The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2496 2239 2665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.45% 10.58% 11.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.08% 37.40% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2120 1952 2365
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6387 5987 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.31% 28.29% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 5161 6015
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +6 657 £42,500 - 85
Hampshire +1 572 £37,500 -6.25% 62
Surrey 0 489 £45,000 +5.88% 46
East Sussex +8 241 £37,500 +2.73% 13
Buckinghamshire +16 211 £36,000 +1.40% 27
West Sussex +1 123 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Oxfordshire -6 122 £37,500 -18.47% 25
Kent +8 71 £40,000 +33.33% 19
Middlesex -11 26 £50,000 +8.10% 2
M4 Corridor +3 9 £65,000 +44.44%
Home Counties +9 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 2014 (40.23%) Windows
2 1362 (27.21%) UNIX
3 1296 (25.89%) Java
4 1281 (25.59%) MySQL
5 1190 (23.77%) SQL
6 1108 (22.13%) Degree
7 1021 (20.40%) JavaScript
8 984 (19.66%) HTML
9 899 (17.96%) Oracle
10 877 (17.52%) PHP
11 843 (16.84%) Apache
12 833 (16.64%) C++
13 818 (16.34%) VMware
14 817 (16.32%) CSS
15 783 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
16 733 (14.64%) Software Engineering
17 700 (13.98%) Microsoft
18 683 (13.64%) Red Hat
19 633 (12.64%) TCP/IP
20 615 (12.29%) Python
21 584 (11.67%) C
22 569 (11.37%) SQL Server
23 564 (11.27%) Computer Science
24 562 (11.23%) Perl
25 535 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 519 (10.37%) Firewall
27 513 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
28 509 (10.17%) Security Cleared
29 503 (10.05%) OO
30 501 (10.01%) ITIL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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
1 843 (16.84%) Apache
2 413 (8.25%) Tomcat
3 227 (4.53%) IIS
4 116 (2.32%) MS Exchange
5 115 (2.30%) Node.js
6 98 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 79 (1.58%) Drupal
8 73 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 69 (1.38%) nginx
10 65 (1.30%) SharePoint
11 57 (1.14%) WordPress
12 50 (1.00%) CMS
13 43 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 42 (0.84%) Lync
15 36 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 36 (0.72%) Joomla!
16 28 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
17 25 (0.50%) Jetty
18 24 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 366 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 128 (2.56%) MS Office
3 49 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.20%) MS Project
8 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.100%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.060%) Simulink
11 2 (0.040%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.020%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 30 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (0.36%) Magento
3 16 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.26%) Retail-J
5 11 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.100%) MFGPRO
9 4 (0.080%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.040%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle BRM
12 1 (0.020%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 183 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (3.04%) SaaS
3 61 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 55 (1.10%) IaaS
5 50 (1.00%) PaaS
6 34 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 27 (0.54%) GitHub
8 20 (0.40%) Basecamp
8 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (0.30%) Route 53
11 14 (0.28%) Office 365
12 7 (0.14%) Force.com
12 7 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.100%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 633 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 519 (10.37%) Firewall
3 450 (8.99%) DNS
4 391 (7.81%) HTTP
5 352 (7.03%) Internet
6 348 (6.95%) SAN
7 250 (4.99%) VPN
8 215 (4.29%) WAN
9 188 (3.76%) VoIP
10 185 (3.70%) LAN
11 179 (3.58%) DHCP
12 175 (3.50%) SSL
13 161 (3.22%) LDAP
14 139 (2.78%) Network Security
15 115 (2.30%) NAS
15 115 (2.30%) FTP
16 92 (1.84%) SMTP
17 90 (1.80%) Wireshark
18 84 (1.68%) BGP
19 83 (1.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1281 (25.59%) MySQL
2 569 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 259 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 246 (4.91%) Oracle Database
5 232 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
6 138 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 130 (2.60%) Big Data
8 127 (2.54%) RDBMS
9 119 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 85 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 75 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 74 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 73 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 70 (1.40%) DB2
15 54 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 52 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 46 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
18 40 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 40 (0.80%) HBase
19 36 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 492 (9.83%) Git (software)
2 360 (7.19%) Subversion
3 163 (3.26%) Eclipse
4 148 (2.96%) Maven
5 146 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 116 (2.32%) Selenium
7 100 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 95 (1.90%) Ant
9 87 (1.74%) JIRA
10 73 (1.46%) JUnit
11 48 (0.96%) GDB
12 46 (0.92%) YourKit
13 45 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 45 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
14 40 (0.80%) GCC
15 39 (0.78%) JMeter
16 32 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (0.58%) LoadRunner
18 25 (0.50%) PHPUnit
19 22 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 450 (8.99%) Finance
2 400 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 184 (3.68%) Marketing
4 167 (3.34%) Retail
5 108 (2.16%) Banking
5 108 (2.16%) Electronics
6 76 (1.52%) French Language
7 62 (1.24%) German Language
8 58 (1.16%) Legal
9 51 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 47 (0.94%) Advertising
11 42 (0.84%) Military
12 34 (0.68%) Back Office
13 29 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 28 (0.56%) Games
15 24 (0.48%) Billing
16 19 (0.38%) Publishing
16 19 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.36%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1441 (28.79%) Developer
2 569 (11.37%) Administrator
3 469 (9.37%) Support Engineer
4 455 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 443 (8.85%) Analyst
6 433 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
7 381 (7.61%) Java Developer
8 322 (6.43%) PHP Developer
9 313 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
10 306 (6.11%) Web Developer
11 264 (5.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 231 (4.61%) Consultant
13 226 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
14 196 (3.92%) Support Analyst
15 184 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
16 181 (3.62%) Technical Support
17 171 (3.42%) Senior Developer
17 171 (3.42%) C++ Developer
18 170 (3.40%) Software Developer
19 169 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 984 (19.66%) HTML
2 817 (16.32%) CSS
3 500 (9.99%) jQuery
4 492 (9.83%) Web Services
5 442 (8.83%) XML
6 347 (6.93%) LAMP
7 275 (5.49%) .NET
8 264 (5.27%) Spring
9 261 (5.21%) J2EE
10 244 (4.87%) HTML5
11 212 (4.23%) Hibernate
12 189 (3.78%) Ajax
13 184 (3.68%) CSS3
14 168 (3.36%) SOAP
15 155 (3.10%) JSP
16 110 (2.20%) XHTML
17 107 (2.14%) JSON
18 101 (2.02%) RESTful
19 98 (1.96%) Middleware
20 89 (1.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 564 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 360 (7.19%) Open Source
3 337 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 205 (4.10%) Social Media
5 181 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 165 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 154 (3.08%) Algorithms
8 135 (2.70%) Clustering
9 94 (1.88%) Physics
10 86 (1.72%) Replication
11 82 (1.64%) Visualisation
12 81 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
13 73 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 66 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
15 65 (1.30%) User Experience
16 61 (1.22%) Client/Server
17 52 (1.04%) Device Driver
18 44 (0.88%) Statistics
19 43 (0.86%) VHDL
20 40 (0.80%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2014 (40.23%) Windows
2 1362 (27.21%) UNIX
3 535 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 429 (8.57%) Solaris
5 383 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 287 (5.73%) Ubuntu
7 270 (5.39%) CentOS
8 257 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 213 (4.25%) AIX
10 206 (4.12%) Debian
11 184 (3.68%) Windows 7
12 152 (3.04%) Mac OS X
13 146 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 136 (2.72%) Android
15 112 (2.24%) SUSE
16 110 (2.20%) Apple iOS
17 99 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
18 88 (1.76%) HPUX
19 77 (1.54%) Windows XP
20 58 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
2 733 (14.64%) Software Engineering
3 503 (10.05%) OO
4 501 (10.01%) ITIL
5 333 (6.65%) MVC
6 261 (5.21%) Multithreading
7 249 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 246 (4.91%) E-Commerce
9 236 (4.71%) TDD
10 230 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
11 222 (4.43%) DevOps
12 218 (4.35%) OOP
13 204 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
14 192 (3.84%) Web Development
15 190 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 177 (3.54%) Project Management
17 176 (3.52%) Scrum
18 168 (3.36%) Information Security
19 156 (3.12%) Kalman Filter
20 141 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1296 (25.89%) Java
2 1190 (23.77%) SQL
3 1021 (20.40%) JavaScript
4 877 (17.52%) PHP
5 833 (16.64%) C++
6 615 (12.29%) Python
7 584 (11.67%) C
8 562 (11.23%) Perl
9 422 (8.43%) Bash Shell
10 388 (7.75%) C#
11 335 (6.69%) Ruby
12 272 (5.43%) Shell Script
13 146 (2.92%) PHP5
14 96 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 90 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 68 (1.36%) Embedded C++
17 63 (1.26%) Embedded C
18 59 (1.18%) MATLAB
18 59 (1.18%) T-SQL
19 57 (1.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1108 (22.13%) Degree
2 509 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 288 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 194 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (3.20%) DV Cleared
6 141 (2.82%) CISSP
7 133 (2.66%) CCNA
8 119 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 95 (1.90%) MCSE
10 93 (1.86%) CCNP
11 83 (1.66%) ISEB
12 59 (1.18%) PhD
12 59 (1.18%) CEH
13 56 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
14 48 (0.96%) CISA
15 45 (0.90%) PCI QSA
16 42 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 42 (0.84%) CISM
16 42 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 36 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (3.84%) SLA
2 178 (3.56%) QA
3 128 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 127 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 42 (0.84%) COBIT
7 31 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.24%) HL7
9 10 (0.20%) GLP
10 9 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.18%) DO-178B
11 8 (0.16%) WAI
12 6 (0.12%) JTAG
13 5 (0.100%) COSO
14 4 (0.080%) GPG13
15 3 (0.060%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
17 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 513 (10.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 344 (6.87%) Active Directory
3 183 (3.66%) vSphere
4 126 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 98 (1.96%) NFS
6 86 (1.72%) Firmware
7 73 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 72 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
9 69 (1.38%) vCloud
10 63 (1.26%) Samba
11 59 (1.18%) KVM
12 53 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
13 50 (1.00%) Postfix
14 48 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
15 46 (0.92%) Snort
16 37 (0.74%) XenServer
17 35 (0.70%) Xen
18 34 (0.68%) XenApp
19 25 (0.50%) XenDesktop
20 24 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 305 (6.09%) Puppet
2 128 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 128 (2.56%) Nagios
3 71 (1.42%) Data Guard
4 59 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 53 (1.06%) SCCM
6 37 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 35 (0.70%) Zenoss
7 35 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 32 (0.64%) Ansible
9 27 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 27 (0.54%) WSUS
10 26 (0.52%) Cacti
10 26 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 26 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
11 22 (0.44%) Nessus
12 21 (0.42%) Tivoli
13 19 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
14 18 (0.36%) Plesk
14 18 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 899 (17.96%) Oracle
2 818 (16.34%) VMware
3 700 (13.98%) Microsoft
4 683 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 487 (9.73%) Cisco
6 249 (4.97%) HP
7 191 (3.82%) JBoss
8 188 (3.76%) Citrix
9 145 (2.90%) Sun
9 145 (2.90%) EMC
10 139 (2.78%) Juniper
11 126 (2.52%) IBM
12 117 (2.34%) CheckPoint
13 89 (1.78%) F5
14 73 (1.46%) NetApp
15 70 (1.40%) Veritas
16 61 (1.22%) Sybase
17 59 (1.18%) Blue Coat
18 58 (1.16%) Zend
18 58 (1.16%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £47,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aylesford, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
IT People First
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + good salary & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
CatchFish.Net
Posted: 16 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
WBRS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago