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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2321 2004 2536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.19% 9.68% 11.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.80% 35.91% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1592 2234
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
6141 5580 6258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.61% 26.96% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 4552 5382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +3 649 £45,000 - 93
Hampshire +2 513 £42,250 +12.66% 74
Surrey +1 432 £47,500 +5.55% 98
Oxfordshire +9 187 £44,500 -11.00% 44
West Sussex +12 165 £40,000 - 9
East Sussex +1 125 £40,000 - 14
Buckinghamshire +9 121 £34,250 -14.37% 20
Kent +54 118 £45,000 +20.00% 22
Middlesex -13 17 £51,500 +3.00% 4
Sussex -1 10 £47,500 +35.71% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 £57,500 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1932 (40.77%) Windows
2 1355 (28.59%) UNIX
3 1237 (26.10%) SQL
4 1186 (25.03%) Java
5 1158 (24.44%) MySQL
6 962 (20.30%) VMware
7 949 (20.03%) JavaScript
8 857 (18.08%) HTML
9 850 (17.94%) Oracle
10 826 (17.43%) PHP
10 826 (17.43%) Degree
11 789 (16.65%) Apache
12 726 (15.32%) C++
13 724 (15.28%) Software Engineering
14 709 (14.96%) CSS
15 700 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
16 674 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 670 (14.14%) Red Hat
18 641 (13.53%) Python
19 638 (13.46%) SQL Server
20 621 (13.10%) Perl
21 581 (12.26%) Firewall
22 573 (12.09%) Cisco
23 559 (11.80%) TCP/IP
24 555 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 534 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 500 (10.55%) Web Services
27 495 (10.45%) Computer Science
28 479 (10.11%) jQuery
28 479 (10.11%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 789 (16.65%) Apache
2 389 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 230 (4.85%) JBoss
4 207 (4.37%) IIS
5 120 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 118 (2.49%) nginx
7 115 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 107 (2.26%) WebLogic
9 71 (1.50%) Node.js
10 67 (1.41%) WordPress
10 67 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 66 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 63 (1.33%) SharePoint
13 61 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 58 (1.22%) Drupal
15 57 (1.20%) CMS
16 36 (0.76%) SAS
17 33 (0.70%) Joomla!
18 32 (0.68%) Confluence
19 28 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 379 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 129 (2.72%) MS Office
3 31 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.23%) MS Project
8 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.11%) SPSS
11 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.063%) Abaqus
12 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.042%) Mingle
14 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 33 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.15%) Retail-J
5 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.13%) Magento
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.063%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.063%) Agresso
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.021%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.021%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.021%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 200 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (3.19%) SaaS
3 104 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 88 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
5 62 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (0.68%) PaaS
7 31 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 29 (0.61%) Office 365
9 28 (0.59%) IaaS
10 24 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (0.42%) Route 53
13 12 (0.25%) GitHub
14 9 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.13%) Heroku
16 4 (0.084%) IBM SmartCloud
17 2 (0.042%) Google Compute Engine
18 1 (0.021%) Yammer
18 1 (0.021%) Google App Engine
18 1 (0.021%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 581 (12.26%) Firewall
2 559 (11.80%) TCP/IP
3 419 (8.84%) DNS
4 383 (8.08%) SAN
5 290 (6.12%) WAN
6 266 (5.61%) Internet
7 260 (5.49%) HTTP
8 235 (4.96%) LAN
9 196 (4.14%) VPN
10 187 (3.95%) DHCP
11 138 (2.91%) Network Security
12 135 (2.85%) LDAP
13 129 (2.72%) VoIP
14 128 (2.70%) SSL
15 120 (2.53%) VLAN
16 110 (2.32%) BGP
17 97 (2.05%) NAS
18 96 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
19 91 (1.92%) MPLS
20 89 (1.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1158 (24.44%) MySQL
2 638 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 235 (4.96%) Oracle Database
4 218 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 205 (4.33%) Relational Database
6 133 (2.81%) MongoDB
7 132 (2.79%) Big Data
8 124 (2.62%) Hadoop
9 121 (2.55%) NoSQL
10 108 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 104 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 69 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 66 (1.39%) Redis
13 66 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
14 65 (1.37%) DB2
15 60 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 60 (1.27%) MariaDB
16 48 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 47 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
18 45 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 419 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 381 (8.04%) Subversion
3 210 (4.43%) Eclipse
4 159 (3.36%) Maven
5 150 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 137 (2.89%) Ant
7 136 (2.87%) JUnit
8 104 (2.19%) JIRA
9 71 (1.50%) Selenium
10 62 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
11 55 (1.16%) PHPUnit
12 53 (1.12%) TestNG
13 39 (0.82%) Visual Studio
14 37 (0.78%) NetBeans
15 35 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
15 35 (0.74%) Cucumber
16 33 (0.70%) GCC
17 31 (0.65%) SoapUI
17 31 (0.65%) JMeter
18 30 (0.63%) GDB
General
1 432 (9.12%) Finance
2 327 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 119 (2.51%) Retail
4 105 (2.22%) Marketing
5 89 (1.88%) Electronics
6 80 (1.69%) Banking
7 57 (1.20%) Games
8 53 (1.12%) Advertising
9 48 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 47 (0.99%) French Language
11 44 (0.93%) Automotive
12 41 (0.87%) Publishing
13 38 (0.80%) Aerospace
14 37 (0.78%) German Language
15 35 (0.74%) Legal
16 30 (0.63%) Back Office
17 25 (0.53%) Billing
18 21 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.42%) Military
20 17 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1357 (28.63%) Developer
2 520 (10.97%) Administrator
3 519 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 502 (10.59%) Software Engineer
5 439 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 362 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
7 278 (5.87%) Linux Administrator
8 275 (5.80%) Analyst
9 260 (5.49%) PHP Developer
10 244 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 226 (4.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 221 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
13 220 (4.64%) Senior Developer
14 216 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 213 (4.49%) Technical Support
16 209 (4.41%) Consultant
17 195 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
18 184 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 173 (3.65%) Technical Engineer
20 164 (3.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (18.08%) HTML
2 709 (14.96%) CSS
3 500 (10.55%) Web Services
4 479 (10.11%) XML
4 479 (10.11%) jQuery
5 316 (6.67%) J2EE
6 307 (6.48%) LAMP
7 290 (6.12%) Spring
8 260 (5.49%) .NET
9 205 (4.33%) HTML5
10 203 (4.28%) Hibernate
11 199 (4.20%) REST
12 196 (4.14%) JSP
13 195 (4.11%) SOAP
14 183 (3.86%) JSON
15 177 (3.73%) Ajax
16 151 (3.19%) CSS3
17 105 (2.22%) AngularJS
18 98 (2.07%) Servlets
18 98 (2.07%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 495 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 384 (8.10%) Open Source
3 367 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (2.79%) Clustering
5 131 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 117 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
7 108 (2.28%) Mathematics
8 88 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 82 (1.73%) User Experience
10 78 (1.65%) Replication
11 69 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 66 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 62 (1.31%) Physics
14 56 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 45 (0.95%) Blackberry
16 41 (0.87%) Visualisation
16 41 (0.87%) Data Structures
17 38 (0.80%) Derivative
18 34 (0.72%) Social Media
19 32 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1932 (40.77%) Windows
2 1355 (28.59%) UNIX
3 534 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 369 (7.79%) Solaris
5 347 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 311 (6.56%) CentOS
7 229 (4.83%) Ubuntu
8 218 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 191 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 184 (3.88%) AIX
11 133 (2.81%) Android
12 122 (2.57%) Debian
13 118 (2.49%) Windows 7
14 112 (2.36%) SUSE
15 77 (1.62%) Apple iOS
16 74 (1.56%) Mac OS X
17 65 (1.37%) HPUX
18 51 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
19 50 (1.06%) Windows XP
20 44 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (15.28%) Software Engineering
2 700 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (9.12%) OO
4 400 (8.44%) ITIL
5 371 (7.83%) MVC
6 295 (6.22%) DevOps
7 262 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
8 258 (5.44%) TDD
9 247 (5.21%) Project Management
10 217 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 216 (4.56%) OOP
12 201 (4.24%) Scrum
13 197 (4.16%) E-Commerce
13 197 (4.16%) Web Development
14 194 (4.09%) Multithreading
15 181 (3.82%) Mentoring
16 180 (3.80%) Configuration Management
17 154 (3.25%) Unit Testing
18 153 (3.23%) Load Balancing
19 147 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1237 (26.10%) SQL
2 1186 (25.03%) Java
3 949 (20.03%) JavaScript
4 826 (17.43%) PHP
5 726 (15.32%) C++
6 641 (13.53%) Python
7 621 (13.10%) Perl
8 461 (9.73%) C
9 338 (7.13%) Bash Shell
10 322 (6.79%) Ruby
11 319 (6.73%) C#
12 301 (6.35%) Shell Script
13 145 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 122 (2.57%) PHP5
14 122 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 67 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 64 (1.35%) Embedded C
17 63 (1.33%) XPath
18 51 (1.08%) Embedded C++
19 42 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 826 (17.43%) Degree
2 369 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 265 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 257 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
5 202 (4.26%) CCNA
6 141 (2.98%) CCNP
7 111 (2.34%) DV Cleared
8 107 (2.26%) CISSP
9 99 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 74 (1.56%) MCSE
11 72 (1.52%) VCP4
12 62 (1.31%) PhD
13 58 (1.22%) RHCE
14 51 (1.08%) ISEB
15 49 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 43 (0.91%) OCPJP
16 43 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
17 38 (0.80%) CEH
18 35 (0.74%) MCITP
19 34 (0.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (3.69%) SLA
2 144 (3.04%) QA
3 90 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 88 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 61 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 22 (0.46%) COBIT
7 20 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.17%) GLP
8 8 (0.17%) GPG13
9 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.063%) HL7
10 3 (0.063%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.063%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.021%) WAI
11 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.021%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 555 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 343 (7.24%) Active Directory
3 222 (4.68%) vSphere
4 169 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 106 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 76 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (1.58%) vCloud
8 66 (1.39%) KVM
9 65 (1.37%) Firmware
10 56 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
11 54 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
12 52 (1.10%) NFS
13 31 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 30 (0.63%) XenApp
15 29 (0.61%) Xen
16 26 (0.55%) Samba
17 23 (0.49%) XenDesktop
18 21 (0.44%) Postfix
19 17 (0.36%) Snort
20 16 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 316 (6.67%) Puppet
2 186 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (2.51%) Nagios
4 69 (1.46%) SCCM
5 50 (1.06%) Tivoli
6 49 (1.03%) NetBackup
7 47 (0.99%) HAProxy
8 41 (0.87%) Netcool
9 36 (0.76%) SCOM
10 35 (0.74%) Data Guard
10 35 (0.74%) cPanel
11 34 (0.72%) Backup Exec
12 31 (0.65%) Plesk
13 25 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
13 25 (0.53%) Webmin
14 24 (0.51%) Vagrant
15 23 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
15 23 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 22 (0.46%) Capistrano
16 22 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 962 (20.30%) VMware
2 850 (17.94%) Oracle
3 674 (14.22%) Microsoft
4 670 (14.14%) Red Hat
5 573 (12.09%) Cisco
6 300 (6.33%) HP
7 215 (4.54%) IBM
8 176 (3.71%) Citrix
9 165 (3.48%) Juniper
10 160 (3.38%) Sun
11 133 (2.81%) EMC
12 113 (2.38%) CheckPoint
13 102 (2.15%) F5
14 98 (2.07%) NetApp
15 88 (1.86%) Zend
16 79 (1.67%) Symantec
17 74 (1.56%) SAP
18 72 (1.52%) Veritas
19 65 (1.37%) Dell
20 54 (1.14%) Blue Coat
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Permanent - £65,000 to £70,000 - Neg
Posted: 1 hour ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 2 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £42887.00 - £45410.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + parking,health,life, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £70,000 per annum £70,000 + Car allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 22 hours ago