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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2364 2507 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.38% 11.15% 10.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.85% 38.58% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 2146 1998
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5932 6499 6036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.54% 28.91% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 5356 5219
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -1 575 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Surrey +4 556 £47,750 +10.40% 56
Hampshire -1 480 £39,500 +5.33% 54
Oxfordshire +15 195 £42,500 +10.38% 37
Buckinghamshire -3 173 £41,500 +15.27% 15
West Sussex 0 166 £42,500 - 14
East Sussex -9 118 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Kent +3 93 £36,500 -2.66% 23
Middlesex -18 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Home Counties -3 2 £65,000 +100.00%
Thames Valley +3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2085 (41.89%) Windows
2 1468 (29.50%) UNIX
3 1230 (24.71%) SQL
4 1209 (24.29%) Java
5 1177 (23.65%) MySQL
6 1028 (20.66%) JavaScript
7 1017 (20.43%) HTML
8 1013 (20.35%) VMware
9 980 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
10 949 (19.07%) Oracle
11 868 (17.44%) Degree
12 863 (17.34%) Python
13 842 (16.92%) PHP
14 802 (16.11%) CSS
15 764 (15.35%) Microsoft
16 762 (15.31%) Software Engineering
17 742 (14.91%) Apache
18 691 (13.88%) Firewall
19 686 (13.78%) C++
20 662 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 656 (13.18%) Red Hat
22 630 (12.66%) TCP/IP
23 612 (12.30%) SQL Server
24 611 (12.28%) Cisco
25 597 (12.00%) Perl
25 597 (12.00%) ITIL
26 588 (11.81%) Computer Science
27 561 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 553 (11.11%) Finance
29 546 (10.97%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 742 (14.91%) Apache
2 400 (8.04%) Tomcat
3 208 (4.18%) IIS
4 181 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 178 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 171 (3.44%) JBoss
7 129 (2.59%) Node.js
8 121 (2.43%) WebSphere
9 107 (2.15%) CMS
10 102 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 101 (2.03%) nginx
12 94 (1.89%) Lync
13 91 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
14 77 (1.55%) WordPress
15 72 (1.45%) OpenStack
16 70 (1.41%) SharePoint
17 67 (1.35%) Apache Solr
18 60 (1.21%) Drupal
19 40 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
20 34 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 356 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 137 (2.75%) MS Office
3 39 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.18%) MS Project
8 8 (0.16%) Quicktime
8 8 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.080%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.080%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.080%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.060%) SPSS
11 2 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.040%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.020%) GIMP
12 1 (0.020%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 37 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 28 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 16 (0.32%) Magento
8 7 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.080%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.080%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.060%) Primavera
11 3 (0.060%) MFGPRO
11 3 (0.060%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.040%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 343 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 233 (4.68%) SaaS
3 84 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 81 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 69 (1.39%) PaaS
6 47 (0.94%) IaaS
7 46 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (0.88%) Office 365
9 33 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
10 18 (0.36%) Taleo
11 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.26%) Responsys
12 12 (0.24%) GitHub
13 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 10 (0.20%) Heroku
14 10 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 10 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 691 (13.88%) Firewall
2 630 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 496 (9.97%) DNS
4 402 (8.08%) SAN
5 325 (6.53%) WAN
6 283 (5.69%) LAN
7 272 (5.47%) Internet
8 233 (4.68%) VPN
9 210 (4.22%) DHCP
10 189 (3.80%) HTTP
11 140 (2.81%) SMTP
12 139 (2.79%) VoIP
13 132 (2.65%) NAS
14 124 (2.49%) SSL
15 118 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
16 113 (2.27%) LDAP
17 112 (2.25%) Network Security
18 111 (2.23%) IPsec
19 103 (2.07%) OSPF
20 101 (2.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1177 (23.65%) MySQL
2 612 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 330 (6.63%) Oracle Database
4 326 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 242 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 196 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 175 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 158 (3.17%) RDBMS
9 152 (3.05%) Big Data
10 128 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 93 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
12 85 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 69 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 69 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (1.29%) Redis
15 62 (1.25%) DB2
16 57 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
17 51 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
19 46 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 540 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 365 (7.33%) Subversion
2 365 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 197 (3.96%) Maven
4 170 (3.42%) Selenium
5 146 (2.93%) JIRA
6 125 (2.51%) Eclipse
7 110 (2.21%) Ant
8 105 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 73 (1.47%) JUnit
10 68 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
11 62 (1.25%) Visual Studio
12 54 (1.08%) RSpec
13 49 (0.98%) Hudson
14 37 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 37 (0.74%) WATIR
15 36 (0.72%) Toad
16 32 (0.64%) Grunt
17 31 (0.62%) Bower
17 31 (0.62%) RubyGems
General
1 553 (11.11%) Finance
2 336 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 125 (2.51%) Marketing
4 122 (2.45%) Electronics
5 86 (1.73%) Retail
6 72 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 61 (1.23%) Games
8 58 (1.17%) Banking
9 56 (1.13%) German Language
10 51 (1.02%) Publishing
11 42 (0.84%) Advertising
12 40 (0.80%) Legal
13 38 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 38 (0.76%) French Language
14 30 (0.60%) Law
15 24 (0.48%) Back Office
16 23 (0.46%) Automotive
17 14 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 14 (0.28%) Billing
18 12 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1487 (29.88%) Developer
2 513 (10.31%) Administrator
3 489 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 479 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 426 (8.56%) Systems Administrator
6 365 (7.33%) Java Developer
7 356 (7.15%) PHP Developer
8 328 (6.59%) Analyst
9 249 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 242 (4.86%) Web Developer
11 232 (4.66%) Software Developer
12 214 (4.30%) Architect
13 197 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
14 192 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
15 184 (3.70%) C++ Developer
16 174 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
17 172 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 171 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
19 163 (3.28%) Technical Support
19 163 (3.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1017 (20.43%) HTML
2 802 (16.11%) CSS
3 546 (10.97%) jQuery
4 502 (10.09%) Web Services
5 399 (8.02%) XML
6 361 (7.25%) HTML5
7 286 (5.75%) LAMP
8 240 (4.82%) Spring
9 237 (4.76%) .NET
10 201 (4.04%) J2EE
11 198 (3.98%) Ajax
12 190 (3.82%) CSS3
13 182 (3.66%) REST
14 172 (3.46%) AngularJS
15 154 (3.09%) Symfony
16 140 (2.81%) SOAP
17 130 (2.61%) JSON
18 122 (2.45%) Middleware
19 114 (2.29%) JSP
20 111 (2.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 588 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 409 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 399 (8.02%) Data Centre
4 183 (3.68%) Clustering
5 126 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 106 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 103 (2.07%) Data Structures
8 100 (2.01%) User Experience
8 100 (2.01%) Replication
9 92 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 87 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 72 (1.45%) Derivative
12 62 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 60 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 59 (1.19%) Physics
15 57 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
16 53 (1.06%) Statistics
17 49 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
17 49 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
18 45 (0.90%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2085 (41.89%) Windows
2 1468 (29.50%) UNIX
3 561 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 362 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 316 (6.35%) CentOS
6 289 (5.81%) Solaris
7 226 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 200 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 190 (3.82%) Ubuntu
10 162 (3.25%) Windows 7
11 141 (2.83%) Debian
12 110 (2.21%) AIX
13 97 (1.95%) Android
14 88 (1.77%) Mac OS X
15 86 (1.73%) Windows 8
16 70 (1.41%) Apple iOS
17 62 (1.25%) Windows XP
18 55 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
19 54 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
20 52 (1.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (15.31%) Software Engineering
3 597 (12.00%) ITIL
4 415 (8.34%) OO
5 388 (7.80%) DevOps
6 348 (6.99%) TDD
7 337 (6.77%) MVC
8 336 (6.75%) Open Source
9 332 (6.67%) Scrum
10 305 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 293 (5.89%) Web Development
12 291 (5.85%) Configuration Management
13 273 (5.49%) Project Management
14 270 (5.42%) OOP
15 267 (5.36%) SDLC
16 196 (3.94%) Mentoring
17 195 (3.92%) Unit Testing
18 188 (3.78%) E-Commerce
19 178 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
20 152 (3.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1230 (24.71%) SQL
2 1209 (24.29%) Java
3 1028 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 863 (17.34%) Python
5 842 (16.92%) PHP
6 686 (13.78%) C++
7 597 (12.00%) Perl
8 433 (8.70%) Ruby
9 429 (8.62%) C
10 393 (7.90%) Bash Shell
11 319 (6.41%) C#
12 297 (5.97%) Shell Script
13 228 (4.58%) PL/SQL
14 167 (3.36%) PowerShell
15 115 (2.31%) PHP5
16 65 (1.31%) Embedded C++
17 47 (0.94%) COBOL
18 44 (0.88%) Embedded C
19 39 (0.78%) Scala
20 30 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 868 (17.44%) Degree
2 391 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 288 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 213 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 207 (4.16%) SC Cleared
6 205 (4.12%) CCNA
7 142 (2.85%) MCSE
8 139 (2.79%) CCNP
9 118 (2.37%) MCITP
10 111 (2.23%) CISSP
11 107 (2.15%) MCP
12 99 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 89 (1.79%) MCSA
14 86 (1.73%) DV Cleared
15 58 (1.17%) ISEB
16 51 (1.02%) RHCE
17 48 (0.96%) CEH
18 46 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 45 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
19 45 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (4.12%) SLA
2 170 (3.42%) QA
3 72 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.20%) COBIT
7 10 (0.20%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.14%) GPG13
9 6 (0.12%) GCP
10 2 (0.040%) JTAG
10 2 (0.040%) FISMA
11 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 662 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 525 (10.55%) Active Directory
3 223 (4.48%) vSphere
4 196 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 122 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 109 (2.19%) vCloud
7 68 (1.37%) XenApp
8 64 (1.29%) KVM
9 58 (1.17%) Xen
10 49 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 41 (0.82%) Firmware
12 33 (0.66%) XenServer
12 33 (0.66%) Docker
13 30 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 25 (0.50%) Squid
16 24 (0.48%) qmail
17 21 (0.42%) Samba
18 20 (0.40%) Terminal Services
19 18 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 445 (8.94%) Puppet
2 244 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 183 (3.68%) Nagios
4 100 (2.01%) SCCM
5 84 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 76 (1.53%) ZABBIX
7 66 (1.33%) Backup Exec
8 64 (1.29%) SCOM
9 62 (1.25%) Ansible
10 61 (1.23%) Data Guard
11 51 (1.02%) Cacti
12 47 (0.94%) WSUS
13 46 (0.92%) NetBackup
13 46 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 41 (0.82%) Graphite
15 40 (0.80%) HAProxy
16 36 (0.72%) Ganglia
17 34 (0.68%) logstash
18 26 (0.52%) Hyperic
18 26 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1013 (20.35%) VMware
2 949 (19.07%) Oracle
3 764 (15.35%) Microsoft
4 656 (13.18%) Red Hat
5 611 (12.28%) Cisco
6 248 (4.98%) HP
7 211 (4.24%) Citrix
8 173 (3.48%) NetApp
9 152 (3.05%) Zend
10 136 (2.73%) Juniper
11 131 (2.63%) IBM
12 127 (2.55%) Sun
13 115 (2.31%) Symantec
14 103 (2.07%) EMC
15 101 (2.03%) F5
16 96 (1.93%) SAP
17 83 (1.67%) Dell
18 74 (1.49%) 3PAR
19 73 (1.47%) CheckPoint
20 72 (1.45%) Google
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southsea, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
New Milton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits plan
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, bens allow, bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k + Healthcare & Life Insurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago