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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.91% 14.48% 22.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.92% 27.45% 59.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 57
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
104 153 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.38% 52.76% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 143 92
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £45,000
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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Open Source
4 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 19 (31.67%) VMware
6 18 (30.00%) CSS
6 18 (30.00%) C#
6 18 (30.00%) HTML
6 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (28.33%) CentOS
7 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (28.33%) Oracle
8 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.67%) OO
8 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (25.00%) JIRA
9 15 (25.00%) Perl
9 15 (25.00%) ITIL
9 15 (25.00%) UNIX
9 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 15 (25.00%) Retail
9 15 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 14 (23.33%) Security Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (23.33%) IIS
2 13 (21.67%) Confluence
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Internet
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) RavenDB
2 13 (21.67%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) JIRA
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (21.67%) Moq
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (21.67%) NCrunch
2 13 (21.67%) ReSharper
2 13 (21.67%) WATIR
2 13 (21.67%) TeamCity
2 13 (21.67%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (25.00%) Retail
2 13 (21.67%) Back Office
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Senior Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Administrator
3 15 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (21.67%) Software Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (21.67%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (21.67%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
1 18 (30.00%) CSS
2 16 (26.67%) .NET
3 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (21.67%) NHibernate
4 13 (21.67%) Spring.NET
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (21.67%) StructureMap
4 13 (21.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (21.67%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (21.67%) MSMQ
4 13 (21.67%) jQuery
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (21.67%) Dapper ORM
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 6 (10.00%) Spring
7 3 (5.00%) J2SE
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Open Source
2 14 (23.33%) Derivative
3 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) CentOS
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (25.00%) UNIX
4 15 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (23.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) SUSE
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) OO
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 15 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 14 (23.33%) Security Management
3 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 13 (21.67%) Pair Programming
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) OOD
4 13 (21.67%) Refactoring
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.67%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (21.67%) BDD
4 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) OOP
7 3 (5.00%) Document Management
7 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (30.00%) C#
2 15 (25.00%) Perl
2 15 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (23.33%) Python
3 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby
4 13 (21.67%) C
4 13 (21.67%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.67%) C++
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (11.67%) Embedded C
7 6 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
9 3 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) RHCSA
2 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) RHCE
3 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.00%) CEH
5 3 (5.00%) CISSP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.33%) MCITP
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) VCP4
7 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (28.33%) Oracle
5 14 (23.33%) HP
6 13 (21.67%) Endeca
6 13 (21.67%) RedPrairie
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.67%) QNX
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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