The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2559 2706 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.52% 11.85% 11.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.81% 40.99% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2311 2433
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6594 6602 7179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.11% 28.90% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 5579 6284
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 711 £45,000 +12.50% 86
Surrey +2 566 £45,000 +12.50% 60
Hampshire -5 540 £39,500 +5.33% 77
East Sussex +3 199 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Oxfordshire -12 183 £45,000 - 28
Buckinghamshire -6 133 £40,000 +14.28% 21
West Sussex -8 130 £42,500 +17.24% 16
Kent -35 55 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Middlesex -14 30 £50,000 +8.10% 4
Sussex +7 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Home Counties -8 2 £45,000 +2.85%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1751 (38.21%) Windows
2 1413 (30.83%) UNIX
3 1119 (24.42%) Java
4 1102 (24.05%) MySQL
5 1070 (23.35%) SQL
6 991 (21.62%) Degree
7 947 (20.66%) Oracle
8 834 (18.20%) PHP
8 834 (18.20%) HTML
9 827 (18.04%) JavaScript
10 736 (16.06%) Apache
11 729 (15.91%) C++
12 717 (15.64%) CSS
13 714 (15.58%) VMware
14 692 (15.10%) Software Engineering
15 690 (15.06%) Microsoft
16 654 (14.27%) Red Hat
17 644 (14.05%) Python
18 589 (12.85%) Perl
19 521 (11.37%) Computer Science
20 510 (11.13%) TCP/IP
21 509 (11.11%) C
22 500 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
23 482 (10.52%) Firewall
24 469 (10.23%) SQL Server
25 461 (10.06%) OO
25 461 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 447 (9.75%) Security Cleared
27 446 (9.73%) ITIL
28 445 (9.71%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 736 (16.06%) Apache
2 267 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 199 (4.34%) IIS
4 146 (3.19%) Drupal
5 144 (3.14%) CMS
6 125 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 125 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 120 (2.62%) nginx
8 102 (2.23%) Node.js
9 88 (1.92%) SharePoint
10 73 (1.59%) Apache Solr
11 70 (1.53%) WordPress
12 52 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 51 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 48 (1.05%) Alfresco
15 47 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
16 33 (0.72%) GemFire
17 32 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
18 30 (0.65%) NetWeaver
19 28 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 292 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 146 (3.19%) MS Office
3 43 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 18 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.13%) Maya
7 6 (0.13%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.11%) Simulink
9 4 (0.087%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.044%) MS Project
11 1 (0.022%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 60 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (0.57%) Oracle BRM
3 26 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.50%) Magento
5 22 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 14 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.17%) SAP R/3
8 8 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.13%) AWD
10 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.11%) Tridion
11 4 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.065%) SAP BPC
13 2 (0.044%) nopCommerce
13 2 (0.044%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.044%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 171 (3.73%) SaaS
2 138 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (1.13%) PaaS
5 36 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (0.72%) IaaS
7 31 (0.68%) Route 53
8 29 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
9 24 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (0.39%) GitHub
11 11 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.24%) Office 365
12 10 (0.22%) Basecamp
13 9 (0.20%) Heroku
14 4 (0.087%) Engine Yard
15 3 (0.065%) Trello
16 2 (0.044%) CloudFront
16 2 (0.044%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.044%) Force.com
17 1 (0.022%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 510 (11.13%) TCP/IP
2 482 (10.52%) Firewall
3 412 (8.99%) SAN
4 385 (8.40%) DNS
5 290 (6.33%) Internet
6 244 (5.32%) HTTP
7 227 (4.95%) VPN
8 175 (3.82%) DHCP
9 156 (3.40%) VoIP
10 138 (3.01%) NAS
11 130 (2.84%) LAN
12 129 (2.81%) FTP
13 123 (2.68%) WAN
14 121 (2.64%) LDAP
15 96 (2.09%) SMTP
16 87 (1.90%) Network Security
17 81 (1.77%) SSL
18 80 (1.75%) SNMP
19 75 (1.64%) Wireless
20 69 (1.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1102 (24.05%) MySQL
2 469 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 260 (5.67%) Oracle Database
4 225 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 204 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 167 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 161 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 115 (2.51%) Big Data
9 106 (2.31%) Hadoop
10 105 (2.29%) RDBMS
11 102 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 87 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 85 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 83 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
15 82 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 62 (1.35%) Riak
17 60 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
18 51 (1.11%) DB2
19 38 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 418 (9.12%) Git (software)
2 294 (6.42%) Subversion
3 185 (4.04%) Eclipse
4 104 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 103 (2.25%) Maven
6 99 (2.16%) Ant
7 82 (1.79%) JIRA
8 76 (1.66%) JUnit
9 73 (1.59%) Visual Studio
10 58 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 58 (1.27%) Selenium
11 41 (0.89%) GCC
12 35 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (0.61%) Metasploit
13 28 (0.61%) Bitbucket
14 27 (0.59%) GDB
15 26 (0.57%) PHPUnit
16 25 (0.55%) Hudson
17 23 (0.50%) Trac
18 20 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 341 (7.44%) Telecoms
2 332 (7.24%) Finance
3 172 (3.75%) Marketing
4 156 (3.40%) Retail
5 113 (2.47%) Electronics
6 88 (1.92%) French Language
7 84 (1.83%) German Language
8 54 (1.18%) Back Office
9 48 (1.05%) Advertising
10 47 (1.03%) Legal
11 45 (0.98%) Games
12 37 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 36 (0.79%) Banking
14 31 (0.68%) Billing
15 30 (0.65%) Automotive
16 25 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 25 (0.55%) Publishing
17 24 (0.52%) Military
18 15 (0.33%) Italian Language
19 14 (0.31%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1213 (26.47%) Developer
2 571 (12.46%) Administrator
3 469 (10.23%) Support Engineer
4 445 (9.71%) Software Engineer
5 394 (8.60%) Systems Administrator
6 322 (7.03%) Java Developer
7 302 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
8 300 (6.55%) PHP Developer
9 263 (5.74%) Analyst
10 241 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 240 (5.24%) Consultant
12 235 (5.13%) Technical Support
13 223 (4.87%) Linux Engineer
14 221 (4.82%) Senior Developer
15 205 (4.47%) Software Developer
16 180 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
17 170 (3.71%) Technical Engineer
17 170 (3.71%) DBA
18 162 (3.53%) Architect
19 160 (3.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (18.20%) HTML
2 717 (15.64%) CSS
3 445 (9.71%) XML
4 420 (9.16%) jQuery
5 381 (8.31%) Web Services
6 311 (6.79%) .NET
7 266 (5.80%) LAMP
8 252 (5.50%) Spring
9 215 (4.69%) J2EE
10 202 (4.41%) HTML5
11 201 (4.39%) Hibernate
12 166 (3.62%) SOAP
13 150 (3.27%) XHTML
14 143 (3.12%) Ajax
15 136 (2.97%) REST
16 130 (2.84%) JSP
17 122 (2.66%) CSS3
18 111 (2.42%) JSON
19 97 (2.12%) Symfony
20 93 (2.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 521 (11.37%) Computer Science
2 317 (6.92%) Open Source
3 218 (4.76%) Clustering
4 162 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 150 (3.27%) Replication
6 137 (2.99%) Social Media
7 135 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 111 (2.42%) Mathematics
9 97 (2.12%) Statistics
10 82 (1.79%) Physics
11 70 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 63 (1.37%) Device Driver
13 57 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 56 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
15 55 (1.20%) Visualisation
16 52 (1.13%) Firmware
17 45 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
18 41 (0.89%) Cryptography
19 40 (0.87%) EFT
20 36 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1751 (38.21%) Windows
2 1413 (30.83%) UNIX
3 461 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 429 (9.36%) Solaris
5 274 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 272 (5.93%) CentOS
7 229 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 198 (4.32%) AIX
9 162 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 143 (3.12%) Debian
11 123 (2.68%) Mac OS X
12 122 (2.66%) HPUX
13 116 (2.53%) Android
14 106 (2.31%) Windows 7
15 102 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 95 (2.07%) Apple iOS
17 92 (2.01%) SUSE
18 78 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
19 75 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
20 60 (1.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (15.10%) Software Engineering
2 500 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (10.06%) OO
4 446 (9.73%) ITIL
5 350 (7.64%) MVC
6 275 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 242 (5.28%) Project Management
8 239 (5.21%) TDD
9 234 (5.11%) OOP
10 207 (4.52%) E-Commerce
11 189 (4.12%) Web Development
12 188 (4.10%) Configuration Management
13 165 (3.60%) Scrum
14 164 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
14 164 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
15 156 (3.40%) Unit Testing
16 155 (3.38%) Time Management
17 147 (3.21%) Analytics
18 138 (3.01%) Business Continuity
19 130 (2.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1119 (24.42%) Java
2 1070 (23.35%) SQL
3 834 (18.20%) PHP
4 827 (18.04%) JavaScript
5 729 (15.91%) C++
6 644 (14.05%) Python
7 589 (12.85%) Perl
8 509 (11.11%) C
9 349 (7.62%) Bash Shell
10 293 (6.39%) Shell Script
11 288 (6.28%) C#
12 271 (5.91%) Ruby
13 164 (3.58%) PHP5
14 150 (3.27%) PL/SQL
15 61 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 56 (1.22%) VB
17 54 (1.18%) Embedded C++
18 50 (1.09%) Embedded C
19 46 (1.00%) Assembly Language
20 38 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 991 (21.62%) Degree
2 447 (9.75%) Security Cleared
3 271 (5.91%) SC Cleared
4 209 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
5 166 (3.62%) DV Cleared
6 162 (3.53%) CCNA
7 157 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 138 (3.01%) MCSE
9 88 (1.92%) CISSP
10 80 (1.75%) RHCE
10 80 (1.75%) CCNP
11 79 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
12 54 (1.18%) MCSA
13 50 (1.09%) CEH
14 41 (0.89%) MCP
15 40 (0.87%) MCITP
16 37 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (0.76%) OCA
18 34 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 30 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (3.95%) QA
2 177 (3.86%) SLA
3 100 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 92 (2.01%) PCI DSS
5 59 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (0.81%) HL7
7 21 (0.46%) HIPAA
8 16 (0.35%) GPG13
9 15 (0.33%) JTAG
10 12 (0.26%) WAI
11 11 (0.24%) COBIT
12 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.11%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.022%) TickIT
13 1 (0.022%) COSO
13 1 (0.022%) BS25999
13 1 (0.022%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 430 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 350 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 151 (3.29%) vSphere
4 113 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 83 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 82 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
7 81 (1.77%) KVM
8 80 (1.75%) Xen
9 77 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 57 (1.24%) XenApp
11 56 (1.22%) NFS
12 51 (1.11%) Snort
13 49 (1.07%) vCloud
14 46 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 45 (0.98%) XenServer
16 41 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
17 33 (0.72%) XenDesktop
18 29 (0.63%) Varnish
19 24 (0.52%) Nmap
20 19 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 293 (6.39%) Puppet
2 182 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 166 (3.62%) Nagios
4 79 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 61 (1.33%) SCCM
5 61 (1.33%) ARCserve
6 58 (1.27%) Legato
7 54 (1.18%) Plesk
8 42 (0.92%) Data Guard
9 39 (0.85%) Vagrant
10 38 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 32 (0.70%) SCOM
12 31 (0.68%) Nessus
12 31 (0.68%) WSUS
13 29 (0.63%) OpenView
13 29 (0.63%) Cobbler
14 28 (0.61%) Cacti
15 24 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 23 (0.50%) Backup Exec
16 23 (0.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 947 (20.66%) Oracle
2 714 (15.58%) VMware
3 690 (15.06%) Microsoft
4 654 (14.27%) Red Hat
5 361 (7.88%) Cisco
6 276 (6.02%) HP
7 214 (4.67%) EMC
8 189 (4.12%) Citrix
9 182 (3.97%) Sun
10 154 (3.36%) IBM
11 138 (3.01%) JBoss
12 134 (2.92%) Veritas
13 129 (2.81%) NetApp
14 112 (2.44%) SAP
14 112 (2.44%) Zend
15 101 (2.20%) Juniper
16 77 (1.68%) Symantec
17 64 (1.40%) Brocade
18 61 (1.33%) Google
19 52 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £37000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
O2
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Pension,Bonus,Training Budget
Posted: 6 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37,756 - 49,216 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago