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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 511 491 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.18% 14.37% 12.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.28% 40.11% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 450 451 485
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
1301 1224 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.56% 35.83% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1099 1181
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £23,700
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +7 120 £42,500 +8.97% 20
Southampton -8 116 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Fareham +9 72 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Farnborough +13 39 £35,000 -36.36% 9
Portsmouth -21 32 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Havant +14 27 £36,250 +20.83% 4
Andover -9 20 £32,000 -25.58% 3
Winchester -19 9 £42,500 -
Aldershot -10 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Eastleigh -7 2 £46,250 +104.64%
Yateley - 2 £50,000 -
Hook - 2 £32,500 -
Alton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 514 (47.46%) Windows
2 322 (29.73%) MySQL
3 277 (25.58%) SQL
4 268 (24.75%) PHP
5 261 (24.10%) JavaScript
6 254 (23.45%) HTML
7 248 (22.90%) UNIX
8 239 (22.07%) Degree
9 235 (21.70%) CSS
9 235 (21.70%) VMware
10 209 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 180 (16.62%) Microsoft
12 179 (16.53%) SQL Server
13 172 (15.88%) Firewall
14 165 (15.24%) TCP/IP
15 164 (15.14%) Git (software)
16 161 (14.87%) Software Engineering
17 145 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 144 (13.30%) jQuery
19 142 (13.11%) ITIL
20 140 (12.93%) C++
21 139 (12.83%) Cisco
22 138 (12.74%) Subversion
23 137 (12.65%) Security Cleared
24 136 (12.56%) Java
25 135 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
26 133 (12.28%) Apache
27 128 (11.82%) Perl
28 126 (11.63%) MVC
29 125 (11.54%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 133 (12.28%) Apache
2 118 (10.90%) IIS
3 56 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.60%) Drupal
5 26 (2.40%) WordPress
6 25 (2.31%) Joomla!
6 25 (2.31%) K2 blackpearl
7 16 (1.48%) Confluence
7 16 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.29%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.29%) nginx
9 13 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.92%) CMS
11 9 (0.83%) JBoss
11 9 (0.83%) Node.js
12 8 (0.74%) SAS
13 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.46%) Lync
14 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 101 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 18 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.48%) MS Office
4 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Magento
2 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Agresso
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.52%) Amazon S3
3 35 (3.23%) SaaS
4 29 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.49%) PaaS
6 24 (2.22%) IaaS
7 13 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.37%) Office 365
9 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (15.88%) Firewall
2 165 (15.24%) TCP/IP
3 109 (10.06%) DNS
4 102 (9.42%) VPN
5 86 (7.94%) SSL
6 74 (6.83%) Internet
7 68 (6.28%) HTTP
8 64 (5.91%) SAN
9 59 (5.45%) Network Security
10 56 (5.17%) WAN
11 53 (4.89%) DHCP
12 40 (3.69%) IPsec
12 40 (3.69%) Wireshark
13 39 (3.60%) NAS
14 38 (3.51%) LAN
15 31 (2.86%) FTP
16 29 (2.68%) HTTPS
17 28 (2.59%) LDAP
17 28 (2.59%) BGP
17 28 (2.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (29.73%) MySQL
2 179 (16.53%) SQL Server
3 49 (4.52%) Hadoop
4 39 (3.60%) Big Data
5 36 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 36 (3.32%) TokuDB
6 28 (2.59%) MariaDB
6 28 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.66%) Redis
12 16 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.48%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.39%) Riak
13 15 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.20%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 164 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 138 (12.74%) Subversion
3 33 (3.05%) JIRA
4 22 (2.03%) Cucumber
5 18 (1.66%) Selenium
5 18 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.29%) NUnit
7 13 (1.20%) ReSharper
7 13 (1.20%) WATIR
7 13 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (1.20%) Moq
7 13 (1.20%) NCrunch
8 10 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.83%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.83%) Maven
10 8 (0.74%) JUnit
11 7 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (0.46%) Arquillian
General
1 75 (6.93%) Finance
1 75 (6.93%) Retail
2 44 (4.06%) Marketing
3 43 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.75%) Games
5 14 (1.29%) Advertising
5 14 (1.29%) Back Office
6 12 (1.11%) Electronics
6 12 (1.11%) Legal
7 10 (0.92%) French Language
8 5 (0.46%) German Language
8 5 (0.46%) Banking
9 4 (0.37%) Publishing
9 4 (0.37%) Military
9 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.37%) Front Office
10 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.092%) Law
Job Titles
1 340 (31.39%) Developer
2 139 (12.83%) PHP Developer
3 127 (11.73%) Web Developer
4 116 (10.71%) Administrator
5 113 (10.43%) Analyst
6 100 (9.23%) Software Engineer
7 69 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
8 63 (5.82%) Support Engineer
9 58 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
10 57 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 56 (5.17%) DBA
12 53 (4.89%) Network Engineer
13 51 (4.71%) Graduate
14 49 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 49 (4.52%) Senior Developer
15 43 (3.97%) Applications Support
16 38 (3.51%) Support Analyst
17 37 (3.42%) C++ Software Engineer
18 32 (2.95%) Front-End Developer
19 30 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (23.45%) HTML
2 235 (21.70%) CSS
3 144 (13.30%) jQuery
4 94 (8.68%) LAMP
5 85 (7.85%) Web Services
6 84 (7.76%) HTML5
7 79 (7.29%) .NET
8 74 (6.83%) CSS3
9 50 (4.62%) ASP.NET
9 50 (4.62%) SOAP
10 49 (4.52%) Ajax
11 41 (3.79%) REST
12 40 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (3.69%) XML
13 39 (3.60%) .NET Framework
13 39 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 36 (3.32%) MSMQ
15 28 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (2.49%) JSON
17 26 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 49 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.25%) Open Source
4 43 (3.97%) Social Media
5 40 (3.69%) Clustering
6 37 (3.42%) User Experience
7 35 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 31 (2.86%) Kindle
9 26 (2.40%) Derivative
10 24 (2.22%) Physics
11 23 (2.12%) Mathematics
12 18 (1.66%) BBC
13 16 (1.48%) CESG
14 13 (1.20%) EFT
15 11 (1.02%) Replication
15 11 (1.02%) Statistics
16 9 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.83%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.74%) PKI
18 7 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 514 (47.46%) Windows
2 248 (22.90%) UNIX
3 135 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (9.33%) CentOS
5 97 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (7.48%) Solaris
7 77 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (5.82%) AIX
9 59 (5.45%) Ubuntu
10 32 (2.95%) Windows 7
10 32 (2.95%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (2.77%) Debian
12 28 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
13 26 (2.40%) Windows 8
14 23 (2.12%) Android
15 20 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
16 17 (1.57%) SUSE
17 11 (1.02%) HPUX
18 10 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (14.87%) Software Engineering
3 142 (13.11%) ITIL
4 126 (11.63%) MVC
5 117 (10.80%) OO
6 91 (8.40%) OOP
7 63 (5.82%) DevOps
8 57 (5.26%) OO PHP
9 53 (4.89%) E-Commerce
10 51 (4.71%) SOA
11 45 (4.16%) Scrum
12 43 (3.97%) SIEM
13 38 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
14 36 (3.32%) OOD
14 36 (3.32%) TDD
15 35 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
16 34 (3.14%) Project Management
16 34 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 33 (3.05%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 277 (25.58%) SQL
2 268 (24.75%) PHP
3 261 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 140 (12.93%) C++
5 136 (12.56%) Java
6 128 (11.82%) Perl
7 125 (11.54%) Python
8 117 (10.80%) Shell Script
9 110 (10.16%) C
10 97 (8.96%) PHP5
11 96 (8.86%) C#
12 69 (6.37%) Ruby
13 57 (5.26%) Bash Shell
14 28 (2.59%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.66%) Embedded C
16 16 (1.48%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.20%) Korn
17 13 (1.20%) Scala
18 11 (1.02%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.02%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 239 (22.07%) Degree
2 137 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 103 (9.51%) SC Cleared
4 62 (5.72%) DV Cleared
5 61 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (4.16%) CISSP
7 42 (3.88%) CCNA
8 39 (3.60%) CCNP
9 33 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (2.59%) GCIA
12 24 (2.22%) MCSE
13 19 (1.75%) GCIH
14 17 (1.57%) GIAC
15 15 (1.39%) CEH
16 14 (1.29%) PCI QSA
17 13 (1.20%) MBA
17 13 (1.20%) CISA
17 13 (1.20%) PhD
18 11 (1.02%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.34%) PCI DSS
2 38 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (3.05%) ISO 9001
4 28 (2.59%) QA
5 19 (1.75%) SLA
6 11 (1.02%) COBIT
7 5 (0.46%) COSO
System Software
1 145 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (9.05%) Active Directory
3 91 (8.40%) vSphere
4 57 (5.26%) vCloud
5 28 (2.59%) Snort
6 27 (2.49%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.39%) Firmware
8 10 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.65%) Postfix
11 7 (0.65%) Sendmail
11 7 (0.65%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.46%) Xen
12 5 (0.46%) NFS
12 5 (0.46%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (3.32%) HAProxy
2 19 (1.75%) Puppet
3 15 (1.39%) SCCM
4 11 (1.02%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.55%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.46%) Nagios
7 4 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.28%) AppManager
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 2 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 235 (21.70%) VMware
2 180 (16.62%) Microsoft
3 139 (12.83%) Cisco
4 120 (11.08%) Oracle
5 117 (10.80%) Red Hat
6 44 (4.06%) Juniper
7 35 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 32 (2.95%) IBM
9 27 (2.49%) Citrix
9 27 (2.49%) Sourcefire
10 24 (2.22%) Telerik
11 22 (2.03%) McAfee
12 21 (1.94%) Sun
12 21 (1.94%) HP
13 18 (1.66%) Adobe
13 18 (1.66%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.57%) Brocade
15 16 (1.48%) EMC
15 16 (1.48%) Apple
16 13 (1.20%) Endeca
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £46000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43557 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 21 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago