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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 543 527 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.17% 13.30% 12.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.44% 37.91% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 471 457 443
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
1250 1390 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.92% 35.07% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1170 1255
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 120 £37,500 - 15
Farnborough +6 112 £47,500 +8.57% 8
Basingstoke +3 97 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Fareham -7 33 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Portsmouth +22 32 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Andover -3 17 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Aldershot +12 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Winchester +5 13 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Havant -9 10 £46,750 +33.57%
Eastleigh -3 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Hook +15 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Alton - 3 £30,000 - 1
Romsey -3 2 £45,000 - 1
Bordon - 2 £34,800 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 500 (46.82%) Windows
2 286 (26.78%) UNIX
3 251 (23.50%) HTML
4 234 (21.91%) VMware
5 232 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (21.44%) PHP
7 220 (20.60%) SQL
8 214 (20.04%) MySQL
9 212 (19.85%) Software Engineering
10 210 (19.66%) CSS
11 208 (19.48%) JavaScript
12 205 (19.19%) Python
13 204 (19.10%) ITIL
14 195 (18.26%) Java
15 193 (18.07%) Security Cleared
16 189 (17.70%) Microsoft
17 172 (16.10%) Oracle
18 171 (16.01%) Git (software)
19 165 (15.45%) Degree
20 147 (13.76%) C++
20 147 (13.76%) Active Directory
21 146 (13.67%) Cisco
22 139 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 135 (12.64%) TCP/IP
24 133 (12.45%) OO
25 125 (11.70%) C
26 123 (11.52%) Finance
27 122 (11.42%) Perl
27 122 (11.42%) DNS
28 118 (11.05%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 118 (11.05%) Apache
2 41 (3.84%) Node.js
3 39 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.06%) WordPress
6 19 (1.78%) nginx
6 19 (1.78%) JBoss
7 17 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (1.50%) CMS
9 15 (1.40%) NetWeaver
9 15 (1.40%) Drupal
10 14 (1.31%) Joomla!
11 13 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.12%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.94%) Mule
14 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.75%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 85 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.69%) MS Office
3 11 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.75%) Quicktime
4 8 (0.75%) Final Cut Pro
5 6 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.37%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.28%) MS Project
8 3 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.56%) Magento
8 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (4.03%) SaaS
3 26 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (2.34%) IaaS
5 24 (2.25%) PaaS
6 13 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
6 13 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.84%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
10 3 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.28%) Heroku
11 2 (0.19%) Office 365
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.19%) CodePlex
12 1 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 135 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 122 (11.42%) DNS
3 113 (10.58%) Firewall
4 107 (10.02%) SAN
5 75 (7.02%) NAS
6 69 (6.46%) DHCP
7 49 (4.59%) WAN
7 49 (4.59%) LAN
8 43 (4.03%) VPN
9 37 (3.46%) IPsec
10 34 (3.18%) Internet
11 32 (3.00%) HTTP
12 26 (2.43%) SSL
12 26 (2.43%) Network Security
13 23 (2.15%) LDAP
13 23 (2.15%) SMTP
13 23 (2.15%) FTP
14 22 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (1.69%) VoIP
15 18 (1.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (20.04%) MySQL
2 99 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 50 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 48 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (3.56%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 20 (1.87%) Big Data
11 18 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 13 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (1.22%) DB2
15 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
17 10 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 171 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 77 (7.21%) Subversion
3 70 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 39 (3.65%) Maven
5 30 (2.81%) JIRA
6 28 (2.62%) Selenium
7 27 (2.53%) Grunt
8 25 (2.34%) Bower
8 25 (2.34%) Toad
9 20 (1.87%) PHPUnit
10 19 (1.78%) Eclipse
11 16 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.22%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.94%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.84%) Gerrit
16 8 (0.75%) Ant
16 8 (0.75%) HP UFT
16 8 (0.75%) NUnit
17 6 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 123 (11.52%) Finance
2 40 (3.75%) Electronics
3 33 (3.09%) Retail
4 31 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.25%) Marketing
7 10 (0.94%) Advertising
8 7 (0.66%) Publishing
8 7 (0.66%) Banking
8 7 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.56%) Games
10 4 (0.37%) Military
10 4 (0.37%) Front Office
10 4 (0.37%) German Language
11 3 (0.28%) Legal
11 3 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.19%) Back Office
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 303 (28.37%) Developer
2 120 (11.24%) Software Engineer
3 101 (9.46%) PHP Developer
4 92 (8.61%) Analyst
5 88 (8.24%) Administrator
6 76 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
7 70 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 70 (6.55%) Support Engineer
8 63 (5.90%) Java Developer
9 55 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
10 51 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 51 (4.78%) Web Developer
11 47 (4.40%) Architect
12 46 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 45 (4.21%) Network Engineer
14 44 (4.12%) Support Analyst
15 42 (3.93%) Graduate
16 37 (3.46%) Linux Administrator
17 36 (3.37%) Security Engineer
18 34 (3.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (23.50%) HTML
2 210 (19.66%) CSS
3 107 (10.02%) HTML5
4 103 (9.64%) jQuery
5 95 (8.90%) XML
6 91 (8.52%) LAMP
7 67 (6.27%) Web Services
8 65 (6.09%) AngularJS
9 61 (5.71%) .NET
10 59 (5.52%) REST
11 55 (5.15%) CSS3
12 52 (4.87%) Symfony
13 50 (4.68%) Spring
14 48 (4.49%) Ajax
15 43 (4.03%) Laravel
16 34 (3.18%) Sass
17 32 (3.00%) SOAP
18 28 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
19 27 (2.53%) Qt
20 24 (2.25%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 83 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 30 (2.81%) Derivative
5 29 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 25 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.15%) HP Storage
8 22 (2.06%) Physics
9 18 (1.69%) Clustering
9 18 (1.69%) CESG
10 15 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.31%) GIS
11 14 (1.31%) Replication
12 13 (1.22%) Robotics
13 12 (1.12%) Statistics
14 11 (1.03%) CMDB
14 11 (1.03%) Kindle
15 10 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 500 (46.82%) Windows
2 286 (26.78%) UNIX
3 101 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 84 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (7.21%) CentOS
6 71 (6.65%) Solaris
7 61 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (5.43%) Ubuntu
9 54 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (3.46%) Debian
11 24 (2.25%) AIX
12 22 (2.06%) Windows 7
13 21 (1.97%) Android
14 20 (1.87%) Windows 8
15 16 (1.50%) SUSE
16 14 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.94%) Fedora
19 8 (0.75%) Windows XP
20 6 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (19.85%) Software Engineering
3 204 (19.10%) ITIL
4 133 (12.45%) OO
5 94 (8.80%) OOP
6 88 (8.24%) TDD
7 87 (8.15%) MVC
8 82 (7.68%) Project Management
9 70 (6.55%) DevOps
10 66 (6.18%) Unit Testing
11 54 (5.06%) BDD
12 53 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (4.96%) Web Development
13 51 (4.78%) Service Delivery
14 50 (4.68%) Open Source
15 45 (4.21%) OO PHP
16 43 (4.03%) Configuration Management
17 42 (3.93%) Scrum
18 38 (3.56%) Service Management
18 38 (3.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 229 (21.44%) PHP
2 220 (20.60%) SQL
3 208 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 205 (19.19%) Python
5 195 (18.26%) Java
6 147 (13.76%) C++
7 125 (11.70%) C
8 122 (11.42%) Perl
9 72 (6.74%) PHP5
10 66 (6.18%) Bash Shell
11 60 (5.62%) Ruby
12 58 (5.43%) C#
13 55 (5.15%) PL/SQL
14 54 (5.06%) Shell Script
15 35 (3.28%) PowerShell
16 28 (2.62%) Embedded C
17 16 (1.50%) Embedded C++
18 15 (1.40%) Go
19 9 (0.84%) Korn
20 6 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 193 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 165 (15.45%) Degree
3 106 (9.93%) SC Cleared
4 89 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (6.93%) DV Cleared
6 58 (5.43%) CCNA
7 48 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 47 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (3.37%) MCSE
9 36 (3.37%) CCNP
10 35 (3.28%) RHCE
11 29 (2.72%) MCP
11 29 (2.72%) MCSA
12 24 (2.25%) CISSP
13 20 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (1.59%) RHCSA
15 15 (1.40%) MOS
16 12 (1.12%) PhD
17 9 (0.84%) HND
18 8 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.12%) SLA
2 35 (3.28%) QA
3 20 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.094%) FISMA
7 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (13.76%) Active Directory
2 139 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (10.02%) vSphere
4 63 (5.90%) vCloud
5 30 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (1.50%) Samba
7 13 (1.22%) Firmware
8 12 (1.12%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.94%) XenApp
10 7 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.56%) NFS
11 6 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.47%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.37%) Snort
13 4 (0.37%) Squid
13 4 (0.37%) qmail
14 3 (0.28%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.28%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (7.49%) Puppet
2 39 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 20 (1.87%) NetBackup
4 20 (1.87%) HP SIM
4 20 (1.87%) HP Data Protector
4 20 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 17 (1.59%) Ansible
6 16 (1.50%) ZABBIX
7 15 (1.40%) Data Guard
7 15 (1.40%) Nagios
8 12 (1.12%) Zenoss
8 12 (1.12%) Capistrano
9 9 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.66%) cPanel
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (0.56%) Netcool
11 6 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.47%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 234 (21.91%) VMware
2 189 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 172 (16.10%) Oracle
4 146 (13.67%) Cisco
5 96 (8.99%) HP
6 91 (8.52%) Red Hat
7 53 (4.96%) Zend
8 39 (3.65%) EMC
9 35 (3.28%) Sun
10 29 (2.72%) Google
11 23 (2.15%) F5
11 23 (2.15%) Citrix
12 22 (2.06%) Symantec
13 21 (1.97%) IBM
14 20 (1.87%) 3PAR
15 19 (1.78%) Juniper
16 16 (1.50%) Rackspace
17 13 (1.22%) NetApp
18 11 (1.03%) SAP
19 10 (0.94%) CommVault
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 37000 plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES IT
Salary: Good salary
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Quantica Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago