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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2503 2283 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.09% 10.74% 11.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.50% 37.84% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2138 1985 2321
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6501 6034 6817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.81% 28.39% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5350 5210 5935
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 645 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Hampshire 0 582 £37,500 -3.84% 65
Surrey -3 486 £43,250 +1.76% 56
East Sussex +4 238 £39,500 +12.85% 12
Buckinghamshire +18 212 £36,000 +1.40% 23
West Sussex -4 130 £42,500 +17.24% 15
Oxfordshire -12 124 £40,000 -13.04% 23
Kent +3 75 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Middlesex -2 45 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Home Counties +7 2 £32,500 -35.00%
M4 Corridor +3 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Sussex +1 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Thames Valley -2 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1985 (39.64%) Windows
2 1360 (27.16%) UNIX
3 1302 (26.00%) Java
4 1258 (25.12%) MySQL
5 1179 (23.55%) SQL
6 1118 (22.33%) Degree
7 993 (19.83%) JavaScript
8 961 (19.19%) HTML
9 924 (18.45%) Oracle
10 860 (17.18%) PHP
11 843 (16.84%) Apache
12 833 (16.64%) C++
13 820 (16.38%) CSS
14 795 (15.88%) VMware
15 746 (14.90%) Software Engineering
16 707 (14.12%) Red Hat
17 696 (13.90%) Microsoft
18 652 (13.02%) Python
19 650 (12.98%) TCP/IP
20 603 (12.04%) C
21 565 (11.28%) SQL Server
21 565 (11.28%) Computer Science
22 563 (11.24%) Perl
23 546 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 523 (10.45%) Security Cleared
25 520 (10.39%) Firewall
26 510 (10.19%) OO
27 496 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
28 494 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
29 488 (9.75%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 843 (16.84%) Apache
2 393 (7.85%) Tomcat
3 223 (4.45%) IIS
4 131 (2.62%) MS Exchange
5 126 (2.52%) Node.js
6 90 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 88 (1.76%) Drupal
8 71 (1.42%) nginx
8 71 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 67 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 62 (1.24%) WordPress
11 60 (1.20%) CMS
12 53 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (0.78%) Lync
13 39 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 34 (0.68%) Joomla!
15 30 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
16 27 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
17 25 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 360 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 138 (2.76%) MS Office
3 55 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 27 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.30%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.14%) MS Project
8 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.12%) Simulink
10 5 (0.100%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.080%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.040%) Maya
Business Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (0.48%) Magento
3 19 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 18 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.22%) Retail-J
8 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.080%) MFGPRO
9 4 (0.080%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.040%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.040%) SAP Retail
12 1 (0.020%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 169 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (3.04%) SaaS
3 66 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (1.12%) PaaS
5 54 (1.08%) IaaS
6 47 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.60%) GitHub
8 21 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.40%) Basecamp
10 17 (0.34%) Office 365
11 16 (0.32%) Route 53
12 13 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (0.14%) Force.com
14 5 (0.100%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.100%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.080%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 650 (12.98%) TCP/IP
2 520 (10.39%) Firewall
3 464 (9.27%) DNS
4 379 (7.57%) HTTP
5 374 (7.47%) SAN
6 351 (7.01%) Internet
7 263 (5.25%) VPN
8 186 (3.71%) DHCP
9 182 (3.63%) VoIP
9 182 (3.63%) WAN
10 164 (3.28%) LAN
11 161 (3.22%) SSL
12 157 (3.14%) LDAP
13 147 (2.94%) Network Security
14 133 (2.66%) FTP
15 121 (2.42%) NAS
16 98 (1.96%) SMTP
17 81 (1.62%) VLAN
18 80 (1.60%) Wireshark
18 80 (1.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1258 (25.12%) MySQL
2 565 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 262 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 251 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
5 249 (4.97%) Oracle Database
6 150 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 132 (2.64%) Big Data
8 124 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 104 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 87 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 80 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 73 (1.46%) NoSQL
13 69 (1.38%) MongoDB
14 64 (1.28%) DB2
15 59 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 58 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 45 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
18 41 (0.82%) HBase
19 39 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 488 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 327 (6.53%) Subversion
3 161 (3.22%) Eclipse
4 136 (2.72%) Maven
5 129 (2.58%) Jenkins
6 109 (2.18%) Visual Studio
7 95 (1.90%) Selenium
8 87 (1.74%) Ant
9 82 (1.64%) JIRA
10 74 (1.48%) JUnit
11 45 (0.90%) GDB
11 45 (0.90%) YourKit
12 36 (0.72%) GCC
13 33 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 31 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (0.54%) JMeter
16 24 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
17 23 (0.46%) PHPUnit
18 22 (0.44%) Mockito
19 21 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 430 (8.59%) Finance
2 410 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 186 (3.71%) Marketing
4 157 (3.14%) Retail
5 118 (2.36%) Electronics
6 93 (1.86%) Banking
7 82 (1.64%) French Language
8 64 (1.28%) German Language
9 57 (1.14%) Legal
10 56 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 44 (0.88%) Advertising
11 44 (0.88%) Military
12 35 (0.70%) Games
12 35 (0.70%) Back Office
13 27 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 23 (0.46%) Billing
14 23 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 17 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.34%) Publishing
16 14 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1413 (28.22%) Developer
2 603 (12.04%) Administrator
3 461 (9.21%) Software Engineer
4 456 (9.11%) Support Engineer
5 450 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
6 415 (8.29%) Analyst
7 357 (7.13%) Java Developer
8 349 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
9 309 (6.17%) Web Developer
10 306 (6.11%) PHP Developer
11 285 (5.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 235 (4.69%) Consultant
13 216 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
14 199 (3.97%) Technical Support
15 178 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
16 175 (3.50%) Software Developer
17 172 (3.44%) Senior Developer
18 168 (3.36%) Support Analyst
19 165 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
20 162 (3.24%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 961 (19.19%) HTML
2 820 (16.38%) CSS
3 482 (9.63%) jQuery
4 466 (9.31%) Web Services
5 432 (8.63%) XML
6 323 (6.45%) LAMP
7 307 (6.13%) .NET
8 246 (4.91%) Spring
9 233 (4.65%) J2EE
10 228 (4.55%) HTML5
11 200 (3.99%) Hibernate
12 188 (3.75%) Ajax
13 169 (3.38%) CSS3
14 153 (3.06%) SOAP
15 151 (3.02%) JSP
16 112 (2.24%) RESTful
17 110 (2.20%) XHTML
18 105 (2.10%) Middleware
19 95 (1.90%) JSON
20 80 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 565 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 374 (7.47%) Open Source
3 220 (4.39%) Social Media
4 188 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 160 (3.20%) Clustering
6 151 (3.02%) Mathematics
7 101 (2.02%) Replication
8 95 (1.90%) Firmware
9 86 (1.72%) Physics
10 78 (1.56%) Visualisation
11 73 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 71 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 67 (1.34%) Client/Server
14 57 (1.14%) Device Driver
15 54 (1.08%) Statistics
16 45 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
17 44 (0.88%) Kindle
18 43 (0.86%) VHDL
19 38 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
20 37 (0.74%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1985 (39.64%) Windows
2 1360 (27.16%) UNIX
3 546 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 409 (8.17%) Solaris
5 349 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 272 (5.43%) Ubuntu
7 250 (4.99%) CentOS
8 220 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 212 (4.23%) Debian
10 206 (4.11%) AIX
11 177 (3.54%) Windows 7
12 152 (3.04%) Mac OS X
13 140 (2.80%) Android
14 131 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 123 (2.46%) Apple iOS
16 114 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
17 110 (2.20%) HPUX
18 97 (1.94%) SUSE
19 76 (1.52%) Windows XP
20 64 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (14.90%) Software Engineering
2 510 (10.19%) OO
3 494 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
4 481 (9.61%) ITIL
5 317 (6.33%) MVC
6 243 (4.85%) TDD
7 242 (4.83%) Configuration Management
8 233 (4.65%) Multithreading
9 224 (4.47%) E-Commerce
10 206 (4.11%) OOP
11 205 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
12 204 (4.07%) DevOps
13 195 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
14 192 (3.83%) Project Management
15 185 (3.69%) Web Development
16 179 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
17 165 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
18 160 (3.20%) Information Security
19 157 (3.14%) Scrum
20 138 (2.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1302 (26.00%) Java
2 1179 (23.55%) SQL
3 993 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 860 (17.18%) PHP
5 833 (16.64%) C++
6 652 (13.02%) Python
7 603 (12.04%) C
8 563 (11.24%) Perl
9 433 (8.65%) Bash Shell
10 417 (8.33%) C#
11 343 (6.85%) Ruby
12 262 (5.23%) Shell Script
13 150 (3.00%) PHP5
14 96 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 79 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 74 (1.48%) Embedded C++
17 65 (1.30%) Embedded C
18 61 (1.22%) MATLAB
19 59 (1.18%) Assembly Language
19 59 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1118 (22.33%) Degree
2 523 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 281 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 194 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 176 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 144 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 138 (2.76%) CCNA
8 134 (2.68%) CISSP
9 121 (2.42%) MCSE
10 80 (1.60%) CCNP
11 65 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
12 63 (1.26%) ISEB
12 63 (1.26%) CEH
13 50 (1.00%) MCSA
14 48 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 46 (0.92%) PhD
16 44 (0.88%) RHCE
17 43 (0.86%) CISA
18 42 (0.84%) PCI QSA
19 40 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (3.95%) SLA
2 185 (3.69%) QA
3 122 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (2.38%) PCI DSS
5 93 (1.86%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.86%) COBIT
7 30 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.44%) HL7
9 12 (0.24%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.22%) WAI
11 9 (0.18%) JTAG
12 7 (0.14%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.100%) COSO
14 3 (0.060%) GPG13
15 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.040%) GLP
16 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 496 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 353 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 181 (3.61%) vSphere
4 131 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 106 (2.12%) NFS
6 79 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
7 72 (1.44%) vCloud
8 65 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 63 (1.26%) VMware ESX
10 61 (1.22%) Samba
11 54 (1.08%) KVM
12 50 (1.00%) Xen
13 49 (0.98%) Snort
14 47 (0.94%) Postfix
15 43 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
16 40 (0.80%) XenServer
17 37 (0.74%) XenApp
18 33 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 29 (0.58%) XenDesktop
20 28 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 312 (6.23%) Puppet
2 157 (3.14%) Nagios
3 130 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 61 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 53 (1.06%) SCCM
7 37 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 35 (0.70%) Zenoss
9 33 (0.66%) Cacti
9 33 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 33 (0.66%) Ansible
10 31 (0.62%) WSUS
11 24 (0.48%) Nessus
11 24 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 23 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
13 20 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 20 (0.40%) Munin
14 19 (0.38%) Legato
15 18 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.34%) Plesk
Vendors
1 924 (18.45%) Oracle
2 795 (15.88%) VMware
3 707 (14.12%) Red Hat
4 696 (13.90%) Microsoft
5 478 (9.55%) Cisco
6 249 (4.97%) HP
7 194 (3.87%) Citrix
8 180 (3.59%) JBoss
9 151 (3.02%) EMC
10 142 (2.84%) Sun
11 139 (2.78%) Juniper
12 119 (2.38%) IBM
13 102 (2.04%) CheckPoint
14 78 (1.56%) F5
15 77 (1.54%) NetApp
16 76 (1.52%) Veritas
17 68 (1.36%) SAP
18 59 (1.18%) Brocade
19 54 (1.08%) Sybase
20 52 (1.04%) Blue Coat
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