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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2154 2739 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 12.73% 11.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.65% 43.88% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 2341 2031
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4520 6242 6436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.31% 29.00% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3848 5419 5251
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +5 637 £52,500 +10.52% 63
Hampshire 0 482 £41,000 +3.79% 66
Surrey +3 433 £50,000 +3.09% 67
Oxfordshire +7 224 £47,500 - 23
East Sussex +1 136 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Buckinghamshire -14 102 £45,000 +5.88% 13
West Sussex -12 69 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Kent -13 50 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Middlesex +7 12 £50,000 -9.09%
M4 Corridor - 3 £67,500 -
Thames Valley - 3 £60,000 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1923 (40.71%) Windows
2 1164 (24.64%) Unix
3 1085 (22.97%) Java
4 1037 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 994 (21.04%) Python
6 961 (20.34%) VMware
7 876 (18.54%) MySQL
8 834 (17.65%) C++
9 770 (16.30%) Software Engineering
10 768 (16.26%) SQL
11 699 (14.80%) JavaScript
12 680 (14.39%) Red Hat
13 671 (14.20%) PHP
14 657 (13.91%) TCP/IP
15 650 (13.76%) Apache
16 621 (13.15%) Oracle
17 618 (13.08%) Cisco
18 601 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 595 (12.60%) HTML
20 594 (12.57%) Bash Shell
21 584 (12.36%) Firewall
22 582 (12.32%) Degree
23 580 (12.28%) Microsoft
24 567 (12.00%) C
25 538 (11.39%) DevOps
26 537 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 529 (11.20%) Finance
28 524 (11.09%) Perl
29 500 (10.58%) Puppet
30 494 (10.46%) Amazon AWS

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
1 650 (13.76%) Apache
2 297 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 210 (4.45%) nginx
4 199 (4.21%) IIS
5 151 (3.20%) WebLogic
6 138 (2.92%) JBoss
7 115 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
8 96 (2.03%) MS Exchange
9 95 (2.01%) WebSphere
10 80 (1.69%) SharePoint
11 51 (1.08%) CMS
11 51 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 42 (0.89%) Apache Spark
13 41 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 35 (0.74%) Drupal
15 27 (0.57%) Confluence
15 27 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.42%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 211 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 42 (0.89%) MS Office
3 30 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.11%) Simulink
7 4 (0.085%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.064%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.042%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.042%) GIMP
9 2 (0.042%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.32%) Magento
5 12 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle BRM
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.021%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 494 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (4.11%) SaaS
3 179 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 108 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
5 107 (2.27%) Office 365
6 93 (1.97%) GitHub
7 68 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (1.33%) PaaS
9 62 (1.31%) IaaS
10 37 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.28%) Heroku
14 11 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.17%) Route 53
16 8 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
17 7 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 657 (13.91%) TCP/IP
2 584 (12.36%) Firewall
3 390 (8.26%) DNS
4 246 (5.21%) Internet
5 236 (5.00%) SAN
6 228 (4.83%) HTTP
7 214 (4.53%) VPN
8 206 (4.36%) WAN
9 175 (3.70%) VLAN
9 175 (3.70%) VoIP
10 166 (3.51%) Network Security
11 157 (3.32%) LAN
11 157 (3.32%) LDAP
12 155 (3.28%) DHCP
13 123 (2.60%) SSL
14 114 (2.41%) SMTP
15 101 (2.14%) IPsec
16 98 (2.07%) FTP
17 82 (1.74%) SSH
18 80 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (18.54%) MySQL
2 442 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 185 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 162 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 160 (3.39%) Big Data
6 148 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 135 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 129 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 118 (2.50%) Hadoop
10 90 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 66 (1.40%) Redis
12 62 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 58 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 46 (0.97%) HBase
15 40 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (0.68%) DB2
16 32 (0.68%) MariaDB
17 30 (0.64%) Data Mining
17 30 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
18 26 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 480 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 335 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 245 (5.19%) Subversion
4 168 (3.56%) JIRA
5 84 (1.78%) Selenium
6 76 (1.61%) Vagrant
7 71 (1.50%) Maven
8 67 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 67 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 64 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 47 (0.99%) PHPUnit
11 44 (0.93%) Metasploit
12 41 (0.87%) JUnit
13 40 (0.85%) Visual Studio
14 32 (0.68%) TeamCity
15 29 (0.61%) Hudson
16 28 (0.59%) Ant
17 22 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
18 19 (0.40%) Trac
19 17 (0.36%) Gradle
General
1 529 (11.20%) Finance
2 383 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 141 (2.98%) Games
4 118 (2.50%) Banking
5 117 (2.48%) Marketing
6 100 (2.12%) Electronics
7 88 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 75 (1.59%) German Language
9 74 (1.57%) French Language
10 49 (1.04%) Retail
11 37 (0.78%) Legal
12 34 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 29 (0.61%) Automotive
14 25 (0.53%) Back Office
15 18 (0.38%) Advertising
15 18 (0.38%) Italian Language
16 17 (0.36%) Billing
17 16 (0.34%) Music Industry
18 14 (0.30%) Law
19 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1102 (23.33%) Developer
2 683 (14.46%) Linux Engineer
3 466 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 421 (8.91%) Administrator
5 393 (8.32%) Software Engineer
6 317 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
7 297 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 290 (6.14%) Systems Engineer
9 289 (6.12%) Analyst
10 285 (6.03%) PHP Developer
11 265 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
12 261 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 261 (5.52%) Java Developer
13 239 (5.06%) Senior Developer
14 224 (4.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 197 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
16 188 (3.98%) Network Engineer
17 181 (3.83%) Software Developer
18 162 (3.43%) Security Engineer
19 153 (3.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (12.60%) HTML
2 483 (10.22%) CSS
3 402 (8.51%) Web Services
4 387 (8.19%) LAMP
5 240 (5.08%) jQuery
6 234 (4.95%) XML
7 202 (4.28%) .NET
8 196 (4.15%) AngularJS
9 175 (3.70%) SOAP
10 161 (3.41%) HTML5
11 159 (3.37%) Spring
12 137 (2.90%) J2EE
13 135 (2.86%) Middleware
14 133 (2.82%) Node.js
15 131 (2.77%) REST
16 116 (2.46%) Ajax
17 115 (2.43%) JSON
18 109 (2.31%) LEMP Stack
19 94 (1.99%) Symfony
20 90 (1.91%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 413 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 348 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 326 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 176 (3.73%) Clustering
5 136 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 121 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 105 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 83 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 76 (1.61%) Statistics
10 68 (1.44%) PKI
11 65 (1.38%) User Experience
12 64 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 62 (1.31%) Driving Licence
14 54 (1.14%) Physics
14 54 (1.14%) Replication
15 46 (0.97%) Contactless
16 45 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
17 43 (0.91%) Private Cloud
18 37 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
18 37 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1923 (40.71%) Windows
2 1164 (24.64%) Unix
3 537 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 487 (10.31%) Windows Server
5 392 (8.30%) CentOS
6 250 (5.29%) Solaris
7 226 (4.78%) Ubuntu
8 205 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 180 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 116 (2.46%) Debian
11 115 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 96 (2.03%) AIX
13 88 (1.86%) Android
14 78 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 59 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
16 56 (1.19%) Windows 7
17 54 (1.14%) Windows 2000
18 50 (1.06%) Mac OS X
19 48 (1.02%) SUSE
20 42 (0.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1037 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (16.30%) Software Engineering
3 538 (11.39%) DevOps
4 471 (9.97%) Scrum
5 428 (9.06%) ITIL
6 374 (7.92%) Open Source
7 323 (6.84%) OO
8 309 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
9 280 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 278 (5.88%) Web Development
11 275 (5.82%) Configuration Management
12 264 (5.59%) OOP
13 238 (5.04%) Multithreading
14 237 (5.02%) SDLC
15 235 (4.97%) Information Security
16 227 (4.81%) TDD
17 211 (4.47%) MVC
18 188 (3.98%) High Availability
19 168 (3.56%) Cybersecurity
20 165 (3.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1085 (22.97%) Java
2 994 (21.04%) Python
3 834 (17.65%) C++
4 768 (16.26%) SQL
5 699 (14.80%) JavaScript
6 671 (14.20%) PHP
7 594 (12.57%) Bash Shell
8 567 (12.00%) C
9 524 (11.09%) Perl
10 406 (8.59%) Ruby
11 310 (6.56%) PowerShell
12 240 (5.08%) Shell Script
13 224 (4.74%) C#
14 75 (1.59%) Go
15 73 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 63 (1.33%) Embedded C
17 62 (1.31%) VB
18 60 (1.27%) PHP 5
18 60 (1.27%) T-SQL
19 55 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 582 (12.32%) Degree
2 424 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 288 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 257 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 238 (5.04%) CCNA
6 138 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 137 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 136 (2.88%) CCNP
9 123 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 109 (2.31%) CISSP
11 98 (2.07%) CEH
12 89 (1.88%) RHCE
13 81 (1.71%) MCSE
14 72 (1.52%) RHCSA
15 47 (0.99%) MCITP
16 43 (0.91%) RHCA
17 39 (0.83%) CREST Certified
18 37 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
19 35 (0.74%) OSCP
20 33 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (3.75%) QA
2 145 (3.07%) SLA
3 83 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.36%) FISMA
8 16 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 14 (0.30%) PA-DSS
10 8 (0.17%) SSAE 16
11 7 (0.15%) HL7
12 4 (0.085%) GCP
13 2 (0.042%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.042%) ISO13485
14 1 (0.021%) COBIT
14 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.021%) GPG13
14 1 (0.021%) SDET
System Software
1 601 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 446 (9.44%) Active Directory
3 277 (5.86%) vSphere
4 182 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 164 (3.47%) Docker
6 103 (2.18%) Firmware
7 99 (2.10%) VMware ESX
8 74 (1.57%) vCloud
9 61 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 58 (1.23%) NFS
11 53 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 53 (1.12%) XenApp
12 47 (0.99%) KVM
13 42 (0.89%) Samba
14 37 (0.78%) Varnish
15 36 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
15 36 (0.76%) Postfix
16 35 (0.74%) iptables
17 32 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 29 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 500 (10.58%) Puppet
2 301 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
3 181 (3.83%) Ansible
4 142 (3.01%) Nagios
5 103 (2.18%) Nessus
6 91 (1.93%) SCCM
7 61 (1.29%) Nmap
8 51 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 46 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 43 (0.91%) WSUS
11 41 (0.87%) Cacti
12 30 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
12 30 (0.64%) Tivoli
13 28 (0.59%) HAProxy
14 26 (0.55%) Kibana
14 26 (0.55%) vMotion
15 24 (0.51%) OpenView
15 24 (0.51%) Salt
15 24 (0.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 23 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 961 (20.34%) VMware
2 680 (14.39%) Red Hat
3 621 (13.15%) Oracle
4 618 (13.08%) Cisco
5 580 (12.28%) Microsoft
6 171 (3.62%) Juniper
7 161 (3.41%) HP
8 151 (3.20%) F5
9 126 (2.67%) Sun
10 116 (2.46%) Citrix
11 96 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 93 (1.97%) IBM
13 90 (1.91%) EMC
13 90 (1.91%) Google
14 74 (1.57%) Blue Coat
15 72 (1.52%) Palo Alto
16 69 (1.46%) NetApp
17 65 (1.38%) Zend
18 60 (1.27%) Veritas
19 58 (1.23%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, life insurance
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Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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