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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 119 118 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.62% 13.50% 13.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.46% 37.11% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 101 111
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
287 318 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.26% 36.38% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 269 256 277
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 129 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 124 (50.82%) CSS
3 123 (50.41%) PHP
4 120 (49.18%) HTML
5 111 (45.49%) Web Development
6 86 (35.25%) Software Engineering
7 81 (33.20%) OOP
8 75 (30.74%) MVC
9 73 (29.92%) Windows
10 71 (29.10%) LAMP
11 70 (28.69%) Apache
11 70 (28.69%) Git (software)
12 69 (28.28%) jQuery
13 59 (24.18%) MySQL
14 58 (23.77%) Subversion
15 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
15 57 (23.36%) Java
16 55 (22.54%) Laravel
17 51 (20.90%) OO
18 50 (20.49%) TDD
19 49 (20.08%) Unix
20 47 (19.26%) HTML5
21 45 (18.44%) Python
22 41 (16.80%) CSS3
23 40 (16.39%) Zend
24 37 (15.16%) Symfony
24 37 (15.16%) C++
24 37 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (15.16%) Windows Server
25 36 (14.75%) Microsoft

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 70 (28.69%) Apache
2 25 (10.25%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (6.97%) Node.js
6 9 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.69%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.87%) WordPress
8 6 (2.46%) Drupal
8 6 (2.46%) Joomla!
9 4 (1.64%) JBoss
10 3 (1.23%) nginx
10 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.41%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (11.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (9.02%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.93%) SAN
2 23 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.33%) Firewall
4 8 (3.28%) WAN
5 6 (2.46%) DNS
5 6 (2.46%) NAS
6 5 (2.05%) DHCP
6 5 (2.05%) Internet
7 3 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.23%) LAN
7 3 (1.23%) VoIP
7 3 (1.23%) VPN
7 3 (1.23%) WLAN
8 2 (0.82%) BGP
8 2 (0.82%) FTP
8 2 (0.82%) IPsec
8 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.82%) NetScreen
8 2 (0.82%) OSPF
8 2 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.18%) MySQL
2 20 (8.20%) Big Data
3 11 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) GIS
8 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (28.69%) Git (software)
2 58 (23.77%) Subversion
3 33 (13.52%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.52%) Maven
4 27 (11.07%) PHPUnit
5 7 (2.87%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.87%) Mockito
5 7 (2.87%) Selenium
6 6 (2.46%) JUnit
7 5 (2.05%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.05%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Ant
9 2 (0.82%) Log4j
10 1 (0.41%) Gradle
General
1 16 (6.56%) Marketing
2 12 (4.92%) Finance
3 11 (4.51%) Games
4 9 (3.69%) Music Industry
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.64%) Electronics
6 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (50.41%) Developer
2 84 (34.43%) PHP Developer
3 52 (21.31%) Software Engineer
4 32 (13.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 23 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.02%) IT Engineer
6 22 (9.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.02%) LAMP Developer
6 22 (9.02%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (7.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 18 (7.38%) Web Developer
9 17 (6.97%) Senior PHP Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Java Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Python Software Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) Java Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (5.74%) Python Developer
13 13 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 13 (5.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (50.82%) CSS
2 120 (49.18%) HTML
3 71 (29.10%) LAMP
4 69 (28.28%) jQuery
5 55 (22.54%) Laravel
6 47 (19.26%) HTML5
7 41 (16.80%) CSS3
8 37 (15.16%) Symfony
9 34 (13.93%) Ajax
10 26 (10.66%) Sass
11 24 (9.84%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.74%) .NET
12 14 (5.74%) LEMP Stack
12 14 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (5.74%) Web Services
13 13 (5.33%) XML
14 12 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
15 11 (4.51%) XHTML
16 10 (4.10%) Qt
17 9 (3.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.28%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.28%) EPoS
4 7 (2.87%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.87%) Clustering
5 5 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (2.05%) iSeries
5 5 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.64%) BBC
7 3 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.82%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.41%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.41%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.41%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.41%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.92%) Windows
2 49 (20.08%) Unix
3 37 (15.16%) Windows Server
4 30 (12.30%) Solaris
5 22 (9.02%) Debian
5 22 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.74%) AIX
7 11 (4.51%) CentOS
8 10 (4.10%) Android
8 10 (4.10%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.82%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (45.49%) Web Development
2 86 (35.25%) Software Engineering
3 81 (33.20%) OOP
4 75 (30.74%) MVC
5 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (20.90%) OO
7 50 (20.49%) TDD
8 37 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (13.93%) Unit Testing
10 32 (13.11%) E-Commerce
11 26 (10.66%) Change Control
12 17 (6.97%) Project Management
13 16 (6.56%) ITIL
14 15 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (6.15%) OO PHP
14 15 (6.15%) PRINCE2
15 14 (5.74%) Scrum
16 11 (4.51%) DevOps
17 10 (4.10%) Android Development
17 10 (4.10%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (52.87%) JavaScript
2 123 (50.41%) PHP
3 57 (23.36%) Java
4 45 (18.44%) Python
5 37 (15.16%) C++
6 35 (14.34%) PHP 5
7 27 (11.07%) Perl
7 27 (11.07%) SQL
8 22 (9.02%) PHP 7
9 21 (8.61%) C
10 12 (4.92%) Ruby
11 9 (3.69%) C#
11 9 (3.69%) XPath
12 7 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.23%) R
15 2 (0.82%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.82%) Korn
15 2 (0.82%) VB
16 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.23%) Degree
3 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) CCNA
4 2 (0.82%) CCNP
4 2 (0.82%) JNCIA
4 2 (0.82%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.10%) Docker
3 5 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.05%) vSphere
4 3 (1.23%) XenApp
4 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.82%) Firmware
5 2 (0.82%) NFS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
2 2 (0.82%) Munin
2 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (16.39%) Zend
2 36 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 34 (13.93%) VMware
4 23 (9.43%) EMC
4 23 (9.43%) Oracle
5 17 (6.97%) Citrix
6 14 (5.74%) Cisco
7 12 (4.92%) SAP
8 8 (3.28%) Twitter
9 7 (2.87%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.87%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.46%) Veritas
11 5 (2.05%) IBM
12 4 (1.64%) ATG
12 4 (1.64%) Sony
13 3 (1.23%) Juniper
14 2 (0.82%) Atmel
14 2 (0.82%) Brocade
14 2 (0.82%) Cyber-Ark
14 2 (0.82%) Foundry
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