The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 158 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.74% 17.52% 21.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.62% 38.54% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 99 149 177
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
351 410 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.86% 45.45% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 317 400 359
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Linux
Hampshire

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 30 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 133 (53.20%) Windows
2 80 (32.00%) C++
3 79 (31.60%) Software Engineering
4 72 (28.80%) TCP/IP
5 65 (26.00%) UNIX
6 64 (25.60%) Degree
7 55 (22.00%) Active Directory
8 54 (21.60%) Oracle
9 52 (20.80%) C
10 48 (19.20%) SQL
11 47 (18.80%) ISO 9001
12 44 (17.60%) Solaris
13 43 (17.20%) MySQL
14 42 (16.80%) DNS
15 40 (16.00%) Java
16 38 (15.20%) VMware
17 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
17 37 (14.80%) ITIL
18 36 (14.40%) Embedded Linux
19 34 (13.60%) LAMP
19 34 (13.60%) FTP
20 33 (13.20%) XML
21 31 (12.40%) PHP
21 31 (12.40%) SSL
22 30 (12.00%) Statistics
22 30 (12.00%) Network Security
22 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
23 29 (11.60%) Windows 7
23 29 (11.60%) Kindle
23 29 (11.60%) Windows 8

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 25 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.20%) IIS
3 19 (7.60%) Apache
4 11 (4.40%) WordPress
5 9 (3.60%) Joomla!
6 7 (2.80%) Node.js
7 4 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.60%) Confluence
8 3 (1.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (28.80%) TCP/IP
2 42 (16.80%) DNS
3 34 (13.60%) FTP
4 31 (12.40%) SSL
5 30 (12.00%) Network Security
6 26 (10.40%) Internet
6 26 (10.40%) VPN
7 21 (8.40%) VoIP
8 19 (7.60%) DHCP
9 18 (7.20%) VLAN
10 17 (6.80%) LDAP
10 17 (6.80%) LAN
11 16 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (6.40%) tcpdump
12 15 (6.00%) Wireshark
12 15 (6.00%) IPsec
12 15 (6.00%) Firewall
12 15 (6.00%) WAN
13 14 (5.60%) MPLS
13 14 (5.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.20%) MySQL
2 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.40%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.00%) DB2
5 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (1.60%) QlikView
6 4 (1.60%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.20%) Big Data
7 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.40%) SQLite
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (8.40%) Subversion
2 19 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.00%) Selenium
6 5 (2.00%) JIRA
7 3 (1.20%) JConsole
7 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.20%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.40%) Hudson
9 1 (0.40%) GCC
9 1 (0.40%) GDB
9 1 (0.40%) Behat
9 1 (0.40%) Maven
9 1 (0.40%) Ant
9 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (10.40%) Retail
2 18 (7.20%) Finance
3 15 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (27.20%) Software Engineer
2 40 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 39 (15.60%) Developer
4 35 (14.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 29 (11.60%) Network Engineer
6 26 (10.40%) Analyst
7 21 (8.40%) Support Engineer
8 19 (7.60%) Network Support
9 16 (6.40%) DBA
10 15 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) C Software Engineer
11 13 (5.20%) PHP Developer
12 12 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.80%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.40%) Administrator
13 11 (4.40%) Security Analyst
14 10 (4.00%) Web Developer
14 10 (4.00%) Security Specialist
14 10 (4.00%) Information Specialist
14 10 (4.00%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.60%) LAMP
2 33 (13.20%) XML
3 20 (8.00%) CSS
4 19 (7.60%) HTML
5 11 (4.40%) jQuery
6 10 (4.00%) SOAP
7 9 (3.60%) Web Services
8 8 (3.20%) Ajax
8 8 (3.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.40%) Middleware
9 6 (2.40%) CSS3
10 5 (2.00%) REST
10 5 (2.00%) Laravel
10 5 (2.00%) RESTful
10 5 (2.00%) Symfony
10 5 (2.00%) CakePHP
10 5 (2.00%) WSDL
11 4 (1.60%) XHTML
11 4 (1.60%) HTML5
12 3 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.00%) Statistics
2 29 (11.60%) Kindle
3 26 (10.40%) Clustering
4 24 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.60%) Mathematics
5 23 (9.20%) Physics
5 23 (9.20%) EMV
6 19 (7.60%) Computer Science
7 18 (7.20%) Cryptography
8 16 (6.40%) Social Media
9 15 (6.00%) EFT
10 14 (5.60%) CESG
11 12 (4.80%) Open Source
12 3 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.20%) EPoS
13 2 (0.80%) NHS
13 2 (0.80%) iPhone
13 2 (0.80%) Symmetrix DMX
13 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (53.20%) Windows
2 65 (26.00%) UNIX
3 44 (17.60%) Solaris
4 36 (14.40%) Embedded Linux
5 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (11.60%) Windows 7
6 29 (11.60%) Windows 8
7 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.80%) AIX
9 7 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.80%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.40%) Debian
11 2 (0.80%) Fedora
11 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.80%) CentOS
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.60%) Software Engineering
2 37 (14.80%) ITIL
3 17 (6.80%) Information Security
3 17 (6.80%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (6.40%) SIEM
5 15 (6.00%) MVC
6 13 (5.20%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.20%) PRINCE2
7 11 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.40%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (4.40%) Project Management
7 11 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (4.40%) OO
8 10 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (3.60%) Requirements Management
9 9 (3.60%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.60%) Automated Testing
10 8 (3.20%) OOD
10 8 (3.20%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.00%) C++
2 52 (20.80%) C
3 48 (19.20%) SQL
4 40 (16.00%) Java
5 31 (12.40%) PHP
6 27 (10.80%) C#
7 21 (8.40%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.40%) Python
8 16 (6.40%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.60%) Perl
10 12 (4.80%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.60%) PHP5
11 9 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.60%) R
13 3 (1.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) Korn
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (25.60%) Degree
2 28 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (10.00%) MCSE
4 22 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (8.40%) CCNA
6 19 (7.60%) Security Cleared
7 15 (6.00%) CEH
7 15 (6.00%) PhD
8 14 (5.60%) SC Cleared
9 13 (5.20%) CCNP
10 10 (4.00%) CISSP
10 10 (4.00%) GIAC
10 10 (4.00%) CISM
10 10 (4.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.40%) MCSA
11 6 (2.40%) GCIA
11 6 (2.40%) GCIH
12 4 (1.60%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.20%) MCITP
13 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (18.80%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 55 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.20%) Snort
4 9 (3.60%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (2.00%) XenApp
7 5 (2.00%) XenServer
7 5 (2.00%) vSphere
8 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.80%) NFS
9 2 (0.80%) Samba
10 1 (0.40%) zsh
10 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (21.60%) Oracle
2 38 (15.20%) VMware
3 28 (11.20%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.60%) Cisco
5 15 (6.00%) VeriFone
6 14 (5.60%) Citrix
6 14 (5.60%) Sourcefire
7 12 (4.80%) Juniper
8 10 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.80%) LogRhythm
9 7 (2.80%) Apple
10 6 (2.40%) Pegasus
10 6 (2.40%) EMC
10 6 (2.40%) SAP
11 5 (2.00%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.60%) Cognos
12 4 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.20%) Brocade
13 3 (1.20%) IBM
13 3 (1.20%) NetApp
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