The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 106 140 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.54% 16.57% 17.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.35% 37.14% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 103 121 151
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
239 377 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.04% 44.62% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 336 387
Average salary £35,000 £31,349 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% -10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Southampton region.

Linux Salary Trend in Southampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 98 (44.34%) Windows
2 81 (36.65%) UNIX
3 71 (32.13%) Software Engineering
4 68 (30.77%) PHP
5 64 (28.96%) Microsoft
6 63 (28.51%) Java
7 62 (28.05%) Active Directory
8 60 (27.15%) HTML
9 59 (26.70%) JavaScript
10 58 (26.24%) CSS
11 55 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (24.43%) Python
13 47 (21.27%) ITIL
14 44 (19.91%) SQL
14 44 (19.91%) SAN
15 41 (18.55%) OO
15 41 (18.55%) TDD
15 41 (18.55%) LAMP
16 40 (18.10%) Git (software)
17 39 (17.65%) jQuery
18 38 (17.19%) Apache
19 37 (16.74%) Oracle
19 37 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (16.29%) Jenkins
20 36 (16.29%) VMware
21 35 (15.84%) Degree
21 35 (15.84%) Project Management
22 34 (15.38%) MVC
22 34 (15.38%) BDD
23 33 (14.93%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 38 (17.19%) Apache
2 17 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.79%) NetWeaver
4 12 (5.43%) Joomla!
5 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.62%) WordPress
8 6 (2.71%) nginx
8 6 (2.71%) Node.js
8 6 (2.71%) CMS
9 5 (2.26%) Drupal
9 5 (2.26%) JBoss
10 3 (1.36%) Lync
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.90%) Mule
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 44 (19.91%) SAN
2 28 (12.67%) NAS
3 16 (7.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.33%) DNS
5 12 (5.43%) LAN
6 11 (4.98%) WAN
7 10 (4.52%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.71%) DHCP
8 6 (2.71%) VoIP
8 6 (2.71%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.36%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.36%) Internet
10 3 (1.36%) WLAN
11 2 (0.90%) LDAP
11 2 (0.90%) ATM
11 2 (0.90%) Firewall
11 2 (0.90%) HTTP
11 2 (0.90%) VPN
11 2 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.86%) MySQL
2 22 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 21 (9.50%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.71%) Big Data
7 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.36%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.90%) DB2
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.29%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.48%) Maven
4 31 (14.03%) Subversion
5 17 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 14 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.07%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.07%) JIRA
7 9 (4.07%) Selenium
8 4 (1.81%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.36%) JUnit
9 3 (1.36%) Gradle
10 1 (0.45%) Log4j
10 1 (0.45%) GDB
General
1 17 (7.69%) Retail
2 15 (6.79%) Finance
3 5 (2.26%) Publishing
3 5 (2.26%) Marketing
4 4 (1.81%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (33.03%) Developer
2 33 (14.93%) Software Engineer
2 33 (14.93%) PHP Developer
3 23 (10.41%) Technical Designer
3 23 (10.41%) Infrastructure Designer
3 23 (10.41%) Designer
4 22 (9.95%) Analyst
5 17 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Graduate
7 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Architect
9 9 (4.07%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.15%) HTML
2 58 (26.24%) CSS
3 41 (18.55%) LAMP
4 39 (17.65%) jQuery
5 28 (12.67%) Ajax
6 26 (11.76%) HTML5
7 25 (11.31%) CSS3
8 22 (9.95%) Symfony
8 22 (9.95%) XML
8 22 (9.95%) Sass
9 21 (9.50%) .NET
10 20 (9.05%) Laravel
11 18 (8.14%) Spring
12 10 (4.52%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (4.07%) AngularJS
13 9 (4.07%) Gherkin
14 8 (3.62%) SOAP
14 8 (3.62%) Web Services
15 7 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (2.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.14%) Algorithms
3 18 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.62%) Physics
4 8 (3.62%) Statistics
5 6 (2.71%) Social Media
5 6 (2.71%) Kindle
5 6 (2.71%) Clustering
6 5 (2.26%) EPoS
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.90%) Replication
7 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) CESG
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 98 (44.34%) Windows
2 81 (36.65%) UNIX
3 29 (13.12%) Solaris
4 20 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.79%) CentOS
6 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.52%) Fedora
8 9 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.26%) Android
10 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.90%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.13%) Software Engineering
2 55 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.27%) ITIL
4 41 (18.55%) OO
4 41 (18.55%) TDD
5 37 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (15.84%) Project Management
7 34 (15.38%) MVC
7 34 (15.38%) BDD
8 32 (14.48%) Service Management
8 32 (14.48%) OOP
9 30 (13.57%) Unit Testing
10 26 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 24 (10.86%) Identity Management
12 21 (9.50%) Change Control
13 20 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (9.05%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.69%) Web Development
15 12 (5.43%) Scrum
15 12 (5.43%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.77%) PHP
2 63 (28.51%) Java
3 59 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 54 (24.43%) Python
5 44 (19.91%) SQL
6 31 (14.03%) C++
7 30 (13.57%) Perl
8 18 (8.14%) C
9 17 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 16 (7.24%) PL/SQL
11 13 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 12 (5.43%) Shell Script
13 11 (4.98%) Ruby
13 11 (4.98%) C#
14 9 (4.07%) PHP5
15 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.45%) Go
16 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (15.84%) Degree
2 9 (4.07%) PhD
3 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.81%) CCNA
4 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.36%) RHCE
5 3 (1.36%) NVQ Level 4
5 3 (1.36%) HND
6 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.90%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) GIAC
7 1 (0.45%) CEH
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.98%) QA
2 7 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 62 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.79%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.36%) XenApp
5 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) Firmware
6 2 (0.90%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) Snort
7 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Puppet
2 5 (2.26%) cPanel
3 3 (1.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.90%) SCCM
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.74%) Oracle
3 36 (16.29%) VMware
4 27 (12.22%) Zend
5 15 (6.79%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.88%) EMC
7 11 (4.98%) Cisco
8 9 (4.07%) Sun
9 8 (3.62%) Citrix
9 8 (3.62%) Google
10 7 (3.17%) HP
11 6 (2.71%) SAP
12 3 (1.36%) Infobright
13 2 (0.90%) Adobe
13 2 (0.90%) CommVault
13 2 (0.90%) NetApp
13 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.90%) ATG
14 1 (0.45%) Apple
14 1 (0.45%) IBM
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Posted: 2 days ago
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