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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 513 416 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.34% 11.74% 14.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.42% 34.72% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 459 356 548
Average salary £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,580 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1371 1198 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.64% 33.80% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1012 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -10 120 £38,500 +13.23% 25
Basingstoke +17 102 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Fareham +13 60 £41,250 +52.77% 9
Farnborough +14 55 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Andover -5 35 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Portsmouth -26 28 £45,000 +16.88% 5
Aldershot +7 13 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Havant 0 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Petersfield -8 10 £42,500 +30.76%
Winchester -9 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Hook -2 5 £29,500 -34.44%
Alton -1 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Eastleigh +1 3 £52,500 +132.30% 1
Waterlooville - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 462 (45.52%) Windows
2 268 (26.40%) MySQL
3 261 (25.71%) SQL
4 249 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 235 (23.15%) HTML
5 235 (23.15%) UNIX
6 216 (21.28%) PHP
7 214 (21.08%) Software Engineering
8 213 (20.99%) CSS
9 212 (20.89%) VMware
10 192 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 172 (16.95%) Oracle
12 169 (16.65%) Java
13 155 (15.27%) Degree
14 151 (14.88%) Microsoft
15 147 (14.48%) C++
16 146 (14.38%) ITIL
17 138 (13.60%) TCP/IP
18 132 (13.00%) SQL Server
18 132 (13.00%) Firewall
19 131 (12.91%) Cisco
20 129 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 128 (12.61%) jQuery
22 123 (12.12%) Git (software)
23 121 (11.92%) Python
23 121 (11.92%) Perl
23 121 (11.92%) MVC
24 118 (11.63%) C
25 117 (11.53%) Security Cleared
26 116 (11.43%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 109 (10.74%) Apache
2 80 (7.88%) IIS
3 33 (3.25%) WebLogic
4 30 (2.96%) Drupal
5 23 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 23 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.07%) WordPress
7 17 (1.67%) Joomla!
8 14 (1.38%) Confluence
9 13 (1.28%) nginx
9 13 (1.28%) CMS
10 11 (1.08%) SAS
11 8 (0.79%) JBoss
12 7 (0.69%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.69%) Node.js
12 7 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.59%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 82 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.97%) MS Office
3 16 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.49%) MS Project
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Mingle
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.30%) Magento
4 3 (0.30%) Agresso
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.83%) Amazon S3
3 38 (3.74%) SaaS
4 31 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (2.27%) PaaS
6 20 (1.97%) IaaS
7 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.39%) Office 365
10 3 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.099%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 138 (13.60%) TCP/IP
2 132 (13.00%) Firewall
3 70 (6.90%) DNS
4 68 (6.70%) VPN
5 64 (6.31%) SAN
6 59 (5.81%) Internet
6 59 (5.81%) SSL
7 55 (5.42%) WAN
8 49 (4.83%) LAN
9 36 (3.55%) NAS
10 35 (3.45%) IPsec
11 33 (3.25%) BGP
12 31 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (2.96%) FTP
14 26 (2.56%) LDAP
14 26 (2.56%) OSPF
15 25 (2.46%) DHCP
16 24 (2.36%) SMTP
16 24 (2.36%) SSH
17 23 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (26.40%) MySQL
2 132 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 57 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (5.32%) Oracle Database
5 52 (5.12%) Hadoop
6 41 (4.04%) TokuDB
7 37 (3.65%) MariaDB
8 34 (3.35%) Big Data
9 27 (2.66%) Redis
9 27 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (2.07%) Riak
13 18 (1.77%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.58%) Relational Database
14 16 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.48%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 123 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 92 (9.06%) Subversion
3 41 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 25 (2.46%) JIRA
6 18 (1.77%) NUnit
7 15 (1.48%) Eclipse
7 15 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.38%) Toad
9 13 (1.28%) Maven
9 13 (1.28%) ReSharper
9 13 (1.28%) WATIR
9 13 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (1.28%) Moq
9 13 (1.28%) NCrunch
10 11 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.99%) PHPUnit
11 10 (0.99%) RSpec
12 8 (0.79%) Ant
12 8 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 72 (7.09%) Finance
2 43 (4.24%) Games
3 37 (3.65%) Retail
4 24 (2.36%) Advertising
5 20 (1.97%) Electronics
6 18 (1.77%) Marketing
7 16 (1.58%) French Language
8 15 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.38%) Back Office
10 9 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.69%) Banking
12 6 (0.59%) German Language
13 5 (0.49%) Publishing
13 5 (0.49%) Legal
14 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.30%) Law
16 2 (0.20%) Front Office
16 2 (0.20%) Military
16 2 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (27.98%) Developer
2 136 (13.40%) Software Engineer
3 110 (10.84%) PHP Developer
4 104 (10.25%) Administrator
5 80 (7.88%) Analyst
6 78 (7.68%) Web Developer
7 70 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 64 (6.31%) DBA
9 62 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 56 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 50 (4.93%) Software Developer
12 46 (4.53%) Senior Developer
13 42 (4.14%) Java Developer
13 42 (4.14%) PHP Web Developer
14 41 (4.04%) Network Engineer
15 40 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 40 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
16 39 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
17 38 (3.74%) Graduate
18 37 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (23.15%) HTML
2 213 (20.99%) CSS
3 128 (12.61%) jQuery
4 77 (7.59%) LAMP
5 76 (7.49%) HTML5
6 74 (7.29%) Web Services
7 72 (7.09%) .NET
8 58 (5.71%) CSS3
9 44 (4.33%) XML
9 44 (4.33%) Ajax
10 41 (4.04%) AngularJS
11 40 (3.94%) ASP.NET
12 29 (2.86%) JSON
13 28 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (2.66%) Sass
15 25 (2.46%) REST
15 25 (2.46%) Laravel
15 25 (2.46%) Symfony
15 25 (2.46%) Middleware
16 19 (1.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 105 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 53 (5.22%) Open Source
3 48 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.05%) Derivative
5 27 (2.66%) User Experience
6 26 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 23 (2.27%) Clustering
8 22 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.97%) Physics
9 20 (1.97%) Replication
10 19 (1.87%) Kindle
11 17 (1.67%) BBC
12 11 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.99%) Social Media
13 10 (0.99%) Fat Client
13 10 (0.99%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.79%) CMDB
14 8 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 462 (45.52%) Windows
2 235 (23.15%) UNIX
3 77 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 73 (7.19%) CentOS
6 68 (6.70%) Solaris
7 55 (5.42%) AIX
8 44 (4.33%) Ubuntu
9 34 (3.35%) Oracle Linux
10 32 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (2.46%) Android
13 23 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.67%) SUSE
15 15 (1.48%) HPUX
16 11 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (1.08%) Windows 7
16 11 (1.08%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.99%) Debian
18 7 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (21.08%) Software Engineering
2 192 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (14.38%) ITIL
4 121 (11.92%) MVC
5 110 (10.84%) OO
6 85 (8.37%) OOP
6 85 (8.37%) DevOps
7 62 (6.11%) TDD
8 60 (5.91%) Project Management
9 54 (5.32%) Scrum
10 49 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
10 49 (4.83%) BDD
11 47 (4.63%) OO PHP
12 45 (4.43%) E-Commerce
13 43 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (3.74%) OOD
15 33 (3.25%) SOA
16 32 (3.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 30 (2.96%) Mentoring
17 30 (2.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 261 (25.71%) SQL
2 249 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 216 (21.28%) PHP
4 169 (16.65%) Java
5 147 (14.48%) C++
6 121 (11.92%) Perl
6 121 (11.92%) Python
7 118 (11.63%) C
8 116 (11.43%) Shell Script
9 95 (9.36%) C#
10 89 (8.77%) Ruby
11 87 (8.57%) PHP5
12 40 (3.94%) Bash Shell
13 35 (3.45%) PL/SQL
14 29 (2.86%) Embedded C
15 16 (1.58%) Embedded C++
15 16 (1.58%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.48%) Golang
16 15 (1.48%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 155 (15.27%) Degree
2 117 (11.53%) Security Cleared
3 84 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 71 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (6.11%) DV Cleared
6 48 (4.73%) CCNP
7 44 (4.33%) CCNA
8 26 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (2.17%) RHCE
11 21 (2.07%) VCP4
12 19 (1.87%) PhD
13 18 (1.77%) CISSP
14 17 (1.67%) MCSE
15 14 (1.38%) RHCSA
16 11 (1.08%) GCIA
17 10 (0.99%) MCP
18 8 (0.79%) CCSA
18 8 (0.79%) PMP
18 8 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.86%) QA
2 20 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 19 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.67%) SLA
4 17 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.099%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 129 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (8.18%) Active Directory
3 70 (6.90%) vSphere
4 59 (5.81%) vCloud
5 25 (2.46%) Firmware
6 22 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 18 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.38%) Snort
10 11 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.99%) Postfix
11 10 (0.99%) Sendmail
12 9 (0.89%) Samba
13 8 (0.79%) NFS
13 8 (0.79%) XenApp
14 5 (0.49%) Xen
14 5 (0.49%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (4.24%) Puppet
2 41 (4.04%) HAProxy
3 23 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.17%) SCCM
5 15 (1.48%) SCOrch
6 14 (1.38%) Tivoli
7 11 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 10 (0.99%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.49%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.39%) Ansible
10 4 (0.39%) Nagios
10 4 (0.39%) AppManager
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 212 (20.89%) VMware
2 172 (16.95%) Oracle
3 151 (14.88%) Microsoft
4 131 (12.91%) Cisco
5 90 (8.87%) Red Hat
6 46 (4.53%) HP
7 44 (4.33%) IBM
8 37 (3.65%) CheckPoint
9 32 (3.15%) Juniper
9 32 (3.15%) Sun
10 30 (2.96%) Citrix
10 30 (2.96%) Zend
11 20 (1.97%) F5
12 17 (1.67%) EMC
12 17 (1.67%) Business Objects
13 16 (1.58%) Adobe
13 16 (1.58%) Remedy
14 15 (1.48%) Blue Coat
15 14 (1.38%) Sourcefire
16 13 (1.28%) RedPrairie
Aldershot, Hampshire
Kenexa
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Permanent - £65,000 to £70,000 - Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 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
Fareham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + 21 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago