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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 149 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.18% 16.91% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.22% 49.83% 50.99%
Number of salaries quoted 101 133 141
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
306 299 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.07% 33.94% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 265 271 278
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (38.63%) Software Engineering
2 83 (35.62%) PHP
3 80 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 73 (31.33%) HTML
5 72 (30.90%) MySQL
6 70 (30.04%) UNIX
7 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (28.76%) CSS
9 47 (20.17%) Windows
9 47 (20.17%) OO
10 46 (19.74%) Python
11 45 (19.31%) Oracle
12 44 (18.88%) jQuery
12 44 (18.88%) Git (software)
13 43 (18.45%) OOP
14 42 (18.03%) Java
15 39 (16.74%) SQL
15 39 (16.74%) LAMP
16 36 (15.45%) Apache
17 35 (15.02%) Computer Science
18 33 (14.16%) MVC
19 32 (13.73%) Scrum
20 31 (13.30%) C
21 30 (12.88%) PHP5
21 30 (12.88%) HTML5
22 28 (12.02%) C++
23 26 (11.16%) PostgreSQL
23 26 (11.16%) Zend
24 25 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (10.73%) OO PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (15.45%) Apache
2 18 (7.73%) WordPress
3 17 (7.30%) Joomla!
4 12 (5.15%) Drupal
4 12 (5.15%) IIS
5 10 (4.29%) nginx
6 8 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.29%) Node.js
8 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (3.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.30%) SMTP
1 24 (10.30%) FTP
2 23 (9.87%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.15%) SSH
4 18 (7.73%) Telnet
5 17 (7.30%) LAN
6 15 (6.44%) DNS
7 13 (5.58%) Wireshark
7 13 (5.58%) tcpdump
8 11 (4.72%) SAN
9 10 (4.29%) WAN
10 9 (3.86%) IMAP
11 8 (3.43%) Firewall
12 6 (2.58%) Internet
13 5 (2.15%) HTTP
13 5 (2.15%) LDAP
13 5 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.72%) Network Security
14 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (30.90%) MySQL
2 26 (11.16%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.44%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.86%) Big Data
5 7 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (3.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.72%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.15%) Subversion
4 16 (6.87%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.29%) RSpec
6 9 (3.86%) Maven
7 8 (3.43%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.15%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.15%) JIRA
8 5 (2.15%) Selenium
9 3 (1.29%) Grunt
9 3 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.29%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.29%) Bower
10 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.43%) GDB
General
1 22 (9.44%) Games
2 14 (6.01%) Finance
3 9 (3.86%) French Language
4 6 (2.58%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Electronics
6 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (36.05%) Developer
2 57 (24.46%) PHP Developer
3 53 (22.75%) Software Engineer
4 31 (13.30%) Analyst
5 21 (9.01%) Web Developer
5 21 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.58%) PHP Web Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Administrator
8 14 (6.01%) Graduate
9 13 (5.58%) Senior PHP Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 12 (5.15%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.15%) Technical Manager
11 11 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.29%) DBA
12 10 (4.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (3.86%) Account Manager
13 9 (3.86%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (31.33%) HTML
2 67 (28.76%) CSS
3 44 (18.88%) jQuery
4 39 (16.74%) LAMP
5 30 (12.88%) HTML5
6 23 (9.87%) Symfony
6 23 (9.87%) Web Services
7 21 (9.01%) Laravel
8 18 (7.73%) CSS3
9 15 (6.44%) AngularJS
10 14 (6.01%) Ajax
11 12 (5.15%) CakePHP
12 9 (3.86%) Java EE
12 9 (3.86%) Sass
13 8 (3.43%) Middleware
13 8 (3.43%) XHTML
14 7 (3.00%) Akka
15 5 (2.15%) Gherkin
16 4 (1.72%) .NET
17 3 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.58%) Mathematics
3 15 (6.44%) Kindle
4 13 (5.58%) Algorithms
4 13 (5.58%) Open Source
5 11 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.00%) Statistics
7 7 (3.00%) Physics
8 6 (2.58%) User Experience
9 5 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.15%) Social Media
9 5 (2.15%) Clustering
10 4 (1.72%) Replication
10 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.29%) W3C
11 3 (1.29%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.43%) EPoS
13 1 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.04%) UNIX
2 47 (20.17%) Windows
3 22 (9.44%) Solaris
4 13 (5.58%) Android
5 6 (2.58%) FreeBSD
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.15%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.15%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.15%) AIX
6 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.15%) SUSE
7 2 (0.86%) Debian
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.63%) Software Engineering
2 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.17%) OO
4 43 (18.45%) OOP
5 33 (14.16%) MVC
6 32 (13.73%) Scrum
7 25 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.73%) OO PHP
8 22 (9.44%) BDD
9 21 (9.01%) TDD
10 18 (7.73%) Project Management
11 15 (6.44%) Web Development
12 14 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (6.01%) Migration
12 14 (6.01%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.58%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.58%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.58%) Change Control
13 13 (5.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.62%) PHP
2 80 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.74%) Python
4 42 (18.03%) Java
5 39 (16.74%) SQL
6 31 (13.30%) C
7 30 (12.88%) PHP5
8 28 (12.02%) C++
9 25 (10.73%) Perl
9 25 (10.73%) Ruby
10 21 (9.01%) PL/SQL
11 15 (6.44%) C#
12 9 (3.86%) VBScript
13 7 (3.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.00%) Scala
14 6 (2.58%) Golang
15 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.86%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Degree
2 16 (6.87%) PhD
3 13 (5.58%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.29%) GCIA
6 5 (2.15%) GCIH
6 5 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.15%) GIAC
7 4 (1.72%) CCNP
7 4 (1.72%) VCP4
8 3 (1.29%) CEH
9 2 (0.86%) CCIE
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.44%) ISO 9001
2 11 (4.72%) QA
3 10 (4.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (4.29%) VMware ESX
1 10 (4.29%) Postfix
1 10 (4.29%) Sendmail
1 10 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.15%) Snort
4 5 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.15%) Firmware
5 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.43%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.58%) Puppet
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (19.31%) Oracle
2 26 (11.16%) Zend
3 18 (7.73%) VMware
4 13 (5.58%) Cisco
4 13 (5.58%) Sourcefire
5 9 (3.86%) F5
5 9 (3.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.86%) Intel
6 7 (3.00%) Juniper
7 6 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.58%) Google
8 5 (2.15%) Crossbeam
8 5 (2.15%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.72%) CommVault
9 4 (1.72%) NetApp
9 4 (1.72%) Sun
9 4 (1.72%) HP
9 4 (1.72%) EMC
10 3 (1.29%) Northgate
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum + exceptional benefits + on call
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Specsavers
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Specsavers
Posted: 24 days ago