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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 494 438 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.93% 13.51% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.42% 38.29% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 436 394 501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1320 1144 1376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.55% 35.28% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1003 1209
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Basingstoke +14 127 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Southampton -5 116 £37,500 - 25
Fareham +2 54 £30,000 -4.00% 8
Farnborough +19 42 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Portsmouth -22 35 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Havant +19 31 £37,500 -26.18% 5
Andover -11 20 £40,000 -6.97%
Aldershot -8 5 £35,000 -36.36%
Winchester -19 5 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Alton - 3 £27,500 -
Eastleigh -5 2 £53,750 +137.83% 1
Yateley - 1 £50,000 -
Hook - 1 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 501 (46.95%) Windows
2 298 (27.93%) MySQL
3 266 (24.93%) JavaScript
4 262 (24.55%) SQL
5 257 (24.09%) PHP
5 257 (24.09%) UNIX
6 250 (23.43%) HTML
7 235 (22.02%) CSS
8 229 (21.46%) VMware
9 202 (18.93%) Degree
10 200 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
11 185 (17.34%) Software Engineering
12 169 (15.84%) Microsoft
13 166 (15.56%) TCP/IP
13 166 (15.56%) Firewall
14 161 (15.09%) SQL Server
15 154 (14.43%) Git (software)
16 152 (14.25%) Java
17 151 (14.15%) jQuery
18 144 (13.50%) C++
18 144 (13.50%) Security Cleared
19 143 (13.40%) ITIL
20 138 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 137 (12.84%) Apache
22 135 (12.65%) Subversion
23 134 (12.56%) Oracle
24 132 (12.37%) MVC
25 130 (12.18%) Cisco
26 124 (11.62%) Python
27 123 (11.53%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 137 (12.84%) Apache
2 107 (10.03%) IIS
3 35 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.19%) Drupal
5 28 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.25%) WordPress
7 23 (2.16%) Joomla!
8 22 (2.06%) K2 blackpearl
9 18 (1.69%) nginx
9 18 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.50%) Confluence
11 14 (1.31%) CMS
12 13 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.12%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.84%) Node.js
15 8 (0.75%) SAS
15 8 (0.75%) JBoss
16 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
17 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
18 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 82 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.97%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.69%) MS Office
4 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.56%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Agresso
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.78%) Amazon S3
3 37 (3.47%) SaaS
4 31 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.53%) PaaS
6 23 (2.16%) IaaS
7 13 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.37%) Office 365
9 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.094%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 166 (15.56%) TCP/IP
1 166 (15.56%) Firewall
2 100 (9.37%) VPN
3 94 (8.81%) DNS
4 87 (8.15%) SSL
5 74 (6.94%) Internet
6 65 (6.09%) HTTP
7 60 (5.62%) SAN
8 59 (5.53%) WAN
9 43 (4.03%) LAN
9 43 (4.03%) Network Security
10 40 (3.75%) IPsec
11 38 (3.56%) Wireshark
12 37 (3.47%) FTP
13 35 (3.28%) DHCP
13 35 (3.28%) NAS
14 31 (2.91%) BGP
15 30 (2.81%) SMTP
16 29 (2.72%) tcpdump
17 27 (2.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (27.93%) MySQL
2 161 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.78%) Hadoop
4 44 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 41 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (3.75%) Big Data
7 38 (3.56%) TokuDB
8 30 (2.81%) MariaDB
9 26 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (1.97%) Redis
13 20 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 17 (1.59%) MongoDB
15 17 (1.59%) Riak
15 17 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (1.22%) RavenDB
16 13 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 154 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 135 (12.65%) Subversion
3 32 (3.00%) JIRA
4 28 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 27 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.41%) Selenium
7 14 (1.31%) NUnit
8 13 (1.22%) ReSharper
8 13 (1.22%) WATIR
8 13 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (1.22%) Moq
8 13 (1.22%) NCrunch
9 11 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (0.84%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.66%) Maven
11 7 (0.66%) Selenium IDE
12 6 (0.56%) RSpec
13 5 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 72 (6.75%) Finance
2 61 (5.72%) Retail
3 33 (3.09%) Marketing
4 31 (2.91%) Games
5 28 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.31%) Back Office
6 14 (1.31%) Advertising
6 14 (1.31%) French Language
7 11 (1.03%) Legal
8 6 (0.56%) Electronics
8 6 (0.56%) German Language
8 6 (0.56%) Banking
9 5 (0.47%) Publishing
10 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.28%) Front Office
12 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.094%) Military
13 1 (0.094%) Billing
Job Titles
1 325 (30.46%) Developer
2 142 (13.31%) PHP Developer
3 124 (11.62%) Software Engineer
4 121 (11.34%) Administrator
5 111 (10.40%) Web Developer
6 102 (9.56%) Analyst
7 71 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
8 67 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 62 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 58 (5.44%) DBA
11 54 (5.06%) PHP Web Developer
12 50 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 50 (4.69%) Network Engineer
13 46 (4.31%) Graduate
14 45 (4.22%) Software Developer
15 37 (3.47%) C++ Software Engineer
16 36 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
17 35 (3.28%) Support Analyst
17 35 (3.28%) Applications Support
18 32 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (23.43%) HTML
2 235 (22.02%) CSS
3 151 (14.15%) jQuery
4 87 (8.15%) Web Services
4 87 (8.15%) LAMP
5 85 (7.97%) .NET
6 82 (7.69%) HTML5
7 70 (6.56%) CSS3
8 53 (4.97%) ASP.NET
9 52 (4.87%) Ajax
10 47 (4.40%) SOAP
11 45 (4.22%) XML
12 39 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (3.66%) REST
13 36 (3.37%) .NET Framework
13 36 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (3.09%) JSON
14 33 (3.09%) MSMQ
15 29 (2.72%) Sass
16 28 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.93%) Computer Science
2 50 (4.69%) Open Source
2 50 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.66%) User Experience
4 34 (3.19%) Social Media
5 30 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.53%) Clustering
6 27 (2.53%) Derivative
6 27 (2.53%) Kindle
7 22 (2.06%) BBC
8 21 (1.97%) Physics
9 20 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.22%) Replication
10 13 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.94%) CESG
11 10 (0.94%) PKI
12 9 (0.84%) Statistics
12 9 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.75%) Cryptography
13 8 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 501 (46.95%) Windows
2 257 (24.09%) UNIX
3 120 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (9.09%) CentOS
5 93 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (7.69%) Solaris
7 66 (6.19%) AIX
8 60 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (5.06%) Ubuntu
10 35 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (3.19%) Apple iOS
12 31 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
13 29 (2.72%) Debian
14 26 (2.44%) Android
15 18 (1.69%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (1.50%) SUSE
17 13 (1.22%) Windows 8
18 11 (1.03%) HPUX
19 9 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (17.34%) Software Engineering
3 143 (13.40%) ITIL
4 132 (12.37%) MVC
5 122 (11.43%) OO
6 89 (8.34%) OOP
7 70 (6.56%) DevOps
8 53 (4.97%) OO PHP
8 53 (4.97%) E-Commerce
8 53 (4.97%) SOA
9 50 (4.69%) Scrum
9 50 (4.69%) TDD
10 41 (3.84%) BDD
10 41 (3.84%) SIEM
11 40 (3.75%) OOD
12 39 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
13 36 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
13 36 (3.37%) Mentoring
14 32 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (24.93%) JavaScript
2 262 (24.55%) SQL
3 257 (24.09%) PHP
4 152 (14.25%) Java
5 144 (13.50%) C++
6 124 (11.62%) Python
7 123 (11.53%) Perl
8 120 (11.25%) Shell Script
9 110 (10.31%) C
10 106 (9.93%) C#
11 100 (9.37%) PHP5
12 83 (7.78%) Ruby
13 49 (4.59%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.44%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.97%) Embedded C
16 16 (1.50%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.31%) Embedded C++
18 13 (1.22%) Scala
19 12 (1.12%) PowerShell
19 12 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 202 (18.93%) Degree
2 144 (13.50%) Security Cleared
3 108 (10.12%) SC Cleared
4 68 (6.37%) DV Cleared
5 61 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (3.94%) CCNA
7 41 (3.84%) CCNP
8 31 (2.91%) CISSP
8 31 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (2.62%) GCIA
10 18 (1.69%) GCIH
11 17 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.50%) PhD
13 15 (1.41%) GIAC
14 12 (1.12%) RHCSA
15 11 (1.03%) MCSE
15 11 (1.03%) RHCE
16 8 (0.75%) PMP
16 8 (0.75%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 36 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.62%) QA
4 27 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 20 (1.87%) SLA
6 11 (1.03%) COBIT
7 5 (0.47%) COSO
System Software
1 138 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (7.97%) Active Directory
3 83 (7.78%) vSphere
4 58 (5.44%) vCloud
5 28 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 26 (2.44%) Snort
7 16 (1.50%) Firmware
8 14 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.03%) Postfix
9 11 (1.03%) Sendmail
9 11 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.47%) Xen
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.28%) NFS
13 3 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.19%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 38 (3.56%) HAProxy
2 25 (2.34%) Puppet
3 18 (1.69%) SCCM
4 11 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.66%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.56%) HP SIM
7 6 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.37%) Nagios
9 3 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
9 3 (0.28%) AppManager
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.19%) Control-M
10 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 229 (21.46%) VMware
2 169 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 134 (12.56%) Oracle
4 130 (12.18%) Cisco
5 110 (10.31%) Red Hat
6 41 (3.84%) Juniper
7 34 (3.19%) IBM
8 31 (2.91%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.53%) Sourcefire
10 25 (2.34%) HP
11 21 (1.97%) Adobe
11 21 (1.97%) Telerik
12 20 (1.87%) McAfee
12 20 (1.87%) Sun
13 19 (1.78%) Citrix
14 16 (1.50%) EMC
15 15 (1.41%) Business Objects
15 15 (1.41%) Apple
15 15 (1.41%) Brocade
15 15 (1.41%) Zend
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 per annum + 5% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +superb benefits.and bonus
Posted: 10 days ago