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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 521 534 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.85% 12.92% 15.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.99% 38.09% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 474 458 501
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
1271 1402 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.79% 33.92% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1212 987
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -6 114 £41,250 +17.85% 21
Basingstoke +8 90 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Fareham +8 62 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Farnborough +8 51 £42,000 -6.66% 15
Andover -3 47 £45,000 +7.14%
Portsmouth -14 25 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Hook +15 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Aldershot +10 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Winchester -8 15 £28,500 -28.75% 4
Havant +5 10 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Petersfield -7 8 £35,000 +38.61%
Waterlooville +1 2 £29,000 +3.57%
Romsey -1 1 £45,000 -2.17%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 485 (48.26%) Windows
2 255 (25.37%) UNIX
3 247 (24.58%) SQL
4 227 (22.59%) JavaScript
4 227 (22.59%) Software Engineering
5 224 (22.29%) MySQL
6 223 (22.19%) HTML
7 210 (20.90%) Java
8 203 (20.20%) CSS
9 200 (19.90%) PHP
10 196 (19.50%) VMware
11 193 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
12 185 (18.41%) Oracle
13 153 (15.22%) C++
13 153 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 152 (15.12%) ITIL
15 148 (14.73%) Microsoft
16 147 (14.63%) TCP/IP
17 145 (14.43%) Degree
18 136 (13.53%) Python
19 133 (13.23%) Cisco
20 131 (13.03%) C
21 126 (12.54%) OO
21 126 (12.54%) Git (software)
22 120 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
23 119 (11.84%) Apache
24 118 (11.74%) Firewall
25 114 (11.34%) MVC
26 113 (11.24%) Perl
27 111 (11.04%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 119 (11.84%) Apache
2 52 (5.17%) IIS
3 29 (2.89%) WebLogic
4 28 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 22 (2.19%) Node.js
7 19 (1.89%) Drupal
8 18 (1.79%) WordPress
9 13 (1.29%) CMS
9 13 (1.29%) JBoss
10 12 (1.19%) nginx
11 11 (1.09%) Joomla!
12 10 (1.00%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.00%) SAS
13 8 (0.80%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.70%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.60%) Confluence
16 5 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.99%) MS Office
3 12 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) MS Project
6 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.30%) Mingle
8 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
4 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.30%) Agresso
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.30%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.100%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.08%) Amazon S3
3 25 (2.49%) SaaS
4 22 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.29%) PaaS
6 10 (1.00%) IaaS
7 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.20%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.20%) Office 365
11 1 (0.100%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 147 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 118 (11.74%) Firewall
3 83 (8.26%) DNS
4 68 (6.77%) SAN
5 50 (4.98%) WAN
6 49 (4.88%) LAN
7 48 (4.78%) Internet
8 47 (4.68%) SSL
8 47 (4.68%) NAS
9 46 (4.58%) VPN
10 41 (4.08%) DHCP
11 35 (3.48%) FTP
12 31 (3.08%) SMTP
12 31 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (2.69%) IPsec
14 26 (2.59%) LDAP
14 26 (2.59%) Network Security
15 24 (2.39%) HTTP
15 24 (2.39%) BGP
16 22 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (22.29%) MySQL
2 111 (11.04%) SQL Server
3 66 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (5.37%) Oracle Database
5 34 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 27 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (2.59%) TokuDB
8 25 (2.49%) RDBMS
9 24 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 24 (2.39%) MariaDB
10 23 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.09%) Big Data
12 18 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.69%) Redis
14 12 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (1.09%) Riak
15 11 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 9 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 126 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 79 (7.86%) Subversion
3 65 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.49%) Maven
4 25 (2.49%) Eclipse
5 24 (2.39%) Cucumber
6 19 (1.89%) JIRA
6 19 (1.89%) Grunt
7 17 (1.69%) Bower
8 15 (1.49%) PHPUnit
9 14 (1.39%) Toad
10 11 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.09%) NUnit
10 11 (1.09%) Mercurial
10 11 (1.09%) Selenium
11 10 (1.00%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.00%) RSpec
12 8 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.70%) Gerrit
13 7 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 87 (8.66%) Finance
2 39 (3.88%) Games
3 36 (3.58%) Electronics
4 28 (2.79%) Retail
5 22 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.89%) Advertising
7 17 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.29%) Marketing
9 11 (1.09%) French Language
10 7 (0.70%) Banking
10 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.60%) Back Office
12 4 (0.40%) Law
12 4 (0.40%) Military
12 4 (0.40%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 288 (28.66%) Developer
2 143 (14.23%) Software Engineer
3 93 (9.25%) Administrator
4 91 (9.05%) PHP Developer
5 68 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (6.67%) Analyst
7 65 (6.47%) Support Engineer
8 60 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
9 59 (5.87%) Java Developer
10 56 (5.57%) Web Developer
11 51 (5.07%) Software Developer
11 51 (5.07%) DBA
12 48 (4.78%) Network Engineer
13 41 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 41 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
14 39 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
15 35 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
16 34 (3.38%) Senior Developer
16 34 (3.38%) Graduate
16 34 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (22.19%) HTML
2 203 (20.20%) CSS
3 108 (10.75%) jQuery
4 89 (8.86%) HTML5
5 76 (7.56%) Web Services
5 76 (7.56%) LAMP
6 71 (7.06%) XML
7 67 (6.67%) .NET
8 66 (6.57%) AngularJS
9 61 (6.07%) CSS3
10 44 (4.38%) Symfony
11 42 (4.18%) REST
12 39 (3.88%) Ajax
13 38 (3.78%) Laravel
14 33 (3.28%) Spring
15 32 (3.18%) ASP.NET
16 31 (3.08%) Sass
17 30 (2.99%) Middleware
18 27 (2.69%) JSON
19 26 (2.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.75%) Computer Science
2 58 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.57%) Open Source
4 33 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 30 (2.99%) Derivative
6 29 (2.89%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.39%) Kindle
8 23 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.99%) Clustering
10 18 (1.79%) Replication
11 15 (1.49%) Physics
12 14 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.39%) User Experience
13 11 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.09%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.09%) CESG
14 10 (1.00%) BBC
15 9 (0.90%) GIS
15 9 (0.90%) CMDB
15 9 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 485 (48.26%) Windows
2 255 (25.37%) UNIX
3 80 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (6.57%) CentOS
5 66 (6.57%) Solaris
6 41 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 39 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (3.88%) AIX
8 33 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 22 (2.19%) Android
11 16 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.49%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.49%) Debian
13 14 (1.39%) HPUX
13 14 (1.39%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.60%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.60%) VMS
15 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (22.59%) Software Engineering
2 193 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (15.12%) ITIL
4 126 (12.54%) OO
5 114 (11.34%) MVC
6 87 (8.66%) DevOps
7 83 (8.26%) OOP
8 76 (7.56%) TDD
9 75 (7.46%) Project Management
10 54 (5.37%) BDD
11 52 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (4.78%) Scrum
13 43 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 40 (3.98%) OO PHP
14 40 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
15 39 (3.88%) E-Commerce
16 35 (3.48%) Web Development
17 31 (3.08%) OOD
17 31 (3.08%) Unit Testing
18 28 (2.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 247 (24.58%) SQL
2 227 (22.59%) JavaScript
3 210 (20.90%) Java
4 200 (19.90%) PHP
5 153 (15.22%) C++
6 136 (13.53%) Python
7 131 (13.03%) C
8 113 (11.24%) Perl
9 93 (9.25%) C#
9 93 (9.25%) Shell Script
10 73 (7.26%) Ruby
11 70 (6.97%) PHP5
12 44 (4.38%) PL/SQL
13 42 (4.18%) Bash Shell
14 34 (3.38%) Embedded C
15 21 (2.09%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.99%) Golang
17 17 (1.69%) Embedded C++
18 14 (1.39%) VBScript
19 10 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 153 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 145 (14.43%) Degree
3 101 (10.05%) SC Cleared
4 84 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (7.36%) DV Cleared
6 51 (5.07%) CCNP
7 46 (4.58%) CCNA
8 35 (3.48%) RHCE
9 32 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (2.79%) CISSP
11 27 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (2.29%) MCSE
13 20 (1.99%) PhD
14 19 (1.89%) RHCSA
15 16 (1.59%) MCP
16 13 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.90%) MCSA
18 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
19 7 (0.70%) HND
19 7 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.79%) SLA
2 26 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 22 (2.19%) QA
4 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.100%) FISMA
System Software
1 120 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 102 (10.15%) Active Directory
3 82 (8.16%) vSphere
4 54 (5.37%) vCloud
5 24 (2.39%) Firmware
6 18 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (1.59%) Samba
8 15 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.39%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.00%) XenApp
11 9 (0.90%) Postfix
11 9 (0.90%) Sendmail
12 8 (0.80%) NFS
13 6 (0.60%) Snort
14 5 (0.50%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.30%) Xen
17 2 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
18 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 61 (6.07%) Puppet
2 38 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (2.59%) HAProxy
4 21 (2.09%) SCCM
5 14 (1.39%) SCOrch
6 13 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (1.19%) Tivoli
7 12 (1.19%) Data Guard
8 11 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (1.00%) HP SIM
9 10 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (1.00%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.00%) Ansible
10 8 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.50%) Netcool
11 5 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.50%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.50%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 196 (19.50%) VMware
2 185 (18.41%) Oracle
3 148 (14.73%) Microsoft
4 133 (13.23%) Cisco
5 66 (6.57%) HP
6 65 (6.47%) Red Hat
7 39 (3.88%) Zend
8 38 (3.78%) IBM
9 32 (3.18%) Sun
10 28 (2.79%) CheckPoint
11 27 (2.69%) Citrix
11 27 (2.69%) F5
12 23 (2.29%) Juniper
13 18 (1.79%) EMC
14 17 (1.69%) NetApp
15 14 (1.39%) Remedy
15 14 (1.39%) Blue Coat
16 13 (1.29%) Google
17 12 (1.19%) Intel
17 12 (1.19%) Adobe
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday