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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / South East
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1827 2526 2332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.54% 13.09% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.26% 43.70% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 2161 1927
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 £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -

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
4128 5780 6147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.34% 29.96% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3551 5041 5151
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +8 592 £51,500 +3.00% 55
Surrey +5 344 £50,000 - 55
Hampshire -5 329 £42,500 +13.33% 75
Oxfordshire +2 167 £50,000 +6.38% 30
East Sussex +4 138 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Buckinghamshire -6 99 £42,500 - 12
West Sussex -6 91 £43,750 +2.94% 7
Kent -15 55 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Middlesex +4 14 £45,000 -18.18%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex 0 1 £32,500 -56.66% 1
M4 Corridor -3 1 £67,500 -10.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1576 (39.23%) Windows
2 1082 (26.94%) Unix
3 955 (23.77%) Java
4 938 (23.35%) Python
5 880 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
6 789 (19.64%) MySQL
7 759 (18.89%) VMware
8 715 (17.80%) SQL
9 694 (17.28%) C++
10 689 (17.15%) Software Engineering
11 590 (14.69%) Red Hat
12 586 (14.59%) PHP
13 574 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 561 (13.97%) DevOps
15 545 (13.57%) HTML
16 541 (13.47%) Degree
17 535 (13.32%) TCP/IP
18 528 (13.14%) Apache
19 521 (12.97%) Oracle
20 499 (12.42%) Bash Shell
21 495 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
22 485 (12.07%) Microsoft
23 484 (12.05%) Puppet
24 472 (11.75%) Firewall
25 458 (11.40%) Perl
26 452 (11.25%) CSS
26 452 (11.25%) Finance
26 452 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
27 436 (10.85%) C
28 434 (10.80%) Cisco

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
1 528 (13.14%) Apache
2 273 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 161 (4.01%) JBoss
4 150 (3.73%) nginx
5 117 (2.91%) IIS
6 111 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 101 (2.51%) WebLogic
8 84 (2.09%) MS Exchange
9 78 (1.94%) WebSphere
10 63 (1.57%) SharePoint
11 50 (1.24%) OpenStack
12 43 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (1.02%) CMS
14 35 (0.87%) WordPress
15 31 (0.77%) Drupal
15 31 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (0.72%) Confluence
17 24 (0.60%) Apache Spark
18 22 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
19 18 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 156 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.37%) MS Office
3 22 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.17%) Simulink
7 3 (0.075%) GIMP
7 3 (0.075%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.050%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.050%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.025%) MS Project
9 1 (0.025%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.37%) Magento
4 14 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.12%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.075%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.075%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 495 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (4.68%) SaaS
3 165 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 79 (1.97%) GitHub
6 78 (1.94%) Office 365
7 58 (1.44%) PaaS
8 43 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 39 (0.97%) IaaS
10 36 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.40%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.25%) Heroku
15 9 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.22%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
16 8 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.17%) Datadog
18 5 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 535 (13.32%) TCP/IP
2 472 (11.75%) Firewall
3 343 (8.54%) DNS
4 207 (5.15%) VPN
5 175 (4.36%) HTTP
6 174 (4.33%) SAN
7 163 (4.06%) VoIP
7 163 (4.06%) WAN
8 162 (4.03%) Internet
9 152 (3.78%) DHCP
10 146 (3.63%) VLAN
11 145 (3.61%) LDAP
12 135 (3.36%) SSL
13 124 (3.09%) LAN
14 108 (2.69%) Network Security
15 83 (2.07%) BGP
16 70 (1.74%) SSH
17 67 (1.67%) SMTP
18 65 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
19 63 (1.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 789 (19.64%) MySQL
2 344 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 170 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 152 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 151 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 150 (3.73%) Big Data
7 107 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 104 (2.59%) Hadoop
9 92 (2.29%) MongoDB
10 76 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (1.07%) Redis
13 42 (1.05%) DB2
14 41 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 33 (0.82%) HBase
16 30 (0.75%) MariaDB
17 28 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
18 24 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 429 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 313 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 171 (4.26%) Subversion
4 118 (2.94%) JIRA
5 95 (2.36%) Maven
6 68 (1.69%) Selenium
7 67 (1.67%) Vagrant
8 55 (1.37%) Ant
9 45 (1.12%) JUnit
10 43 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 41 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 40 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (0.62%) Gradle
14 21 (0.52%) JMeter
15 19 (0.47%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.45%) Visual Studio
17 17 (0.42%) Trac
18 16 (0.40%) Metasploit
19 14 (0.35%) GitLab
19 14 (0.35%) Mockito
General
1 452 (11.25%) Finance
2 284 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 125 (3.11%) Marketing
4 123 (3.06%) Games
5 116 (2.89%) Electronics
6 105 (2.61%) Banking
7 87 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 56 (1.39%) French Language
9 55 (1.37%) German Language
10 53 (1.32%) Retail
11 41 (1.02%) Legal
12 28 (0.70%) Automotive
13 27 (0.67%) Advertising
14 19 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.37%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.30%) Billing
17 12 (0.30%) Military
18 11 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 865 (21.53%) Developer
2 543 (13.52%) Linux Engineer
3 464 (11.55%) Administrator
4 353 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 349 (8.69%) Systems Administrator
6 333 (8.29%) Software Engineer
7 282 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
8 256 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 255 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 236 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 219 (5.45%) Java Developer
12 212 (5.28%) Analyst
13 196 (4.88%) Senior Developer
14 194 (4.83%) PHP Developer
15 174 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
16 160 (3.98%) Network Engineer
17 156 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
18 155 (3.86%) Architect
19 148 (3.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 143 (3.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (13.57%) HTML
2 452 (11.25%) CSS
3 343 (8.54%) Web Services
4 328 (8.17%) LAMP
5 209 (5.20%) XML
6 178 (4.43%) .NET
7 162 (4.03%) jQuery
8 161 (4.01%) Middleware
9 155 (3.86%) AngularJS
10 152 (3.78%) SOAP
11 148 (3.68%) Spring
12 141 (3.51%) HTML5
12 141 (3.51%) REST
13 122 (3.04%) J2EE
14 100 (2.49%) Node.js
15 95 (2.36%) JSON
16 90 (2.24%) Ajax
17 69 (1.72%) CSS3
18 67 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
19 65 (1.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 375 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 307 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 203 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
5 112 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 111 (2.76%) Clustering
7 94 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
8 76 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 60 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 60 (1.49%) Replication
10 58 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 42 (1.05%) PKI
12 40 (1.00%) User Experience
13 39 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 33 (0.82%) Contactless
15 33 (0.82%) Public Cloud
16 29 (0.72%) Private Cloud
17 27 (0.67%) iPad
18 26 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1576 (39.23%) Windows
2 1082 (26.94%) Unix
3 423 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 421 (10.48%) Windows Server
5 350 (8.71%) CentOS
6 233 (5.80%) Solaris
7 224 (5.58%) Ubuntu
8 184 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 151 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 122 (3.04%) Android
11 117 (2.91%) Debian
12 91 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 90 (2.24%) AIX
14 84 (2.09%) Apple iOS
15 60 (1.49%) Mac OS
16 49 (1.22%) Windows 7
17 48 (1.19%) Windows 10
18 47 (1.17%) Windows 2000
19 43 (1.07%) SUSE
20 35 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (17.15%) Software Engineering
3 561 (13.97%) DevOps
4 418 (10.41%) Scrum
5 359 (8.94%) Open Source
6 336 (8.36%) ITIL
7 278 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
7 278 (6.92%) OO
8 268 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 254 (6.32%) Web Development
10 229 (5.70%) Configuration Management
11 220 (5.48%) OOP
12 213 (5.30%) High Availability
13 175 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
13 175 (4.36%) SDLC
14 163 (4.06%) TDD
15 162 (4.03%) Multithreading
16 156 (3.88%) Information Security
17 150 (3.73%) MVC
18 135 (3.36%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 955 (23.77%) Java
2 938 (23.35%) Python
3 715 (17.80%) SQL
4 694 (17.28%) C++
5 586 (14.59%) PHP
6 574 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 499 (12.42%) Bash Shell
8 458 (11.40%) Perl
9 436 (10.85%) C
10 326 (8.12%) Ruby
11 250 (6.22%) PowerShell
12 205 (5.10%) Shell Script
13 198 (4.93%) C#
14 71 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 67 (1.67%) Go
16 64 (1.59%) Embedded C++
17 63 (1.57%) Embedded C
18 60 (1.49%) VB
19 38 (0.95%) T-SQL
20 37 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 541 (13.47%) Degree
2 282 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 202 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 177 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 168 (4.18%) CCNA
6 108 (2.69%) CCNP
7 81 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 70 (1.74%) CISSP
10 65 (1.62%) CEH
11 53 (1.32%) MCSE
12 49 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 34 (0.85%) GCIA
15 23 (0.57%) GIAC
15 23 (0.57%) ISEB
16 19 (0.47%) OSCP
16 19 (0.47%) RHCA
17 18 (0.45%) MCITP
17 18 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.58%) QA
2 109 (2.71%) SLA
3 64 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.27%) SSAE 16
7 6 (0.15%) FISMA
8 5 (0.12%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.100%) GCP
10 3 (0.075%) PMO
11 2 (0.050%) HL7
11 2 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.050%) SDET
12 1 (0.025%) COBIT
12 1 (0.025%) COSO
12 1 (0.025%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.025%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.025%) ISO13485
12 1 (0.025%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.025%) SAS 70
System Software
1 452 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 368 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 174 (4.33%) Docker
4 152 (3.78%) vSphere
5 142 (3.53%) Hyper-V
6 64 (1.59%) Firmware
7 58 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 55 (1.37%) NFS
9 54 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (1.19%) KVM
11 44 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 41 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
13 38 (0.95%) Samba
14 32 (0.80%) vCloud
15 30 (0.75%) XenServer
16 29 (0.72%) Varnish
17 27 (0.67%) XenApp
18 26 (0.65%) iptables
18 26 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 26 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 484 (12.05%) Puppet
2 302 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 234 (5.83%) Ansible
4 139 (3.46%) Nagios
5 90 (2.24%) Red Hat Satellite
6 53 (1.32%) SCCM
7 48 (1.19%) NetBackup
8 47 (1.17%) Nessus
9 39 (0.97%) Kubernetes
10 34 (0.85%) Cacti
11 33 (0.82%) Salt
12 29 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
13 28 (0.70%) Grafana
13 28 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 28 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
13 28 (0.70%) Nmap
14 23 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
14 23 (0.57%) WSUS
15 22 (0.55%) cPanel
15 22 (0.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 759 (18.89%) VMware
2 590 (14.69%) Red Hat
3 521 (12.97%) Oracle
4 485 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 434 (10.80%) Cisco
6 143 (3.56%) Juniper
7 142 (3.53%) HP
8 131 (3.26%) F5
9 109 (2.71%) Google
10 107 (2.66%) Sun
11 97 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 90 (2.24%) NetApp
13 79 (1.97%) Palo Alto
14 78 (1.94%) Blue Coat
15 74 (1.84%) Citrix
16 69 (1.72%) EMC
17 59 (1.47%) IBM
18 56 (1.39%) Apple
18 56 (1.39%) Zend
19 49 (1.22%) Veritas
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cititec
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago