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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2461 2499 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.62% 10.75% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.29% 39.86% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2093 2055 2182
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
6108 6270 6418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.84% 26.97% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 5278 5444
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -3 560 £45,000 - 83
Hampshire -1 530 £45,000 +16.12% 82
Surrey +3 525 £47,500 +5.55% 80
Oxfordshire +9 218 £40,000 -11.11% 30
East Sussex -4 198 £37,500 -6.25% 27
West Sussex +8 183 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Buckinghamshire -9 134 £38,000 +8.57% 17
Kent +31 90 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Middlesex -3 15 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Sussex +3 11 £57,500 +64.28%
M4 Corridor - 5 £57,500 -
Home Counties +1 2 £67,500 +50.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1987 (41.92%) Windows
2 1398 (29.49%) UNIX
3 1213 (25.59%) Java
4 1209 (25.51%) SQL
5 1171 (24.70%) MySQL
6 975 (20.57%) VMware
7 933 (19.68%) JavaScript
8 888 (18.73%) Oracle
9 886 (18.69%) HTML
10 817 (17.24%) PHP
11 803 (16.94%) Apache
12 796 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
12 796 (16.79%) Degree
13 784 (16.54%) Software Engineering
14 749 (15.80%) CSS
15 724 (15.27%) Python
16 712 (15.02%) Red Hat
17 703 (14.83%) Microsoft
18 679 (14.32%) C++
19 653 (13.78%) Firewall
20 645 (13.61%) SQL Server
21 632 (13.33%) TCP/IP
22 621 (13.10%) Perl
23 618 (13.04%) Cisco
24 600 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 590 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
26 498 (10.51%) Finance
27 493 (10.40%) Computer Science
28 476 (10.04%) jQuery
29 461 (9.73%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 803 (16.94%) Apache
2 425 (8.97%) Tomcat
3 210 (4.43%) JBoss
4 192 (4.05%) IIS
5 136 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 127 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 117 (2.47%) nginx
8 108 (2.28%) WebLogic
9 89 (1.88%) SharePoint
10 88 (1.86%) Apache Solr
11 87 (1.84%) Node.js
12 80 (1.69%) CMS
13 74 (1.56%) WordPress
14 68 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 50 (1.05%) Drupal
16 45 (0.95%) Lync
17 42 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
19 36 (0.76%) SAS
20 33 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 383 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.02%) MS Office
3 26 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) MS Project
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.063%) Quicktime
10 3 (0.063%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.063%) Abaqus
10 3 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.063%) Mingle
10 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.063%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.042%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 33 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.19%) Magento
6 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.063%) Agresso
9 2 (0.042%) Primavera
9 2 (0.042%) Retail-J
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 252 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (3.25%) SaaS
3 75 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
4 57 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 55 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 45 (0.95%) Office 365
8 32 (0.68%) PaaS
9 17 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (0.36%) IaaS
9 17 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 12 (0.25%) GitHub
13 9 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
13 9 (0.19%) Route 53
14 7 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
17 4 (0.084%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 653 (13.78%) Firewall
2 632 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 443 (9.35%) DNS
4 406 (8.57%) SAN
5 288 (6.08%) WAN
6 237 (5.00%) Internet
7 227 (4.79%) HTTP
7 227 (4.79%) LAN
8 207 (4.37%) DHCP
9 198 (4.18%) VPN
10 144 (3.04%) VLAN
11 141 (2.97%) Network Security
12 134 (2.83%) LDAP
13 131 (2.76%) NAS
14 126 (2.66%) VoIP
15 122 (2.57%) BGP
16 121 (2.55%) SMTP
17 113 (2.38%) OSPF
18 106 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
19 101 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1171 (24.70%) MySQL
2 645 (13.61%) SQL Server
3 274 (5.78%) Oracle Database
4 234 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 227 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
6 162 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 148 (3.12%) NoSQL
8 120 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 111 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 106 (2.24%) Big Data
11 82 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
12 72 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 64 (1.35%) DB2
14 62 (1.31%) Hadoop
15 52 (1.10%) Redis
16 51 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 47 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
19 41 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 41 (0.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 442 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 365 (7.70%) Subversion
3 221 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 197 (4.16%) Eclipse
5 166 (3.50%) Maven
6 135 (2.85%) Ant
7 112 (2.36%) JIRA
8 110 (2.32%) JUnit
9 89 (1.88%) PHPUnit
10 84 (1.77%) Selenium
11 72 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
12 47 (0.99%) Visual Studio
13 41 (0.86%) TestNG
14 35 (0.74%) Behat
15 29 (0.61%) Mockito
16 28 (0.59%) Grunt
17 27 (0.57%) SoapUI
18 26 (0.55%) Cucumber
19 25 (0.53%) RSpec
19 25 (0.53%) NetBeans
General
1 498 (10.51%) Finance
2 318 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 103 (2.17%) Electronics
4 90 (1.90%) Retail
5 89 (1.88%) Marketing
6 70 (1.48%) Banking
7 67 (1.41%) Games
8 59 (1.24%) Advertising
9 56 (1.18%) French Language
10 48 (1.01%) Automotive
11 47 (0.99%) German Language
12 45 (0.95%) Aerospace
13 44 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 43 (0.91%) Publishing
15 30 (0.63%) Legal
16 25 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.49%) Back Office
18 22 (0.46%) Military
19 20 (0.42%) Billing
20 17 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1372 (28.95%) Developer
2 530 (11.18%) Support Engineer
3 521 (10.99%) Software Engineer
4 499 (10.53%) Administrator
5 432 (9.11%) Java Developer
6 377 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
7 304 (6.41%) PHP Developer
8 270 (5.70%) Linux Administrator
9 259 (5.46%) Analyst
10 238 (5.02%) Software Developer
11 228 (4.81%) Senior Developer
12 221 (4.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 219 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
14 211 (4.45%) Web Developer
15 194 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
16 190 (4.01%) Technical Support
17 185 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 170 (3.59%) Network Engineer
19 164 (3.46%) Consultant
20 150 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (18.69%) HTML
2 749 (15.80%) CSS
3 476 (10.04%) jQuery
4 461 (9.73%) Web Services
5 452 (9.54%) XML
6 292 (6.16%) LAMP
7 276 (5.82%) J2EE
8 272 (5.74%) Spring
9 262 (5.53%) .NET
10 239 (5.04%) HTML5
11 205 (4.32%) Ajax
12 203 (4.28%) REST
13 196 (4.14%) JSP
14 179 (3.78%) SOAP
15 175 (3.69%) Hibernate
16 168 (3.54%) JSON
17 165 (3.48%) CSS3
18 156 (3.29%) AngularJS
19 122 (2.57%) Servlets
20 119 (2.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 493 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 387 (8.16%) Open Source
3 386 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 170 (3.59%) Clustering
5 132 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 104 (2.19%) Mathematics
7 95 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 92 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
9 86 (1.81%) Replication
10 80 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 75 (1.58%) User Experience
12 72 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 64 (1.35%) Client/Server
14 60 (1.27%) Derivative
15 56 (1.18%) Blackberry
16 48 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
17 42 (0.89%) Physics
18 37 (0.78%) iPhone
19 30 (0.63%) Equities
20 29 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1987 (41.92%) Windows
2 1398 (29.49%) UNIX
3 600 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 348 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 347 (7.32%) Solaris
6 291 (6.14%) CentOS
7 229 (4.83%) Ubuntu
8 225 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 187 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 172 (3.63%) AIX
11 132 (2.78%) Debian
12 130 (2.74%) Windows 7
13 129 (2.72%) Android
14 69 (1.46%) SUSE
14 69 (1.46%) Mac OS X
15 68 (1.43%) HPUX
16 67 (1.41%) Windows 8
17 66 (1.39%) Apple iOS
18 59 (1.24%) Windows XP
19 46 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (16.54%) Software Engineering
3 430 (9.07%) OO
4 418 (8.82%) ITIL
5 379 (8.00%) MVC
6 317 (6.69%) DevOps
7 297 (6.27%) TDD
8 290 (6.12%) Project Management
9 259 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 246 (5.19%) OOP
11 244 (5.15%) Scrum
11 244 (5.15%) Web Development
12 193 (4.07%) Load Balancing
13 191 (4.03%) Configuration Management
14 188 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 178 (3.76%) Mentoring
16 169 (3.57%) Service Delivery
17 146 (3.08%) BDD
18 145 (3.06%) E-Commerce
19 142 (3.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1213 (25.59%) Java
2 1209 (25.51%) SQL
3 933 (19.68%) JavaScript
4 817 (17.24%) PHP
5 724 (15.27%) Python
6 679 (14.32%) C++
7 621 (13.10%) Perl
8 412 (8.69%) C
9 377 (7.95%) Ruby
10 326 (6.88%) C#
11 319 (6.73%) Bash Shell
12 285 (6.01%) Shell Script
13 174 (3.67%) PL/SQL
14 154 (3.25%) PowerShell
15 87 (1.84%) PHP5
16 65 (1.37%) Embedded C
16 65 (1.37%) Embedded C++
17 53 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 47 (0.99%) XPath
19 41 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 796 (16.79%) Degree
2 365 (7.70%) Security Cleared
3 290 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 195 (4.11%) CCNA
6 168 (3.54%) CCNP
7 144 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 123 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 118 (2.49%) CISSP
10 106 (2.24%) MCSE
11 87 (1.84%) RHCE
12 68 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 67 (1.41%) MCITP
14 52 (1.10%) MCP
15 42 (0.89%) MCSA
15 42 (0.89%) PhD
16 41 (0.86%) RHCSA
17 38 (0.80%) ISEB
18 35 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
19 34 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.87%) SLA
2 151 (3.19%) QA
3 88 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 78 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.55%) COBIT
7 15 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 12 (0.25%) GPG13
10 5 (0.11%) FISMA
11 3 (0.063%) HL7
12 2 (0.042%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 590 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 415 (8.76%) Active Directory
3 250 (5.27%) vSphere
4 188 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 88 (1.86%) vCloud
6 78 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
7 77 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 69 (1.46%) KVM
9 66 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 60 (1.27%) Firmware
11 52 (1.10%) NFS
12 43 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 42 (0.89%) Xen
14 31 (0.65%) Samba
15 30 (0.63%) iptables
16 25 (0.53%) XenApp
17 24 (0.51%) XenServer
18 22 (0.46%) Terminal Services
19 19 (0.40%) XenDesktop
20 14 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 366 (7.72%) Puppet
2 239 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 154 (3.25%) Nagios
4 81 (1.71%) SCCM
5 74 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 56 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 47 (0.99%) Data Guard
8 42 (0.89%) Backup Exec
9 37 (0.78%) Ansible
9 37 (0.78%) cPanel
10 34 (0.72%) Tivoli
10 34 (0.72%) Capistrano
11 33 (0.70%) Plesk
12 30 (0.63%) ZABBIX
12 30 (0.63%) HAProxy
13 29 (0.61%) Cacti
14 27 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 25 (0.53%) Netcool
16 24 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
16 24 (0.51%) Webmin
Vendors
1 975 (20.57%) VMware
2 888 (18.73%) Oracle
3 712 (15.02%) Red Hat
4 703 (14.83%) Microsoft
5 618 (13.04%) Cisco
6 303 (6.39%) HP
7 198 (4.18%) IBM
8 194 (4.09%) Juniper
9 158 (3.33%) Citrix
10 130 (2.74%) Sun
11 124 (2.62%) EMC
12 121 (2.55%) Zend
13 117 (2.47%) F5
14 111 (2.34%) NetApp
15 105 (2.22%) Symantec
16 102 (2.15%) CheckPoint
17 83 (1.75%) Veritas
18 76 (1.60%) Dell
19 68 (1.43%) SAP
20 61 (1.29%) hybris
Fleet, Hampshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 70k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Road Safety Analysis Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago