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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.85% 7.36% 10.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.53% 35.29% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 12 18
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,850 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 42.56% 20.86% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 148 33 49
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,500 £45,000
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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (50.59%) UNIX
2 36 (42.35%) Apache
3 30 (35.29%) Windows
4 27 (31.76%) Python
5 24 (28.24%) PHP
6 23 (27.06%) Nagios
6 23 (27.06%) Debian
6 23 (27.06%) Ubuntu
6 23 (27.06%) Puppet
6 23 (27.06%) Analytics
7 20 (23.53%) SQL
7 20 (23.53%) MySQL
8 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.00%) HTML
10 16 (18.82%) SOAP
11 15 (17.65%) CSS
11 15 (17.65%) Replication
12 14 (16.47%) Firewall
13 13 (15.29%) REST
14 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (14.12%) C
15 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.76%) jQuery
16 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
16 10 (11.76%) FreeBSD
16 10 (11.76%) C++
16 10 (11.76%) XML
17 9 (10.59%) Finance
17 9 (10.59%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (42.35%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.53%) FileNet
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) X.400
4 2 (2.35%) DMZ
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.35%) SMTP
4 2 (2.35%) FTP
4 2 (2.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) VLAN
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) MySQL
2 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.18%) Big Data
8 1 (1.18%) Redis
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Administrator
2 25 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (27.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 23 (27.06%) Linux Administrator
4 22 (25.88%) Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Software Engineer
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (11.76%) PHP Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.24%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Graduate
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Architect
9 6 (7.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) HTML
2 16 (18.82%) SOAP
3 15 (17.65%) CSS
4 13 (15.29%) REST
5 10 (11.76%) jQuery
5 10 (11.76%) XML
6 9 (10.59%) Web Services
6 9 (10.59%) .NET
7 7 (8.24%) J2EE
8 5 (5.88%) Ajax
8 5 (5.88%) LAMP
9 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.71%) WSDL
9 4 (4.71%) JMS
9 4 (4.71%) Swing
9 4 (4.71%) Struts
9 4 (4.71%) Java EE
9 4 (4.71%) Spring
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Replication
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.53%) Social Media
4 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.35%) Open Source
5 2 (2.35%) CESG
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) UNIX
2 30 (35.29%) Windows
3 23 (27.06%) Debian
3 23 (27.06%) Ubuntu
4 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.76%) FreeBSD
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) CentOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) HPUX
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Analytics
2 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.59%) MVC
4 7 (8.24%) UML
5 6 (7.06%) ITIL
6 5 (5.88%) OOP
7 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) SOA
7 4 (4.71%) OO
7 4 (4.71%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (3.53%) Content Management
8 3 (3.53%) Document Management
8 3 (3.53%) Information Security
8 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.53%) Scrum
9 2 (2.35%) ArchiMate
9 2 (2.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Python
2 24 (28.24%) PHP
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.12%) C
6 10 (11.76%) C++
7 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) Java
9 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) C#
9 3 (3.53%) VB
9 3 (3.53%) VBA
10 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) PHP5
11 1 (1.18%) PHP4
11 1 (1.18%) Erlang
11 1 (1.18%) Clojure
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.59%) DV Cleared
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 5 (5.88%) CCNP
3 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.35%) CISSP
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.35%) RHCE
4 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) vCloud
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) Nagios
1 23 (27.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) VMware
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Sage
4 4 (4.71%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) Kofax
6 2 (2.35%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.35%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) Brocade
7 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix
7 1 (1.18%) Symantec
7 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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