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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 581 518 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.42% 13.06% 16.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.99% 35.95% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 507 446 599
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £53,400
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
1490 1441 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.99% 36.34% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1273 1386
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £23,500
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 2 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 2 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 +1 143 £35,000 - 12
Basingstoke +1 129 £41,000 +17.14% 11
Fareham 0 110 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Farnborough -4 39 £42,500 -2.85% 8
Portsmouth -2 30 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Havant +7 19 £32,500 -25.28% 1
Andover +6 17 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Hook +4 3 £25,000 -
Aldershot -9 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Winchester -18 3 £42,500 -
Yateley - 2 £50,000 - 1
Petersfield - 2 £23,750 -
Eastleigh 0 1 £42,500 +88.05% 1
Fordingbridge - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £21,000 - 1
Romsey - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 527 (48.08%) Windows
2 302 (27.55%) MySQL
3 288 (26.28%) UNIX
4 279 (25.46%) PHP
5 253 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 252 (22.99%) Degree
7 246 (22.45%) HTML
8 239 (21.81%) SQL
9 232 (21.17%) CSS
10 214 (19.53%) VMware
11 198 (18.07%) Apache
12 195 (17.79%) C++
13 183 (16.70%) Security Cleared
14 181 (16.51%) Java
15 179 (16.33%) TCP/IP
15 179 (16.33%) Software Engineering
16 164 (14.96%) jQuery
17 152 (13.87%) Microsoft
18 150 (13.69%) Git (software)
19 145 (13.23%) SQL Server
20 144 (13.14%) Firewall
21 143 (13.05%) OO
21 143 (13.05%) ITIL
22 141 (12.86%) Python
23 133 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
24 132 (12.04%) Subversion
25 129 (11.77%) SC Cleared
26 127 (11.59%) C
27 124 (11.31%) Oracle
28 121 (11.04%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 198 (18.07%) Apache
2 88 (8.03%) IIS
3 64 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.55%) Drupal
5 22 (2.01%) K2 blackpearl
5 22 (2.01%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.92%) CMS
7 19 (1.73%) Node.js
7 19 (1.73%) WordPress
8 17 (1.55%) Joomla!
8 17 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
10 12 (1.09%) nginx
11 11 (1.00%) Lync
12 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.46%) Confluence
14 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 87 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.19%) Photoshop
2 24 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.64%) MS Office
4 15 (1.37%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.46%) MS Project
7 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.09%) Google Analytics
2 11 (1.00%) Magento
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.92%) SaaS
2 34 (3.10%) PaaS
3 27 (2.46%) IaaS
4 16 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.64%) Force.com
6 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
8 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.091%) Heroku
9 1 (0.091%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 179 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 144 (13.14%) Firewall
3 117 (10.68%) DNS
4 116 (10.58%) VPN
5 91 (8.30%) SSL
6 89 (8.12%) Internet
7 71 (6.48%) SAN
8 64 (5.84%) Network Security
9 61 (5.57%) HTTP
10 50 (4.56%) DHCP
11 44 (4.01%) WAN
11 44 (4.01%) FTP
12 40 (3.65%) Wireshark
13 39 (3.56%) NAS
14 35 (3.19%) VoIP
15 34 (3.10%) LAN
15 34 (3.10%) IPsec
16 28 (2.55%) LDAP
17 24 (2.19%) tcpdump
18 19 (1.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (27.55%) MySQL
2 145 (13.23%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.38%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.19%) Big Data
10 12 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 150 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 132 (12.04%) Subversion
3 25 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.82%) Maven
5 19 (1.73%) Selenium
6 18 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.55%) JIRA
8 12 (1.09%) Ant
8 12 (1.09%) JUnit
9 11 (1.00%) GDB
10 10 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 6 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.46%) Toad
13 5 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (0.46%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.46%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.46%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (0.46%) Arquillian
General
1 87 (7.94%) Retail
2 82 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 68 (6.20%) Finance
4 54 (4.93%) Marketing
5 15 (1.37%) Electronics
6 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.91%) Advertising
8 9 (0.82%) Billing
9 7 (0.64%) Legal
10 6 (0.55%) Military
11 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.36%) Front Office
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Games
13 3 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.091%) German Language
15 1 (0.091%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.091%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 364 (33.21%) Developer
2 143 (13.05%) PHP Developer
3 138 (12.59%) Web Developer
4 120 (10.95%) Software Engineer
5 114 (10.40%) Analyst
6 90 (8.21%) Administrator
7 69 (6.30%) PHP Web Developer
8 66 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 60 (5.47%) Network Engineer
10 59 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 57 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
12 45 (4.11%) Senior Developer
13 44 (4.01%) Java Developer
14 41 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 41 (3.74%) Support Analyst
14 41 (3.74%) Graduate
14 41 (3.74%) Software Developer
15 38 (3.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 33 (3.01%) Applications Support
17 29 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (22.45%) HTML
2 232 (21.17%) CSS
3 164 (14.96%) jQuery
4 106 (9.67%) LAMP
5 83 (7.57%) Web Services
6 81 (7.39%) CSS3
7 80 (7.30%) XML
8 76 (6.93%) HTML5
9 61 (5.57%) Ajax
10 56 (5.11%) SOAP
11 51 (4.65%) XHTML
12 46 (4.20%) .NET
13 35 (3.19%) REST
14 31 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (2.55%) ASP.NET
16 26 (2.37%) WCF
17 25 (2.28%) CodeIgniter
18 24 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 23 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.95%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.93%) Social Media
3 49 (4.47%) Open Source
4 44 (4.01%) Kindle
5 37 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.28%) Clustering
7 34 (3.10%) Physics
8 32 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 32 (2.92%) EFT
9 30 (2.74%) Statistics
10 24 (2.19%) EMV
11 21 (1.92%) Cryptography
12 17 (1.55%) CESG
13 15 (1.37%) W3C
14 14 (1.28%) Derivative
15 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.73%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.73%) Firmware
16 8 (0.73%) BBC
17 7 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 527 (48.08%) Windows
2 288 (26.28%) UNIX
3 118 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 102 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (7.66%) Solaris
6 75 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (6.39%) Ubuntu
7 70 (6.39%) CentOS
8 49 (4.47%) AIX
9 44 (4.01%) Embedded Linux
10 41 (3.74%) Debian
10 41 (3.74%) Windows 7
11 34 (3.10%) Windows 8
12 33 (3.01%) Apple iOS
13 30 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
14 25 (2.28%) HPUX
15 23 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (1.37%) Android
17 12 (1.09%) Windows XP
18 11 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (16.33%) Software Engineering
2 143 (13.05%) ITIL
2 143 (13.05%) OO
3 121 (11.04%) MVC
4 111 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (9.67%) OOP
6 78 (7.12%) OO PHP
7 59 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 55 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
9 37 (3.38%) SOA
10 35 (3.19%) Scrum
10 35 (3.19%) Web Development
10 35 (3.19%) Analytics
11 34 (3.10%) SIEM
11 34 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (3.01%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (2.92%) DevOps
14 31 (2.83%) TDD
15 30 (2.74%) Information Security
15 30 (2.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 279 (25.46%) PHP
2 253 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 239 (21.81%) SQL
4 195 (17.79%) C++
5 181 (16.51%) Java
6 141 (12.86%) Python
7 127 (11.59%) C
8 113 (10.31%) Perl
9 110 (10.04%) C#
10 107 (9.76%) PHP5
11 73 (6.66%) Ruby
12 64 (5.84%) Shell Script
13 61 (5.57%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 22 (2.01%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.82%) Embedded C++
17 16 (1.46%) Embedded C
18 14 (1.28%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.73%) Scala
20 7 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 252 (22.99%) Degree
2 183 (16.70%) Security Cleared
3 129 (11.77%) SC Cleared
4 78 (7.12%) DV Cleared
5 50 (4.56%) CISSP
6 47 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (2.83%) MCSE
9 30 (2.74%) CCNA
9 30 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (2.55%) CCNP
11 22 (2.01%) GCIA
12 18 (1.64%) CEH
13 17 (1.55%) GCIH
13 17 (1.55%) GIAC
14 16 (1.46%) MBA
14 16 (1.46%) CISA
14 16 (1.46%) PCI QSA
15 13 (1.19%) PhD
16 10 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.38%) ISO 9001
2 48 (4.38%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.82%) SLA
5 14 (1.28%) COBIT
6 11 (1.00%) WAI
7 10 (0.91%) QA
8 5 (0.46%) COSO
System Software
1 133 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (10.31%) Active Directory
3 94 (8.58%) vSphere
4 56 (5.11%) vCloud
5 33 (3.01%) Snort
6 21 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.91%) XenApp
9 10 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.82%) NFS
10 9 (0.82%) XenServer
11 8 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.73%) Kamailio
11 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.55%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.27%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.10%) Nagios
1 23 (2.10%) Puppet
2 13 (1.19%) SCCM
3 10 (0.91%) Data Guard
4 9 (0.82%) HP SIM
4 9 (0.82%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.46%) Opsview
8 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.36%) AppManager
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.091%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.091%) Icinga
10 1 (0.091%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 214 (19.53%) VMware
2 152 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 124 (11.31%) Oracle
4 106 (9.67%) Cisco
5 93 (8.49%) Red Hat
6 45 (4.11%) HP
7 38 (3.47%) Juniper
8 29 (2.65%) Citrix
9 26 (2.37%) Sun
10 22 (2.01%) Adobe
11 21 (1.92%) IBM
11 21 (1.92%) Sourcefire
11 21 (1.92%) Google
11 21 (1.92%) Brocade
12 20 (1.82%) Telerik
13 19 (1.73%) EMC
14 18 (1.64%) Sonus
15 17 (1.55%) CheckPoint
16 16 (1.46%) Zend
16 16 (1.46%) VeriFone
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago