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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.47% 6.43% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.48% 17.68% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 10
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
105 164 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.07% 36.36% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 97 157 172
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (58.93%) UNIX
2 26 (46.43%) Windows
3 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
4 22 (39.29%) ITIL
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (35.71%) Python
5 20 (35.71%) Perl
5 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (30.36%) VMware
6 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
6 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.36%) CSS
7 16 (28.57%) Oracle
7 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 16 (28.57%) CentOS
8 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
8 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
8 15 (26.79%) HP
9 13 (23.21%) Security Management
9 13 (23.21%) RHCE
9 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (23.21%) Open Source
9 13 (23.21%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (23.21%) Puppet
9 13 (23.21%) Derivative
9 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DHCP
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) Network Security
3 7 (12.50%) DMZ
3 7 (12.50%) X.400
3 7 (12.50%) FTP
3 7 (12.50%) HTTP
3 7 (12.50%) SMTP
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 2 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MySQL
1 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.79%) Redmine
3 1 (1.79%) Juju
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Military
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 21 (37.50%) Administrator
2 20 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 20 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
2 20 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Linux Support
6 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Junior
8 5 (8.93%) Junior Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) HTML
1 17 (30.36%) CSS
2 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (8.93%) Qt
4 4 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (7.14%) CSS3
5 3 (5.36%) XHTML
6 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (1.79%) Web Services
7 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Derivative
2 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) CESG
3 7 (12.50%) User Experience
4 4 (7.14%) Robotics
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) W3C
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) UNIX
2 26 (46.43%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) CentOS
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 17 (30.36%) Software Testing
3 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.21%) Security Management
4 13 (23.21%) Open Source
4 13 (23.21%) Server Building
5 11 (19.64%) OO
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Online Marketing
8 4 (7.14%) OOD
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
9 3 (5.36%) SEO
9 3 (5.36%) Content Management
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.36%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.57%) Line Management
10 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Perl
1 20 (35.71%) Python
1 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
4 11 (19.64%) C++
5 8 (14.29%) Ruby
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) Korn
6 7 (12.50%) C
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.79%) C#
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) DV Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) RHCE
3 13 (23.21%) RHCSA
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.50%) CCNA
6 7 (12.50%) CISSP
6 7 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) VMware
3 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 16 (28.57%) Oracle
4 15 (26.79%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) Adobe
7 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 2 (3.57%) EMC
7 2 (3.57%) CommVault
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Intel
8 1 (1.79%) Endeca
8 1 (1.79%) F5
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