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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 23 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.99% 8.05% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.32% 27.27% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 11
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
95 121 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.17% 29.51% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 83 107 53
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) UNIX
2 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
3 24 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 24 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 23 (42.59%) VMware
4 23 (42.59%) Oracle
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Open Source
6 21 (38.89%) Bash Shell
6 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (38.89%) CentOS
6 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
6 21 (38.89%) Perl
6 21 (38.89%) ITIL
6 21 (38.89%) Python
7 20 (37.04%) Security Management
7 20 (37.04%) Shell Script
7 20 (37.04%) RHCE
7 20 (37.04%) HP
7 20 (37.04%) Derivative
7 20 (37.04%) Puppet
7 20 (37.04%) Oracle Linux
7 20 (37.04%) RHCSA
7 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (11.11%) Apache
1 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.56%) Fireworks
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Administrator
2 22 (40.74%) Systems Administrator
2 22 (40.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 22 (40.74%) Linux Administrator
3 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (37.04%) Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Junior
10 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
1 11 (20.37%) CSS
2 9 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) JSP
4 3 (5.56%) Servlets
4 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) XHTML
4 3 (5.56%) J2SE
4 3 (5.56%) HTML5
4 3 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.70%) JPA
5 2 (3.70%) Qt
5 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Open Source
2 20 (37.04%) Derivative
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) W3C
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.70%) Robotics
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) UNIX
3 21 (38.89%) CentOS
3 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (37.04%) Oracle Linux
4 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 21 (38.89%) ITIL
3 20 (37.04%) Security Management
4 11 (20.37%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) OOP
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Content Management
7 3 (5.56%) Document Management
7 3 (5.56%) SEO
7 3 (5.56%) Workflow
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.70%) OOD
8 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Bash Shell
1 21 (38.89%) Perl
1 21 (38.89%) Python
2 20 (37.04%) Shell Script
3 11 (20.37%) C++
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) Java
5 9 (16.67%) C
6 7 (12.96%) PHP
7 6 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (7.41%) C#
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.70%) Ruby
11 1 (1.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) RHCE
3 20 (37.04%) RHCSA
4 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CISSP
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) VMware
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 20 (37.04%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Endeca
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) F5
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago