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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 129 165 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.13% 20.55% 20.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.39% 47.14% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 118 158 162
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,358 £22,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,950 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
336 350 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.00% 43.59% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 306 341 294
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 97 (39.43%) Windows
2 79 (32.11%) PHP
3 78 (31.71%) MySQL
4 76 (30.89%) Degree
5 64 (26.02%) Software Engineering
6 62 (25.20%) JavaScript
7 55 (22.36%) LAMP
8 53 (21.54%) CSS
9 52 (21.14%) HTML
10 51 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (19.92%) C++
12 48 (19.51%) Oracle
13 45 (18.29%) SQL
14 44 (17.89%) Git (software)
15 41 (16.67%) UNIX
16 39 (15.85%) Network Security
17 38 (15.45%) VMware
17 38 (15.45%) TCP/IP
18 36 (14.63%) SQL Server
19 34 (13.82%) Active Directory
20 33 (13.41%) DNS
20 33 (13.41%) Python
20 33 (13.41%) Apache
21 32 (13.01%) C
22 30 (12.20%) ISO 9001
23 29 (11.79%) Solaris
23 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (10.98%) Kindle
24 27 (10.98%) Web Services
24 27 (10.98%) OOP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 33 (13.41%) Apache
2 23 (9.35%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.35%) IIS
2 23 (9.35%) WordPress
3 21 (8.54%) Joomla!
4 9 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.25%) Node.js
6 5 (2.03%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.63%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.81%) CMS
8 2 (0.81%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.41%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (3.66%) Amazon S3
1 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.85%) Network Security
2 38 (15.45%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.41%) DNS
4 21 (8.54%) tcpdump
5 20 (8.13%) Wireshark
6 19 (7.72%) DHCP
7 16 (6.50%) FTP
7 16 (6.50%) Firewall
8 14 (5.69%) SAN
8 14 (5.69%) Internet
8 14 (5.69%) LAN
9 11 (4.47%) LDAP
9 11 (4.47%) SSL
10 10 (4.07%) WAN
11 9 (3.66%) SMTP
11 9 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (3.25%) HTTP
13 5 (2.03%) VoIP
13 5 (2.03%) VLAN
14 4 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.71%) MySQL
2 36 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.69%) Big Data
4 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.03%) DB2
8 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.22%) QlikView
9 3 (1.22%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.41%) SQLite
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.54%) Subversion
3 10 (4.07%) JIRA
3 10 (4.07%) Selenium
4 9 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (3.25%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.85%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.22%) JConsole
8 3 (1.22%) Bower
8 3 (1.22%) Grunt
8 3 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.81%) GCC
9 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.41%) GDB
General
1 19 (7.72%) Marketing
2 15 (6.10%) Retail
2 15 (6.10%) Finance
3 14 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.81%) Advertising
4 2 (0.81%) Games
4 2 (0.81%) Front Office
4 2 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (31.30%) Developer
2 53 (21.54%) PHP Developer
3 41 (16.67%) Analyst
4 38 (15.45%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.54%) Web Developer
6 18 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.91%) PHP Web Developer
8 15 (6.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 14 (5.69%) Network Analyst
9 14 (5.69%) Senior PHP Developer
10 13 (5.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 13 (5.28%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (4.88%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.47%) Administrator
12 11 (4.47%) Security Analyst
13 10 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.07%) Security Specialist
13 10 (4.07%) DBA
13 10 (4.07%) Information Specialist
13 10 (4.07%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.36%) LAMP
2 53 (21.54%) CSS
3 52 (21.14%) HTML
4 27 (10.98%) Web Services
5 24 (9.76%) jQuery
6 20 (8.13%) Ajax
7 19 (7.72%) HTML5
8 14 (5.69%) XML
9 13 (5.28%) CSS3
9 13 (5.28%) Symfony
10 12 (4.88%) SOAP
11 10 (4.07%) Laravel
11 10 (4.07%) RESTful
11 10 (4.07%) CakePHP
12 9 (3.66%) Akka
13 8 (3.25%) Gherkin
14 7 (2.85%) Middleware
15 6 (2.44%) SVG
15 6 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (2.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Management Information System
1 27 (10.98%) Clustering
1 27 (10.98%) Kindle
2 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.94%) Social Media
4 17 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.28%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.28%) Statistics
6 12 (4.88%) Physics
6 12 (4.88%) Open Source
7 10 (4.07%) CESG
8 8 (3.25%) EMV
8 8 (3.25%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.85%) User Experience
10 4 (1.63%) EFT
10 4 (1.63%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.81%) MPEG
11 2 (0.81%) iPhone
11 2 (0.81%) Symmetrix DMX
12 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 97 (39.43%) Windows
2 41 (16.67%) UNIX
3 29 (11.79%) Solaris
3 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.35%) Windows 7
5 23 (9.35%) Windows 8
6 21 (8.54%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (7.32%) AIX
8 7 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.44%) SUSE
9 6 (2.44%) Debian
10 2 (0.81%) Fedora
10 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (26.02%) Software Engineering
2 51 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.98%) OOP
4 26 (10.57%) ITIL
5 23 (9.35%) SIEM
6 22 (8.94%) OO
7 21 (8.54%) Information Security
8 20 (8.13%) MVC
9 19 (7.72%) Scrum
10 17 (6.91%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (6.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.69%) User Stories
13 13 (5.28%) Cyber Security
13 13 (5.28%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.28%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.88%) TDD
14 12 (4.88%) Data Management
14 12 (4.88%) PRINCE2
14 12 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.11%) PHP
2 62 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.92%) C++
4 45 (18.29%) SQL
5 33 (13.41%) Python
6 32 (13.01%) C
7 22 (8.94%) PHP5
8 21 (8.54%) Java
9 18 (7.32%) Perl
10 10 (4.07%) C#
11 9 (3.66%) Scala
12 8 (3.25%) Embedded C++
12 8 (3.25%) Ruby
13 7 (2.85%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.03%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.22%) R
17 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 76 (30.89%) Degree
2 23 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.13%) MCSE
3 20 (8.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (7.72%) SC Cleared
5 18 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 17 (6.91%) GCIA
7 14 (5.69%) GCIH
8 11 (4.47%) CEH
8 11 (4.47%) PhD
9 10 (4.07%) CISM
9 10 (4.07%) GIAC
9 10 (4.07%) CISSP
10 9 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.66%) CCNA
11 4 (1.63%) ISACA
12 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.22%) Postgraduate
12 3 (1.22%) MCITP
13 2 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.20%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.66%) QA
3 5 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.63%) COBIT
5 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (13.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.66%) XenDesktop
3 9 (3.66%) Snort
4 5 (2.03%) XenApp
4 5 (2.03%) XenServer
5 4 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.63%) vSphere
6 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.81%) zsh
7 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.81%) NFS
7 2 (0.81%) Samba
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.41%) Postfix
8 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (19.51%) Oracle
2 38 (15.45%) VMware
3 19 (7.72%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.50%) Sourcefire
5 15 (6.10%) Cisco
5 15 (6.10%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.88%) Citrix
7 9 (3.66%) LogRhythm
8 7 (2.85%) Google
8 7 (2.85%) Juniper
9 6 (2.44%) Brocade
9 6 (2.44%) Zend
9 6 (2.44%) Appcelerator
9 6 (2.44%) Facebook
10 5 (2.03%) VeriFone
10 5 (2.03%) EMC
10 5 (2.03%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.63%) F5
11 4 (1.63%) Twitter
11 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Brilliant working conditio
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £31,500 - £45,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago