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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 108 141 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.40% 15.61% 19.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.73% 48.45% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 91 126 142
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
294 291 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.05% 32.23% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 237 263 268
Average salary £32,500 £33,163 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.99% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 30 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 96 (42.48%) Software Engineering
2 85 (37.61%) UNIX
3 68 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 68 (30.09%) PHP
4 64 (28.32%) HTML
4 64 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (27.43%) CSS
6 59 (26.11%) MySQL
7 56 (24.78%) Java
8 52 (23.01%) Oracle
9 51 (22.57%) Windows
9 51 (22.57%) OO
9 51 (22.57%) Python
10 44 (19.47%) jQuery
11 42 (18.58%) SQL
12 41 (18.14%) Git (software)
13 38 (16.81%) LAMP
14 36 (15.93%) OOP
14 36 (15.93%) Computer Science
15 35 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (15.49%) C
16 34 (15.04%) Apache
16 34 (15.04%) MVC
17 32 (14.16%) C++
18 31 (13.72%) Jenkins
19 28 (12.39%) BDD
20 27 (11.95%) PostgreSQL
20 27 (11.95%) Scrum
21 26 (11.50%) TDD
21 26 (11.50%) Ruby

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (15.04%) Apache
2 12 (5.31%) IIS
2 12 (5.31%) Joomla!
2 12 (5.31%) Drupal
2 12 (5.31%) WordPress
3 10 (4.42%) nginx
4 8 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon S3
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.18%) TCP/IP
2 22 (9.73%) SMTP
2 22 (9.73%) FTP
3 19 (8.41%) SSH
4 18 (7.96%) Telnet
5 15 (6.64%) LAN
6 13 (5.75%) DNS
6 13 (5.75%) SAN
7 9 (3.98%) WAN
7 9 (3.98%) IMAP
8 8 (3.54%) Firewall
8 8 (3.54%) NAS
9 7 (3.10%) tcpdump
9 7 (3.10%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.77%) LDAP
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.11%) MySQL
2 27 (11.95%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.52%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.65%) SQLPlus
6 6 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (1.77%) Big Data
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.44%) DB2
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.72%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.73%) Subversion
4 20 (8.85%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.52%) Maven
6 11 (4.87%) PHPUnit
7 10 (4.42%) RSpec
8 4 (1.77%) JIRA
8 4 (1.77%) Selenium
8 4 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.33%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.33%) JUnit
9 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.33%) Gradle
10 2 (0.88%) GDB
11 1 (0.44%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.44%) Grunt
11 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.44%) Bower
General
1 22 (9.73%) Games
2 16 (7.08%) Finance
3 9 (3.98%) French Language
4 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.33%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.33%) Electronics
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (34.07%) Developer
2 56 (24.78%) Software Engineer
3 41 (18.14%) PHP Developer
4 21 (9.29%) Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Web Developer
6 18 (7.96%) Graduate
7 16 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.08%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (7.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Administrator
8 15 (6.64%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.31%) DBA
9 12 (5.31%) Technical Manager
9 12 (5.31%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Technical Leader
10 10 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (4.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.32%) HTML
2 62 (27.43%) CSS
3 44 (19.47%) jQuery
4 38 (16.81%) LAMP
5 26 (11.50%) HTML5
6 24 (10.62%) Symfony
6 24 (10.62%) Laravel
7 20 (8.85%) CSS3
8 16 (7.08%) Web Services
9 13 (5.75%) Sass
9 13 (5.75%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.31%) Ajax
10 12 (5.31%) CakePHP
11 10 (4.42%) Java EE
12 9 (3.98%) Middleware
12 9 (3.98%) .NET
13 7 (3.10%) XML
13 7 (3.10%) Spring
14 6 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (2.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.93%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.18%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.29%) Kindle
4 18 (7.96%) Algorithms
5 15 (6.64%) Open Source
6 10 (4.42%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.10%) Clustering
7 7 (3.10%) Statistics
7 7 (3.10%) Physics
8 6 (2.65%) Replication
8 6 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.33%) W3C
9 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.33%) User Experience
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.44%) EPoS
11 1 (0.44%) BBC
11 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.61%) UNIX
2 51 (22.57%) Windows
3 20 (8.85%) Solaris
4 12 (5.31%) Android
5 6 (2.65%) FreeBSD
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.21%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.77%) SUSE
7 4 (1.77%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.33%) Debian
8 3 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (42.48%) Software Engineering
2 64 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (22.57%) OO
4 36 (15.93%) OOP
5 35 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (15.04%) MVC
7 28 (12.39%) BDD
8 27 (11.95%) Scrum
9 26 (11.50%) TDD
10 25 (11.06%) Project Management
11 22 (9.73%) OO PHP
12 18 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 18 (7.96%) Web Development
13 17 (7.52%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.08%) Automated Testing
14 16 (7.08%) Migration
14 16 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.08%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (6.64%) Change Control
16 13 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.09%) JavaScript
1 68 (30.09%) PHP
2 56 (24.78%) Java
3 51 (22.57%) Python
4 42 (18.58%) SQL
5 35 (15.49%) C
6 32 (14.16%) C++
7 26 (11.50%) Perl
7 26 (11.50%) Ruby
8 23 (10.18%) PL/SQL
9 21 (9.29%) C#
9 21 (9.29%) PHP5
10 9 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.98%) VBScript
11 6 (2.65%) Golang
12 5 (2.21%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.77%) Scala
14 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.33%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.62%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) PhD
3 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.77%) CCNP
5 4 (1.77%) GCIA
6 3 (1.33%) CEH
6 3 (1.33%) GIAC
6 3 (1.33%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (1.33%) HND
7 2 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) RHCE
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.31%) SLA
2 12 (5.31%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.42%) Postfix
2 10 (4.42%) Sendmail
2 10 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.42%) VMware ESX
2 10 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.65%) Firmware
4 3 (1.33%) Snort
5 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.65%) Puppet
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (23.01%) Oracle
2 26 (11.50%) Zend
3 17 (7.52%) VMware
4 12 (5.31%) Cisco
5 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.98%) Intel
6 9 (3.98%) Sourcefire
6 9 (3.98%) F5
7 7 (3.10%) Juniper
7 7 (3.10%) HP
8 6 (2.65%) EMC
8 6 (2.65%) Sun
8 6 (2.65%) CommVault
8 6 (2.65%) NetApp
8 6 (2.65%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.65%) Google
9 5 (2.21%) Crossbeam
9 5 (2.21%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.33%) Infobright
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