The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2492 2399 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.90% 10.82% 10.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.47% 37.05% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 2084 2175
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6477 6475 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.32% 29.20% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5398 5591 5798
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South East region.

Linux Salary Trend in the South East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 642 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Hampshire 0 529 £38,500 +10.00% 57
Surrey -4 517 £42,500 - 52
East Sussex 0 212 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Buckinghamshire +12 198 £37,000 +10.44% 24
Oxfordshire -4 142 £40,000 -11.11% 24
West Sussex -5 142 £45,000 +24.13% 12
Kent -3 81 £40,000 - 11
Middlesex -5 47 £45,000 +8.43% 6
Sussex +6 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1963 (39.65%) Windows
2 1401 (28.30%) UNIX
3 1316 (26.58%) Java
4 1232 (24.88%) MySQL
5 1186 (23.95%) SQL
6 1095 (22.12%) Degree
7 979 (19.77%) Oracle
8 956 (19.31%) HTML
9 943 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 869 (17.55%) PHP
11 859 (17.35%) Apache
12 825 (16.66%) C++
13 814 (16.44%) CSS
14 758 (15.31%) VMware
15 740 (14.95%) Software Engineering
16 703 (14.20%) Microsoft
17 692 (13.98%) Red Hat
18 668 (13.49%) Python
19 602 (12.16%) C
20 592 (11.96%) TCP/IP
21 564 (11.39%) Computer Science
22 560 (11.31%) SQL Server
23 558 (11.27%) Perl
24 522 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
25 520 (10.50%) Security Cleared
26 519 (10.48%) OO
27 515 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 498 (10.06%) Firewall
29 491 (9.92%) jQuery
30 478 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 859 (17.35%) Apache
2 368 (7.43%) Tomcat
3 218 (4.40%) IIS
4 137 (2.77%) MS Exchange
5 122 (2.46%) Node.js
6 108 (2.18%) Drupal
7 94 (1.90%) CMS
8 88 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 80 (1.62%) nginx
10 68 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 64 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 62 (1.25%) WordPress
13 60 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 49 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 31 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
16 30 (0.61%) Lync
17 29 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
18 28 (0.57%) Joomla!
18 28 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 372 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 153 (3.09%) MS Office
3 55 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 16 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 7 (0.14%) MS Project
10 6 (0.12%) Simulink
10 6 (0.12%) Maya
11 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.020%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 31 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.46%) Magento
2 23 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 22 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 14 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.22%) Retail-J
8 9 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.081%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.040%) MFGPRO
12 2 (0.040%) Tridion
12 2 (0.040%) SAP Retail
12 2 (0.040%) AWD
12 2 (0.040%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.040%) nopCommerce
13 1 (0.020%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 171 (3.45%) SaaS
2 139 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (1.29%) PaaS
5 56 (1.13%) IaaS
6 39 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (0.44%) Office 365
9 19 (0.38%) Route 53
10 18 (0.36%) GitHub
11 16 (0.32%) Basecamp
11 16 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.14%) Force.com
14 6 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 4 (0.081%) ElastiCache
15 4 (0.081%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.061%) Heroku
16 3 (0.061%) Google App Engine
17 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 592 (11.96%) TCP/IP
2 498 (10.06%) Firewall
3 423 (8.54%) DNS
4 375 (7.57%) SAN
5 349 (7.05%) Internet
6 345 (6.97%) HTTP
7 246 (4.97%) VPN
8 172 (3.47%) DHCP
9 171 (3.45%) VoIP
10 162 (3.27%) WAN
11 160 (3.23%) LAN
12 147 (2.97%) LDAP
13 137 (2.77%) FTP
14 127 (2.57%) Network Security
15 123 (2.48%) SSL
16 121 (2.44%) NAS
17 103 (2.08%) SMTP
18 80 (1.62%) OSPF
19 78 (1.58%) VLAN
20 74 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1232 (24.88%) MySQL
2 560 (11.31%) SQL Server
3 277 (5.59%) Oracle Database
4 270 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 234 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 171 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 130 (2.63%) Big Data
8 124 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 105 (2.12%) Hadoop
10 97 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 86 (1.74%) NoSQL
12 82 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 78 (1.58%) MongoDB
14 72 (1.45%) DB2
15 64 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 62 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 49 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
19 36 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 467 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 320 (6.46%) Subversion
3 189 (3.82%) Eclipse
4 136 (2.75%) Maven
5 111 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 100 (2.02%) Visual Studio
7 89 (1.80%) Ant
8 81 (1.64%) JIRA
9 80 (1.62%) JUnit
10 79 (1.60%) Selenium
11 48 (0.97%) YourKit
12 42 (0.85%) GDB
13 35 (0.71%) GCC
14 30 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 28 (0.57%) PHPUnit
16 24 (0.48%) Metasploit
17 19 (0.38%) JMeter
18 18 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 403 (8.14%) Finance
2 398 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 189 (3.82%) Marketing
4 148 (2.99%) Retail
5 123 (2.48%) Electronics
6 82 (1.66%) French Language
7 77 (1.56%) Banking
8 71 (1.43%) German Language
9 55 (1.11%) Legal
10 52 (1.05%) Back Office
11 49 (0.99%) Advertising
12 47 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 43 (0.87%) Games
13 43 (0.87%) Military
14 27 (0.55%) Billing
14 27 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 21 (0.42%) Multimedia
16 18 (0.36%) Automotive
17 15 (0.30%) Publishing
18 14 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1423 (28.74%) Developer
2 583 (11.78%) Administrator
3 469 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 451 (9.11%) Software Engineer
5 424 (8.56%) Systems Administrator
6 369 (7.45%) Analyst
6 369 (7.45%) Java Developer
7 341 (6.89%) Linux Administrator
8 313 (6.32%) PHP Developer
9 283 (5.72%) Web Developer
10 280 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 225 (4.54%) Consultant
12 222 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
13 212 (4.28%) Technical Support
14 192 (3.88%) Software Developer
15 190 (3.84%) Senior Developer
16 187 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
17 175 (3.53%) DBA
18 165 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
19 152 (3.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 956 (19.31%) HTML
2 814 (16.44%) CSS
3 491 (9.92%) jQuery
4 428 (8.64%) XML
5 425 (8.58%) Web Services
6 333 (6.73%) .NET
7 292 (5.90%) LAMP
8 253 (5.11%) Spring
9 237 (4.79%) J2EE
10 220 (4.44%) HTML5
11 215 (4.34%) Hibernate
12 179 (3.62%) Ajax
13 147 (2.97%) CSS3
14 144 (2.91%) JSP
15 139 (2.81%) SOAP
16 119 (2.40%) XHTML
17 115 (2.32%) Middleware
18 104 (2.10%) RESTful
19 89 (1.80%) JSON
20 88 (1.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 564 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 362 (7.31%) Open Source
3 194 (3.92%) Social Media
4 193 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 189 (3.82%) Clustering
6 153 (3.09%) Mathematics
7 123 (2.48%) Replication
8 91 (1.84%) Firmware
8 91 (1.84%) Physics
9 77 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 75 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 69 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 68 (1.37%) Statistics
13 62 (1.25%) Device Driver
14 60 (1.21%) Client/Server
15 43 (0.87%) EFT
16 39 (0.79%) Kindle
16 39 (0.79%) VHDL
17 38 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
18 36 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1963 (39.65%) Windows
2 1401 (28.30%) UNIX
3 515 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 407 (8.22%) Solaris
5 309 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 265 (5.35%) Ubuntu
7 225 (4.54%) CentOS
8 199 (4.02%) AIX
9 192 (3.88%) Debian
10 185 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 162 (3.27%) Windows 7
12 140 (2.83%) Android
13 135 (2.73%) Mac OS X
14 120 (2.42%) Apple iOS
15 119 (2.40%) HPUX
16 114 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 111 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
18 78 (1.58%) SUSE
19 69 (1.39%) Windows XP
20 61 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (14.95%) Software Engineering
2 522 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (10.48%) OO
4 463 (9.35%) ITIL
5 343 (6.93%) MVC
6 241 (4.87%) TDD
7 218 (4.40%) Configuration Management
8 207 (4.18%) E-Commerce
9 205 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
10 202 (4.08%) Multithreading
11 200 (4.04%) OOP
12 197 (3.98%) Web Development
13 196 (3.96%) DevOps
14 193 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 191 (3.86%) Project Management
15 191 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
16 163 (3.29%) Unit Testing
17 144 (2.91%) Scrum
17 144 (2.91%) Information Security
18 140 (2.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1316 (26.58%) Java
2 1186 (23.95%) SQL
3 943 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 869 (17.55%) PHP
5 825 (16.66%) C++
6 668 (13.49%) Python
7 602 (12.16%) C
8 558 (11.27%) Perl
9 422 (8.52%) C#
10 403 (8.14%) Bash Shell
11 354 (7.15%) Ruby
12 248 (5.01%) Shell Script
13 164 (3.31%) PHP5
14 104 (2.10%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.45%) Embedded C++
16 68 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 63 (1.27%) Embedded C
18 60 (1.21%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.09%) VB
20 52 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1095 (22.12%) Degree
2 520 (10.50%) Security Cleared
3 260 (5.25%) SC Cleared
4 186 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 147 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 137 (2.77%) CCNA
8 125 (2.52%) MCSE
9 116 (2.34%) CISSP
10 85 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
11 81 (1.64%) CCNP
12 60 (1.21%) CEH
13 55 (1.11%) RHCE
14 53 (1.07%) MCSA
15 49 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 42 (0.85%) CISA
17 41 (0.83%) PCI QSA
18 38 (0.77%) OCA
18 38 (0.77%) ISEB
19 35 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.78%) SLA
2 172 (3.47%) QA
3 124 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 97 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 89 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.63%) COBIT
7 30 (0.61%) HL7
8 24 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.30%) JTAG
11 14 (0.28%) WAI
12 9 (0.18%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.10%) COSO
14 2 (0.040%) GPG13
15 1 (0.020%) BS25999
15 1 (0.020%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 478 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 347 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 158 (3.19%) vSphere
4 139 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 85 (1.72%) NFS
6 84 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
7 82 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
8 64 (1.29%) Xen
9 63 (1.27%) vCloud
10 58 (1.17%) KVM
11 57 (1.15%) Snort
12 56 (1.13%) VMware ESX
13 52 (1.05%) XenApp
14 48 (0.97%) XenServer
15 44 (0.89%) Samba
16 39 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 38 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
17 38 (0.77%) XenDesktop
18 37 (0.75%) Postfix
19 25 (0.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 286 (5.78%) Puppet
2 149 (3.01%) Nagios
3 142 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (1.68%) Data Guard
5 56 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 50 (1.01%) SCCM
7 37 (0.75%) Cacti
8 35 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 35 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 31 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 28 (0.57%) Plesk
11 27 (0.55%) Ansible
11 27 (0.55%) WSUS
11 27 (0.55%) Nessus
12 26 (0.53%) ARCserve
13 24 (0.48%) Legato
14 23 (0.46%) Zenoss
15 22 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 18 (0.36%) Tivoli
16 18 (0.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 979 (19.77%) Oracle
2 758 (15.31%) VMware
3 703 (14.20%) Microsoft
4 692 (13.98%) Red Hat
5 437 (8.83%) Cisco
6 232 (4.69%) HP
7 198 (4.00%) Citrix
8 178 (3.60%) JBoss
9 151 (3.05%) EMC
10 144 (2.91%) Sun
11 139 (2.81%) Juniper
12 127 (2.57%) IBM
13 99 (2.00%) Veritas
14 89 (1.80%) CheckPoint
15 85 (1.72%) NetApp
16 70 (1.41%) SAP
17 62 (1.25%) Sybase
18 58 (1.17%) F5
19 55 (1.11%) Symantec
20 54 (1.09%) Zend
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £55000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago