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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 113 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.53% 16.35% 15.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.96% 45.20% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 118 108 112
Median salary £45,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
286 250 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.39% 36.18% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 276 226 333
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 126 (58.33%) PHP
2 83 (38.43%) MySQL
3 77 (35.65%) HTML
3 77 (35.65%) CSS
4 73 (33.80%) JavaScript
5 66 (30.56%) Windows
6 60 (27.78%) Apache
6 60 (27.78%) Web Development
7 59 (27.31%) LAMP
8 57 (26.39%) Software Engineering
9 52 (24.07%) Cisco
10 47 (21.76%) Red Hat
11 46 (21.30%) VMware
12 44 (20.37%) TCP/IP
12 44 (20.37%) OOP
12 44 (20.37%) CentOS
13 42 (19.44%) C++
14 39 (18.06%) nginx
15 38 (17.59%) Python
16 36 (16.67%) MVC
17 32 (14.81%) Unix
17 32 (14.81%) Java
17 32 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
18 30 (13.89%) ITIL
18 30 (13.89%) Bash Shell
18 30 (13.89%) HTML5
19 29 (13.43%) CSS3
19 29 (13.43%) Laravel
20 28 (12.96%) PHP 5
21 27 (12.50%) jQuery

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 60 (27.78%) Apache
2 39 (18.06%) nginx
3 18 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.63%) CMS
5 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.78%) WordPress
6 5 (2.31%) Drupal
6 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.39%) JBoss
7 3 (1.39%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.93%) Perch
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.11%) DNS
3 17 (7.87%) IPsec
3 17 (7.87%) VLAN
4 16 (7.41%) Internet
5 13 (6.02%) Firewall
5 13 (6.02%) FTP
5 13 (6.02%) HTTP
5 13 (6.02%) SMTP
5 13 (6.02%) SSH
5 13 (6.02%) Telnet
6 12 (5.56%) BGP
7 11 (5.09%) OSPF
7 11 (5.09%) VPN
8 10 (4.63%) Network Security
9 9 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (4.17%) OpenVPN
10 8 (3.70%) Junos
10 8 (3.70%) MPLS
10 8 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (38.43%) MySQL
2 21 (9.72%) Big Data
3 19 (8.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.63%) Aerospike
5 10 (4.63%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.17%) Couchbase
6 9 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (4.17%) Redis
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.94%) Subversion
3 13 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.78%) Maven
4 6 (2.78%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.93%) Ant
5 2 (0.93%) Bower
5 2 (0.93%) gulp
5 2 (0.93%) Log4j
5 2 (0.93%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (9.72%) Games
2 18 (8.33%) Music Industry
3 13 (6.02%) French Language
4 9 (4.17%) Finance
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Retail
5 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Banking
6 3 (1.39%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (37.04%) Developer
2 56 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 42 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 41 (18.98%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (14.35%) Systems Engineer
6 25 (11.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (11.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 23 (10.65%) PHP Web Developer
7 23 (10.65%) Web Developer
8 16 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 15 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (6.48%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.02%) Network Engineer
12 11 (5.09%) Administrator
12 11 (5.09%) IT Engineer
12 11 (5.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (5.09%) IT Manager
12 11 (5.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 11 (5.09%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (35.65%) CSS
1 77 (35.65%) HTML
2 59 (27.31%) LAMP
3 32 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
4 30 (13.89%) HTML5
5 29 (13.43%) CSS3
5 29 (13.43%) Laravel
6 27 (12.50%) jQuery
7 23 (10.65%) Symfony
8 19 (8.80%) Web Services
9 18 (8.33%) Regular Expression
10 17 (7.87%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (5.09%) STL
11 11 (5.09%) XML
12 10 (4.63%) Node.js
13 9 (4.17%) Ajax
13 9 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (4.17%) PHP-FPM
14 8 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.48%) Clustering
4 11 (5.09%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.24%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.78%) EMV
7 6 (2.78%) Statistics
8 4 (1.85%) EPoS
9 3 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.93%) Contactless
10 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.93%) EFT
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) Physics
11 1 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.56%) Windows
2 44 (20.37%) CentOS
3 32 (14.81%) Unix
4 25 (11.57%) Windows Server
5 24 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.19%) Fedora
7 13 (6.02%) Debian
8 10 (4.63%) FreeBSD
9 8 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.78%) AIX
10 6 (2.78%) Android
10 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.78%) Solaris
11 3 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
13 1 (0.46%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.78%) Web Development
2 57 (26.39%) Software Engineering
3 44 (20.37%) OOP
4 36 (16.67%) MVC
5 30 (13.89%) ITIL
6 27 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 27 (12.50%) OO
7 24 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 15 (6.94%) Network Architecture
10 14 (6.48%) Information Security
10 14 (6.48%) OO PHP
11 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.02%) SOLID
12 10 (4.63%) Scrum
12 10 (4.63%) TDD
13 9 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
14 8 (3.70%) DevOps
14 8 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 126 (58.33%) PHP
2 73 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 42 (19.44%) C++
4 38 (17.59%) Python
5 32 (14.81%) Java
6 30 (13.89%) Bash Shell
7 28 (12.96%) PHP 5
8 26 (12.04%) C
8 26 (12.04%) SQL
9 22 (10.19%) Perl
10 18 (8.33%) XPath
11 14 (6.48%) Ruby
12 8 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.24%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.39%) R
15 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (10.19%) RHCE
2 22 (10.19%) RHCSA
2 22 (10.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (8.80%) Degree
4 15 (6.94%) CCNA
5 12 (5.56%) CCNP
6 10 (4.63%) CCIE
7 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.39%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.39%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CEH
10 1 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.46%) CISM
10 1 (0.46%) CISSP
10 1 (0.46%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.19%) Postfix
2 18 (8.33%) Docker
3 14 (6.48%) VMware ESX
3 14 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.02%) Sendmail
5 11 (5.09%) NFS
5 11 (5.09%) pfSense
6 9 (4.17%) Varnish
7 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.46%) Corosync
9 1 (0.46%) iptables
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 21 (9.72%) Puppet
2 9 (4.17%) Ansible
3 3 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.39%) Kibana
3 3 (1.39%) logstash
4 2 (0.93%) Munin
5 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Pacemaker
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.46%) Salt
5 1 (0.46%) SELinux
Vendors
1 52 (24.07%) Cisco
2 47 (21.76%) Red Hat
3 46 (21.30%) VMware
4 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.02%) Oracle
6 12 (5.56%) Zend
7 11 (5.09%) Juniper
8 9 (4.17%) Dell
9 6 (2.78%) Citrix
10 5 (2.31%) EMC
11 4 (1.85%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.85%) Veritas
12 3 (1.39%) ATG
12 3 (1.39%) Brocade
12 3 (1.39%) Foundry
12 3 (1.39%) Ingenico
13 2 (0.93%) Aruba
13 2 (0.93%) Facebook
13 2 (0.93%) Gemalto
13 2 (0.93%) VeriFone
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Pension, Season ticket
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago