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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2479 2366 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.94% 10.72% 10.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.41% 36.98% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 2052 2164
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6454 6398 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.47% 29.00% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5368 5529 5797
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £38,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 +4 639 £42,500 +6.25% 65
Hampshire 0 527 £38,500 +10.00% 68
Surrey -4 514 £42,500 - 42
East Sussex +1 209 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 196 £37,000 +8.02% 24
Oxfordshire -4 140 £38,000 -15.55% 25
West Sussex -6 139 £45,000 +24.13% 13
Kent -2 83 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Middlesex -3 49 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Sussex +6 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1974 (39.69%) Windows
2 1408 (28.31%) UNIX
3 1320 (26.54%) Java
4 1241 (24.95%) MySQL
5 1192 (23.96%) SQL
6 1103 (22.18%) Degree
7 981 (19.72%) Oracle
8 963 (19.36%) HTML
9 951 (19.12%) JavaScript
10 869 (17.47%) PHP
11 862 (17.33%) Apache
12 822 (16.53%) CSS
13 821 (16.51%) C++
14 760 (15.28%) VMware
15 747 (15.02%) Software Engineering
16 708 (14.23%) Microsoft
17 698 (14.03%) Red Hat
18 664 (13.35%) Python
19 603 (12.12%) C
19 603 (12.12%) TCP/IP
20 567 (11.40%) SQL Server
20 567 (11.40%) Computer Science
21 551 (11.08%) Perl
22 526 (10.57%) Security Cleared
23 524 (10.53%) OO
24 523 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 520 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
26 500 (10.05%) Firewall
27 498 (10.01%) jQuery
28 483 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 862 (17.33%) Apache
2 370 (7.44%) Tomcat
3 219 (4.40%) IIS
4 140 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 123 (2.47%) Node.js
6 104 (2.09%) Drupal
7 93 (1.87%) CMS
8 90 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 75 (1.51%) nginx
10 69 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 64 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 62 (1.25%) WordPress
13 61 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 49 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 31 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
16 30 (0.60%) Lync
16 30 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (0.60%) Joomla!
17 28 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 378 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 152 (3.06%) MS Office
3 55 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.40%) Fireworks
7 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 7 (0.14%) MS Project
10 6 (0.12%) Simulink
10 6 (0.12%) Maya
11 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 23 (0.46%) Magento
3 22 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.22%) Retail-J
7 10 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.080%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.040%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.040%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.040%) Tridion
11 2 (0.040%) nopCommerce
11 2 (0.040%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.040%) AWD
12 1 (0.020%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 167 (3.36%) SaaS
2 141 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 62 (1.25%) PaaS
5 56 (1.13%) IaaS
6 41 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (0.44%) Office 365
9 21 (0.42%) GitHub
10 18 (0.36%) Route 53
11 16 (0.32%) Basecamp
12 15 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.14%) Force.com
15 6 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
16 4 (0.080%) ElastiCache
16 4 (0.080%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.080%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.060%) Heroku
18 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 603 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 500 (10.05%) Firewall
3 427 (8.58%) DNS
4 377 (7.58%) SAN
5 351 (7.06%) Internet
6 344 (6.92%) HTTP
7 249 (5.01%) VPN
8 171 (3.44%) DHCP
9 170 (3.42%) VoIP
10 164 (3.30%) WAN
11 162 (3.26%) LAN
12 146 (2.94%) LDAP
13 138 (2.77%) FTP
14 129 (2.59%) Network Security
15 127 (2.55%) SSL
16 125 (2.51%) NAS
17 103 (2.07%) SMTP
18 80 (1.61%) OSPF
19 79 (1.59%) VLAN
20 74 (1.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1241 (24.95%) MySQL
2 567 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 277 (5.57%) Oracle Database
4 271 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 236 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
6 169 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 133 (2.67%) Big Data
8 124 (2.49%) RDBMS
9 105 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 96 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 85 (1.71%) NoSQL
12 81 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 79 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 73 (1.47%) DB2
15 64 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 61 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
17 46 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
20 34 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 471 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 318 (6.39%) Subversion
3 186 (3.74%) Eclipse
4 135 (2.71%) Maven
5 115 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 105 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 90 (1.81%) Ant
8 81 (1.63%) JIRA
9 80 (1.61%) Selenium
10 79 (1.59%) JUnit
11 48 (0.97%) YourKit
12 40 (0.80%) GDB
13 33 (0.66%) GCC
14 31 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 28 (0.56%) PHPUnit
16 23 (0.46%) Metasploit
17 20 (0.40%) JMeter
18 19 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 406 (8.16%) Finance
2 400 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 193 (3.88%) Marketing
4 152 (3.06%) Retail
5 122 (2.45%) Electronics
6 83 (1.67%) French Language
7 77 (1.55%) Banking
8 72 (1.45%) German Language
9 55 (1.11%) Legal
10 51 (1.03%) Back Office
11 49 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 48 (0.97%) Advertising
13 44 (0.88%) Military
13 44 (0.88%) Games
14 27 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.52%) Billing
16 22 (0.44%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.36%) Automotive
18 15 (0.30%) Publishing
19 14 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1433 (28.81%) Developer
2 586 (11.78%) Administrator
3 474 (9.53%) Support Engineer
4 455 (9.15%) Software Engineer
5 426 (8.56%) Systems Administrator
6 371 (7.46%) Analyst
7 368 (7.40%) Java Developer
8 342 (6.88%) Linux Administrator
9 318 (6.39%) PHP Developer
10 293 (5.89%) Web Developer
11 282 (5.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 226 (4.54%) Consultant
13 219 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
14 213 (4.28%) Technical Support
15 194 (3.90%) Software Developer
16 190 (3.82%) Senior Developer
17 185 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
18 172 (3.46%) DBA
19 168 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
20 150 (3.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 963 (19.36%) HTML
2 822 (16.53%) CSS
3 498 (10.01%) jQuery
4 424 (8.52%) Web Services
4 424 (8.52%) XML
5 339 (6.82%) .NET
6 296 (5.95%) LAMP
7 251 (5.05%) Spring
8 239 (4.80%) J2EE
9 221 (4.44%) HTML5
10 213 (4.28%) Hibernate
11 179 (3.60%) Ajax
12 149 (3.00%) CSS3
13 145 (2.92%) JSP
14 140 (2.81%) SOAP
15 117 (2.35%) XHTML
16 115 (2.31%) Middleware
17 106 (2.13%) RESTful
18 90 (1.81%) Symfony
19 89 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 567 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 364 (7.32%) Open Source
3 197 (3.96%) Social Media
4 195 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 191 (3.84%) Clustering
6 154 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 123 (2.47%) Replication
8 91 (1.83%) Firmware
9 90 (1.81%) Physics
10 81 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 70 (1.41%) Visualisation
13 67 (1.35%) Statistics
14 62 (1.25%) Device Driver
15 59 (1.19%) Client/Server
16 43 (0.86%) EFT
17 41 (0.82%) Kindle
18 39 (0.78%) VHDL
19 38 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
20 36 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1974 (39.69%) Windows
2 1408 (28.31%) UNIX
3 523 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 414 (8.32%) Solaris
5 317 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 260 (5.23%) Ubuntu
7 227 (4.56%) CentOS
8 202 (4.06%) AIX
9 195 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 193 (3.88%) Debian
11 167 (3.36%) Windows 7
12 141 (2.83%) Android
13 137 (2.75%) Mac OS X
14 121 (2.43%) Apple iOS
15 120 (2.41%) HPUX
16 115 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 109 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
18 79 (1.59%) SUSE
19 71 (1.43%) Windows XP
20 62 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (15.02%) Software Engineering
2 524 (10.53%) OO
3 520 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 464 (9.33%) ITIL
5 346 (6.96%) MVC
6 241 (4.85%) TDD
7 218 (4.38%) Configuration Management
8 210 (4.22%) E-Commerce
9 204 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (4.08%) Multithreading
11 201 (4.04%) OOP
12 195 (3.92%) DevOps
12 195 (3.92%) Web Development
13 193 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 190 (3.82%) Project Management
15 189 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
16 161 (3.24%) Unit Testing
17 148 (2.98%) Information Security
18 143 (2.87%) Scrum
19 142 (2.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1320 (26.54%) Java
2 1192 (23.96%) SQL
3 951 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 869 (17.47%) PHP
5 821 (16.51%) C++
6 664 (13.35%) Python
7 603 (12.12%) C
8 551 (11.08%) Perl
9 428 (8.60%) C#
10 406 (8.16%) Bash Shell
11 349 (7.02%) Ruby
12 249 (5.01%) Shell Script
13 166 (3.34%) PHP5
14 104 (2.09%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.45%) Embedded C++
16 69 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 63 (1.27%) Embedded C
18 60 (1.21%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.09%) VB
20 52 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1103 (22.18%) Degree
2 526 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 265 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 188 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (3.38%) DV Cleared
6 147 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 137 (2.75%) CCNA
8 125 (2.51%) MCSE
9 121 (2.43%) CISSP
10 84 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
11 83 (1.67%) CCNP
12 62 (1.25%) CEH
13 55 (1.11%) RHCE
14 51 (1.03%) MCSA
15 50 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 43 (0.86%) CISA
17 42 (0.84%) ISEB
17 42 (0.84%) PCI QSA
18 38 (0.76%) OCA
19 35 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.76%) SLA
2 173 (3.48%) QA
3 124 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 99 (1.99%) ISO 9001
5 93 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.64%) COBIT
7 30 (0.60%) HL7
8 26 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.32%) HIPAA
10 15 (0.30%) JTAG
11 14 (0.28%) WAI
12 9 (0.18%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.10%) COSO
14 3 (0.060%) GPG13
15 1 (0.020%) BS25999
15 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 483 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 348 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 156 (3.14%) vSphere
4 138 (2.77%) Hyper-V
5 86 (1.73%) NFS
6 84 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 81 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 65 (1.31%) vCloud
9 64 (1.29%) Xen
10 59 (1.19%) KVM
11 57 (1.15%) Snort
12 56 (1.13%) VMware ESX
13 50 (1.01%) XenApp
14 47 (0.94%) XenServer
15 44 (0.88%) Samba
16 39 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 38 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
18 37 (0.74%) Postfix
19 36 (0.72%) XenDesktop
20 25 (0.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 285 (5.73%) Puppet
2 147 (2.96%) Nagios
3 138 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (1.67%) Data Guard
5 57 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 48 (0.97%) SCCM
7 37 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 35 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 34 (0.68%) Cacti
10 31 (0.62%) Vagrant
11 26 (0.52%) Nessus
11 26 (0.52%) ARCserve
11 26 (0.52%) Ansible
12 25 (0.50%) WSUS
12 25 (0.50%) Plesk
13 24 (0.48%) Legato
14 23 (0.46%) Zenoss
15 22 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 18 (0.36%) Tivoli
16 18 (0.36%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 981 (19.72%) Oracle
2 760 (15.28%) VMware
3 708 (14.23%) Microsoft
4 698 (14.03%) Red Hat
5 440 (8.85%) Cisco
6 233 (4.68%) HP
7 197 (3.96%) Citrix
8 180 (3.62%) JBoss
9 150 (3.02%) EMC
10 144 (2.90%) Sun
11 142 (2.85%) Juniper
12 126 (2.53%) IBM
13 100 (2.01%) Veritas
14 90 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 89 (1.79%) NetApp
16 68 (1.37%) SAP
17 63 (1.27%) Sybase
18 59 (1.19%) F5
19 56 (1.13%) Symantec
20 55 (1.11%) Zend
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gillingham, Kent
Henry Schein
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35-42K + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and Car allowance.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago