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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 115 117 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.03% 12.97% 17.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.38% 35.35% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 96 138
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
292 331 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.17% 36.70% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 233 294 286
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 102 (43.97%) UNIX
1 102 (43.97%) Software Engineering
2 74 (31.90%) Windows
3 69 (29.74%) Java
4 64 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (26.72%) HTML
5 62 (26.72%) Oracle
6 60 (25.86%) CSS
6 60 (25.86%) Python
7 58 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 57 (24.57%) PHP
9 53 (22.84%) OO
10 47 (20.26%) SQL
11 45 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (18.10%) Git (software)
12 42 (18.10%) Jenkins
12 42 (18.10%) C++
13 41 (17.67%) jQuery
14 40 (17.24%) LAMP
15 39 (16.81%) Computer Science
16 38 (16.38%) MySQL
17 37 (15.95%) BDD
18 36 (15.52%) Project Management
19 35 (15.09%) TDD
20 34 (14.66%) Degree
21 33 (14.22%) Apache
22 32 (13.79%) C
23 31 (13.36%) OOP
24 30 (12.93%) MVC
25 28 (12.07%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 33 (14.22%) Apache
2 11 (4.74%) nginx
3 9 (3.88%) NetWeaver
4 8 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.45%) WordPress
4 8 (3.45%) Joomla!
4 8 (3.45%) Drupal
5 7 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.16%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (2.16%) JBoss
7 4 (1.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.86%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.34%) SAN
2 21 (9.05%) NAS
3 20 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.33%) LAN
5 12 (5.17%) FTP
5 12 (5.17%) WAN
5 12 (5.17%) SMTP
6 10 (4.31%) DNS
7 9 (3.88%) Telnet
7 9 (3.88%) SSH
8 6 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.16%) tcpdump
9 5 (2.16%) Internet
10 4 (1.72%) Firewall
10 4 (1.72%) HTTP
10 4 (1.72%) LDAP
10 4 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.72%) IMAP
10 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.38%) MySQL
2 24 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (8.19%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.02%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.59%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (18.10%) Git (software)
1 42 (18.10%) Jenkins
2 28 (12.07%) Subversion
3 27 (11.64%) Maven
4 22 (9.48%) Cucumber
5 15 (6.47%) PHPUnit
6 10 (4.31%) RSpec
7 5 (2.16%) Selenium
7 5 (2.16%) JIRA
7 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.72%) JUnit
8 4 (1.72%) Gradle
9 2 (0.86%) GDB
10 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.43%) Grunt
10 1 (0.43%) Bower
10 1 (0.43%) Log4j
General
1 16 (6.90%) Finance
2 13 (5.60%) Games
3 12 (5.17%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.16%) French Language
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (31.47%) Developer
2 61 (26.29%) Software Engineer
3 27 (11.64%) PHP Developer
4 22 (9.48%) Graduate
5 19 (8.19%) Technical Designer
5 19 (8.19%) Infrastructure Designer
5 19 (8.19%) Designer
6 17 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 16 (6.90%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 13 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (5.17%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.74%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Analyst
11 9 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) DBA
11 9 (3.88%) Administrator
11 9 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.72%) HTML
2 60 (25.86%) CSS
3 41 (17.67%) jQuery
4 40 (17.24%) LAMP
5 27 (11.64%) HTML5
6 26 (11.21%) CSS3
7 24 (10.34%) Symfony
7 24 (10.34%) Laravel
8 19 (8.19%) .NET
8 19 (8.19%) Ajax
9 18 (7.76%) Sass
10 15 (6.47%) Spring
11 14 (6.03%) XML
12 10 (4.31%) Java EE
13 9 (3.88%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.88%) Middleware
14 8 (3.45%) Web Services
14 8 (3.45%) CakePHP
15 7 (3.02%) SOAP
16 6 (2.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.64%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.91%) Algorithms
4 18 (7.76%) Kindle
5 14 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.31%) Statistics
6 10 (4.31%) Physics
7 9 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.59%) Clustering
8 6 (2.59%) Replication
8 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Wiki
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) CESG
10 1 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.97%) UNIX
2 74 (31.90%) Windows
3 22 (9.48%) Solaris
4 10 (4.31%) Android
5 9 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.59%) Fedora
6 6 (2.59%) FreeBSD
6 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.59%) CentOS
7 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.29%) AIX
8 3 (1.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.97%) Software Engineering
2 64 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.84%) OO
4 45 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.95%) BDD
6 36 (15.52%) Project Management
7 35 (15.09%) TDD
8 31 (13.36%) OOP
9 30 (12.93%) MVC
10 28 (12.07%) ITIL
11 24 (10.34%) Scrum
12 23 (9.91%) Service Delivery
12 23 (9.91%) Unit Testing
13 22 (9.48%) Automated Testing
14 21 (9.05%) Service Management
14 21 (9.05%) Change Control
15 20 (8.62%) Identity Management
15 20 (8.62%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.76%) Web Development
16 18 (7.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.74%) Java
2 60 (25.86%) Python
3 58 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (24.57%) PHP
5 47 (20.26%) SQL
6 42 (18.10%) C++
7 32 (13.79%) C
8 27 (11.64%) Perl
9 26 (11.21%) PL/SQL
10 23 (9.91%) Ruby
11 22 (9.48%) C#
12 17 (7.33%) Shell Script
13 12 (5.17%) Bash Shell
14 11 (4.74%) PHP5
15 9 (3.88%) PowerShell
16 5 (2.16%) Go
17 4 (1.72%) VBScript
18 3 (1.29%) Embedded C
19 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (14.66%) Degree
2 16 (6.90%) PhD
3 6 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.72%) CCNP
4 4 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) NVQ Level 4
5 3 (1.29%) HND
5 3 (1.29%) CEH
5 3 (1.29%) GIAC
6 2 (0.86%) GCIA
6 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.86%) CCNA
6 2 (0.86%) CCIE
6 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
7 1 (0.43%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.19%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.17%) QA
3 11 (4.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.86%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 28 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.47%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.16%) Postfix
3 5 (2.16%) Sendmail
3 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.29%) Firmware
4 3 (1.29%) Snort
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.17%) Puppet
2 8 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (26.72%) Oracle
2 26 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.78%) Zend
4 14 (6.03%) VMware
5 12 (5.17%) Sun
6 11 (4.74%) Cisco
7 9 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.45%) HP
9 6 (2.59%) EMC
9 6 (2.59%) CommVault
9 6 (2.59%) NetApp
10 5 (2.16%) F5
10 5 (2.16%) Google
11 4 (1.72%) Sourcefire
11 4 (1.72%) Intel
12 3 (1.29%) Infobright
13 2 (0.86%) ATG
13 2 (0.86%) Juniper
13 2 (0.86%) Citrix
14 1 (0.43%) Crossbeam
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