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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 111 168 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.83% 18.40% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.50% 48.98% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 96 150 135
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
281 343 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.49% 37.57% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 251 314 300
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 95 (39.42%) PHP
2 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 87 (36.10%) Software Engineering
4 78 (32.37%) MySQL
5 76 (31.54%) CSS
6 74 (30.71%) HTML
7 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (25.73%) UNIX
9 49 (20.33%) Python
9 49 (20.33%) Git (software)
10 48 (19.92%) OOP
11 45 (18.67%) OO
12 44 (18.26%) Windows
13 43 (17.84%) Apache
14 41 (17.01%) jQuery
15 40 (16.60%) Degree
16 39 (16.18%) LAMP
17 35 (14.52%) Java
17 35 (14.52%) Scrum
18 34 (14.11%) Oracle
19 33 (13.69%) C++
19 33 (13.69%) Computer Science
20 32 (13.28%) PHP5
21 31 (12.86%) MVC
21 31 (12.86%) C
21 31 (12.86%) Web Services
22 30 (12.45%) SQL
23 29 (12.03%) HTML5
24 24 (9.96%) TCP/IP
24 24 (9.96%) Symfony

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 43 (17.84%) Apache
2 23 (9.54%) WordPress
3 22 (9.13%) Joomla!
4 13 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (4.98%) IIS
6 11 (4.56%) Drupal
7 10 (4.15%) nginx
8 8 (3.32%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.66%) Node.js
10 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.41%) JBoss
11 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (5.39%) Amazon S3
1 13 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.96%) TCP/IP
2 23 (9.54%) SMTP
2 23 (9.54%) FTP
3 19 (7.88%) SSH
4 18 (7.47%) Telnet
5 17 (7.05%) Wireshark
5 17 (7.05%) tcpdump
6 15 (6.22%) DNS
7 12 (4.98%) Network Security
7 12 (4.98%) LAN
8 11 (4.56%) Firewall
9 9 (3.73%) IMAP
10 7 (2.90%) WAN
10 7 (2.90%) Internet
10 7 (2.90%) SAN
11 5 (2.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.07%) HTTP
12 4 (1.66%) LDAP
13 3 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
13 3 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (32.37%) MySQL
2 21 (8.71%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.05%) Big Data
4 13 (5.39%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (5.39%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 49 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.71%) Subversion
3 20 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 18 (7.47%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.15%) RSpec
6 8 (3.32%) Selenium
6 8 (3.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (3.32%) LoadRunner
6 8 (3.32%) JIRA
7 6 (2.49%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (2.49%) Maven
8 5 (2.07%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.66%) Bower
9 4 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.66%) Grunt
9 4 (1.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.41%) GCC
General
1 20 (8.30%) Games
2 12 (4.98%) Marketing
3 9 (3.73%) Finance
4 8 (3.32%) French Language
5 4 (1.66%) Electronics
5 4 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (38.59%) Developer
2 69 (28.63%) PHP Developer
3 51 (21.16%) Software Engineer
4 37 (15.35%) Analyst
5 25 (10.37%) Web Developer
6 23 (9.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 22 (9.13%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Senior PHP Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Administrator
10 12 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.56%) Graduate
11 11 (4.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 10 (4.15%) Mobile Software Engineer
12 10 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.15%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.15%) Security Analyst
13 9 (3.73%) Technical Account Manager
13 9 (3.73%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (31.54%) CSS
2 74 (30.71%) HTML
3 41 (17.01%) jQuery
4 39 (16.18%) LAMP
5 31 (12.86%) Web Services
6 29 (12.03%) HTML5
7 24 (9.96%) Symfony
8 20 (8.30%) Laravel
9 19 (7.88%) CSS3
10 17 (7.05%) Ajax
11 15 (6.22%) CakePHP
11 15 (6.22%) AngularJS
12 13 (5.39%) Akka
13 10 (4.15%) Sass
14 9 (3.73%) Java EE
14 9 (3.73%) XHTML
15 8 (3.32%) Gherkin
16 5 (2.07%) SOAP
16 5 (2.07%) RESTful
17 4 (1.66%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.71%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.98%) Kindle
5 11 (4.56%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.15%) Physics
6 10 (4.15%) Statistics
7 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.73%) Social Media
7 9 (3.73%) Open Source
8 8 (3.32%) User Experience
8 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) W3C
9 3 (1.24%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.41%) BBC
10 1 (0.41%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.41%) Photography
10 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.73%) UNIX
2 44 (18.26%) Windows
3 23 (9.54%) Solaris
4 11 (4.56%) Android
5 7 (2.90%) AIX
6 5 (2.07%) SUSE
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.07%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.66%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Debian
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (36.10%) Software Engineering
2 70 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.92%) OOP
4 45 (18.67%) OO
5 35 (14.52%) Scrum
6 31 (12.86%) MVC
7 23 (9.54%) OO PHP
8 21 (8.71%) BDD
9 20 (8.30%) TDD
10 19 (7.88%) SIEM
10 19 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.64%) Automated Testing
12 15 (6.22%) User Stories
13 14 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.81%) Web Development
14 13 (5.39%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (5.39%) Project Management
15 11 (4.56%) Load Balancing
15 11 (4.56%) Data Analysis
15 11 (4.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (39.42%) PHP
2 88 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.33%) Python
4 35 (14.52%) Java
5 33 (13.69%) C++
6 32 (13.28%) PHP5
7 31 (12.86%) C
8 30 (12.45%) SQL
9 24 (9.96%) Ruby
10 22 (9.13%) Perl
11 15 (6.22%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.81%) C#
13 13 (5.39%) Scala
14 9 (3.73%) VBScript
15 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.66%) Golang
16 4 (1.66%) Embedded C++
17 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (16.60%) Degree
2 17 (7.05%) PhD
3 16 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.64%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.64%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.22%) GCIA
5 10 (4.15%) GCIH
6 8 (3.32%) GIAC
7 6 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.66%) ISACA
9 3 (1.24%) CCNP
9 3 (1.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.83%) CCIE
11 1 (0.41%) CEH
11 1 (0.41%) ISEB
11 1 (0.41%) HNC
11 1 (0.41%) HND
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.15%) QA
3 7 (2.90%) SLA
4 5 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (4.15%) Postfix
1 10 (4.15%) Sendmail
1 10 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (4.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.07%) Snort
3 4 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.66%) Firmware
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Puppet
2 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (14.11%) Oracle
2 23 (9.54%) Zend
3 21 (8.71%) VMware
4 17 (7.05%) Sourcefire
5 15 (6.22%) Cisco
6 12 (4.98%) F5
7 10 (4.15%) Juniper
8 9 (3.73%) Intel
9 8 (3.32%) Google
10 7 (2.90%) LogRhythm
11 6 (2.49%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.49%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.07%) Blue Coat
12 5 (2.07%) Crossbeam
13 4 (1.66%) Facebook
13 4 (1.66%) Twitter
13 4 (1.66%) Appcelerator
13 4 (1.66%) Brocade
14 3 (1.24%) Northgate
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Ordnance Survey
Salary: Circa £37,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 27 days ago