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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2453 2331 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 11.16% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.12% 37.42% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 1916 1655
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
5689 6229 5703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.52% 29.82% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4963 5172 4703
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -1 645 £50,000 +11.11% 81
Hampshire +1 554 £37,500 -11.76% 75
Surrey +1 462 £50,000 +5.26% 69
Oxfordshire +1 226 £47,000 +9.30% 37
West Sussex -5 155 £42,500 +8.97% 12
Buckinghamshire -2 153 £42,000 +12.00% 24
Kent +2 118 £44,500 -1.11% 14
East Sussex +7 109 £38,500 -3.75% 18
Middlesex +8 10 £55,000 +6.79%
M4 Corridor +1 2 £75,000 +30.43%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2258 (44.59%) Windows
2 1374 (27.13%) Unix
3 1283 (25.34%) SQL
4 1246 (24.61%) JavaScript
5 1170 (23.10%) Java
6 1128 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1078 (21.29%) HTML
8 1076 (21.25%) MySQL
9 1014 (20.02%) VMware
10 1011 (19.96%) Oracle
11 999 (19.73%) Python
12 912 (18.01%) CSS
13 865 (17.08%) Degree
14 826 (16.31%) C++
15 817 (16.13%) PHP
16 797 (15.74%) Software Engineering
17 749 (14.79%) Windows Server
18 725 (14.32%) Firewall
19 722 (14.26%) Perl
20 715 (14.12%) Apache
21 672 (13.27%) Microsoft
22 655 (12.93%) Red Hat
23 650 (12.84%) Cisco
24 634 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 611 (12.07%) ITIL
26 608 (12.01%) Computer Science
27 602 (11.89%) Git (software)
28 579 (11.43%) Active Directory
29 560 (11.06%) TCP/IP
30 557 (11.00%) SQL Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 715 (14.12%) Apache
2 294 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 214 (4.23%) IIS
4 200 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 189 (3.73%) JBoss
6 187 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 162 (3.20%) Node.js
8 152 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 135 (2.67%) nginx
10 126 (2.49%) WebSphere
11 100 (1.97%) OpenStack
12 89 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
12 89 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 80 (1.58%) SharePoint
14 66 (1.30%) Drupal
15 62 (1.22%) Skype for Business
16 56 (1.11%) CMS
17 51 (1.01%) WordPress
18 39 (0.77%) Jetty
19 37 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 341 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 92 (1.82%) MS Office
3 24 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
6 18 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.24%) Simulink
8 5 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.099%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.059%) OrCAD
9 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.039%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.039%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.039%) InDesign
10 2 (0.039%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.039%) SPSS
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.020%) GIMP
11 1 (0.020%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 56 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 45 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 41 (0.81%) Magento
4 41 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 14 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.16%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.079%) Primavera
10 4 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.039%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 377 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (3.89%) SaaS
3 151 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 128 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 70 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (1.05%) PaaS
7 48 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (0.83%) IaaS
9 36 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
10 35 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 29 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 21 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (0.39%) Bluemix
15 19 (0.38%) GitHub
16 18 (0.36%) Heroku
17 17 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (0.34%) Office 365
18 8 (0.16%) Google App Engine
19 6 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 725 (14.32%) Firewall
2 560 (11.06%) TCP/IP
3 492 (9.72%) DNS
4 337 (6.65%) SAN
5 328 (6.48%) WAN
6 264 (5.21%) LAN
7 255 (5.04%) VPN
8 237 (4.68%) Internet
9 187 (3.69%) HTTP
10 173 (3.42%) DHCP
11 159 (3.14%) Network Security
12 149 (2.94%) VoIP
13 148 (2.92%) LDAP
14 123 (2.43%) SSL
15 115 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
16 111 (2.19%) IPsec
17 108 (2.13%) VLAN
18 102 (2.01%) BGP
19 101 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
20 97 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1076 (21.25%) MySQL
2 557 (11.00%) SQL Server
3 333 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 294 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 248 (4.90%) NoSQL
6 164 (3.24%) RDBMS
7 156 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 154 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 147 (2.90%) Big Data
10 146 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
11 94 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 87 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 81 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
14 71 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (1.36%) Hadoop
16 66 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 55 (1.09%) Redis
18 45 (0.89%) DB2
19 42 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 602 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 378 (7.46%) Subversion
3 331 (6.54%) Jenkins
4 183 (3.61%) JIRA
5 168 (3.32%) Maven
6 136 (2.69%) Selenium
7 133 (2.63%) JUnit
8 109 (2.15%) Eclipse
9 106 (2.09%) PHPUnit
10 101 (1.99%) Ant
11 71 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 67 (1.32%) Visual Studio
13 51 (1.01%) Hudson
14 50 (0.99%) Toad
15 49 (0.97%) Cucumber
15 49 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 46 (0.91%) TestNG
17 43 (0.85%) GCC
18 41 (0.81%) Vagrant
19 31 (0.61%) ProC
General
1 544 (10.74%) Finance
2 362 (7.15%) Telecoms
3 136 (2.69%) Electronics
4 109 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 102 (2.01%) Marketing
6 88 (1.74%) German Language
7 62 (1.22%) French Language
7 62 (1.22%) Retail
8 60 (1.18%) Banking
9 49 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 48 (0.95%) Publishing
11 42 (0.83%) Games
12 36 (0.71%) Automotive
13 30 (0.59%) Advertising
13 30 (0.59%) Law
14 27 (0.53%) Legal
15 15 (0.30%) Avionics
15 15 (0.30%) Billing
16 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1588 (31.36%) Developer
2 521 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
3 510 (10.07%) Administrator
4 441 (8.71%) PHP Developer
5 406 (8.02%) Java Developer
6 395 (7.80%) Support Engineer
7 359 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
8 342 (6.75%) Software Engineer
9 326 (6.44%) Senior Developer
10 278 (5.49%) Software Developer
11 259 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
12 248 (4.90%) Analyst
13 244 (4.82%) C++ Developer
14 221 (4.36%) Web Developer
15 218 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
16 206 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
17 204 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 186 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 179 (3.53%) Applications Support
20 174 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1078 (21.29%) HTML
2 912 (18.01%) CSS
3 502 (9.91%) LAMP
4 473 (9.34%) jQuery
5 465 (9.18%) Web Services
6 408 (8.06%) XML
7 305 (6.02%) HTML5
8 267 (5.27%) AngularJS
9 248 (4.90%) Spring
10 242 (4.78%) .NET
11 239 (4.72%) Middleware
12 213 (4.21%) J2EE
13 191 (3.77%) Ajax
14 170 (3.36%) CSS3
15 169 (3.34%) JSON
16 163 (3.22%) REST
17 146 (2.88%) SOAP
18 132 (2.61%) JSP
19 118 (2.33%) RESTful
20 111 (2.19%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 608 (12.01%) Computer Science
2 460 (9.08%) Data Centre
3 300 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (3.38%) Clustering
5 118 (2.33%) User Experience
6 112 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 109 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 102 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 95 (1.88%) Replication
10 86 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 82 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 72 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
13 68 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 68 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 64 (1.26%) EMC VNX
15 53 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 48 (0.95%) Semantic Web
17 40 (0.79%) Derivative
18 38 (0.75%) Visualisation
19 35 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2258 (44.59%) Windows
2 1374 (27.13%) Unix
3 749 (14.79%) Windows Server
4 529 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 394 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 374 (7.39%) CentOS
7 271 (5.35%) Solaris
8 253 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 237 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 217 (4.29%) Ubuntu
11 191 (3.77%) Debian
12 113 (2.23%) Android
13 99 (1.95%) Windows 7
14 91 (1.80%) AIX
15 76 (1.50%) Windows 2000
16 74 (1.46%) Apple iOS
17 68 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 68 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
18 53 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
19 41 (0.81%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1128 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (15.74%) Software Engineering
3 611 (12.07%) ITIL
4 500 (9.87%) OO
5 411 (8.12%) OOP
6 406 (8.02%) DevOps
7 369 (7.29%) MVC
8 357 (7.05%) Open Source
9 347 (6.85%) TDD
10 327 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
11 307 (6.06%) SDLC
12 302 (5.96%) Configuration Management
13 290 (5.73%) Scrum
14 274 (5.41%) High Availability
15 255 (5.04%) Mentoring
16 213 (4.21%) Project Management
17 212 (4.19%) Information Security
18 196 (3.87%) Web Development
19 194 (3.83%) Migration
20 185 (3.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1283 (25.34%) SQL
2 1246 (24.61%) JavaScript
3 1170 (23.10%) Java
4 999 (19.73%) Python
5 826 (16.31%) C++
6 817 (16.13%) PHP
7 722 (14.26%) Perl
8 541 (10.68%) Ruby
9 524 (10.35%) Bash Shell
10 516 (10.19%) C
11 369 (7.29%) C#
12 286 (5.65%) PowerShell
13 255 (5.04%) Shell Script
14 234 (4.62%) PL/SQL
15 82 (1.62%) PHP 5
16 54 (1.07%) Scala
17 47 (0.93%) Embedded C++
18 43 (0.85%) T-SQL
19 38 (0.75%) Assembly Language
20 37 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 865 (17.08%) Degree
2 315 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 284 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
4 200 (3.95%) CCNA
5 174 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 154 (3.04%) CCNP
7 143 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 112 (2.21%) MCSE
9 90 (1.78%) CISSP
10 81 (1.60%) MCSA
11 76 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
12 75 (1.48%) MCP
13 63 (1.24%) CCIE
14 59 (1.17%) MCITP
15 56 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 55 (1.09%) CEH
17 53 (1.05%) DV Cleared
18 50 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
18 50 (0.99%) RHCE
19 47 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.69%) QA
2 149 (2.94%) SLA
3 51 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.24%) FISMA
7 11 (0.22%) COBIT
8 9 (0.18%) PA-DSS
9 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.099%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.079%) HL7
11 4 (0.079%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.039%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.020%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.020%) GPG13
13 1 (0.020%) RMADS
13 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 634 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 579 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 229 (4.52%) vSphere
4 227 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 105 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
6 79 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 77 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (1.44%) Docker
9 72 (1.42%) vCloud
10 67 (1.32%) Xen
11 54 (1.07%) KVM
12 39 (0.77%) NFS
13 36 (0.71%) Firmware
14 35 (0.69%) Squid
15 31 (0.61%) iptables
15 31 (0.61%) XenServer
16 30 (0.59%) VirtualBox
17 22 (0.43%) Postfix
18 17 (0.34%) HDFS
18 17 (0.34%) qmail
Systems Management
1 481 (9.50%) Puppet
2 270 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (3.06%) SCCM
4 128 (2.53%) Nagios
5 95 (1.88%) Ansible
6 88 (1.74%) WSUS
7 81 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 80 (1.58%) SCOM
9 60 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 49 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 41 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 40 (0.79%) Data Guard
13 39 (0.77%) NetBackup
14 37 (0.73%) ZABBIX
15 31 (0.61%) SCVMM
16 30 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
17 28 (0.55%) Salt
17 28 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 25 (0.49%) Cacti
19 24 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 1014 (20.02%) VMware
2 1011 (19.96%) Oracle
3 672 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 655 (12.93%) Red Hat
5 650 (12.84%) Cisco
6 213 (4.21%) HP
7 185 (3.65%) Citrix
8 183 (3.61%) Juniper
9 182 (3.59%) EMC
10 162 (3.20%) F5
11 145 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 137 (2.71%) Zend
13 135 (2.67%) Symantec
14 131 (2.59%) Google
15 119 (2.35%) Dell
16 118 (2.33%) Sun
17 99 (1.95%) IBM
18 95 (1.88%) SAP
19 89 (1.76%) Hyperion
20 82 (1.62%) Palo Alto
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + home working
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
University of Southampton
Salary: From £28,982 to £35,609 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday