57 (5.18%) Network Engineer
11 56 (5.09%) C++ Software Engineer
12 48 (4.36%) Graduate
13 47 (4.27%) Senior Developer
14 46 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 43 (3.91%) Software Developer
16 42 (3.81%) Java Developer
17 41 (3.72%) Support Analyst
18 35 (3.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 35 (3.18%) Applications Support
19 33 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (23.34%) HTML
2 239 (21.71%) CSS
3 159 (14.44%) jQuery
4 107 (9.72%) LAMP
5 84 (7.63%) CSS3
6 82 (7.45%) Web Services
6 82 (7.45%) HTML5
7 77 (6.99%) XML
8 57 (5.18%) Ajax
9 52 (4.72%) SOAP
10 51 (4.63%) XHTML
11 48 (4.36%) .NET
12 34 (3.09%) REST
13 28 (2.54%) ASP.NET
13 28 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
15 24 (2.18%) WCF
15 24 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 57 (5.18%) Social Media
3 49 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.36%) Open Source
5 43 (3.91%) Kindle
6 36 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.18%) Physics
8 33 (3.00%) Clustering
9 31 (2.82%) Mathematics
10 30 (2.72%) EFT
11 27 (2.45%) Statistics
11 27 (2.45%) User Experience
12 21 (1.91%) EMV
13 19 (1.73%) Cryptography
14 18 (1.63%) Derivative
15 16 (1.45%) CESG
16 13 (1.18%) W3C
17 10 (0.91%) BBC
17 10 (0.91%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 530 (48.14%) Windows
2 276 (25.07%) UNIX
3 119 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (9.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (7.90%) Solaris
6 74 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (6.72%) CentOS
7 71 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 57 (5.18%) AIX
9 45 (4.09%) Embedded Linux
10 38 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 36 (3.27%) Debian
12 31 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 31 (2.82%) Windows 8
13 25 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
14 24 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (1.63%) Android
16 17 (1.54%) HPUX
17 12 (1.09%) Windows XP
18 11 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (16.71%) Software Engineering
2 177 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (13.44%) OO
4 137 (12.44%) ITIL
5 118 (10.72%) MVC
6 110 (9.99%) OOP
7 82 (7.45%) OO PHP
8 60 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 46 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
10 39 (3.54%) SOA
10 39 (3.54%) Scrum
11 35 (3.18%) DevOps
11 35 (3.18%) SIEM
11 35 (3.18%) Digital Marketing
12 33 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (2.91%) OOD
13 32 (2.91%) Web Development
14 31 (2.82%) Analytics
15 30 (2.72%) TDD
15 30 (2.72%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 294 (26.70%) PHP
2 263 (23.89%) JavaScript
3 244 (22.16%) SQL
4 197 (17.89%) C++
5 177 (16.08%) Java
6 140 (12.72%) Python
7 130 (11.81%) C
8 116 (10.54%) Perl
9 108 (9.81%) PHP5
10 107 (9.72%) C#
11 72 (6.54%) Ruby
12 67 (6.09%) Shell Script
13 60 (5.45%) Bash Shell
14 22 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.82%) Embedded C++
16 19 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.45%) Embedded C
18 12 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.91%) Scala
20 7 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 260 (23.61%) Degree
2 163 (14.80%) Security Cleared
3 118 (10.72%) SC Cleared
4 66 (5.99%) DV Cleared
5 51 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (4.45%) CISSP
7 33 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (3.00%) CCNA
8 30 (2.72%) CCNP
9 28 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (2.27%) MCSE
11 21 (1.91%) GCIA
12 18 (1.63%) CEH
13 17 (1.54%) MBA
13 17 (1.54%) GIAC
13 17 (1.54%) CISA
13 17 (1.54%) PCI QSA
14 16 (1.45%) GCIH
15 13 (1.18%) PhD
16 10 (0.91%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.72%) ISO 9001
2 51 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.45%) SLA
5 13 (1.18%) COBIT
6 12 (1.09%) QA
7 9 (0.82%) WAI
8 5 (0.45%) COSO
System Software
1 134 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (9.45%) Active Directory
3 98 (8.90%) vSphere
4 55 (5.00%) vCloud
5 32 (2.91%) Snort
6 24 (2.18%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (0.73%) Kamailio
10 7 (0.64%) XenApp
10 7 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.64%) NFS
11 6 (0.54%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.54%) XenServer
12 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.27%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (1.73%) Puppet
2 16 (1.45%) Nagios
3 12 (1.09%) SCCM
4 9 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.82%) HP SIM
4 9 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.27%) AppManager
7 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.27%) Opsview
8 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.091%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.091%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 213 (19.35%) VMware
2 155 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 113 (10.26%) Oracle
4 109 (9.90%) Cisco
5 97 (8.81%) Red Hat
6 36 (3.27%) Juniper
7 33 (3.00%) HP
8 29 (2.63%) Sun
9 25 (2.27%) Citrix
9 25 (2.27%) IBM
10 22 (2.00%) Adobe
11 21 (1.91%) Brocade
12 20 (1.82%) Sourcefire
12 20 (1.82%) Telerik
13 19 (1.73%) Google
13 19 (1.73%) CheckPoint
14 18 (1.63%) Zend
14 18 (1.63%) Sonus
15 17 (1.54%) EMC
15 17 (1.54%) Business Objects
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens -medical & share
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Pension, Medical Cover, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago