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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 37 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.56% 11.91% 19.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 22.49% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 32 69
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
126 169 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.81% 52.98% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 114 163 140
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Open Source
3 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 19 (30.65%) Red Hat
4 19 (30.65%) C#
5 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
5 17 (27.42%) HTML
5 17 (27.42%) .NET
5 17 (27.42%) CSS
5 17 (27.42%) C
6 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.81%) JIRA
7 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
7 15 (24.19%) Retail
7 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (24.19%) UNIX
7 15 (24.19%) OO
7 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
8 14 (22.58%) Oracle
8 14 (22.58%) CentOS
8 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 14 (22.58%) IIS
8 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (20.97%) Back Office
9 13 (20.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (20.97%) Moq

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (22.58%) IIS
2 13 (20.97%) Confluence
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) FileNet
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Internet
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) SAN
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) RavenDB
2 13 (20.97%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) JIRA
2 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (20.97%) Moq
3 13 (20.97%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.97%) NCrunch
3 13 (20.97%) ReSharper
3 13 (20.97%) WATIR
3 13 (20.97%) TeamCity
3 13 (20.97%) NUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
General
1 15 (24.19%) Retail
2 13 (20.97%) Back Office
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Senior Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Administrator
3 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
4 14 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (20.97%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (14.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (11.29%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
9 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) CSS
1 17 (27.42%) HTML
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) .NET Framework
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.97%) NHibernate
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 13 (20.97%) Dapper ORM
3 13 (20.97%) MSMQ
3 13 (20.97%) jQuery
3 13 (20.97%) Spring.NET
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (20.97%) StructureMap
3 13 (20.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (20.97%) Castle Windsor
3 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (6.45%) J2SE
4 4 (6.45%) J2EE
4 4 (6.45%) JSP
4 4 (6.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Open Source
2 11 (17.74%) Derivative
3 6 (9.68%) Clustering
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
7 1 (1.61%) VHDL
7 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) UNIX
4 14 (22.58%) CentOS
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
7 3 (4.84%) Solaris
7 3 (4.84%) SUSE
8 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (3.23%) VMS
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) OO
1 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.97%) OOD
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) TDD
2 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
2 13 (20.97%) MVC
2 13 (20.97%) Refactoring
2 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (20.97%) Dependency Injection
2 13 (20.97%) BDD
2 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
3 11 (17.74%) Security Management
4 4 (6.45%) Document Management
4 4 (6.45%) Workflow
5 3 (4.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) C#
2 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.42%) C
3 13 (20.97%) Python
3 13 (20.97%) Ruby
3 13 (20.97%) C++
3 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
4 12 (19.35%) Perl
4 12 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 11 (17.74%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.68%) Embedded C
7 5 (8.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 4 (6.45%) Java
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) RHCSA
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) DV Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) RHCE
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.61%) PhD
6 1 (1.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) PowerHA
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) Red Hat
2 19 (30.65%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
4 13 (20.97%) Endeca
4 13 (20.97%) RedPrairie
5 12 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco
6 6 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas
8 2 (3.23%) QNX
9 1 (1.61%) Kofax
9 1 (1.61%) Google
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