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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 151 162 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.74% 19.57% 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.95% 44.02% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 131 158 174
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
378 368 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.42% 44.44% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 339 364 329
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 12 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 117 (43.17%) Windows
2 85 (31.37%) Software Engineering
3 78 (28.78%) C++
4 76 (28.04%) Degree
5 68 (25.09%) PHP
6 67 (24.72%) MySQL
7 60 (22.14%) TCP/IP
8 52 (19.19%) JavaScript
8 52 (19.19%) UNIX
9 51 (18.82%) C
9 51 (18.82%) Oracle
10 50 (18.45%) CSS
10 50 (18.45%) LAMP
11 46 (16.97%) SQL
12 44 (16.24%) Active Directory
13 42 (15.50%) HTML
14 41 (15.13%) VMware
15 40 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (14.76%) SQL Server
15 40 (14.76%) Embedded Linux
16 39 (14.39%) Git (software)
16 39 (14.39%) ISO 9001
17 38 (14.02%) Network Security
18 37 (13.65%) Java
19 35 (12.92%) Solaris
19 35 (12.92%) DNS
20 33 (12.18%) XML
21 32 (11.81%) ITIL
22 31 (11.44%) Apache
22 31 (11.44%) Kindle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 31 (11.44%) Apache
2 25 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.49%) IIS
4 21 (7.75%) WordPress
5 18 (6.64%) Joomla!
6 9 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.95%) Node.js
8 4 (1.48%) Confluence
8 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.11%) CMS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 24 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Retail
1 2 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (3.32%) Amazon S3
1 9 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.14%) TCP/IP
2 38 (14.02%) Network Security
3 35 (12.92%) DNS
4 30 (11.07%) SSL
5 29 (10.70%) FTP
6 20 (7.38%) Internet
7 19 (7.01%) DHCP
8 16 (5.90%) Firewall
8 16 (5.90%) tcpdump
9 15 (5.54%) Wireshark
10 13 (4.80%) VPN
11 12 (4.43%) LDAP
11 12 (4.43%) LAN
12 10 (3.69%) VoIP
12 10 (3.69%) WAN
12 10 (3.69%) SAN
12 10 (3.69%) VLAN
13 9 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (3.32%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (2.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.72%) MySQL
2 40 (14.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.17%) Big Data
4 12 (4.43%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.32%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.85%) DB2
9 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.48%) QlikView
9 4 (1.48%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.37%) SQLite
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.70%) Subversion
3 10 (3.69%) JIRA
4 9 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.95%) Selenium
6 7 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (2.21%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.21%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.11%) JConsole
8 3 (1.11%) Bower
8 3 (1.11%) Grunt
8 3 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.74%) GCC
10 1 (0.37%) GDB
10 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (9.96%) Retail
2 17 (6.27%) Marketing
2 17 (6.27%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.27%) Finance
3 2 (0.74%) Law
3 2 (0.74%) Front Office
3 2 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (26.57%) Developer
2 64 (23.62%) Software Engineer
3 46 (16.97%) PHP Developer
4 35 (12.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (11.81%) Analyst
6 31 (11.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.54%) Network Engineer
8 15 (5.54%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (4.80%) Network Support
10 13 (4.80%) PHP Web Developer
10 13 (4.80%) C Software Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
11 12 (4.43%) DBA
12 10 (3.69%) Security Specialist
12 10 (3.69%) Information Security Specialist
12 10 (3.69%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.45%) CSS
1 50 (18.45%) LAMP
2 42 (15.50%) HTML
3 33 (12.18%) XML
4 22 (8.12%) Web Services
5 21 (7.75%) jQuery
6 18 (6.64%) Ajax
7 13 (4.80%) CSS3
7 13 (4.80%) HTML5
8 12 (4.43%) Symfony
8 12 (4.43%) SOAP
9 10 (3.69%) RESTful
10 9 (3.32%) CakePHP
10 9 (3.32%) Laravel
10 9 (3.32%) Akka
11 7 (2.58%) Middleware
12 6 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (2.21%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.21%) Sass
12 6 (2.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.44%) Kindle
2 27 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 26 (9.59%) Clustering
4 23 (8.49%) EMV
4 23 (8.49%) Statistics
5 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (7.38%) Social Media
7 17 (6.27%) Mathematics
7 17 (6.27%) Physics
7 17 (6.27%) Computer Science
8 15 (5.54%) EFT
8 15 (5.54%) Cryptography
9 13 (4.80%) Open Source
10 10 (3.69%) CESG
11 6 (2.21%) User Experience
11 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.74%) MPEG
12 2 (0.74%) NHS
12 2 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 117 (43.17%) Windows
2 52 (19.19%) UNIX
3 40 (14.76%) Embedded Linux
4 35 (12.92%) Solaris
5 30 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (10.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (9.96%) Windows 7
7 27 (9.96%) Windows 8
8 20 (7.38%) AIX
9 7 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.21%) Debian
11 5 (1.85%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.74%) CentOS
12 2 (0.74%) Fedora
12 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.37%) Software Engineering
2 40 (14.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.81%) ITIL
4 21 (7.75%) OO
4 21 (7.75%) Information Security
5 19 (7.01%) MVC
5 19 (7.01%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (6.64%) SIEM
6 18 (6.64%) OOP
7 16 (5.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 16 (5.90%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (4.80%) Automated Testing
8 13 (4.80%) Scrum
9 12 (4.43%) OOD
9 12 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (4.06%) User Stories
10 11 (4.06%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.06%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (3.69%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.78%) C++
2 68 (25.09%) PHP
3 52 (19.19%) JavaScript
4 51 (18.82%) C
5 46 (16.97%) SQL
6 37 (13.65%) Java
7 28 (10.33%) Python
8 27 (9.96%) C#
9 19 (7.01%) Embedded C++
10 17 (6.27%) Perl
11 15 (5.54%) PHP5
12 12 (4.43%) Embedded C
13 9 (3.32%) Scala
14 7 (2.58%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.21%) Ruby
16 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.11%) R
18 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
19 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (28.04%) Degree
2 26 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (8.49%) MCSE
4 18 (6.64%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.54%) CCNA
5 15 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.80%) CEH
7 13 (4.80%) PhD
8 11 (4.06%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.69%) CISSP
9 10 (3.69%) CISM
9 10 (3.69%) GIAC
9 10 (3.69%) GCIA
9 10 (3.69%) GCIH
10 7 (2.58%) CCNP
11 4 (1.48%) MCSA
11 4 (1.48%) Postgraduate
11 4 (1.48%) ISACA
12 3 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.39%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.58%) QA
3 5 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.48%) COBIT
5 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.32%) XenDesktop
3 9 (3.32%) Snort
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.85%) vSphere
5 5 (1.85%) XenApp
5 5 (1.85%) XenServer
6 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.74%) zsh
8 2 (0.74%) NFS
8 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.48%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (18.82%) Oracle
2 41 (15.13%) VMware
3 25 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.75%) Cisco
5 15 (5.54%) VeriFone
6 14 (5.17%) Sourcefire
6 14 (5.17%) Citrix
7 11 (4.06%) Juniper
8 10 (3.69%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.58%) Apple
9 7 (2.58%) Brocade
9 7 (2.58%) LogRhythm
10 6 (2.21%) Pegasus
10 6 (2.21%) Appcelerator
10 6 (2.21%) Facebook
10 6 (2.21%) Google
10 6 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.21%) EMC
11 5 (1.85%) Twitter
12 4 (1.48%) F5
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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