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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 121 115 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.07% 13.47% 17.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.16% 34.95% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 109 97 146
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
294 329 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.04% 38.52% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 249 298 355
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,675 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 92 (39.15%) UNIX
2 91 (38.72%) Software Engineering
3 82 (34.89%) Windows
4 72 (30.64%) PHP
5 68 (28.94%) HTML
6 66 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 66 (28.09%) CSS
7 63 (26.81%) Java
8 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (24.68%) Python
10 50 (21.28%) Git (software)
11 46 (19.57%) OO
11 46 (19.57%) SQL
11 46 (19.57%) LAMP
12 45 (19.15%) Oracle
13 44 (18.72%) jQuery
14 43 (18.30%) C++
15 42 (17.87%) Active Directory
16 41 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
18 38 (16.17%) Project Management
18 38 (16.17%) MVC
18 38 (16.17%) Degree
18 38 (16.17%) Jenkins
19 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
19 36 (15.32%) TDD
19 36 (15.32%) OOP
20 35 (14.89%) MySQL
20 35 (14.89%) SAN
20 35 (14.89%) BDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (13.62%) Apache
2 13 (5.53%) Joomla!
3 11 (4.68%) NetWeaver
3 11 (4.68%) WordPress
4 8 (3.40%) Drupal
4 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.55%) nginx
6 5 (2.13%) JBoss
7 4 (1.70%) CMS
7 4 (1.70%) Node.js
8 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.85%) Lync
9 2 (0.85%) Mule
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.89%) SAN
2 27 (11.49%) NAS
3 21 (8.94%) LAN
4 19 (8.09%) TCP/IP
5 16 (6.81%) WAN
6 10 (4.26%) DNS
7 8 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.13%) Internet
9 4 (1.70%) HTTP
9 4 (1.70%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.70%) LDAP
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.70%) tcpdump
9 4 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.70%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.28%) SMTP
10 3 (1.28%) FTP
10 3 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.89%) MySQL
2 21 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.55%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.28%) Big Data
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 38 (16.17%) Jenkins
3 33 (14.04%) Subversion
4 31 (13.19%) Maven
5 17 (7.23%) PHPUnit
6 15 (6.38%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.98%) JIRA
7 7 (2.98%) Selenium
7 7 (2.98%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.70%) JUnit
9 4 (1.70%) Gradle
10 2 (0.85%) GDB
11 1 (0.43%) Log4j
11 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.43%) RSpec
11 1 (0.43%) Grunt
11 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.43%) Bower
General
1 19 (8.09%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Retail
3 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.13%) Games
5 3 (1.28%) Banking
5 3 (1.28%) Publishing
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (34.89%) Developer
2 46 (19.57%) Software Engineer
3 34 (14.47%) PHP Developer
4 23 (9.79%) Technical Designer
4 23 (9.79%) Infrastructure Designer
4 23 (9.79%) Designer
5 20 (8.51%) Graduate
5 20 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.81%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (5.96%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Analyst
7 14 (5.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 13 (5.53%) Technical Leader
9 11 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.83%) DBA
10 9 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.83%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.94%) HTML
2 66 (28.09%) CSS
3 46 (19.57%) LAMP
4 44 (18.72%) jQuery
5 30 (12.77%) HTML5
6 29 (12.34%) CSS3
7 26 (11.06%) Symfony
7 26 (11.06%) Ajax
8 25 (10.64%) Laravel
9 21 (8.94%) Sass
10 18 (7.66%) Spring
10 18 (7.66%) XML
11 17 (7.23%) .NET
12 11 (4.68%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.40%) SOAP
14 7 (2.98%) Web Services
14 7 (2.98%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (2.98%) Gherkin
14 7 (2.98%) CakePHP
15 6 (2.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.06%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.79%) Algorithms
4 18 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.11%) Kindle
6 11 (4.68%) Statistics
6 11 (4.68%) Physics
7 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.98%) Clustering
9 6 (2.55%) Replication
9 6 (2.55%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.70%) Social Media
11 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.43%) CESG
12 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.43%) PKI
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.43%) Wiki
12 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 92 (39.15%) UNIX
2 82 (34.89%) Windows
3 26 (11.06%) Solaris
4 11 (4.68%) CentOS
5 9 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.83%) Android
6 8 (3.40%) Fedora
7 6 (2.55%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.28%) AIX
9 3 (1.28%) Debian
9 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.72%) Software Engineering
2 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.57%) OO
4 41 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (16.17%) Project Management
5 38 (16.17%) MVC
6 36 (15.32%) OOP
6 36 (15.32%) TDD
7 35 (14.89%) BDD
8 32 (13.62%) ITIL
9 28 (11.91%) Unit Testing
10 27 (11.49%) Service Delivery
11 25 (10.64%) Service Management
12 24 (10.21%) Identity Management
13 23 (9.79%) Change Control
14 22 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (8.51%) Web Development
16 19 (8.09%) E-Commerce
17 16 (6.81%) Data Analysis
18 15 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.64%) PHP
2 66 (28.09%) JavaScript
3 63 (26.81%) Java
4 58 (24.68%) Python
5 46 (19.57%) SQL
6 43 (18.30%) C++
7 30 (12.77%) Perl
8 29 (12.34%) C
9 20 (8.51%) PL/SQL
10 17 (7.23%) Shell Script
11 15 (6.38%) Bash Shell
12 13 (5.53%) PHP5
12 13 (5.53%) C#
13 12 (5.11%) Ruby
14 10 (4.26%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.13%) Go
16 3 (1.28%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (16.17%) Degree
2 14 (5.96%) PhD
3 8 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.70%) CCNP
5 4 (1.70%) CCNA
6 3 (1.28%) HND
6 3 (1.28%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.28%) GIAC
6 3 (1.28%) CEH
7 2 (0.85%) CCIE
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) RHCE
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
8 1 (0.43%) GCIA
8 1 (0.43%) GCIH
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) QA
2 13 (5.53%) ISO 9001
3 10 (4.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 42 (17.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.23%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Firmware
3 3 (1.28%) Snort
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.85%) XenApp
4 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.96%) Puppet
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (3.40%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.55%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (1.28%) cPanel
5 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (19.15%) Oracle
2 39 (16.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.77%) Zend
4 18 (7.66%) VMware
5 14 (5.96%) Cisco
6 13 (5.53%) Sun
7 11 (4.68%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.26%) Google
9 9 (3.83%) EMC
10 8 (3.40%) HP
11 6 (2.55%) Citrix
11 6 (2.55%) CommVault
11 6 (2.55%) NetApp
12 4 (1.70%) F5
13 3 (1.28%) Infobright
13 3 (1.28%) Sourcefire
14 2 (0.85%) ATG
15 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds
15 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
15 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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