The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 50 40 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.43% 3.23% 15.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.68% 7.78% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 44
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £34,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 180 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.36% 41.47% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 157 172 131
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 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (47.95%) UNIX
2 25 (34.25%) Python
3 22 (30.14%) Windows
4 21 (28.77%) Apache
5 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
6 19 (26.03%) Puppet
6 19 (26.03%) Analytics
6 19 (26.03%) C
7 18 (24.66%) Nagios
7 18 (24.66%) Debian
8 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
8 16 (21.92%) C++
9 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 15 (20.55%) Degree
9 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
10 14 (19.18%) VMware
11 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.33%) PHP
12 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
13 8 (10.96%) CSS
13 8 (10.96%) HTML
14 7 (9.59%) MySQL
15 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
15 6 (8.22%) Perl
15 6 (8.22%) IBM
15 6 (8.22%) SAN
15 6 (8.22%) NetApp
15 6 (8.22%) DHCP
15 6 (8.22%) DNS
15 6 (8.22%) Legal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (28.77%) Apache
2 3 (4.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) FileNet
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) SAN
1 6 (8.22%) DHCP
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 6 (8.22%) Legal
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Administrator
2 27 (36.99%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (28.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 21 (28.77%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (21.92%) Software Engineer
5 14 (19.18%) Developer
5 14 (19.18%) Graduate
6 12 (16.44%) C Software Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Solaris Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) CSS
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) Java EE
3 3 (4.11%) jQuery
3 3 (4.11%) LAMP
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) J2SE
4 2 (2.74%) J2EE
4 2 (2.74%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) JSP
4 2 (2.74%) Servlets
4 2 (2.74%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) Java SE
4 2 (2.74%) REST
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.37%) CSS3
5 1 (1.37%) HTML5
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Replication
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
4 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) UNIX
2 22 (30.14%) Windows
3 20 (27.40%) Ubuntu
4 18 (24.66%) Debian
5 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) VMS
7 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) CentOS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) HPUX
8 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Analytics
2 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.22%) Change Control
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL
4 4 (5.48%) OOP
4 4 (5.48%) OO
5 3 (4.11%) MVC
5 3 (4.11%) Scrum
5 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.74%) Migration
6 2 (2.74%) Workflow
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Web Design
6 2 (2.74%) Content Management
6 2 (2.74%) Document Management
6 2 (2.74%) Kanban
6 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) DevOps
7 1 (1.37%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Python
2 19 (26.03%) C
3 16 (21.92%) C++
4 15 (20.55%) SQL
5 9 (12.33%) PHP
6 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) Perl
7 5 (6.85%) Java
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.74%) C#
9 2 (2.74%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) VBA
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) Golang
10 1 (1.37%) Clojure
10 1 (1.37%) Erlang
10 1 (1.37%) PHP5
10 1 (1.37%) PHP4
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) vCloud
2 3 (4.11%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) Puppet
2 18 (24.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) VMware
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) NetApp
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Veritas
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 2 (2.74%) Kofax
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Sage