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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2419 2550 2543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.07% 12.37% 11.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.27% 41.84% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2072 2176 2104
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
5591 6095 6271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.21% 29.57% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5118 5298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,579 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 663 £50,000 +11.11% 91
Surrey +3 557 £47,500 - 69
Hampshire -2 481 £40,000 -11.11% 61
Oxfordshire -2 205 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Sussex -6 160 £41,500 -2.35% 4
East Sussex -7 127 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Buckinghamshire +3 124 £45,000 +9.75% 18
Kent -4 77 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Middlesex -3 10 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Home Counties 0 2 £42,500 -37.03%
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 2091 (42.84%) Windows
2 1170 (23.97%) Unix
3 1147 (23.50%) Java
4 1144 (23.44%) MySQL
5 1121 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
6 1108 (22.70%) SQL
7 1082 (22.17%) JavaScript
8 994 (20.36%) VMware
9 973 (19.93%) Python
10 953 (19.52%) HTML
11 866 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 852 (17.46%) C++
13 831 (17.03%) PHP
14 823 (16.86%) CSS
15 819 (16.78%) Degree
16 813 (16.66%) Oracle
17 756 (15.49%) Firewall
18 698 (14.30%) Apache
19 653 (13.38%) Windows Server
20 642 (13.15%) Git (software)
21 636 (13.03%) Cisco
22 628 (12.87%) Perl
23 609 (12.48%) Red Hat
24 601 (12.31%) Microsoft
25 588 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
26 555 (11.37%) LAMP
27 545 (11.17%) C
28 542 (11.10%) Computer Science
29 523 (10.72%) SQL Server
29 523 (10.72%) Finance

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
1 698 (14.30%) Apache
2 312 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 207 (4.24%) JBoss
4 187 (3.83%) IIS
5 178 (3.65%) nginx
6 155 (3.18%) MS Exchange
7 151 (3.09%) Node.js
8 145 (2.97%) WebSphere
9 140 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
10 134 (2.75%) WebLogic
11 117 (2.40%) OpenStack
12 92 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 88 (1.80%) CMS
14 66 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 59 (1.21%) SharePoint
16 51 (1.04%) WordPress
17 47 (0.96%) Drupal
18 46 (0.94%) Apache Spark
19 44 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
20 42 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 298 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.37%) MS Office
3 35 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.12%) Maple
6 6 (0.12%) Simulink
7 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.020%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.020%) MS Project
9 1 (0.020%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 58 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (0.84%) Magento
3 16 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.10%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.061%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.061%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.041%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.020%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.020%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 420 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (4.47%) SaaS
3 178 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (1.27%) Office 365
6 58 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 52 (1.07%) PaaS
8 42 (0.86%) IaaS
9 36 (0.74%) CloudBees
9 36 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
10 35 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 32 (0.66%) GitHub
14 20 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (0.29%) Bluemix
15 14 (0.29%) Heroku
16 13 (0.27%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.27%) Sage Pay
17 11 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 756 (15.49%) Firewall
2 485 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 478 (9.79%) DNS
4 338 (6.92%) WAN
5 331 (6.78%) SAN
6 271 (5.55%) VPN
7 249 (5.10%) LAN
8 244 (5.00%) Internet
9 185 (3.79%) HTTP
10 162 (3.32%) LDAP
11 157 (3.22%) Network Security
12 152 (3.11%) VoIP
13 149 (3.05%) SSL
14 137 (2.81%) DHCP
15 117 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (2.29%) NAS
17 109 (2.23%) VLAN
18 106 (2.17%) MPLS
19 105 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
20 99 (2.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1144 (23.44%) MySQL
2 523 (10.72%) SQL Server
3 265 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 206 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 195 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 192 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 185 (3.79%) Big Data
8 158 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 156 (3.20%) Hadoop
10 154 (3.16%) RDBMS
11 109 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 75 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 65 (1.33%) Redis
14 42 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
15 41 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
17 36 (0.74%) HBase
18 35 (0.72%) Apache Hive
19 30 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
20 28 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 642 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 418 (8.56%) Jenkins
3 344 (7.05%) Subversion
4 202 (4.14%) JIRA
5 177 (3.63%) Maven
6 130 (2.66%) Eclipse
7 116 (2.38%) JUnit
8 110 (2.25%) Selenium
9 107 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 96 (1.97%) PHPUnit
11 91 (1.86%) Ant
12 76 (1.56%) Vagrant
13 69 (1.41%) Visual Studio
14 49 (1.00%) TeamCity
15 43 (0.88%) TestNG
16 39 (0.80%) Bugzilla
17 37 (0.76%) Bitbucket
18 33 (0.68%) Hudson
19 28 (0.57%) GCC
19 28 (0.57%) NetBeans
General
1 523 (10.72%) Finance
2 319 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 176 (3.61%) Marketing
4 145 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 120 (2.46%) Electronics
6 85 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 82 (1.68%) Retail
8 75 (1.54%) Banking
9 62 (1.27%) German Language
10 54 (1.11%) Law
11 49 (1.00%) Automotive
12 47 (0.96%) Games
13 39 (0.80%) Publishing
14 34 (0.70%) Advertising
14 34 (0.70%) French Language
15 20 (0.41%) Military
16 16 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.31%) Avionics
17 15 (0.31%) Billing
18 12 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1383 (28.33%) Developer
2 544 (11.15%) Linux Engineer
3 457 (9.36%) PHP Developer
4 454 (9.30%) Administrator
5 446 (9.14%) Support Engineer
6 418 (8.56%) Software Engineer
7 335 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 297 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
9 261 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 255 (5.22%) Linux Administrator
11 240 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 229 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
13 215 (4.40%) Web Developer
14 207 (4.24%) Network Engineer
15 206 (4.22%) C++ Developer
16 201 (4.12%) Software Developer
17 193 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 192 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 190 (3.89%) Analyst
20 188 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 953 (19.52%) HTML
2 823 (16.86%) CSS
3 555 (11.37%) LAMP
4 421 (8.63%) jQuery
5 411 (8.42%) Web Services
6 374 (7.66%) XML
7 245 (5.02%) HTML5
8 239 (4.90%) AngularJS
9 214 (4.38%) Spring
10 194 (3.97%) .NET
11 186 (3.81%) JSON
12 178 (3.65%) SOAP
13 170 (3.48%) Middleware
14 169 (3.46%) Ajax
15 165 (3.38%) J2EE
16 162 (3.32%) REST
17 158 (3.24%) CSS3
18 134 (2.75%) RESTful
19 121 (2.48%) JSP
20 98 (2.01%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 542 (11.10%) Computer Science
2 379 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 281 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 170 (3.48%) Clustering
5 165 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 123 (2.52%) Replication
7 99 (2.03%) User Experience
8 88 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 84 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 81 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 80 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
12 65 (1.33%) PKI
13 59 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 58 (1.19%) EMC VNX
15 54 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 46 (0.94%) Cybercrime
16 46 (0.94%) Physics
16 46 (0.94%) Statistics
17 45 (0.92%) Driving Licence
18 38 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2091 (42.84%) Windows
2 1170 (23.97%) Unix
3 653 (13.38%) Windows Server
4 516 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 343 (7.03%) CentOS
6 307 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 242 (4.96%) Solaris
8 211 (4.32%) Ubuntu
9 207 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 163 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 157 (3.22%) Debian
12 111 (2.27%) AIX
13 90 (1.84%) Android
14 78 (1.60%) Mac OS X
15 73 (1.50%) Windows 7
16 58 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 54 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
18 53 (1.09%) Windows 2000
19 46 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
20 43 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1121 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 866 (17.74%) Software Engineering
3 493 (10.10%) ITIL
3 493 (10.10%) OO
4 482 (9.88%) DevOps
5 474 (9.71%) Web Development
6 447 (9.16%) OOP
7 375 (7.68%) Open Source
8 364 (7.46%) MVC
9 336 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 321 (6.58%) Scrum
11 313 (6.41%) TDD
12 305 (6.25%) SDLC
13 260 (5.33%) Configuration Management
14 252 (5.16%) High Availability
15 245 (5.02%) Mentoring
16 223 (4.57%) Multithreading
17 175 (3.59%) Load Balancing
18 165 (3.38%) E-Commerce
19 163 (3.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1147 (23.50%) Java
2 1108 (22.70%) SQL
3 1082 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 973 (19.93%) Python
5 852 (17.46%) C++
6 831 (17.03%) PHP
7 628 (12.87%) Perl
8 545 (11.17%) C
9 500 (10.24%) Bash Shell
10 478 (9.79%) Ruby
11 307 (6.29%) PowerShell
12 273 (5.59%) C#
13 227 (4.65%) Shell Script
14 149 (3.05%) PL/SQL
15 125 (2.56%) PHP 5
16 64 (1.31%) VB
17 57 (1.17%) Assembly Language
18 53 (1.09%) Embedded C++
19 46 (0.94%) Scala
20 39 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 819 (16.78%) Degree
2 378 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 285 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
4 238 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 211 (4.32%) CCNA
6 188 (3.85%) CCNP
7 109 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 83 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 78 (1.60%) MCSE
10 72 (1.48%) CISSP
11 65 (1.33%) CCIE
12 64 (1.31%) RHCE
13 61 (1.25%) RHCSA
14 60 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 48 (0.98%) CEH
16 46 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
17 39 (0.80%) MCSA
18 37 (0.76%) CREST Certified
19 36 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
20 31 (0.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (4.75%) QA
2 198 (4.06%) SLA
3 65 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.29%) FISMA
7 12 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 8 (0.16%) PA-DSS
10 6 (0.12%) RMADS
10 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.10%) COBIT
11 5 (0.10%) Def Stans
11 5 (0.10%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.061%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.041%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.041%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.041%) SAS 70
14 1 (0.020%) GPG13
14 1 (0.020%) HL7
System Software
1 588 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 432 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 226 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 217 (4.45%) vSphere
5 175 (3.59%) Docker
6 94 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 86 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
8 54 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 51 (1.04%) Squid
10 50 (1.02%) Firmware
11 44 (0.90%) Xen
12 42 (0.86%) KVM
13 37 (0.76%) VirtualBox
14 34 (0.70%) HDFS
14 34 (0.70%) vCloud
15 33 (0.68%) XenApp
16 27 (0.55%) NFS
17 19 (0.39%) XenServer
18 17 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 17 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 482 (9.88%) Puppet
2 293 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 193 (3.95%) Ansible
4 161 (3.30%) Nagios
5 103 (2.11%) SCCM
6 46 (0.94%) WSUS
7 45 (0.92%) Backup Exec
8 44 (0.90%) Nessus
9 43 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 43 (0.88%) SCOM
10 33 (0.68%) OpenAM
10 33 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
11 32 (0.66%) Nmap
12 31 (0.64%) ZABBIX
13 30 (0.61%) HAProxy
13 30 (0.61%) Salt
13 30 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 27 (0.55%) Cacti
14 27 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 26 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 994 (20.36%) VMware
2 813 (16.66%) Oracle
3 636 (13.03%) Cisco
4 609 (12.48%) Red Hat
5 601 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 181 (3.71%) HP
7 175 (3.59%) Citrix
7 175 (3.59%) Juniper
8 147 (3.01%) EMC
8 147 (3.01%) F5
9 141 (2.89%) CheckPoint
10 130 (2.66%) IBM
11 103 (2.11%) Sun
12 99 (2.03%) Zend
13 95 (1.95%) Google
14 90 (1.84%) SAP
15 84 (1.72%) Symantec
16 78 (1.60%) NetApp
17 76 (1.56%) Dell
18 60 (1.23%) Palo Alto
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Bens, Bonus + Training.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 - 27,000 + on - call allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £18,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £70,000 per annum 20% Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +fantasic benefits !
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum upto 35K + over £5K Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday