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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 34 12
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.17% 8.53% 13.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.35% 30.00% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 30 35
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
149 110 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 50.00% 28.42% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 138 107 148
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 11 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 83 (55.33%) Python
2 81 (54.00%) CSS
2 81 (54.00%) HTML
2 81 (54.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (40.67%) Ruby
4 59 (39.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 48 (32.00%) Perl
6 46 (30.67%) Unix
7 41 (27.33%) Bash Shell
8 37 (24.67%) VMware
9 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 35 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 35 (23.33%) Front End Development
11 34 (22.67%) Windows
12 33 (22.00%) ITIL
12 33 (22.00%) MySQL
12 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (21.33%) Ubuntu
14 31 (20.67%) Red Hat
15 29 (19.33%) Oracle
15 29 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
16 27 (18.00%) Open Source
17 24 (16.00%) RHCE
17 24 (16.00%) Puppet
18 23 (15.33%) PHP
19 22 (14.67%) Security Management
19 22 (14.67%) Shell Script
19 22 (14.67%) HP
19 22 (14.67%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (14.67%) Apache
2 14 (9.33%) IIS
3 5 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (13.33%) DNS
3 13 (8.67%) Firewall
4 10 (6.67%) Internet
5 8 (5.33%) SAN
6 7 (4.67%) DHCP
6 7 (4.67%) SMTP
7 6 (4.00%) HTTP
8 4 (2.67%) DMZ
8 4 (2.67%) FTP
8 4 (2.67%) Network Security
8 4 (2.67%) X.400
9 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.33%) Wireless
10 1 (0.67%) LAN
10 1 (0.67%) LDAP
10 1 (0.67%) VoIP
10 1 (0.67%) VPN
10 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.00%) MySQL
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.33%) Big Data
3 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.33%) Redis
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.00%) Marketing
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Front Office
3 2 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (38.67%) Developer
2 48 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
3 35 (23.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (20.67%) Administrator
5 29 (19.33%) Systems Administrator
6 28 (18.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 26 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (16.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 23 (15.33%) Support Engineer
10 21 (14.00%) Web Developer
11 20 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
12 19 (12.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (12.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (12.67%) Linux Administrator
12 19 (12.67%) Linux Support
12 19 (12.67%) Linux Support Engineer
12 19 (12.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (12.00%) PHP Developer
14 16 (10.67%) Angular Developer
14 16 (10.67%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (54.00%) CSS
1 81 (54.00%) HTML
2 59 (39.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 35 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 17 (11.33%) jQuery
5 16 (10.67%) LAMP
6 6 (4.00%) .NET
6 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.67%) Web Services
8 3 (2.00%) Qt
9 1 (0.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.67%) CSS3
9 1 (0.67%) HTML5
9 1 (0.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Derivative
2 13 (8.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Social Media
5 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.67%) CESG
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.67%) Unix
2 34 (22.67%) Windows
3 32 (21.33%) Ubuntu
4 29 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (14.67%) CentOS
5 22 (14.67%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.00%) Debian
8 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (2.67%) SUSE
10 3 (2.00%) Android
11 2 (1.33%) AIX
11 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) Front End Development
2 33 (22.00%) ITIL
3 27 (18.00%) Open Source
4 22 (14.67%) Security Management
4 22 (14.67%) Software Testing
5 19 (12.67%) OO
6 16 (10.67%) OO PHP
6 16 (10.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (8.67%) MVC
7 13 (8.67%) OOP
8 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.67%) Web Development
10 9 (6.00%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.33%) DevOps
12 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (2.67%) Supplier Management
14 3 (2.00%) High Availability
14 3 (2.00%) Validation
15 2 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 83 (55.33%) Python
2 81 (54.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (40.67%) Ruby
4 48 (32.00%) Perl
5 41 (27.33%) Bash Shell
6 23 (15.33%) PHP
7 22 (14.67%) Shell Script
8 19 (12.67%) Korn
9 11 (7.33%) PHP 5
10 10 (6.67%) C++
11 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.33%) Java
13 4 (2.67%) C
14 3 (2.00%) C#
14 3 (2.00%) SQL
14 3 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.00%) RHCE
3 22 (14.67%) RHCSA
4 14 (9.33%) Degree
5 11 (7.33%) CCNA
5 11 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (4.67%) MCSE
6 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.67%) MCITP
8 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.67%) Docker
3 4 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (1.33%) LXC
4 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (24.67%) VMware
2 36 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (20.67%) Red Hat
4 29 (19.33%) Oracle
5 22 (14.67%) HP
6 11 (7.33%) Cisco
7 6 (4.00%) Dell
7 6 (4.00%) Google
8 3 (2.00%) IBM
8 3 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (0.67%) EMC
9 1 (0.67%) Veeam
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