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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 118 173 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.53% 19.73% 20.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.69% 48.73% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 106 160 151
Average salary £37,875 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £22,590 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
290 355 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.71% 40.48% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 329 313
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 101 (38.55%) PHP
2 85 (32.44%) JavaScript
2 85 (32.44%) MySQL
3 75 (28.63%) Software Engineering
4 73 (27.86%) CSS
5 71 (27.10%) HTML
5 71 (27.10%) Windows
5 71 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (22.52%) UNIX
7 55 (20.99%) Degree
8 50 (19.08%) Python
9 49 (18.70%) Git (software)
10 48 (18.32%) Apache
11 46 (17.56%) LAMP
12 45 (17.18%) Oracle
13 41 (15.65%) OO
14 40 (15.27%) SQL
15 39 (14.89%) jQuery
16 38 (14.50%) OOP
17 35 (13.36%) Web Services
17 35 (13.36%) TCP/IP
18 33 (12.60%) C++
18 33 (12.60%) VMware
19 32 (12.21%) Solaris
19 32 (12.21%) Java
20 31 (11.83%) MVC
21 30 (11.45%) PHP5
22 29 (11.07%) C
22 29 (11.07%) Scrum
23 28 (10.69%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (18.32%) Apache
2 25 (9.54%) WordPress
3 24 (9.16%) Joomla!
4 17 (6.49%) IIS
5 13 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.44%) nginx
6 9 (3.44%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.05%) Node.js
8 7 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.29%) Drupal
10 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.76%) Confluence
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.38%) CMS
12 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Agresso
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (4.96%) Amazon S3
1 13 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.36%) TCP/IP
2 25 (9.54%) DNS
3 24 (9.16%) SMTP
3 24 (9.16%) FTP
4 22 (8.40%) tcpdump
5 21 (8.02%) Wireshark
6 19 (7.25%) Network Security
7 17 (6.49%) SSH
8 16 (6.11%) Telnet
9 15 (5.73%) LAN
10 14 (5.34%) Firewall
10 14 (5.34%) SAN
11 13 (4.96%) Internet
12 10 (3.82%) WAN
13 9 (3.44%) LDAP
13 9 (3.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (3.05%) IMAP
14 8 (3.05%) HTTP
15 5 (1.91%) DHCP
16 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (32.44%) MySQL
2 18 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.49%) Big Data
4 16 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.91%) DB2
8 5 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.38%) SQLite
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.78%) Subversion
3 14 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.96%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.20%) JIRA
6 10 (3.82%) Selenium
7 9 (3.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (3.44%) LoadRunner
8 7 (2.67%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (1.53%) RSpec
11 3 (1.15%) Bower
11 3 (1.15%) Grunt
11 3 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.15%) Maven
12 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.76%) Clang
12 2 (0.76%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.76%) GCC
General
1 19 (7.25%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Games
2 17 (6.49%) Marketing
3 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.67%) French Language
5 6 (2.29%) Retail
6 5 (1.91%) Electronics
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (37.79%) Developer
2 69 (26.34%) PHP Developer
3 42 (16.03%) Analyst
4 39 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 26 (9.92%) Web Developer
6 23 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.40%) PHP Web Developer
8 18 (6.87%) Administrator
9 16 (6.11%) Senior PHP Developer
10 13 (4.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 13 (4.96%) Security Analyst
11 11 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.82%) DBA
12 10 (3.82%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.44%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (3.44%) Senior Web Developer
13 9 (3.44%) Network Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 8 (3.05%) Senior PHP Web Developer
14 8 (3.05%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (27.86%) CSS
2 71 (27.10%) HTML
3 46 (17.56%) LAMP
4 39 (14.89%) jQuery
5 35 (13.36%) Web Services
6 24 (9.16%) HTML5
7 20 (7.63%) Ajax
8 19 (7.25%) Symfony
9 16 (6.11%) Laravel
10 15 (5.73%) CSS3
11 14 (5.34%) CakePHP
12 13 (4.96%) Akka
13 12 (4.58%) SOAP
14 9 (3.44%) RESTful
14 9 (3.44%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.44%) Gherkin
15 8 (3.05%) Sass
16 7 (2.67%) Java EE
16 7 (2.67%) XHTML
17 6 (2.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.40%) Kindle
3 21 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.25%) Social Media
4 19 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.34%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.58%) Clustering
7 11 (4.20%) Open Source
8 9 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.44%) User Experience
9 7 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.67%) Statistics
9 7 (2.67%) Physics
10 4 (1.53%) CESG
11 3 (1.15%) W3C
11 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.76%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.76%) iPhone
12 2 (0.76%) MPEG
13 1 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.10%) Windows
2 59 (22.52%) UNIX
3 32 (12.21%) Solaris
4 14 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.96%) AIX
5 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (3.05%) Android
7 6 (2.29%) Debian
7 6 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.91%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.91%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.91%) SUSE
8 5 (1.91%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.15%) CentOS
10 2 (0.76%) Fedora
10 2 (0.76%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.63%) Software Engineering
2 71 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (15.65%) OO
4 38 (14.50%) OOP
5 31 (11.83%) MVC
6 29 (11.07%) Scrum
7 24 (9.16%) ITIL
7 24 (9.16%) SIEM
8 20 (7.63%) TDD
8 20 (7.63%) OO PHP
9 18 (6.87%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (6.49%) BDD
11 16 (6.11%) User Stories
12 15 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (5.73%) Information Security
12 15 (5.73%) Automated Testing
12 15 (5.73%) Project Management
13 13 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 101 (38.55%) PHP
2 85 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 50 (19.08%) Python
4 40 (15.27%) SQL
5 33 (12.60%) C++
6 32 (12.21%) Java
7 30 (11.45%) PHP5
8 29 (11.07%) C
9 28 (10.69%) Perl
10 19 (7.25%) Ruby
11 13 (4.96%) Scala
12 11 (4.20%) C#
13 9 (3.44%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.05%) VBScript
14 8 (3.05%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.67%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.53%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.76%) Golang
17 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (20.99%) Degree
2 21 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 18 (6.87%) GCIA
6 13 (4.96%) GCIH
6 13 (4.96%) PhD
7 10 (3.82%) GIAC
8 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.91%) MCSE
9 5 (1.91%) CEH
10 4 (1.53%) CISM
10 4 (1.53%) CISSP
10 4 (1.53%) ISACA
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.38%) MCITP
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.40%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.44%) QA
3 7 (2.67%) SLA
4 5 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.44%) VMware ESX
2 9 (3.44%) Snort
2 9 (3.44%) Postfix
2 9 (3.44%) Sendmail
2 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.53%) Firmware
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.76%) zsh
5 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Data Guard
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (17.18%) Oracle
2 33 (12.60%) VMware
3 21 (8.02%) Sourcefire
4 16 (6.11%) Cisco
5 15 (5.73%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
7 13 (4.96%) Zend
8 11 (4.20%) Juniper
9 9 (3.44%) F5
10 8 (3.05%) LogRhythm
10 8 (3.05%) Intel
11 7 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.67%) Google
12 6 (2.29%) Brocade
13 5 (1.91%) Crossbeam
13 5 (1.91%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.91%) Appcelerator
13 5 (1.91%) Facebook
13 5 (1.91%) EMC
14 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +superb benefits.and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: Circa £35,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £31500 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits & Place to Work!
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago