The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 2 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 158 97 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.12% 14.79% 17.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.04% 48.50% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 156 93 130
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,800 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
277 200 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.29% 30.49% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 265 191 341
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,349
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 135 (58.70%) PHP
2 84 (36.52%) MySQL
3 77 (33.48%) Windows
4 69 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 66 (28.70%) CSS
6 65 (28.26%) HTML
7 63 (27.39%) Apache
8 62 (26.96%) CentOS
9 61 (26.52%) JavaScript
10 60 (26.09%) Cisco
10 60 (26.09%) VMware
11 57 (24.78%) LAMP
12 56 (24.35%) TCP/IP
13 52 (22.61%) Software Engineering
14 50 (21.74%) nginx
15 45 (19.57%) Python
16 44 (19.13%) C++
17 43 (18.70%) Web Development
18 41 (17.83%) Bash Shell
19 40 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
19 40 (17.39%) Java
20 39 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 38 (16.52%) ITIL
22 36 (15.65%) OOP
23 35 (15.22%) Unix
23 35 (15.22%) Load Balancing
23 35 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
23 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
24 33 (14.35%) Web Services
25 32 (13.91%) RHCE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (27.39%) Apache
2 50 (21.74%) nginx
3 18 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.35%) CMS
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.74%) Drupal
6 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.74%) WordPress
7 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.87%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.87%) Perch
7 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.87%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.35%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.61%) DNS
2 29 (12.61%) VLAN
3 26 (11.30%) IPsec
4 19 (8.26%) HTTP
5 17 (7.39%) BGP
5 17 (7.39%) FTP
5 17 (7.39%) SMTP
5 17 (7.39%) SSH
5 17 (7.39%) Telnet
6 16 (6.96%) OSPF
6 16 (6.96%) VPN
7 15 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (6.52%) Internet
7 15 (6.52%) VoIP
8 14 (6.09%) Junos
8 14 (6.09%) MPLS
9 13 (5.65%) OpenVPN
10 12 (5.22%) L2TP
10 12 (5.22%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (36.52%) MySQL
2 23 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (9.57%) Big Data
4 17 (7.39%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.52%) InterSystems Cache
5 15 (6.52%) Redis
6 14 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (5.65%) Couchbase
8 12 (5.22%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.35%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (6.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.74%) Maven
3 4 (1.74%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) Bower
4 2 (0.87%) gulp
4 2 (0.87%) JIRA
4 2 (0.87%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.87%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.43%) Ant
5 1 (0.43%) Log4j
General
1 20 (8.70%) Games
2 18 (7.83%) Music Industry
3 17 (7.39%) French Language
4 9 (3.91%) Finance
5 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Electronics
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (30.87%) Developer
2 56 (24.35%) Linux Engineer
3 47 (20.43%) PHP Developer
4 39 (16.96%) Software Engineer
5 37 (16.09%) Systems Engineer
6 32 (13.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 22 (9.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (9.13%) PHP Web Developer
8 21 (9.13%) Web Developer
9 20 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 19 (8.26%) Network Engineer
11 18 (7.83%) Software Developer
12 17 (7.39%) Senior Developer
12 17 (7.39%) Senior PHP Developer
13 15 (6.52%) Administrator
14 14 (6.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
14 14 (6.09%) Senior Web Developer
15 13 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (5.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (28.70%) CSS
2 65 (28.26%) HTML
3 57 (24.78%) LAMP
4 40 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
5 33 (14.35%) Web Services
6 31 (13.48%) HTML5
7 25 (10.87%) CSS3
8 22 (9.57%) Laravel
9 20 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 20 (8.70%) Symfony
10 18 (7.83%) Regular Expression
11 14 (6.09%) jQuery
11 14 (6.09%) Node.js
12 13 (5.65%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (5.65%) PHP-FPM
13 11 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (4.35%) STL
15 9 (3.91%) XML
16 7 (3.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (8.70%) Clustering
1 20 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.22%) Statistics
3 10 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.91%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.61%) EMV
7 4 (1.74%) EPoS
7 4 (1.74%) iPad
8 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.87%) Contactless
9 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.87%) EFT
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) IPTV
9 2 (0.87%) Physics
10 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.48%) Windows
2 62 (26.96%) CentOS
3 39 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (15.22%) Unix
4 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (13.91%) Fedora
6 25 (10.87%) Windows Server
7 16 (6.96%) FreeBSD
8 9 (3.91%) Android
8 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.48%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.61%) Debian
12 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.74%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.30%) AIX
15 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.61%) Software Engineering
2 43 (18.70%) Web Development
3 38 (16.52%) ITIL
4 36 (15.65%) OOP
5 35 (15.22%) Load Balancing
6 30 (13.04%) MVC
7 27 (11.74%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 24 (10.43%) Information Security
9 24 (10.43%) OO
10 21 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.52%) Network Architecture
12 15 (6.52%) SOLID
13 13 (5.65%) DevOps
13 13 (5.65%) OO PHP
13 13 (5.65%) Scrum
14 10 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
15 9 (3.91%) Multithreading
16 8 (3.48%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.70%) PHP
2 61 (26.52%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.57%) Python
4 44 (19.13%) C++
5 41 (17.83%) Bash Shell
6 40 (17.39%) Java
7 31 (13.48%) SQL
8 30 (13.04%) C
9 25 (10.87%) Perl
10 21 (9.13%) PHP 5
10 21 (9.13%) Ruby
11 18 (7.83%) XPath
12 12 (5.22%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.74%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.87%) C#
14 2 (0.87%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (13.91%) RHCE
1 32 (13.91%) RHCSA
1 32 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (9.57%) Degree
3 20 (8.70%) CCNA
4 17 (7.39%) CCNP
5 11 (4.78%) CCIE
6 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CEH
8 1 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.43%) CISM
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 30 (13.04%) Postfix
2 20 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.83%) Docker
3 18 (7.83%) VMware ESX
3 18 (7.83%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (7.39%) Sendmail
5 16 (6.96%) NFS
6 15 (6.52%) pfSense
6 15 (6.52%) Varnish
7 8 (3.48%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.30%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) Corosync
10 1 (0.43%) iptables
10 1 (0.43%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 31 (13.48%) Puppet
2 14 (6.09%) Ansible
3 3 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.30%) Kibana
3 3 (1.30%) logstash
4 2 (0.87%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.87%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.43%) Munin
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 69 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 60 (26.09%) Cisco
2 60 (26.09%) VMware
3 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.96%) Juniper
5 13 (5.65%) Dell
6 8 (3.48%) Oracle
7 7 (3.04%) Zend
8 6 (2.61%) Google
9 5 (2.17%) Citrix
10 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.30%) Ingenico
10 3 (1.30%) Veritas
11 2 (0.87%) Aruba
11 2 (0.87%) Facebook
11 2 (0.87%) Foundry
11 2 (0.87%) Gemalto
11 2 (0.87%) HP
11 2 (0.87%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.87%) VeriFone
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