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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2604 2444 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.52% 11.45% 10.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.19% 39.75% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2083 2061
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
5893 6148 6412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.60% 28.80% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5120 5153 5385
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 658 £50,000 +11.11% 86
Surrey +4 622 £47,500 - 56
Hampshire +2 526 £37,500 -16.66% 67
Oxfordshire -5 191 £47,000 +17.50% 21
West Sussex -4 186 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Sussex +2 151 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Buckinghamshire +19 149 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Kent 0 93 £37,500 -9.63% 12
Middlesex +7 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Home Counties +3 4 £47,000 -30.37%
Sussex -2 1 £75,000 +30.43%
M4 Corridor -3 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 2168 (43.26%) Windows
2 1221 (24.36%) Unix
3 1217 (24.28%) Java
4 1164 (23.22%) JavaScript
5 1160 (23.14%) MySQL
6 1159 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
7 1157 (23.08%) SQL
8 1041 (20.77%) Python
9 1034 (20.63%) VMware
10 1019 (20.33%) HTML
11 897 (17.90%) CSS
12 872 (17.40%) Oracle
13 862 (17.20%) C++
14 850 (16.96%) Software Engineering
15 830 (16.56%) Degree
16 816 (16.28%) PHP
17 775 (15.46%) Firewall
18 716 (14.29%) Apache
19 707 (14.11%) Windows Server
20 680 (13.57%) Git (software)
21 679 (13.55%) Cisco
22 677 (13.51%) Perl
23 645 (12.87%) Red Hat
24 628 (12.53%) Microsoft
25 613 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
26 553 (11.03%) Computer Science
27 550 (10.97%) SQL Server
28 546 (10.89%) LAMP
29 536 (10.69%) Ruby
30 526 (10.49%) TCP/IP

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
1 716 (14.29%) Apache
2 339 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 227 (4.53%) JBoss
4 203 (4.05%) IIS
5 178 (3.55%) nginx
6 177 (3.53%) MS Exchange
7 165 (3.29%) Node.js
8 157 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 152 (3.03%) WebLogic
10 124 (2.47%) OpenStack
11 114 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 109 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
13 84 (1.68%) CMS
14 82 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 65 (1.30%) SharePoint
16 58 (1.16%) WordPress
17 47 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
18 46 (0.92%) Drupal
19 39 (0.78%) Apache Spark
20 38 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 336 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 72 (1.44%) MS Office
3 30 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.16%) Simulink
6 7 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.12%) Maple
8 5 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.020%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.020%) MS Project
9 1 (0.020%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (0.80%) Magento
3 25 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 13 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.100%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.060%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.040%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.020%) assyst
11 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.020%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.020%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 414 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 211 (4.21%) SaaS
3 169 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 114 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (1.04%) PaaS
7 50 (1.00%) Office 365
8 42 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
9 37 (0.74%) IaaS
10 36 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (0.72%) CloudBees
11 35 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 31 (0.62%) GitHub
14 21 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (0.40%) Bluemix
16 16 (0.32%) OpenShift
17 15 (0.30%) Heroku
18 12 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (0.24%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 775 (15.46%) Firewall
2 526 (10.49%) TCP/IP
3 493 (9.84%) DNS
4 366 (7.30%) WAN
5 327 (6.52%) SAN
6 271 (5.41%) LAN
6 271 (5.41%) VPN
7 233 (4.65%) Internet
8 179 (3.57%) HTTP
9 174 (3.47%) LDAP
10 156 (3.11%) VoIP
11 150 (2.99%) Network Security
12 148 (2.95%) DHCP
13 143 (2.85%) SSL
14 123 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
15 118 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
16 116 (2.31%) MPLS
16 116 (2.31%) VLAN
17 111 (2.21%) BGP
18 105 (2.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1160 (23.14%) MySQL
2 550 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 275 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 228 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 210 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 199 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 174 (3.47%) Big Data
8 173 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 167 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 140 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 116 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 101 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 66 (1.32%) Redis
14 54 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 48 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
16 42 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (0.72%) HBase
18 32 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 32 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 680 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 420 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 385 (7.68%) Subversion
4 210 (4.19%) JIRA
5 204 (4.07%) Maven
6 132 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 128 (2.55%) JUnit
8 124 (2.47%) Selenium
9 108 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 99 (1.98%) Ant
11 98 (1.96%) PHPUnit
12 70 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 66 (1.32%) Vagrant
14 52 (1.04%) TeamCity
15 51 (1.02%) TestNG
16 43 (0.86%) Bugzilla
17 40 (0.80%) Hudson
18 35 (0.70%) Cucumber
19 34 (0.68%) Bitbucket
20 32 (0.64%) GCC
General
1 504 (10.06%) Finance
2 315 (6.28%) Telecoms
3 152 (3.03%) Marketing
4 149 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 136 (2.71%) Electronics
6 78 (1.56%) Retail
7 76 (1.52%) Banking
8 72 (1.44%) German Language
9 69 (1.38%) Aerospace
10 45 (0.90%) Law
11 44 (0.88%) Publishing
12 41 (0.82%) Games
13 39 (0.78%) Automotive
14 38 (0.76%) French Language
15 33 (0.66%) Advertising
16 21 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.32%) Billing
18 15 (0.30%) Military
19 13 (0.26%) Legal
20 12 (0.24%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1462 (29.17%) Developer
2 560 (11.17%) Linux Engineer
3 473 (9.44%) Administrator
4 461 (9.20%) PHP Developer
5 453 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 414 (8.26%) Software Engineer
7 377 (7.52%) Java Developer
8 311 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
9 294 (5.87%) Senior Developer
10 256 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
11 244 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 232 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
13 222 (4.43%) Network Engineer
14 221 (4.41%) Web Developer
15 214 (4.27%) C++ Developer
16 211 (4.21%) Software Developer
17 198 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 191 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 189 (3.77%) Analyst
20 185 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1019 (20.33%) HTML
2 897 (17.90%) CSS
3 546 (10.89%) LAMP
4 446 (8.90%) jQuery
5 435 (8.68%) Web Services
6 376 (7.50%) XML
7 269 (5.37%) HTML5
8 265 (5.29%) AngularJS
9 241 (4.81%) Spring
10 219 (4.37%) .NET
11 202 (4.03%) JSON
12 194 (3.87%) Ajax
13 191 (3.81%) Middleware
14 181 (3.61%) J2EE
15 171 (3.41%) CSS3
16 158 (3.15%) SOAP
17 156 (3.11%) RESTful
18 153 (3.05%) REST
19 136 (2.71%) JSP
20 99 (1.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 553 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 401 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 296 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (3.51%) Clustering
5 149 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 117 (2.33%) Replication
7 110 (2.19%) User Experience
8 96 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 88 (1.76%) Algorithms
10 86 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 81 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
12 67 (1.34%) EMC VNX
13 62 (1.24%) Mobile App
14 54 (1.08%) PKI
14 54 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 50 (1.00%) Driving Licence
16 46 (0.92%) Cybercrime
17 41 (0.82%) Private Cloud
18 40 (0.80%) Client/Server
19 37 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2168 (43.26%) Windows
2 1221 (24.36%) Unix
3 707 (14.11%) Windows Server
4 508 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 363 (7.24%) CentOS
6 343 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 262 (5.23%) Solaris
8 237 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 212 (4.23%) Ubuntu
10 188 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 177 (3.53%) Debian
12 105 (2.09%) Android
13 92 (1.84%) AIX
14 82 (1.64%) Windows 7
15 75 (1.50%) Mac OS X
16 66 (1.32%) Apple iOS
17 65 (1.30%) Windows 2000
18 60 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
19 56 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
20 54 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1159 (23.12%) Agile Software Development
2 850 (16.96%) Software Engineering
3 519 (10.36%) ITIL
4 503 (10.04%) OO
5 499 (9.96%) Web Development
6 473 (9.44%) OOP
7 465 (9.28%) DevOps
8 411 (8.20%) Open Source
9 381 (7.60%) MVC
10 361 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
11 349 (6.96%) TDD
12 328 (6.54%) Scrum
13 289 (5.77%) SDLC
14 264 (5.27%) High Availability
15 261 (5.21%) Configuration Management
16 256 (5.11%) Mentoring
17 193 (3.85%) Multithreading
18 178 (3.55%) Load Balancing
19 171 (3.41%) Unit Testing
20 161 (3.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1217 (24.28%) Java
2 1164 (23.22%) JavaScript
3 1157 (23.08%) SQL
4 1041 (20.77%) Python
5 862 (17.20%) C++
6 816 (16.28%) PHP
7 677 (13.51%) Perl
8 536 (10.69%) Ruby
9 525 (10.47%) Bash Shell
10 524 (10.45%) C
11 314 (6.26%) PowerShell
12 307 (6.13%) C#
13 231 (4.61%) Shell Script
14 162 (3.23%) PL/SQL
15 123 (2.45%) PHP 5
16 60 (1.20%) Scala
17 57 (1.14%) Assembly Language
18 54 (1.08%) Embedded C++
19 53 (1.06%) VB
20 42 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 830 (16.56%) Degree
2 355 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 297 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 220 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 212 (4.23%) CCNA
6 191 (3.81%) CCNP
7 106 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 79 (1.58%) MCSE
9 72 (1.44%) CCIE
9 72 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 70 (1.40%) CISSP
11 60 (1.20%) RHCE
12 55 (1.10%) RHCSA
13 50 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
13 50 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
15 40 (0.80%) CEH
15 40 (0.80%) MCP
16 38 (0.76%) MCSA
17 33 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (4.49%) QA
2 193 (3.85%) SLA
3 54 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.26%) FISMA
7 9 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.100%) COBIT
10 5 (0.100%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.100%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.080%) RMADS
11 4 (0.080%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.040%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.040%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.020%) GPG13
13 1 (0.020%) HL7
13 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 613 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 481 (9.60%) Active Directory
3 231 (4.61%) vSphere
4 227 (4.53%) Hyper-V
5 171 (3.41%) Docker
6 110 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 95 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
8 63 (1.26%) VMware ESX
9 55 (1.10%) Xen
10 50 (1.00%) Firmware
10 50 (1.00%) Squid
11 48 (0.96%) KVM
12 41 (0.82%) vCloud
12 41 (0.82%) VirtualBox
13 37 (0.74%) NFS
14 36 (0.72%) HDFS
15 27 (0.54%) XenApp
16 23 (0.46%) XenServer
17 22 (0.44%) Postfix
18 18 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 493 (9.84%) Puppet
2 292 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 180 (3.59%) Ansible
4 159 (3.17%) Nagios
5 118 (2.35%) SCCM
6 56 (1.12%) WSUS
7 51 (1.02%) SCOM
8 50 (1.00%) Backup Exec
9 40 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
10 38 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 36 (0.72%) ZABBIX
12 35 (0.70%) Nessus
12 35 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 31 (0.62%) Data Guard
14 30 (0.60%) Salt
14 30 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 29 (0.58%) OpenAM
16 28 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
16 28 (0.56%) Nmap
17 25 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1034 (20.63%) VMware
2 872 (17.40%) Oracle
3 679 (13.55%) Cisco
4 645 (12.87%) Red Hat
5 628 (12.53%) Microsoft
6 204 (4.07%) Juniper
7 197 (3.93%) HP
8 189 (3.77%) Citrix
9 168 (3.35%) EMC
10 163 (3.25%) F5
11 151 (3.01%) CheckPoint
12 133 (2.65%) IBM
13 110 (2.19%) Sun
14 105 (2.09%) Zend
15 104 (2.08%) Google
16 92 (1.84%) Dell
16 92 (1.84%) SAP
17 91 (1.82%) Symantec
18 70 (1.40%) Palo Alto
19 68 (1.36%) NetApp
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on call
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Lots - including flexi hours!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago