The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 12 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 82 114 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.67% 15.64% 13.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.86% 52.53% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 82 109 95
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
211 217 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.61% 29.77% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 196 211 244
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 110 (50.46%) PHP
2 95 (43.58%) Windows
3 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
4 62 (28.44%) MySQL
5 61 (27.98%) Python
6 58 (26.61%) Red Hat
7 57 (26.15%) Java
8 55 (25.23%) CSS
9 54 (24.77%) HTML
10 52 (23.85%) JavaScript
11 51 (23.39%) C++
12 45 (20.64%) Apache
12 45 (20.64%) TCP/IP
12 45 (20.64%) CentOS
13 44 (20.18%) LAMP
14 41 (18.81%) OOP
15 40 (18.35%) Unix
15 40 (18.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 39 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
16 39 (17.89%) Cisco
17 38 (17.43%) VMware
18 37 (16.97%) Microsoft
19 36 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (16.06%) Bash Shell
21 34 (15.60%) nginx
21 34 (15.60%) Web Services
21 34 (15.60%) Web Development
22 33 (15.14%) C
23 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
23 32 (14.68%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 45 (20.64%) Apache
2 34 (15.60%) nginx
3 13 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (5.96%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.67%) CMS
5 5 (2.29%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.38%) Drupal
8 2 (0.92%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) JBoss
8 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.50%) Office 365
4 9 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.64%) TCP/IP
2 27 (12.39%) VoIP
3 23 (10.55%) IPsec
3 23 (10.55%) VLAN
4 21 (9.63%) DNS
5 20 (9.17%) HTTP
6 18 (8.26%) VPN
7 17 (7.80%) BGP
7 17 (7.80%) OSPF
8 15 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (6.88%) Junos
9 13 (5.96%) Internet
9 13 (5.96%) L2TP
9 13 (5.96%) MPLS
9 13 (5.96%) PPP
9 13 (5.96%) RTP
10 10 (4.59%) OpenVPN
11 9 (4.13%) Firewall
11 9 (4.13%) SSH
11 9 (4.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.44%) MySQL
2 17 (7.80%) Big Data
3 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.05%) InterSystems Cache
5 11 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.05%) Redis
6 9 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.67%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.83%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.38%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.92%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.92%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.59%) Subversion
4 5 (2.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.29%) JIRA
4 5 (2.29%) Maven
5 3 (1.38%) Trac
6 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (6.88%) Games
2 10 (4.59%) Music Industry
3 9 (4.13%) French Language
4 6 (2.75%) Electronics
4 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Finance
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.77%) Developer
2 50 (22.94%) Software Engineer
3 47 (21.56%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (14.68%) PHP Developer
5 24 (11.01%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (9.63%) Administrator
6 21 (9.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 21 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (8.72%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (8.72%) Web Developer
8 17 (7.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (7.80%) Network Engineer
9 15 (6.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 14 (6.42%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
11 13 (5.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.23%) CSS
2 54 (24.77%) HTML
3 44 (20.18%) LAMP
4 34 (15.60%) Web Services
5 32 (14.68%) HTML5
6 30 (13.76%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (7.80%) AngularJS
7 17 (7.80%) Laravel
7 17 (7.80%) Symfony
8 16 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (5.96%) CSS3
9 13 (5.96%) Node.js
9 13 (5.96%) Regular Expression
10 12 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 12 (5.50%) STL
11 9 (4.13%) XML
12 8 (3.67%) LAPP Stack
12 8 (3.67%) PHP-FPM
13 6 (2.75%) Behat
13 6 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.88%) Clustering
2 15 (6.88%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.96%) Statistics
4 12 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 12 (5.50%) Client/Server
5 11 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.75%) BBC
7 4 (1.83%) EMV
7 4 (1.83%) Physics
8 2 (0.92%) EPoS
8 2 (0.92%) iPad
8 2 (0.92%) iPhone
8 2 (0.92%) IPTV
8 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.92%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.46%) EFT
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 95 (43.58%) Windows
2 45 (20.64%) CentOS
3 40 (18.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (18.35%) Unix
4 36 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.93%) Fedora
6 20 (9.17%) Windows Server
7 17 (7.80%) FreeBSD
8 15 (6.88%) Android
9 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
9 7 (3.21%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.75%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.38%) VMS
13 2 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
2 41 (18.81%) OOP
3 34 (15.60%) Web Development
4 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (11.93%) MVC
6 25 (11.47%) Configuration Management
6 25 (11.47%) Information Security
7 24 (11.01%) OO
8 23 (10.55%) ITIL
9 22 (10.09%) DevOps
9 22 (10.09%) Load Balancing
9 22 (10.09%) Scrum
10 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.88%) Multithreaded Programming
11 15 (6.88%) Multithreading
12 14 (6.42%) OO PHP
13 13 (5.96%) SOLID
13 13 (5.96%) TDD
14 12 (5.50%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (50.46%) PHP
2 61 (27.98%) Python
3 57 (26.15%) Java
4 52 (23.85%) JavaScript
5 51 (23.39%) C++
6 35 (16.06%) Bash Shell
7 33 (15.14%) C
8 30 (13.76%) Ruby
8 30 (13.76%) SQL
9 25 (11.47%) Perl
10 18 (8.26%) PHP 7
11 13 (5.96%) PHP 5
11 13 (5.96%) Shell Script
11 13 (5.96%) XPath
12 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.38%) C#
14 2 (0.92%) VB
14 2 (0.92%) VB6
15 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (10.55%) Degree
3 20 (9.17%) RHCE
3 20 (9.17%) RHCSA
3 20 (9.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (8.72%) CCNA
5 17 (7.80%) CCNP
6 5 (2.29%) CCIE
6 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.83%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.46%) MCDST
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.92%) GCP
2 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.80%) Postfix
2 15 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.88%) Docker
3 13 (5.96%) NFS
3 13 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.05%) Varnish
5 10 (4.59%) pfSense
6 9 (4.13%) Sendmail
6 9 (4.13%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.75%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.92%) oVirt
9 2 (0.92%) Samba
10 1 (0.46%) GPFS
10 1 (0.46%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 32 (14.68%) Puppet
2 17 (7.80%) Ansible
3 3 (1.38%) FreeIPA
3 3 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.92%) Bacula
4 2 (0.92%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.92%) SCCM
4 2 (0.92%) SCOM
4 2 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (26.61%) Red Hat
2 39 (17.89%) Cisco
3 38 (17.43%) VMware
4 37 (16.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.72%) Juniper
6 10 (4.59%) Dell
7 9 (4.13%) Zend
8 8 (3.67%) Google
9 6 (2.75%) Sony
10 5 (2.29%) Twitter
11 4 (1.83%) Brocade
11 4 (1.83%) HP
12 3 (1.38%) Foundry
13 2 (0.92%) Acronis
13 2 (0.92%) Adobe
13 2 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.92%) Avaya
13 2 (0.92%) Ingenico
13 2 (0.92%) NEC
13 2 (0.92%) NetSuite
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Free parking, training
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
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