The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 48 46 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 18 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.69% 4.12% 19.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.75% 9.09% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 62
Average salary £35,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
162 198 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 38.94% 45.31% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 186 161
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region.

Linux Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) UNIX
3 21 (34.43%) Python
4 18 (29.51%) VMware
5 16 (26.23%) C
6 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.59%) Puppet
7 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
8 13 (21.31%) C++
8 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.67%) Ubuntu
9 12 (19.67%) Degree
9 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.03%) Analytics
10 11 (18.03%) SQL
10 11 (18.03%) Apache
11 10 (16.39%) Nagios
11 10 (16.39%) Debian
12 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
12 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (13.11%) DNS
13 8 (13.11%) ITIL
13 8 (13.11%) Perl
14 7 (11.48%) Oracle
14 7 (11.48%) HP
14 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
14 7 (11.48%) Oracle Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (18.03%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) FileNet
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) SAN
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.64%) Redis
1 1 (1.64%) Big Data
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (8.20%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Administrator
2 20 (32.79%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (21.31%) Software Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (21.31%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (18.03%) Graduate
5 9 (14.75%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Java EE
2 2 (3.28%) J2SE
2 2 (3.28%) Java SE
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) JavaBeans
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) Django
3 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.64%) OpenCL
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) EJB
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) JSP
3 1 (1.64%) Servlets
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) Swing
3 1 (1.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Open Source
2 5 (8.20%) Derivative
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Firmware
4 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.64%) VHDL
5 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) UNIX
3 12 (19.67%) Ubuntu
4 10 (16.39%) Debian
5 9 (14.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.48%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (9.84%) CentOS
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.92%) AIX
9 3 (4.92%) Solaris
10 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.28%) VMS
10 2 (3.28%) SUSE
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.03%) Analytics
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
4 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.84%) Change Control
5 5 (8.20%) Security Management
5 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Kanban
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) Web Design
7 2 (3.28%) OO
8 1 (1.64%) CRM
8 1 (1.64%) UML
8 1 (1.64%) OOP
8 1 (1.64%) Workflow
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Python
2 16 (26.23%) C
3 13 (21.31%) C++
4 11 (18.03%) SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.56%) Java
9 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) C#
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) Clojure
10 1 (1.64%) Golang
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.64%) Erlang
10 1 (1.64%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) Degree
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) RHCE
5 1 (1.64%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) vCloud
3 3 (4.92%) PowerHA
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) Puppet
2 10 (16.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) VMware
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 7 (11.48%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 2 (3.28%) Veritas
7 2 (3.28%) JBoss
8 1 (1.64%) QNX
8 1 (1.64%) Kofax
8 1 (1.64%) Google
Portsmouth
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £22500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago