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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 117 115 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.96% 13.58% 17.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.49% 33.05% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 108 97 148
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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
263 348 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.12% 41.09% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 232 312 395
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 93 (39.41%) Windows
2 90 (38.14%) UNIX
3 82 (34.75%) Software Engineering
4 73 (30.93%) PHP
5 67 (28.39%) Java
6 65 (27.54%) HTML
7 63 (26.69%) JavaScript
7 63 (26.69%) CSS
8 60 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (23.31%) Python
9 55 (23.31%) Active Directory
10 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
11 49 (20.76%) SQL
12 46 (19.49%) Oracle
12 46 (19.49%) LAMP
13 45 (19.07%) OO
14 44 (18.64%) Git (software)
15 43 (18.22%) jQuery
16 42 (17.80%) TDD
17 41 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (16.95%) ITIL
18 40 (16.95%) SAN
19 39 (16.53%) Jenkins
20 38 (16.10%) Apache
21 37 (15.68%) Project Management
21 37 (15.68%) BDD
22 35 (14.83%) Degree
22 35 (14.83%) MVC
22 35 (14.83%) C++
23 33 (13.98%) Maven

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (16.10%) Apache
2 13 (5.51%) NetWeaver
3 12 (5.08%) Joomla!
4 11 (4.66%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.39%) WordPress
7 6 (2.54%) nginx
7 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.54%) CMS
8 5 (2.12%) Drupal
8 5 (2.12%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) Node.js
10 3 (1.27%) Lync
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.85%) Mule
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.95%) SAN
2 29 (12.29%) NAS
3 19 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.78%) LAN
5 14 (5.93%) DNS
6 13 (5.51%) WAN
7 10 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.54%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.12%) DHCP
10 4 (1.69%) Internet
11 3 (1.27%) Firewall
11 3 (1.27%) WLAN
11 3 (1.27%) HTTP
11 3 (1.27%) LDAP
12 2 (0.85%) ATM
12 2 (0.85%) VoIP
12 2 (0.85%) FTP
12 2 (0.85%) SMTP
12 2 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.56%) MySQL
2 23 (9.75%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.97%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.97%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.69%) Big Data
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.85%) DB2
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 39 (16.53%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.98%) Maven
4 32 (13.56%) Subversion
5 17 (7.20%) PHPUnit
6 16 (6.78%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.81%) HP UFT
7 9 (3.81%) JIRA
7 9 (3.81%) Selenium
8 5 (2.12%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.69%) JUnit
9 4 (1.69%) Gradle
10 1 (0.42%) Log4j
10 1 (0.42%) GDB
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Retail
3 7 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.12%) Publishing
4 5 (2.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.27%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (33.90%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) Software Engineer
3 35 (14.83%) PHP Developer
4 24 (10.17%) Technical Designer
4 24 (10.17%) Infrastructure Designer
4 24 (10.17%) Designer
5 20 (8.47%) Analyst
6 19 (8.05%) Graduate
7 18 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 18 (7.63%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.66%) Software Developer
8 11 (4.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 11 (4.66%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.24%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Junior
9 10 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.54%) HTML
2 63 (26.69%) CSS
3 46 (19.49%) LAMP
4 43 (18.22%) jQuery
5 28 (11.86%) HTML5
5 28 (11.86%) Ajax
6 27 (11.44%) CSS3
7 22 (9.32%) Sass
7 22 (9.32%) Symfony
8 21 (8.90%) XML
8 21 (8.90%) Laravel
9 20 (8.47%) Spring
10 19 (8.05%) .NET
11 9 (3.81%) SOAP
11 9 (3.81%) Web Services
11 9 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (3.81%) Gherkin
12 7 (2.97%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.54%) RESTful
13 6 (2.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.47%) Algorithms
3 20 (8.47%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.24%) Kindle
5 9 (3.81%) Clustering
6 8 (3.39%) Physics
6 8 (3.39%) Statistics
7 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.54%) Replication
8 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.54%) Social Media
9 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.42%) Wiki
11 1 (0.42%) Blog
11 1 (0.42%) FMCG
11 1 (0.42%) EPoS
11 1 (0.42%) CESG
11 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 93 (39.41%) Windows
2 90 (38.14%) UNIX
3 25 (10.59%) Solaris
4 15 (6.36%) CentOS
5 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.24%) Fedora
7 9 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.97%) Android
10 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.69%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.27%) AIX
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.85%) Debian
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.75%) Software Engineering
2 60 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.07%) OO
4 42 (17.80%) TDD
5 41 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (16.95%) ITIL
7 37 (15.68%) Project Management
7 37 (15.68%) BDD
8 35 (14.83%) MVC
9 32 (13.56%) OOP
10 29 (12.29%) Service Management
10 29 (12.29%) Unit Testing
11 27 (11.44%) Service Delivery
12 25 (10.59%) Identity Management
13 23 (9.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (9.32%) E-Commerce
14 22 (9.32%) Change Control
15 15 (6.36%) Web Development
15 15 (6.36%) OO PHP
16 14 (5.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.93%) PHP
2 67 (28.39%) Java
3 63 (26.69%) JavaScript
4 55 (23.31%) Python
5 49 (20.76%) SQL
6 35 (14.83%) C++
7 32 (13.56%) Perl
8 23 (9.75%) C
9 21 (8.90%) PL/SQL
10 16 (6.78%) Bash Shell
10 16 (6.78%) Shell Script
11 12 (5.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (5.08%) C#
12 10 (4.24%) Ruby
13 8 (3.39%) PHP5
14 3 (1.27%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.27%) Go
15 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (14.83%) Degree
2 11 (4.66%) PhD
3 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.69%) CCNA
6 3 (1.27%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (1.27%) HND
7 2 (0.85%) RHCE
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) GIAC
7 2 (0.85%) CEH
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) QA
2 11 (4.66%) ISO 9001
3 10 (4.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 55 (23.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.27%) XenApp
4 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.27%) vSphere
4 3 (1.27%) Firmware
5 2 (0.85%) Snort
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) Puppet
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (2.97%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.54%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (2.12%) cPanel
5 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.49%) Oracle
3 28 (11.86%) VMware
4 26 (11.02%) Zend
5 14 (5.93%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.51%) Sun
7 12 (5.08%) Cisco
7 12 (5.08%) EMC
8 10 (4.24%) HP
8 10 (4.24%) Google
9 8 (3.39%) Citrix
10 6 (2.54%) CommVault
10 6 (2.54%) NetApp
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (1.27%) Infobright
12 2 (0.85%) Adobe
12 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.85%) ATG
13 1 (0.42%) Apple
13 1 (0.42%) IBM
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