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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2558 2431 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.56% 11.65% 11.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.47% 40.75% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2115 2022 2169
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,635
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
5068 5966 6462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.84% 28.58% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4333 5185 5320
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +7 722 £50,000 +11.11% 73
Hampshire +9 619 £40,000 +3.89% 84
Surrey +7 492 £50,000 +4.71% 70
Oxfordshire +8 281 £50,000 +11.11% 33
East Sussex +5 155 £45,000 +14.64% 16
Buckinghamshire -8 112 £39,000 -5.45% 12
West Sussex -15 80 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Kent -5 64 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Isle of Wight - 11 £29,500 -
Middlesex +10 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Sussex - 7 £30,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2025 (41.17%) Windows
2 1130 (22.97%) Unix
3 1100 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1066 (21.67%) Java
5 1033 (21.00%) Python
6 1006 (20.45%) MySQL
7 1004 (20.41%) VMware
8 890 (18.09%) C++
9 870 (17.69%) SQL
10 820 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 799 (16.24%) JavaScript
12 775 (15.76%) PHP
13 695 (14.13%) Apache
14 679 (13.80%) HTML
15 660 (13.42%) Degree
16 651 (13.23%) Cisco
17 644 (13.09%) Oracle
18 642 (13.05%) TCP/IP
18 642 (13.05%) Red Hat
19 641 (13.03%) C
20 640 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 635 (12.91%) Firewall
22 601 (12.22%) Bash Shell
23 594 (12.08%) Microsoft
24 577 (11.73%) Perl
25 565 (11.49%) DevOps
26 556 (11.30%) Git (software)
27 548 (11.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 547 (11.12%) Finance
29 531 (10.79%) CSS

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
1 695 (14.13%) Apache
2 319 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 245 (4.98%) nginx
4 220 (4.47%) IIS
5 156 (3.17%) JBoss
6 153 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
7 150 (3.05%) WebLogic
8 112 (2.28%) WebSphere
9 110 (2.24%) MS Exchange
10 71 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 68 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 62 (1.26%) CMS
13 56 (1.14%) Apache Spark
14 39 (0.79%) Apache Pig
15 38 (0.77%) Drupal
15 38 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 37 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
17 36 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
18 32 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 247 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.94%) MS Office
3 25 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.081%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.041%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.041%) Mathcad
5 2 (0.041%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 45 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.47%) Magento
3 16 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.10%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.081%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.020%) assyst
10 1 (0.020%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.020%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.020%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.020%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 494 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (4.70%) SaaS
3 185 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 122 (2.48%) Office 365
5 121 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (1.63%) GitHub
7 67 (1.36%) IaaS
8 65 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (0.96%) PaaS
10 35 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 18 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 18 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
14 17 (0.35%) Heroku
15 15 (0.30%) SoftLayer
15 15 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
16 11 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.20%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 642 (13.05%) TCP/IP
2 635 (12.91%) Firewall
3 437 (8.88%) DNS
4 280 (5.69%) Internet
5 271 (5.51%) SAN
6 236 (4.80%) HTTP
7 231 (4.70%) VPN
8 220 (4.47%) WAN
9 176 (3.58%) Network Security
10 165 (3.35%) LAN
11 162 (3.29%) LDAP
12 156 (3.17%) VLAN
13 155 (3.15%) DHCP
14 152 (3.09%) SMTP
15 151 (3.07%) VoIP
16 133 (2.70%) SSL
17 109 (2.22%) IPsec
18 107 (2.18%) Wireless
19 99 (2.01%) FTP
20 95 (1.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1006 (20.45%) MySQL
2 517 (10.51%) SQL Server
3 232 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 204 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 181 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 179 (3.64%) Big Data
7 156 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 141 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 132 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 103 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 96 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 84 (1.71%) Redis
13 48 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (0.83%) HBase
15 39 (0.79%) Apache Hive
16 37 (0.75%) Data Mining
17 35 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (0.69%) MariaDB
19 31 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
20 22 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 556 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 375 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 291 (5.92%) Subversion
4 177 (3.60%) JIRA
5 102 (2.07%) Vagrant
6 91 (1.85%) Selenium
7 81 (1.65%) Eclipse
7 81 (1.65%) Maven
8 80 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 66 (1.34%) PHPUnit
10 61 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 60 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 48 (0.98%) Metasploit
13 44 (0.89%) TeamCity
14 35 (0.71%) Ant
15 28 (0.57%) Hudson
15 28 (0.57%) JUnit
16 24 (0.49%) Bitbucket
16 24 (0.49%) Burp Suite
17 23 (0.47%) InstallShield
General
1 547 (11.12%) Finance
2 404 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 154 (3.13%) Marketing
4 115 (2.34%) Games
5 109 (2.22%) Banking
6 97 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 89 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 80 (1.63%) Electronics
9 71 (1.44%) French Language
10 67 (1.36%) German Language
11 62 (1.26%) Automotive
12 49 (1.00%) Retail
13 41 (0.83%) Law
14 26 (0.53%) Advertising
14 26 (0.53%) Back Office
14 26 (0.53%) Legal
15 20 (0.41%) Publishing
16 18 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.35%) Military
17 17 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1215 (24.70%) Developer
2 729 (14.82%) Linux Engineer
3 516 (10.49%) Support Engineer
4 417 (8.48%) Software Engineer
5 400 (8.13%) Administrator
6 382 (7.77%) PHP Developer
7 335 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
8 296 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 290 (5.90%) Analyst
10 277 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 265 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 263 (5.35%) Java Developer
13 246 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
14 224 (4.55%) Senior Developer
15 203 (4.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 198 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
17 185 (3.76%) Network Engineer
18 178 (3.62%) Linux Support
19 172 (3.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
20 167 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (13.80%) HTML
2 531 (10.79%) CSS
3 477 (9.70%) LAMP
4 392 (7.97%) Web Services
5 300 (6.10%) jQuery
6 266 (5.41%) XML
7 214 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 182 (3.70%) HTML5
9 180 (3.66%) SOAP
10 178 (3.62%) .NET
11 168 (3.42%) Spring
12 151 (3.07%) Node.js
13 137 (2.79%) LEMP Stack
13 137 (2.79%) REST
14 132 (2.68%) JSON
15 126 (2.56%) Ajax
16 120 (2.44%) J2EE
17 116 (2.36%) STL
18 114 (2.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 110 (2.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 475 (9.66%) Computer Science
2 338 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 334 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (3.44%) Clustering
5 128 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 126 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 103 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
8 88 (1.79%) Statistics
9 81 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 80 (1.63%) User Experience
11 77 (1.57%) PKI
12 70 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 66 (1.34%) Replication
14 57 (1.16%) Physics
15 42 (0.85%) Driving Licence
16 40 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
17 38 (0.77%) Contactless
17 38 (0.77%) Mobile App
18 36 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
18 36 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2025 (41.17%) Windows
2 1130 (22.97%) Unix
3 548 (11.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 518 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 377 (7.66%) CentOS
6 233 (4.74%) Solaris
7 232 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 227 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 167 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 131 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 120 (2.44%) Debian
12 108 (2.20%) AIX
13 84 (1.71%) Mac OS X
14 57 (1.16%) Android
14 57 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
14 57 (1.16%) Windows 7
15 51 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 48 (0.98%) Windows 2000
17 47 (0.96%) VxWorks
18 34 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1100 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 565 (11.49%) DevOps
4 449 (9.13%) ITIL
5 411 (8.36%) Scrum
6 372 (7.56%) OO
7 352 (7.16%) Open Source
8 314 (6.38%) Web Development
9 298 (6.06%) OOP
10 295 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 276 (5.61%) MVC
12 274 (5.57%) Configuration Management
13 269 (5.47%) Multithreading
14 261 (5.31%) Mentoring
15 258 (5.24%) TDD
16 241 (4.90%) SDLC
17 214 (4.35%) Information Security
18 189 (3.84%) Presales
19 184 (3.74%) High Availability
20 174 (3.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1066 (21.67%) Java
2 1033 (21.00%) Python
3 890 (18.09%) C++
4 870 (17.69%) SQL
5 799 (16.24%) JavaScript
6 775 (15.76%) PHP
7 641 (13.03%) C
8 601 (12.22%) Bash Shell
9 577 (11.73%) Perl
10 446 (9.07%) Ruby
11 342 (6.95%) PowerShell
12 229 (4.66%) Shell Script
13 204 (4.15%) C#
14 100 (2.03%) PHP 5
15 78 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 62 (1.26%) T-SQL
17 59 (1.20%) Embedded C++
18 58 (1.18%) VB
19 50 (1.02%) Go
20 44 (0.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 660 (13.42%) Degree
2 427 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 282 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 246 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 227 (4.61%) CCNA
6 157 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 146 (2.97%) CCNP
8 139 (2.83%) DV Cleared
9 122 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 112 (2.28%) RHCE
11 110 (2.24%) CISSP
12 100 (2.03%) CEH
13 99 (2.01%) RHCSA
14 91 (1.85%) MCSE
15 53 (1.08%) MCITP
16 49 (1.00%) CREST Certified
17 47 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
18 44 (0.89%) MCSA
19 41 (0.83%) CISM
20 40 (0.81%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (4.43%) QA
2 179 (3.64%) SLA
3 122 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 78 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.53%) HIPAA
7 19 (0.39%) FISMA
8 17 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.30%) PA-DSS
10 6 (0.12%) HL7
11 4 (0.081%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.061%) GPG13
13 2 (0.041%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.041%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.041%) ISO13485
14 1 (0.020%) COBIT
14 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.020%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.020%) RMADS
14 1 (0.020%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 640 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 448 (9.11%) Active Directory
3 290 (5.90%) vSphere
4 202 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 185 (3.76%) Docker
6 104 (2.11%) Firmware
7 94 (1.91%) VMware ESX
8 79 (1.61%) vCloud
9 65 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 62 (1.26%) XenApp
11 55 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
12 51 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
13 47 (0.96%) NFS
14 43 (0.87%) KVM
14 43 (0.87%) Varnish
15 39 (0.79%) Postfix
16 34 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
17 33 (0.67%) Squid
18 31 (0.63%) Apache Flume
18 31 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 514 (10.45%) Puppet
2 308 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
3 190 (3.86%) Ansible
4 162 (3.29%) Nagios
5 104 (2.11%) Nessus
6 98 (1.99%) SCCM
7 64 (1.30%) Nmap
8 52 (1.06%) WSUS
9 48 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 43 (0.87%) Cacti
11 39 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 37 (0.75%) Backup Exec
13 36 (0.73%) HAProxy
14 33 (0.67%) OpenAM
15 31 (0.63%) yum
16 30 (0.61%) Salt
17 28 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 27 (0.55%) Kibana
19 26 (0.53%) Ganglia
19 26 (0.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1004 (20.41%) VMware
2 651 (13.23%) Cisco
3 644 (13.09%) Oracle
4 642 (13.05%) Red Hat
5 594 (12.08%) Microsoft
6 171 (3.48%) HP
7 166 (3.37%) Juniper
8 134 (2.72%) Citrix
9 126 (2.56%) F5
10 119 (2.42%) Sun
11 96 (1.95%) EMC
12 90 (1.83%) IBM
13 88 (1.79%) CheckPoint
14 75 (1.52%) Google
15 74 (1.50%) Zend
16 64 (1.30%) SAP
17 63 (1.28%) Sophos
18 62 (1.26%) Symantec
19 60 (1.22%) NetApp
20 58 (1.18%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £30,700 to £37,700 per annum + EXCELLENT Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 8% pension, private medical, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 8& pension, medical, life, health etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spinnaker Red
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience. + Bens!
Posted: 26 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + free games, private healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum perm
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago