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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / South East
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1831 2454 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.46% 12.60% 11.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 43.47% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 2092 1872
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
4120 5645 6155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.03% 28.98% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3518 4891 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,772 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 597 £52,500 +5.00% 85
Hampshire -4 374 £42,000 +12.00% 64
Surrey +5 333 £50,000 - 49
Oxfordshire +3 169 £50,000 +6.38% 34
East Sussex +4 128 £45,000 +23.28% 13
Buckinghamshire -10 80 £46,000 +10.84% 14
West Sussex -9 79 £52,000 +23.80% 8
Kent -18 49 £42,500 -4.49% 6
Middlesex +5 15 £50,000 -9.09%
M4 Corridor +6 3 £67,500 -10.00%
Thames Valley - 3 £60,000 - 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1703 (40.63%) Windows
2 1110 (26.48%) Unix
3 955 (22.78%) Java
4 934 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
5 903 (21.54%) Python
6 820 (19.56%) VMware
7 778 (18.56%) MySQL
8 708 (16.89%) C++
9 696 (16.60%) SQL
10 694 (16.56%) Software Engineering
11 613 (14.62%) Red Hat
12 589 (14.05%) JavaScript
13 585 (13.96%) TCP/IP
14 572 (13.65%) PHP
15 557 (13.29%) Apache
16 556 (13.26%) Oracle
17 542 (12.93%) DevOps
18 537 (12.81%) Microsoft
19 535 (12.76%) Degree
20 531 (12.67%) HTML
21 514 (12.26%) Cisco
22 513 (12.24%) Firewall
23 498 (11.88%) Bash Shell
24 491 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 483 (11.52%) C
26 480 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
27 470 (11.21%) Puppet
28 457 (10.90%) Finance
29 455 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
30 446 (10.64%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 557 (13.29%) Apache
2 259 (6.18%) Tomcat
3 156 (3.72%) nginx
4 155 (3.70%) IIS
5 135 (3.22%) JBoss
6 122 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 99 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 91 (2.17%) MS Exchange
9 80 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 79 (1.88%) WebSphere
11 48 (1.15%) CMS
12 46 (1.10%) OpenStack
13 42 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 31 (0.74%) Drupal
15 26 (0.62%) WordPress
16 25 (0.60%) Apache Spark
16 25 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (0.55%) Confluence
18 18 (0.43%) Apache Solr
18 18 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 187 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.29%) MS Office
3 26 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.17%) Simulink
7 3 (0.072%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.048%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.048%) GIMP
8 2 (0.048%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.38%) Magento
2 16 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle BRM
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.072%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 480 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (4.29%) SaaS
3 104 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 99 (2.36%) Office 365
5 92 (2.19%) GitHub
6 62 (1.48%) PaaS
7 50 (1.19%) IaaS
8 44 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 41 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.24%) Heroku
14 9 (0.21%) Google App Engine
14 9 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.12%) G Suite
17 5 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 585 (13.96%) TCP/IP
2 513 (12.24%) Firewall
3 352 (8.40%) DNS
4 207 (4.94%) SAN
5 204 (4.87%) VPN
6 195 (4.65%) HTTP
6 195 (4.65%) Internet
7 194 (4.63%) WAN
8 177 (4.22%) VoIP
9 156 (3.72%) VLAN
10 147 (3.51%) LAN
11 144 (3.44%) DHCP
12 141 (3.36%) LDAP
13 117 (2.79%) Network Security
14 107 (2.55%) SSL
15 82 (1.96%) SMTP
16 79 (1.88%) BGP
17 78 (1.86%) FTP
18 70 (1.67%) IPsec
19 68 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 778 (18.56%) MySQL
2 371 (8.85%) SQL Server
3 160 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 142 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 141 (3.36%) Big Data
6 136 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
7 119 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 108 (2.58%) MongoDB
9 103 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 66 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 56 (1.34%) Redis
13 46 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 35 (0.83%) DB2
14 35 (0.83%) HBase
15 31 (0.74%) MariaDB
16 30 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.57%) Data Mining
18 22 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
19 20 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 400 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 308 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 182 (4.34%) Subversion
4 133 (3.17%) JIRA
5 71 (1.69%) Maven
6 69 (1.65%) Selenium
7 63 (1.50%) Vagrant
8 54 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 53 (1.26%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 44 (1.05%) Ant
12 41 (0.98%) JUnit
13 29 (0.69%) Visual Studio
14 28 (0.67%) Metasploit
14 28 (0.67%) TeamCity
15 23 (0.55%) PHPUnit
16 21 (0.50%) Hudson
17 17 (0.41%) Trac
18 15 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 457 (10.90%) Finance
2 332 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 120 (2.86%) Games
4 117 (2.79%) Marketing
5 105 (2.50%) Electronics
6 96 (2.29%) Banking
7 80 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 62 (1.48%) German Language
9 58 (1.38%) French Language
10 50 (1.19%) Retail
11 46 (1.10%) Legal
12 23 (0.55%) Advertising
12 23 (0.55%) Automotive
13 19 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.43%) Back Office
14 18 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 16 (0.38%) Billing
16 15 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 904 (21.56%) Developer
2 609 (14.53%) Linux Engineer
3 460 (10.97%) Administrator
4 404 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 347 (8.28%) Systems Administrator
6 345 (8.23%) Software Engineer
7 284 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
8 258 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 252 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
10 242 (5.77%) Analyst
11 238 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 235 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
13 221 (5.27%) Java Developer
14 209 (4.99%) PHP Developer
15 206 (4.91%) Senior Developer
16 178 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
17 167 (3.98%) Network Engineer
18 154 (3.67%) Software Developer
19 150 (3.58%) Architect
20 139 (3.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (12.67%) HTML
2 426 (10.16%) CSS
3 351 (8.37%) Web Services
4 330 (7.87%) LAMP
5 231 (5.51%) XML
6 191 (4.56%) jQuery
7 180 (4.29%) .NET
8 172 (4.10%) AngularJS
9 171 (4.08%) SOAP
10 150 (3.58%) HTML5
11 145 (3.46%) Middleware
12 137 (3.27%) Spring
13 128 (3.05%) J2EE
14 126 (3.01%) REST
15 107 (2.55%) JSON
15 107 (2.55%) Node.js
16 93 (2.22%) Ajax
17 83 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
18 73 (1.74%) CSS3
19 68 (1.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 379 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 301 (7.18%) Data Centre
3 243 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (3.55%) Clustering
5 114 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 104 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
7 99 (2.36%) Mathematics
8 80 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 67 (1.60%) Statistics
10 65 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 51 (1.22%) Replication
12 50 (1.19%) User Experience
13 49 (1.17%) PKI
14 48 (1.15%) Mobile App
14 48 (1.15%) Physics
15 43 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 39 (0.93%) Contactless
17 34 (0.81%) Private Cloud
18 33 (0.79%) Public Cloud
18 33 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1703 (40.63%) Windows
2 1110 (26.48%) Unix
3 455 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 442 (10.54%) Windows Server
5 355 (8.47%) CentOS
6 228 (5.44%) Solaris
7 207 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 183 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 163 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 111 (2.65%) Android
11 103 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 95 (2.27%) Debian
13 88 (2.10%) AIX
14 85 (2.03%) Apple iOS
15 56 (1.34%) Windows 7
16 52 (1.24%) Windows 2000
17 48 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
18 47 (1.12%) Windows 10
19 44 (1.05%) SUSE
20 38 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 934 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (16.56%) Software Engineering
3 542 (12.93%) DevOps
4 446 (10.64%) Scrum
5 380 (9.06%) ITIL
6 345 (8.23%) Open Source
7 288 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
8 265 (6.32%) Web Development
9 264 (6.30%) Mentoring
10 258 (6.15%) OO
11 244 (5.82%) Configuration Management
12 213 (5.08%) OOP
13 203 (4.84%) High Availability
14 190 (4.53%) SDLC
15 184 (4.39%) Information Security
16 178 (4.25%) Multithreading
17 174 (4.15%) TDD
18 154 (3.67%) MVC
19 145 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
20 127 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 955 (22.78%) Java
2 903 (21.54%) Python
3 708 (16.89%) C++
4 696 (16.60%) SQL
5 589 (14.05%) JavaScript
6 572 (13.65%) PHP
7 498 (11.88%) Bash Shell
8 483 (11.52%) C
9 439 (10.47%) Perl
10 335 (7.99%) Ruby
11 267 (6.37%) PowerShell
12 205 (4.89%) Shell Script
13 182 (4.34%) C#
14 78 (1.86%) Go
15 73 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 68 (1.62%) Embedded C
17 55 (1.31%) VB
18 54 (1.29%) Embedded C++
19 41 (0.98%) T-SQL
20 32 (0.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 535 (12.76%) Degree
2 327 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 244 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
4 205 (4.89%) CCNA
5 199 (4.75%) SC Cleared
6 116 (2.77%) CCNP
7 110 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 103 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 95 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 74 (1.77%) CEH
10 74 (1.77%) MCSE
11 73 (1.74%) CISSP
12 50 (1.19%) RHCE
13 35 (0.83%) MCITP
13 35 (0.83%) RHCSA
14 30 (0.72%) RHCA
15 29 (0.69%) OSCP
16 28 (0.67%) ISTQB
16 28 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (0.64%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (3.82%) QA
2 131 (3.13%) SLA
3 59 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.26%) FISMA
6 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.26%) SSAE 16
7 9 (0.21%) PA-DSS
8 5 (0.12%) HL7
9 4 (0.095%) GCP
9 4 (0.095%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.048%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.048%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.024%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.024%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.024%) SDET
System Software
1 491 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 419 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 202 (4.82%) vSphere
4 166 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 163 (3.89%) Docker
6 78 (1.86%) VMware ESX
7 75 (1.79%) Firmware
8 62 (1.48%) NFS
9 59 (1.41%) vCloud
10 55 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (1.17%) KVM
12 45 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
14 40 (0.95%) Samba
15 39 (0.93%) XenApp
16 31 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 30 (0.72%) iptables
17 30 (0.72%) Varnish
18 29 (0.69%) LXC
18 29 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 470 (11.21%) Puppet
2 284 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
3 197 (4.70%) Ansible
4 134 (3.20%) Nagios
5 67 (1.60%) SCCM
6 65 (1.55%) Nessus
7 57 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 49 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 45 (1.07%) Nmap
10 37 (0.88%) Cacti
11 30 (0.72%) WSUS
12 29 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
13 26 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
13 26 (0.62%) Kubernetes
14 25 (0.60%) HAProxy
14 25 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 23 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 21 (0.50%) Grafana
16 21 (0.50%) vMotion
17 20 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 820 (19.56%) VMware
2 613 (14.62%) Red Hat
3 556 (13.26%) Oracle
4 537 (12.81%) Microsoft
5 514 (12.26%) Cisco
6 159 (3.79%) Juniper
7 155 (3.70%) HP
8 139 (3.32%) F5
9 114 (2.72%) Sun
10 103 (2.46%) CheckPoint
11 100 (2.39%) Google
12 96 (2.29%) Citrix
13 80 (1.91%) EMC
14 76 (1.81%) Blue Coat
14 76 (1.81%) IBM
15 73 (1.74%) Palo Alto
16 69 (1.65%) NetApp
17 57 (1.36%) Veritas
18 55 (1.31%) Dell
18 55 (1.31%) Zend
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