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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 500 402 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.01% 12.33% 14.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.26% 35.67% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 444 351 538
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
1379 1127 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.88% 34.56% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 963 1176
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Basingstoke +15 130 £45,000 +42.85% 8
Southampton -11 112 £36,500 -2.66% 28
Fareham +7 55 £42,500 +54.54% 10
Farnborough +15 44 £38,500 -14.44% 7
Portsmouth -19 32 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Andover -9 23 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Havant +10 21 £37,500 -7.17% 1
Winchester -6 8 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Aldershot -7 8 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Alton -3 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Petersfield -14 4 £55,000 +144.44%
Eastleigh -1 3 £52,500 +132.30%
Hook -13 1 - - 2
Waterlooville - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 469 (45.58%) Windows
2 293 (28.47%) MySQL
3 267 (25.95%) JavaScript
4 256 (24.88%) SQL
5 241 (23.42%) HTML
6 237 (23.03%) PHP
6 237 (23.03%) UNIX
7 226 (21.96%) CSS
8 223 (21.67%) VMware
9 204 (19.83%) Software Engineering
10 191 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
11 177 (17.20%) Degree
12 158 (15.35%) Java
13 153 (14.87%) Microsoft
14 149 (14.48%) C++
15 148 (14.38%) Firewall
16 146 (14.19%) ITIL
17 144 (13.99%) Oracle
17 144 (13.99%) TCP/IP
18 143 (13.90%) SQL Server
19 137 (13.31%) jQuery
20 134 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 133 (12.93%) Git (software)
22 125 (12.15%) MVC
23 124 (12.05%) Apache
24 121 (11.76%) Security Cleared
25 118 (11.47%) Perl
25 118 (11.47%) Shell Script
26 116 (11.27%) OO
26 116 (11.27%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 124 (12.05%) Apache
2 91 (8.84%) IIS
3 33 (3.21%) Drupal
4 32 (3.11%) WebLogic
5 27 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.33%) WordPress
7 23 (2.24%) Joomla!
8 20 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.55%) nginx
10 13 (1.26%) CMS
10 13 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.26%) Confluence
11 10 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
11 10 (0.97%) SAS
12 8 (0.78%) JBoss
13 7 (0.68%) Node.js
14 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.65%) MS Office
4 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.39%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) Agresso
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.097%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.15%) Amazon S3
3 42 (4.08%) SaaS
4 31 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.33%) PaaS
6 21 (2.04%) IaaS
7 13 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.39%) Office 365
9 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.097%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 148 (14.38%) Firewall
2 144 (13.99%) TCP/IP
3 81 (7.87%) VPN
4 72 (7.00%) DNS
5 71 (6.90%) SSL
6 63 (6.12%) Internet
7 57 (5.54%) SAN
8 56 (5.44%) WAN
9 40 (3.89%) LAN
9 40 (3.89%) IPsec
10 34 (3.30%) NAS
10 34 (3.30%) HTTP
11 31 (3.01%) BGP
11 31 (3.01%) Network Security
12 29 (2.82%) FTP
12 29 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (2.53%) Wireshark
14 25 (2.43%) DHCP
15 24 (2.33%) OSPF
16 23 (2.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (28.47%) MySQL
2 143 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 51 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (4.57%) Oracle Database
6 41 (3.98%) Big Data
7 39 (3.79%) TokuDB
8 34 (3.30%) MariaDB
9 27 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (2.43%) Redis
11 24 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (2.04%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.94%) Riak
13 20 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.46%) NoSQL
15 13 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.26%) Relational Database
15 13 (1.26%) RavenDB
15 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 109 (10.59%) Subversion
3 38 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 31 (3.01%) Cucumber
5 27 (2.62%) JIRA
6 14 (1.36%) NUnit
7 13 (1.26%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.26%) NCrunch
7 13 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (1.26%) Moq
7 13 (1.26%) WATIR
7 13 (1.26%) ReSharper
8 11 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (1.07%) Toad
9 10 (0.97%) Selenium
9 10 (0.97%) RSpec
10 8 (0.78%) Maven
10 8 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 66 (6.41%) Finance
2 50 (4.86%) Retail
3 42 (4.08%) Games
4 26 (2.53%) Marketing
5 21 (2.04%) Advertising
6 18 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.46%) French Language
8 14 (1.36%) Back Office
9 11 (1.07%) Electronics
10 6 (0.58%) German Language
10 6 (0.58%) Banking
11 5 (0.49%) Legal
11 5 (0.49%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.39%) Front Office
13 3 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 296 (28.77%) Developer
2 136 (13.22%) Software Engineer
3 130 (12.63%) PHP Developer
4 107 (10.40%) Administrator
5 92 (8.94%) Web Developer
6 91 (8.84%) Analyst
7 68 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 63 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 62 (6.03%) Support Engineer
10 58 (5.64%) DBA
11 51 (4.96%) PHP Web Developer
12 48 (4.66%) Senior Developer
13 43 (4.18%) Software Developer
14 41 (3.98%) Network Engineer
15 40 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
15 40 (3.89%) Graduate
16 38 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
17 37 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
18 35 (3.40%) Java Developer
18 35 (3.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (23.42%) HTML
2 226 (21.96%) CSS
3 137 (13.31%) jQuery
4 86 (8.36%) Web Services
5 81 (7.87%) .NET
6 80 (7.77%) HTML5
7 76 (7.39%) LAMP
8 67 (6.51%) CSS3
9 48 (4.66%) Ajax
10 45 (4.37%) ASP.NET
11 42 (4.08%) XML
12 38 (3.69%) AngularJS
13 33 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (2.92%) REST
14 30 (2.92%) JSON
14 30 (2.92%) SOAP
15 29 (2.82%) Sass
16 27 (2.62%) Symfony
17 25 (2.43%) Laravel
18 24 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.50%) Computer Science
2 56 (5.44%) Open Source
3 51 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.30%) User Experience
5 31 (3.01%) Derivative
6 26 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 23 (2.24%) Physics
8 22 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.94%) BBC
11 19 (1.85%) Social Media
12 17 (1.65%) Kindle
13 15 (1.46%) Replication
13 15 (1.46%) Clustering
14 10 (0.97%) Statistics
15 9 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
17 7 (0.68%) Device Driver
17 7 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 469 (45.58%) Windows
2 237 (23.03%) UNIX
3 89 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (7.87%) CentOS
5 78 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (5.93%) Solaris
7 55 (5.34%) AIX
8 51 (4.96%) Ubuntu
9 37 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
12 27 (2.62%) Apple iOS
13 24 (2.33%) Android
14 17 (1.65%) Debian
15 16 (1.55%) SUSE
16 14 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (1.26%) Windows 7
18 12 (1.17%) HPUX
19 9 (0.87%) Windows 8
20 7 (0.68%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (19.83%) Software Engineering
2 191 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (14.19%) ITIL
4 125 (12.15%) MVC
5 116 (11.27%) OO
6 94 (9.14%) OOP
7 83 (8.07%) DevOps
8 58 (5.64%) Scrum
9 57 (5.54%) TDD
10 47 (4.57%) BDD
11 46 (4.47%) OO PHP
11 46 (4.47%) SOA
12 45 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 41 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (3.98%) Project Management
14 40 (3.89%) OOD
15 37 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (3.11%) Penetration Testing
18 30 (2.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 267 (25.95%) JavaScript
2 256 (24.88%) SQL
3 237 (23.03%) PHP
4 158 (15.35%) Java
5 149 (14.48%) C++
6 118 (11.47%) Perl
6 118 (11.47%) Shell Script
7 116 (11.27%) Python
8 112 (10.88%) C
9 98 (9.52%) C#
10 96 (9.33%) PHP5
11 91 (8.84%) Ruby
12 46 (4.47%) Bash Shell
13 26 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 25 (2.43%) Embedded C
15 16 (1.55%) Embedded C++
15 16 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.46%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.36%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (17.20%) Degree
2 121 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 93 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 64 (6.22%) DV Cleared
5 63 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (4.18%) CCNP
6 43 (4.18%) CCNA
7 25 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (1.94%) CISSP
9 19 (1.85%) PhD
10 18 (1.75%) RHCE
11 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (1.46%) GCIA
13 14 (1.36%) RHCSA
14 10 (0.97%) GCIH
15 9 (0.87%) GIAC
16 8 (0.78%) CCSA
16 8 (0.78%) SSCP
16 8 (0.78%) PMP
16 8 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 29 (2.82%) QA
2 28 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.75%) SLA
4 17 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 134 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (7.77%) vSphere
3 77 (7.48%) Active Directory
4 62 (6.03%) vCloud
5 22 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.94%) Firmware
7 17 (1.65%) Snort
8 13 (1.26%) VMware ESX
8 13 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.97%) Postfix
9 10 (0.97%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.49%) NFS
10 5 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.49%) Samba
10 5 (0.49%) Xen
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (3.79%) HAProxy
2 38 (3.69%) Puppet
3 25 (2.43%) SCCM
4 21 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.46%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.07%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (0.58%) HP SIM
8 6 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.49%) AppManager
9 5 (0.49%) Nagios
9 5 (0.49%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
12 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 223 (21.67%) VMware
2 153 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 144 (13.99%) Oracle
4 115 (11.18%) Cisco
5 92 (8.94%) Red Hat
6 37 (3.60%) IBM
7 36 (3.50%) Juniper
7 36 (3.50%) HP
8 34 (3.30%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.62%) Zend
10 24 (2.33%) Sun
11 23 (2.24%) Citrix
12 19 (1.85%) Adobe
13 18 (1.75%) Sourcefire
14 17 (1.65%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.65%) F5
15 15 (1.46%) Apple
15 15 (1.46%) McAfee
16 13 (1.26%) Remedy
16 13 (1.26%) Endeca
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sony UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sony UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + 21 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago