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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 111 105 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.68% 14.64% 14.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.87% 54.40% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 111 100 100
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
214 193 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.08% 26.92% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 197 186 266
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £20,000
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 8 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 140 (56.91%) PHP
2 96 (39.02%) Windows
3 81 (32.93%) MySQL
4 77 (31.30%) Red Hat
5 66 (26.83%) CentOS
6 61 (24.80%) Apache
6 61 (24.80%) Cisco
6 61 (24.80%) Software Engineering
7 60 (24.39%) Python
7 60 (24.39%) CSS
8 59 (23.98%) HTML
9 57 (23.17%) JavaScript
10 56 (22.76%) LAMP
10 56 (22.76%) VMware
10 56 (22.76%) Java
10 56 (22.76%) TCP/IP
11 51 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 51 (20.73%) nginx
12 48 (19.51%) C++
13 46 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (18.70%) Bash Shell
14 44 (17.89%) OOP
15 43 (17.48%) Unix
15 43 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (17.07%) LEMP Stack
16 42 (17.07%) Web Services
17 40 (16.26%) Puppet
18 37 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
19 35 (14.23%) C
19 35 (14.23%) Fedora

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 61 (24.80%) Apache
2 51 (20.73%) nginx
3 15 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.66%) CMS
6 5 (2.03%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.63%) Drupal
7 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) Perch
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.81%) WordPress
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.03%) Office 365
5 3 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (22.76%) TCP/IP
2 32 (13.01%) VLAN
3 29 (11.79%) IPsec
4 27 (10.98%) DNS
5 25 (10.16%) HTTP
6 23 (9.35%) VoIP
7 22 (8.94%) BGP
8 21 (8.54%) OSPF
8 21 (8.54%) VPN
9 18 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (7.32%) Internet
10 17 (6.91%) Junos
10 17 (6.91%) MPLS
11 15 (6.10%) L2TP
11 15 (6.10%) PPP
11 15 (6.10%) RTP
12 14 (5.69%) FTP
12 14 (5.69%) SMTP
12 14 (5.69%) SSH
12 14 (5.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.93%) MySQL
2 23 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (7.72%) Big Data
4 16 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (6.10%) Hadoop
6 14 (5.69%) InterSystems Cache
6 14 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.69%) Redis
7 13 (5.28%) Couchbase
8 10 (4.07%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.22%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.81%) MS Access
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (8.94%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.85%) Subversion
4 5 (2.03%) JIRA
4 5 (2.03%) Maven
5 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.81%) Bower
6 2 (0.81%) gulp
6 2 (0.81%) Trac
6 2 (0.81%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) Log4j
General
1 18 (7.32%) Games
2 14 (5.69%) French Language
2 14 (5.69%) Music Industry
3 5 (2.03%) Electronics
3 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.63%) Finance
5 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.61%) Developer
2 57 (23.17%) Linux Engineer
3 47 (19.11%) Software Engineer
4 42 (17.07%) PHP Developer
5 36 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
6 29 (11.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 23 (9.35%) Administrator
7 23 (9.35%) Network Engineer
8 21 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (7.72%) PHP Web Developer
9 19 (7.72%) Web Developer
10 17 (6.91%) C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (6.91%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.91%) Senior PHP Developer
11 15 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (5.69%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.28%) Senior PHP Web Developer
13 13 (5.28%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.39%) CSS
2 59 (23.98%) HTML
3 56 (22.76%) LAMP
4 42 (17.07%) LEMP Stack
4 42 (17.07%) Web Services
5 32 (13.01%) HTML5
6 23 (9.35%) AngularJS
6 23 (9.35%) Laravel
6 23 (9.35%) Symfony
7 18 (7.32%) CSS3
8 17 (6.91%) Node.js
8 17 (6.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (6.10%) Regular Expression
10 13 (5.28%) LAPP Stack
10 13 (5.28%) PHP-FPM
11 11 (4.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (4.47%) STL
12 10 (4.07%) jQuery
13 7 (2.85%) XML
14 4 (1.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.50%) Clustering
4 15 (6.10%) Statistics
5 11 (4.47%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.47%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.03%) Physics
8 4 (1.63%) EMV
9 3 (1.22%) BBC
9 3 (1.22%) EPoS
10 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.81%) iPad
10 2 (0.81%) IPTV
10 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.41%) CESG
11 1 (0.41%) Contactless
11 1 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.41%) EFT
11 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (39.02%) Windows
2 66 (26.83%) CentOS
3 51 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (17.48%) Unix
4 43 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (14.23%) Fedora
6 27 (10.98%) Windows Server
7 22 (8.94%) FreeBSD
8 13 (5.28%) Android
9 11 (4.47%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.85%) Debian
12 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.44%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.44%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.80%) Software Engineering
2 44 (17.89%) OOP
3 34 (13.82%) Web Development
4 32 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.01%) Configuration Management
4 32 (13.01%) Information Security
5 31 (12.60%) ITIL
5 31 (12.60%) MVC
6 30 (12.20%) Load Balancing
7 26 (10.57%) OO
8 24 (9.76%) Scrum
9 23 (9.35%) DevOps
10 20 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.10%) Network Architecture
12 15 (6.10%) OO PHP
12 15 (6.10%) SOLID
13 14 (5.69%) Multithreaded Programming
13 14 (5.69%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.07%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 140 (56.91%) PHP
2 60 (24.39%) Python
3 57 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 56 (22.76%) Java
5 48 (19.51%) C++
6 46 (18.70%) Bash Shell
7 35 (14.23%) C
8 28 (11.38%) SQL
9 25 (10.16%) Perl
10 23 (9.35%) Ruby
11 16 (6.50%) PHP 5
12 15 (6.10%) XPath
13 13 (5.28%) PHP 7
14 12 (4.88%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.22%) C#
16 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 37 (15.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.38%) RHCE
2 28 (11.38%) RHCSA
2 28 (11.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (10.57%) Degree
4 25 (10.16%) CCNA
5 22 (8.94%) CCNP
6 11 (4.47%) CCIE
7 4 (1.63%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.22%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CEH
9 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.41%) IISP
9 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.41%) MCDST
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.81%) GCP
2 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 27 (10.98%) Postfix
2 18 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.91%) Docker
4 16 (6.50%) pfSense
5 15 (6.10%) NFS
5 15 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 15 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (5.69%) Sendmail
6 14 (5.69%) Varnish
7 9 (3.66%) Active Directory
8 8 (3.25%) Hyper-V
9 5 (2.03%) KVM
10 2 (0.81%) QEMU
11 1 (0.41%) Corosync
11 1 (0.41%) GPFS
11 1 (0.41%) iptables
11 1 (0.41%) oVirt
11 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 40 (16.26%) Puppet
2 20 (8.13%) Ansible
3 3 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.22%) Kibana
3 3 (1.22%) logstash
4 2 (0.81%) FreeIPA
4 2 (0.81%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.81%) Nagios
4 2 (0.81%) SCCM
4 2 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) Bacula
5 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.41%) Salt
5 1 (0.41%) SELinux
5 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (31.30%) Red Hat
2 61 (24.80%) Cisco
3 56 (22.76%) VMware
4 34 (13.82%) Microsoft
5 21 (8.54%) Juniper
6 14 (5.69%) Dell
7 8 (3.25%) Google
8 7 (2.85%) Zend
9 4 (1.63%) Brocade
10 3 (1.22%) Foundry
10 3 (1.22%) HP
10 3 (1.22%) Sony
10 3 (1.22%) Twitter
11 2 (0.81%) Aruba
11 2 (0.81%) Ingenico
11 2 (0.81%) NEC
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle
11 2 (0.81%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.41%) ATG
12 1 (0.41%) Fortinet
Southampton or Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Southampton Solent University
Salary: From £36,001 to £41,709 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension scheme, flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Dep on Expereince + Home Working
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago