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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 127 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 10.05% 15.97% 11.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.87% 48.66% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 63 124 97
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
186 261 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.67% 32.83% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 180 258 263
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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 19 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 89 (49.72%) PHP
2 78 (43.58%) Windows
3 57 (31.84%) Software Engineering
4 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
5 54 (30.17%) MySQL
5 54 (30.17%) CSS
6 53 (29.61%) HTML
6 53 (29.61%) Python
7 46 (25.70%) Java
8 44 (24.58%) OOP
9 40 (22.35%) C++
10 37 (20.67%) Red Hat
10 37 (20.67%) LAMP
11 36 (20.11%) HTML5
12 35 (19.55%) Unix
13 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
15 30 (16.76%) Web Development
15 30 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (16.20%) Apache
16 29 (16.20%) TCP/IP
17 28 (15.64%) SQL
17 28 (15.64%) Git (software)
18 27 (15.08%) OO
18 27 (15.08%) MVC
19 26 (14.53%) VMware
20 25 (13.97%) Ruby
20 25 (13.97%) Web Services

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 29 (16.20%) Apache
2 22 (12.29%) nginx
3 13 (7.26%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.35%) CMS
7 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.79%) WordPress
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.23%) IIS
8 4 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.68%) Drupal
10 2 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.70%) Office 365
4 9 (5.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.20%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.41%) VoIP
3 15 (8.38%) IPsec
3 15 (8.38%) VLAN
4 14 (7.82%) VPN
5 13 (7.26%) DNS
6 12 (6.70%) BGP
6 12 (6.70%) HTTP
6 12 (6.70%) OSPF
7 10 (5.59%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (5.59%) Firewall
7 10 (5.59%) Internet
7 10 (5.59%) Junos
8 9 (5.03%) L2TP
8 9 (5.03%) MPLS
8 9 (5.03%) PPP
8 9 (5.03%) RTP
9 7 (3.91%) Unified Communications
9 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.35%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.17%) MySQL
2 18 (10.06%) Big Data
3 16 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.35%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.35%) Redis
5 5 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.23%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.68%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.12%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospike
9 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.94%) Subversion
3 15 (8.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.79%) JIRA
4 5 (2.79%) Maven
5 3 (1.68%) Trac
6 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Grunt
7 1 (0.56%) gulp
7 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 14 (7.82%) Games
2 9 (5.03%) Music Industry
3 7 (3.91%) Electronics
4 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.23%) French Language
6 3 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Finance
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (27.93%) Developer
2 43 (24.02%) Software Engineer
3 30 (16.76%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (16.20%) PHP Developer
5 21 (11.73%) Administrator
5 21 (11.73%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (9.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 17 (9.50%) Web Developer
7 15 (8.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (7.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior PHP Developer
10 11 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.59%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Python Developer
12 9 (5.03%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.17%) CSS
2 53 (29.61%) HTML
3 37 (20.67%) LAMP
4 36 (20.11%) HTML5
5 25 (13.97%) Web Services
6 21 (11.73%) LEMP Stack
7 18 (10.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (8.94%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.82%) Laravel
9 14 (7.82%) Symfony
10 13 (7.26%) CSS3
10 13 (7.26%) XHTML
11 12 (6.70%) Behat
11 12 (6.70%) Node.js
11 12 (6.70%) Regular Expression
12 10 (5.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (5.59%) STL
13 8 (4.47%) jQuery
14 7 (3.91%) XML
15 5 (2.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.70%) BBC
3 11 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (5.59%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.59%) Clustering
5 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.03%) Statistics
6 4 (2.23%) iPhone
6 4 (2.23%) Replication
7 3 (1.68%) Physics
8 2 (1.12%) iPad
8 2 (1.12%) IPTV
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.56%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (43.58%) Windows
2 35 (19.55%) Unix
3 29 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.97%) CentOS
5 18 (10.06%) Windows Server
6 16 (8.94%) Fedora
7 15 (8.38%) Android
8 12 (6.70%) FreeBSD
9 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.91%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.91%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.79%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.23%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.84%) Software Engineering
2 44 (24.58%) OOP
3 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.76%) Web Development
5 27 (15.08%) MVC
5 27 (15.08%) OO
6 23 (12.85%) Scrum
7 20 (11.17%) TDD
8 19 (10.61%) OO PHP
9 18 (10.06%) DevOps
9 18 (10.06%) Information Security
10 16 (8.94%) Configuration Management
11 14 (7.82%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.26%) Multithreaded Programming
12 13 (7.26%) Project Management
12 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.70%) ITIL
13 12 (6.70%) SOLID
14 11 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 89 (49.72%) PHP
2 55 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 53 (29.61%) Python
4 46 (25.70%) Java
5 40 (22.35%) C++
6 28 (15.64%) SQL
7 25 (13.97%) PHP 7
7 25 (13.97%) Ruby
8 23 (12.85%) Bash Shell
8 23 (12.85%) C
9 21 (11.73%) Perl
10 15 (8.38%) PHP 5
11 12 (6.70%) XPath
12 10 (5.59%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.68%) C#
15 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.12%) VB
15 2 (1.12%) VB6
16 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Degree
2 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.70%) CCNA
3 12 (6.70%) CCNP
4 10 (5.59%) RHCE
4 10 (5.59%) RHCSA
4 10 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.68%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.12%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) MCDST
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.12%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.38%) Docker
3 10 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.47%) NFS
4 8 (4.47%) Postfix
5 6 (3.35%) pfSense
5 6 (3.35%) Varnish
6 5 (2.79%) KVM
7 4 (2.23%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) oVirt
8 2 (1.12%) Samba
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) GPFS
9 1 (0.56%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 23 (12.85%) Puppet
2 12 (6.70%) Ansible
3 3 (1.68%) FreeIPA
3 3 (1.68%) Nagios
4 2 (1.12%) Bacula
4 2 (1.12%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.12%) SCCM
4 2 (1.12%) SCOM
4 2 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (20.67%) Red Hat
2 31 (17.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.53%) VMware
4 21 (11.73%) Cisco
5 15 (8.38%) Zend
6 13 (7.26%) Juniper
7 12 (6.70%) Sony
8 8 (4.47%) Google
9 7 (3.91%) Twitter
10 6 (3.35%) Dell
11 4 (2.23%) Adobe
11 4 (2.23%) HP
12 3 (1.68%) Brocade
13 2 (1.12%) Acronis
13 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.12%) Avaya
13 2 (1.12%) Foundry
13 2 (1.12%) NEC
13 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.12%) Sophos
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