The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.15% 8.99% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.54% 26.88% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 47
Median salary £33,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
111 93 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 44.76% 33.45% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 106 83 133
Median salary £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 71 (57.26%) JavaScript
2 69 (55.65%) HTML
2 69 (55.65%) CSS
3 56 (45.16%) Python
4 49 (39.52%) Ruby
5 46 (37.10%) Unix
6 45 (36.29%) Ruby on Rails
7 33 (26.61%) MySQL
8 32 (25.81%) Perl
9 31 (25.00%) Web Development
9 31 (25.00%) Ubuntu
10 27 (21.77%) PHP
11 26 (20.97%) Windows
11 26 (20.97%) VMware
11 26 (20.97%) Bash Shell
12 24 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 24 (19.35%) Front End Development
12 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 24 (19.35%) Red Hat
13 23 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (17.74%) jQuery
14 22 (17.74%) OO
15 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.13%) LAMP
16 20 (16.13%) OO PHP
17 19 (15.32%) Open Source
17 19 (15.32%) Apache
18 18 (14.52%) ITIL
19 17 (13.71%) OOP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.32%) Apache
2 5 (4.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) Firewall
2 7 (5.65%) Internet
3 5 (4.03%) SAN
4 2 (1.61%) DHCP
4 2 (1.61%) HTTP
4 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.61%) LAN
4 2 (1.61%) SMTP
4 2 (1.61%) VoIP
4 2 (1.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 2 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.61%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.61%) Big Data
2 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.61%) Redis
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.42%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (1.61%) Front Office
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (39.52%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (18.55%) PHP Developer
5 22 (17.74%) Web Developer
6 20 (16.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 20 (16.13%) Support Engineer
7 19 (15.32%) Administrator
7 19 (15.32%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (13.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (13.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 16 (12.90%) Systems Support Engineer
10 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (12.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (12.10%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (12.10%) Linux Support
10 15 (12.10%) Linux Support Engineer
10 15 (12.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (12.10%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.65%) CSS
1 69 (55.65%) HTML
2 45 (36.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (19.35%) AngularJS
4 22 (17.74%) jQuery
5 20 (16.13%) LAMP
6 4 (3.23%) .NET
6 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.42%) Qt
8 2 (1.61%) Ajax
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.61%) CSS3
8 2 (1.61%) HTML5
8 2 (1.61%) LINQ
8 2 (1.61%) OpenCL
8 2 (1.61%) React
8 2 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Derivative
2 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.84%) HACMP
5 3 (2.42%) iPad
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.10%) Unix
2 31 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 26 (20.97%) Windows
4 22 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.29%) Windows Server
6 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.87%) CentOS
7 11 (8.87%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (7.26%) AIX
9 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.03%) Debian
11 3 (2.42%) Android
12 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) SUSE
13 1 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Web Development
2 24 (19.35%) Front End Development
3 22 (17.74%) OO
4 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
5 20 (16.13%) OO PHP
6 19 (15.32%) Open Source
7 18 (14.52%) ITIL
8 17 (13.71%) MVC
8 17 (13.71%) OOP
9 11 (8.87%) Security Management
9 11 (8.87%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
12 5 (4.03%) DevOps
12 5 (4.03%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.42%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (2.42%) Server Building
13 3 (2.42%) Supplier Management
13 3 (2.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) JavaScript
2 56 (45.16%) Python
3 49 (39.52%) Ruby
4 32 (25.81%) Perl
5 27 (21.77%) PHP
6 26 (20.97%) Bash Shell
7 15 (12.10%) Korn
8 14 (11.29%) PHP 5
9 11 (8.87%) Shell Script
10 9 (7.26%) C++
11 6 (4.84%) Java
12 3 (2.42%) C
12 3 (2.42%) SQL
13 2 (1.61%) C#
13 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) RHCE
2 11 (8.87%) RHCSA
2 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.06%) Degree
3 10 (8.06%) MCSE
3 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.65%) CCNA
4 7 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.03%) MCITP
6 4 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.42%) MCP
7 3 (2.42%) MCSA
7 3 (2.42%) MCTS
8 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.61%) Docker
4 2 (1.61%) LXC
4 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) Puppet
2 6 (4.84%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (20.97%) VMware
2 24 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 17 (13.71%) Oracle
4 11 (8.87%) HP
5 7 (5.65%) Cisco
6 2 (1.61%) Dell
6 2 (1.61%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) Veeam
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
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