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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2338 2288 2514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.19% 10.21% 11.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.76% 37.92% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1828 2151
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6032 6034 6215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.87% 26.92% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5056 4966 5261
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -1 595 £44,500 -1.11% 104
Hampshire -3 502 £42,500 +13.33% 92
Surrey +1 462 £47,500 +5.55% 74
Oxfordshire +8 191 £42,500 -5.55% 39
West Sussex +10 174 £40,000 - 13
East Sussex +1 174 £40,000 - 25
Buckinghamshire +4 122 £35,500 -15.47% 23
Kent +44 114 £47,500 +35.71% 24
Middlesex -5 17 £50,000 - 3
M4 Corridor - 6 £57,500 -
Sussex -2 5 - -
Home Counties +3 2 £67,500 +50.00%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1945 (40.94%) Windows
2 1357 (28.56%) UNIX
3 1219 (25.66%) Java
4 1216 (25.59%) SQL
5 1168 (24.58%) MySQL
6 963 (20.27%) VMware
7 934 (19.66%) JavaScript
8 861 (18.12%) HTML
9 836 (17.60%) Oracle
10 814 (17.13%) Degree
11 810 (17.05%) PHP
12 787 (16.56%) Apache
13 752 (15.83%) Software Engineering
14 724 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
15 719 (15.13%) CSS
16 708 (14.90%) C++
17 704 (14.82%) Red Hat
18 688 (14.48%) Python
19 686 (14.44%) Microsoft
20 658 (13.85%) SQL Server
21 633 (13.32%) Perl
22 607 (12.78%) Firewall
23 589 (12.40%) TCP/IP
23 589 (12.40%) Cisco
24 563 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
25 552 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 494 (10.40%) Computer Science
27 481 (10.12%) jQuery
28 473 (9.96%) Web Services
29 472 (9.93%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 787 (16.56%) Apache
2 404 (8.50%) Tomcat
3 223 (4.69%) JBoss
4 200 (4.21%) IIS
5 131 (2.76%) MS Exchange
6 125 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 117 (2.46%) nginx
8 101 (2.13%) WebLogic
9 82 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 81 (1.70%) SharePoint
11 73 (1.54%) Node.js
12 72 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
12 72 (1.52%) WordPress
13 64 (1.35%) CMS
14 59 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 53 (1.12%) Drupal
16 38 (0.80%) SAS
17 35 (0.74%) Confluence
18 31 (0.65%) Lync
19 29 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 384 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 140 (2.95%) MS Office
3 29 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.19%) MS Project
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
9 5 (0.11%) SPSS
10 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.063%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.063%) Mingle
11 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.063%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.17%) Magento
5 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.15%) Retail-J
6 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.063%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.063%) Agresso
10 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.042%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.021%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.021%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.021%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 184 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (3.18%) SaaS
3 92 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 89 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (0.78%) Office 365
8 32 (0.67%) PaaS
9 26 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
10 23 (0.48%) IaaS
10 23 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (0.40%) Route 53
12 18 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.34%) AWS OpsWorks
14 13 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.25%) GitHub
16 9 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
17 8 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 5 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 607 (12.78%) Firewall
2 589 (12.40%) TCP/IP
3 440 (9.26%) DNS
4 391 (8.23%) SAN
5 287 (6.04%) WAN
6 247 (5.20%) HTTP
7 244 (5.14%) Internet
8 222 (4.67%) LAN
9 217 (4.57%) DHCP
10 196 (4.13%) VPN
11 148 (3.12%) Network Security
12 137 (2.88%) VLAN
13 132 (2.78%) LDAP
14 124 (2.61%) VoIP
15 118 (2.48%) BGP
16 105 (2.21%) SSL
17 103 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
17 103 (2.17%) NAS
18 100 (2.10%) MPLS
19 98 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1168 (24.58%) MySQL
2 658 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 232 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 226 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 205 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 141 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 130 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 129 (2.72%) Big Data
9 107 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 104 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 103 (2.17%) Hadoop
12 70 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 70 (1.47%) DB2
13 63 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
14 59 (1.24%) MariaDB
15 58 (1.22%) Redis
16 54 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
17 44 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
18 42 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
19 41 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 446 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 388 (8.17%) Subversion
3 222 (4.67%) Eclipse
4 176 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 164 (3.45%) Maven
6 142 (2.99%) Ant
7 133 (2.80%) JUnit
8 108 (2.27%) JIRA
9 69 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
9 69 (1.45%) Selenium
10 66 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 52 (1.09%) TestNG
12 43 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 36 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 33 (0.69%) NetBeans
14 33 (0.69%) Behat
15 32 (0.67%) SoapUI
16 30 (0.63%) Mockito
17 29 (0.61%) TeamCity
18 28 (0.59%) GCC
General
1 458 (9.64%) Finance
2 338 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.34%) Retail
4 100 (2.10%) Electronics
5 98 (2.06%) Marketing
6 68 (1.43%) Banking
7 63 (1.33%) Games
8 55 (1.16%) Automotive
9 51 (1.07%) French Language
10 49 (1.03%) Advertising
11 47 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.93%) Publishing
12 44 (0.93%) Aerospace
13 40 (0.84%) German Language
14 31 (0.65%) Legal
15 28 (0.59%) Back Office
16 23 (0.48%) Billing
17 19 (0.40%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.38%) Military
19 14 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1386 (29.17%) Developer
2 536 (11.28%) Administrator
3 512 (10.78%) Support Engineer
4 500 (10.52%) Software Engineer
5 455 (9.58%) Java Developer
6 375 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 304 (6.40%) Linux Administrator
8 271 (5.70%) PHP Developer
9 258 (5.43%) Software Developer
10 247 (5.20%) Analyst
11 244 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 227 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 217 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
14 216 (4.55%) Web Developer
15 215 (4.53%) Technical Support
16 206 (4.34%) Consultant
17 197 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
18 183 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 175 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
20 166 (3.49%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (18.12%) HTML
2 719 (15.13%) CSS
3 481 (10.12%) jQuery
4 473 (9.96%) Web Services
5 472 (9.93%) XML
6 304 (6.40%) LAMP
7 300 (6.31%) J2EE
8 299 (6.29%) Spring
9 272 (5.73%) .NET
10 218 (4.59%) REST
11 215 (4.53%) HTML5
12 198 (4.17%) JSP
12 198 (4.17%) Hibernate
13 194 (4.08%) SOAP
14 189 (3.98%) JSON
15 179 (3.77%) Ajax
16 149 (3.14%) CSS3
17 139 (2.93%) AngularJS
18 118 (2.48%) Servlets
19 92 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 494 (10.40%) Computer Science
2 409 (8.61%) Open Source
3 398 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (3.16%) Clustering
5 133 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 111 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 106 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
8 96 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 81 (1.70%) Replication
10 79 (1.66%) User Experience
11 72 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 63 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 61 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 58 (1.22%) Physics
15 54 (1.14%) Blackberry
16 52 (1.09%) Data Structures
17 46 (0.97%) Derivative
18 36 (0.76%) iPhone
19 31 (0.65%) Mainframe
20 30 (0.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1945 (40.94%) Windows
2 1357 (28.56%) UNIX
3 552 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 341 (7.18%) Solaris
5 339 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 297 (6.25%) CentOS
7 220 (4.63%) Ubuntu
8 207 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 179 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 177 (3.73%) AIX
11 137 (2.88%) Android
12 118 (2.48%) Debian
13 117 (2.46%) Windows 7
14 91 (1.92%) SUSE
15 79 (1.66%) Apple iOS
16 69 (1.45%) HPUX
17 64 (1.35%) Mac OS X
18 55 (1.16%) Windows XP
19 50 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
20 44 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (15.83%) Software Engineering
2 724 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (9.07%) OO
4 379 (7.98%) ITIL
4 379 (7.98%) MVC
5 310 (6.52%) DevOps
6 285 (6.00%) TDD
7 273 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
8 258 (5.43%) Project Management
9 235 (4.95%) OOP
10 218 (4.59%) Web Development
11 211 (4.44%) Scrum
12 196 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
13 189 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 180 (3.79%) Configuration Management
15 173 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 172 (3.62%) Unit Testing
17 170 (3.58%) Load Balancing
18 161 (3.39%) Multithreading
19 151 (3.18%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1219 (25.66%) Java
2 1216 (25.59%) SQL
3 934 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 810 (17.05%) PHP
5 708 (14.90%) C++
6 688 (14.48%) Python
7 633 (13.32%) Perl
8 444 (9.35%) C
9 358 (7.54%) Ruby
10 333 (7.01%) Bash Shell
11 323 (6.80%) C#
12 292 (6.15%) Shell Script
13 149 (3.14%) PowerShell
14 122 (2.57%) PL/SQL
15 104 (2.19%) PHP5
16 67 (1.41%) Embedded C
17 65 (1.37%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.28%) XPath
19 55 (1.16%) Embedded C++
20 41 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 814 (17.13%) Degree
2 361 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 272 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 259 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 207 (4.36%) CCNA
6 152 (3.20%) CCNP
7 123 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 112 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 111 (2.34%) CISSP
10 98 (2.06%) MCSE
11 71 (1.49%) RHCE
12 56 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 52 (1.09%) PhD
14 49 (1.03%) MCITP
15 41 (0.86%) MCP
16 37 (0.78%) MCSA
16 37 (0.78%) RHCSA
17 36 (0.76%) OCPJP
18 35 (0.74%) CEH
18 35 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (3.91%) SLA
2 153 (3.22%) QA
3 88 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 86 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (1.37%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.55%) COBIT
7 18 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.23%) GPG13
9 8 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.11%) FISMA
11 3 (0.063%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.063%) HL7
12 2 (0.042%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.021%) WAI
13 1 (0.021%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 563 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 381 (8.02%) Active Directory
3 221 (4.65%) vSphere
4 180 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 94 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 73 (1.54%) Firmware
6 73 (1.54%) vCloud
7 70 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 69 (1.45%) KVM
9 55 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 52 (1.09%) NFS
11 40 (0.84%) Xen
11 40 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 28 (0.59%) iptables
13 27 (0.57%) XenApp
14 25 (0.53%) Samba
15 20 (0.42%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.42%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.34%) XenServer
17 15 (0.32%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 331 (6.97%) Puppet
2 202 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (2.97%) Nagios
4 71 (1.49%) SCCM
5 57 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 49 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 49 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 42 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 38 (0.80%) Netcool
9 37 (0.78%) Backup Exec
10 34 (0.72%) cPanel
11 31 (0.65%) SCOM
12 30 (0.63%) Plesk
12 30 (0.63%) Data Guard
13 28 (0.59%) Capistrano
13 28 (0.59%) Ansible
14 26 (0.55%) Cacti
15 24 (0.51%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
16 23 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 963 (20.27%) VMware
2 836 (17.60%) Oracle
3 704 (14.82%) Red Hat
4 686 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 589 (12.40%) Cisco
6 306 (6.44%) HP
7 206 (4.34%) IBM
8 180 (3.79%) Juniper
9 162 (3.41%) Citrix
10 151 (3.18%) Sun
11 130 (2.74%) EMC
12 113 (2.38%) CheckPoint
13 104 (2.19%) F5
14 99 (2.08%) NetApp
15 98 (2.06%) Zend
16 88 (1.85%) Symantec
17 79 (1.66%) Veritas
18 77 (1.62%) SAP
19 65 (1.37%) Dell
19 65 (1.37%) hybris
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 - 55,000 +bonus / benefits.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive salary + share scheme and huge bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35-40k (DOE)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18-22k (DOE)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + 21 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago