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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 52 38 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.63% 5.49% 19.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.25% 12.02% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 65
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £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
160 183 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.82% 45.64% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 150 173 165
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 23 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) UNIX
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 16 (30.19%) VMware
5 15 (28.30%) C
6 14 (26.42%) Python
7 13 (24.53%) C++
7 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
8 12 (22.64%) Degree
8 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.75%) SQL
10 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
10 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (18.87%) Puppet
11 9 (16.98%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle
12 8 (15.09%) Perl
12 8 (15.09%) DNS
12 8 (15.09%) HP
12 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (15.09%) Open Source
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
13 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
14 6 (11.32%) Security Management
14 6 (11.32%) RHCE
14 6 (11.32%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) NCrunch
3 2 (3.77%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.77%) WATIR
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.77%) Moq
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.43%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Front Office
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Administrator
2 14 (26.42%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Graduate
5 9 (16.98%) Developer
5 9 (16.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Solaris Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.77%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) Java EE
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.77%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (3.77%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.77%) J2SE
3 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) Java SE
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 2 (3.77%) Spring.NET
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.77%) StructureMap
3 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.77%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.89%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 6 (11.32%) Derivative
4 5 (9.43%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) VHDL
6 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Physics
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) UNIX
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Debian
7 3 (5.66%) AIX
7 3 (5.66%) Solaris
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.77%) VMS
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Security Management
4 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Change Control
5 5 (9.43%) Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps
7 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) MVC
7 2 (3.77%) OOD
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) C
2 14 (26.42%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) C++
4 11 (20.75%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.55%) Java
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.55%) C#
9 3 (5.66%) Ruby
10 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.77%) PHP
11 1 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (1.89%) VBA
11 1 (1.89%) Erlang
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) Clojure
11 1 (1.89%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) RHCE
5 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.77%) vCloud
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) RedPrairie
7 2 (3.77%) Endeca
7 2 (3.77%) Veritas
7 2 (3.77%) JBoss
8 1 (1.89%) QNX
8 1 (1.89%) Kofax
8 1 (1.89%) Google
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 13 days ago