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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 542 494 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.20% 13.72% 14.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.79% 38.06% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 477 436 526
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,450
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
1362 1298 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.68% 36.06% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1166 1236
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,950 £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 24 October 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 October 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 -3 136 £37,500 -3.84% 21
Basingstoke +5 105 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Fareham +7 97 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Farnborough +12 48 £33,000 -40.00% 6
Portsmouth -21 28 £45,000 +32.35% 6
Havant +2 21 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Andover -6 18 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Winchester -10 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Aldershot -4 4 £51,250 -7.65% 1
Yateley - 3 £50,000 -
Hook +5 2 £32,500 - 2
Eastleigh -6 2 £46,250 +104.64%
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 521 (48.65%) Windows
2 316 (29.51%) MySQL
3 270 (25.21%) PHP
4 258 (24.09%) SQL
5 256 (23.90%) UNIX
6 252 (23.53%) Degree
7 248 (23.16%) JavaScript
8 244 (22.78%) HTML
9 225 (21.01%) VMware
10 222 (20.73%) CSS
11 198 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
12 168 (15.69%) Microsoft
13 164 (15.31%) C++
13 164 (15.31%) Software Engineering
14 163 (15.22%) Git (software)
15 162 (15.13%) SQL Server
16 158 (14.75%) Firewall
17 150 (14.01%) TCP/IP
17 150 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
18 146 (13.63%) Java
19 144 (13.45%) Security Cleared
20 141 (13.17%) ITIL
20 141 (13.17%) Apache
21 136 (12.70%) Subversion
21 136 (12.70%) jQuery
22 131 (12.23%) Python
23 126 (11.76%) Cisco
24 125 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
25 120 (11.20%) OO
25 120 (11.20%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 141 (13.17%) Apache
2 99 (9.24%) IIS
3 62 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 38 (3.55%) Drupal
5 24 (2.24%) WordPress
5 24 (2.24%) K2 blackpearl
6 22 (2.05%) Joomla!
7 17 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.12%) nginx
9 12 (1.12%) Node.js
10 11 (1.03%) Confluence
10 11 (1.03%) CMS
11 9 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.75%) Lync
12 8 (0.75%) JBoss
13 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 101 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.49%) MS Office
4 7 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Magento
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.39%) SaaS
2 34 (3.17%) PaaS
3 32 (2.99%) IaaS
4 29 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 26 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.37%) Force.com
9 3 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.28%) Office 365
10 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (14.75%) Firewall
2 150 (14.01%) TCP/IP
3 109 (10.18%) DNS
4 108 (10.08%) VPN
5 84 (7.84%) SSL
6 72 (6.72%) Internet
7 68 (6.35%) SAN
7 68 (6.35%) HTTP
8 65 (6.07%) Network Security
9 51 (4.76%) DHCP
10 49 (4.58%) WAN
11 43 (4.01%) NAS
11 43 (4.01%) IPsec
11 43 (4.01%) Wireshark
12 32 (2.99%) LAN
13 29 (2.71%) FTP
14 27 (2.52%) HTTPS
14 27 (2.52%) tcpdump
15 25 (2.33%) VoIP
15 25 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (29.51%) MySQL
2 162 (15.13%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 28 (2.61%) Big Data
5 27 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.59%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.21%) Redis
13 12 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.12%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.03%) Riak
14 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 163 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.70%) Subversion
3 28 (2.61%) JIRA
4 20 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 19 (1.77%) Selenium
5 19 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.49%) Maven
7 13 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.84%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.84%) Ant
8 9 (0.84%) JUnit
8 9 (0.84%) NUnit
8 9 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (0.75%) Moq
9 8 (0.75%) ReSharper
9 8 (0.75%) WATIR
9 8 (0.75%) NCrunch
10 7 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 79 (7.38%) Retail
2 67 (6.26%) Finance
3 57 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.48%) Marketing
5 14 (1.31%) Advertising
6 12 (1.12%) Electronics
7 11 (1.03%) Legal
8 10 (0.93%) Games
9 9 (0.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.56%) Military
11 5 (0.47%) French Language
11 5 (0.47%) Front Office
12 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.37%) German Language
12 4 (0.37%) Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 341 (31.84%) Developer
2 136 (12.70%) PHP Developer
3 134 (12.51%) Web Developer
4 115 (10.74%) Analyst
5 105 (9.80%) Software Engineer
6 97 (9.06%) Administrator
7 63 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 62 (5.79%) PHP Web Developer
9 60 (5.60%) Support Engineer
10 57 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 53 (4.95%) Graduate
12 52 (4.86%) Network Engineer
13 49 (4.58%) Senior Developer
14 47 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
15 45 (4.20%) Software Developer
16 41 (3.83%) Applications Support
17 40 (3.73%) Support Analyst
18 39 (3.64%) DBA
19 33 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
19 33 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (22.78%) HTML
2 222 (20.73%) CSS
3 136 (12.70%) jQuery
4 101 (9.43%) LAMP
5 84 (7.84%) HTML5
6 77 (7.19%) CSS3
7 76 (7.10%) Web Services
8 61 (5.70%) .NET
9 51 (4.76%) XML
10 48 (4.48%) SOAP
11 46 (4.30%) Ajax
12 38 (3.55%) ASP.NET
13 37 (3.45%) REST
14 33 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (3.08%) .NET Framework
14 33 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (2.80%) MSMQ
16 29 (2.71%) XHTML
17 25 (2.33%) Qt
17 25 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.55%) Computer Science
2 49 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.58%) Social Media
3 48 (4.48%) Open Source
4 38 (3.55%) Clustering
5 36 (3.36%) Kindle
6 35 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.99%) Physics
8 30 (2.80%) User Experience
9 29 (2.71%) Mathematics
10 25 (2.33%) Derivative
11 22 (2.05%) EFT
12 19 (1.77%) Statistics
13 17 (1.59%) CESG
14 13 (1.21%) BBC
15 11 (1.03%) Cryptography
16 9 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.65%) PKI
17 7 (0.65%) Replication
18 6 (0.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 521 (48.65%) Windows
2 256 (23.90%) UNIX
3 125 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (8.78%) CentOS
6 81 (7.56%) Solaris
7 75 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (5.51%) Ubuntu
8 59 (5.51%) AIX
9 35 (3.27%) Windows 7
10 32 (2.99%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 30 (2.80%) Debian
12 29 (2.71%) Embedded Linux
13 28 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.68%) Android
16 16 (1.49%) SUSE
17 11 (1.03%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.93%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (15.31%) Software Engineering
3 141 (13.17%) ITIL
4 120 (11.20%) OO
5 108 (10.08%) MVC
6 96 (8.96%) OOP
7 62 (5.79%) OO PHP
8 50 (4.67%) E-Commerce
9 44 (4.11%) Scrum
9 44 (4.11%) DevOps
10 43 (4.01%) SOA
11 42 (3.92%) SIEM
12 39 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
13 35 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
13 35 (3.27%) OOD
14 32 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
14 32 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (2.80%) Cyber Security
15 30 (2.80%) TDD
15 30 (2.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 270 (25.21%) PHP
2 258 (24.09%) SQL
3 248 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 164 (15.31%) C++
5 146 (13.63%) Java
6 131 (12.23%) Python
7 120 (11.20%) Perl
8 111 (10.36%) C
9 103 (9.62%) PHP5
10 94 (8.78%) C#
11 88 (8.22%) Shell Script
12 63 (5.88%) Ruby
13 58 (5.42%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.31%) Embedded C
16 12 (1.12%) Embedded C++
17 11 (1.03%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.93%) Scala
19 9 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 252 (23.53%) Degree
2 144 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 103 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 59 (5.51%) DV Cleared
5 53 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (4.20%) CISSP
7 34 (3.17%) CCNA
8 33 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (3.08%) CCNP
9 32 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (2.61%) GCIA
11 25 (2.33%) MCSE
12 20 (1.87%) GCIH
13 19 (1.77%) PCI QSA
14 18 (1.68%) CISA
14 18 (1.68%) MBA
15 16 (1.49%) GIAC
16 15 (1.40%) CEH
17 13 (1.21%) PhD
18 10 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 40 (3.73%) ISO 9001
3 35 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.05%) QA
5 15 (1.40%) SLA
6 12 (1.12%) COBIT
7 5 (0.47%) COSO
8 3 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 150 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (9.34%) vSphere
3 95 (8.87%) Active Directory
4 60 (5.60%) vCloud
5 29 (2.71%) Snort
6 25 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.84%) Firmware
7 9 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (0.75%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.47%) NFS
10 5 (0.47%) XenApp
10 5 (0.47%) XenServer
10 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.37%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.68%) HAProxy
2 13 (1.21%) Puppet
3 9 (0.84%) SCCM
4 8 (0.75%) Data Guard
4 8 (0.75%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.37%) Nagios
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.19%) AppManager
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.093%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.093%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.093%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 225 (21.01%) VMware
2 168 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 126 (11.76%) Cisco
4 113 (10.55%) Oracle
5 110 (10.27%) Red Hat
6 38 (3.55%) Juniper
7 27 (2.52%) IBM
8 26 (2.43%) Citrix
8 26 (2.43%) CheckPoint
9 25 (2.33%) Sun
9 25 (2.33%) HP
10 23 (2.15%) Telerik
11 22 (2.05%) Sourcefire
12 20 (1.87%) Brocade
13 19 (1.77%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.59%) Adobe
14 17 (1.59%) EMC
14 17 (1.59%) McAfee
15 14 (1.31%) Apple
15 14 (1.31%) Google
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 21 days holiday + laptops + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Training + Career Development + Go
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago