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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 116 190 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.66% 22.14% 20.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.86% 52.78% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 106 179 152
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,929 £22,580 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £62,800 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
291 360 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.79% 41.96% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270 343 302
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
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 28 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 97 (37.74%) PHP
2 91 (35.41%) MySQL
3 90 (35.02%) Windows
4 81 (31.52%) JavaScript
5 69 (26.85%) CSS
6 67 (26.07%) HTML
7 65 (25.29%) Degree
8 61 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (22.57%) Software Engineering
10 55 (21.40%) LAMP
11 49 (19.07%) SQL
11 49 (19.07%) UNIX
12 48 (18.68%) Git (software)
13 46 (17.90%) Oracle
14 44 (17.12%) Python
15 42 (16.34%) VMware
16 41 (15.95%) Apache
17 35 (13.62%) jQuery
18 33 (12.84%) OOP
18 33 (12.84%) Web Services
18 33 (12.84%) DNS
19 32 (12.45%) OO
20 31 (12.06%) SQL Server
20 31 (12.06%) Network Security
21 30 (11.67%) C++
21 30 (11.67%) Solaris
21 30 (11.67%) TCP/IP
22 29 (11.28%) ITIL
22 29 (11.28%) PHP5
23 28 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 41 (15.95%) Apache
2 27 (10.51%) IIS
3 26 (10.12%) WordPress
4 25 (9.73%) Joomla!
5 21 (8.17%) Tomcat
6 13 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.11%) Node.js
8 5 (1.95%) nginx
8 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.95%) Drupal
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.39%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.39%) JBoss
10 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Agresso
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (5.06%) Amazon S3
1 13 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) DNS
2 31 (12.06%) Network Security
3 30 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.56%) tcpdump
5 21 (8.17%) Wireshark
6 17 (6.61%) SMTP
6 17 (6.61%) FTP
7 16 (6.23%) DHCP
8 15 (5.84%) LAN
8 15 (5.84%) Firewall
9 14 (5.45%) SAN
10 13 (5.06%) Internet
11 11 (4.28%) LDAP
12 10 (3.89%) WAN
12 10 (3.89%) SSH
13 9 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (3.50%) Telnet
14 8 (3.11%) HTTP
15 5 (1.95%) IMAP
16 3 (1.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.41%) MySQL
2 31 (12.06%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.61%) Big Data
4 13 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (3.89%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.95%) DB2
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.39%) SQLite
12 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 48 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.17%) Subversion
3 11 (4.28%) JIRA
4 10 (3.89%) Selenium
5 9 (3.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (3.50%) LoadRunner
5 9 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.72%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.17%) Bower
9 3 (1.17%) Grunt
9 3 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.78%) Clang
10 2 (0.78%) GCC
10 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.39%) Maven
11 1 (0.39%) GDB
General
1 20 (7.78%) Finance
2 19 (7.39%) Marketing
3 11 (4.28%) Games
4 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.11%) Retail
6 5 (1.95%) Electronics
7 4 (1.56%) French Language
8 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (36.19%) Developer
2 65 (25.29%) PHP Developer
3 43 (16.73%) Analyst
4 25 (9.73%) Software Engineer
4 25 (9.73%) Web Developer
5 21 (8.17%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Senior PHP Developer
7 15 (5.84%) Administrator
8 13 (5.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 12 (4.67%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.28%) DBA
11 10 (3.89%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.50%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Security Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) Security Specialist
12 9 (3.50%) Information Specialist
12 9 (3.50%) Information Security Specialist
13 8 (3.11%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.85%) CSS
2 67 (26.07%) HTML
3 55 (21.40%) LAMP
4 35 (13.62%) jQuery
5 33 (12.84%) Web Services
6 22 (8.56%) HTML5
7 20 (7.78%) Ajax
8 16 (6.23%) Symfony
9 13 (5.06%) CakePHP
9 13 (5.06%) CSS3
9 13 (5.06%) Laravel
9 13 (5.06%) Akka
10 12 (4.67%) SOAP
11 9 (3.50%) RESTful
11 9 (3.50%) Gherkin
12 8 (3.11%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.72%) XHTML
14 6 (2.33%) XML
14 6 (2.33%) Sass
15 5 (1.95%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.34%) Clustering
2 24 (9.34%) Kindle
3 21 (8.17%) Social Media
4 20 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.78%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.28%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.89%) Open Source
7 9 (3.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.50%) User Experience
7 9 (3.50%) CESG
8 6 (2.33%) Statistics
8 6 (2.33%) Physics
9 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.17%) W3C
10 3 (1.17%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.78%) iPhone
11 2 (0.78%) MPEG
12 1 (0.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 90 (35.02%) Windows
2 49 (19.07%) UNIX
3 30 (11.67%) Solaris
4 28 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.00%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.45%) AIX
8 8 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.33%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.33%) Android
10 6 (2.33%) SUSE
10 6 (2.33%) Debian
11 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.17%) CentOS
12 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.78%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.78%) Fedora
14 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.57%) Software Engineering
3 33 (12.84%) OOP
4 32 (12.45%) OO
5 29 (11.28%) ITIL
6 28 (10.89%) MVC
7 24 (9.34%) SIEM
8 23 (8.95%) Scrum
9 20 (7.78%) Information Security
10 18 (7.00%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (6.61%) OO PHP
12 16 (6.23%) User Stories
12 16 (6.23%) Project Management
13 15 (5.84%) Ethical Hacking
13 15 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.06%) TDD
14 13 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (4.67%) Automated Testing
15 12 (4.67%) Data Management
15 12 (4.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.74%) PHP
2 81 (31.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.07%) SQL
4 44 (17.12%) Python
5 30 (11.67%) C++
6 29 (11.28%) PHP5
7 26 (10.12%) Perl
8 25 (9.73%) C
9 23 (8.95%) Java
10 13 (5.06%) Scala
11 10 (3.89%) Ruby
12 9 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.72%) C#
14 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.95%) VBScript
16 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.56%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.78%) Korn
17 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (25.29%) Degree
2 21 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.39%) DV Cleared
5 18 (7.00%) GCIA
6 17 (6.61%) MCSE
7 14 (5.45%) GCIH
8 11 (4.28%) PhD
9 10 (3.89%) CEH
9 10 (3.89%) GIAC
10 9 (3.50%) CISM
10 9 (3.50%) CISSP
11 4 (1.56%) ISACA
12 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.17%) CCNA
12 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.17%) MCITP
13 1 (0.39%) ISEB
13 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.12%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.89%) QA
3 6 (2.33%) SLA
4 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) Snort
4 7 (2.72%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.95%) Postfix
5 5 (1.95%) Sendmail
5 5 (1.95%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.56%) Firmware
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.56%) vSphere
7 3 (1.17%) XenApp
7 3 (1.17%) XenServer
8 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) NFS
8 2 (0.78%) Samba
8 2 (0.78%) zsh
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (17.90%) Oracle
2 42 (16.34%) VMware
3 21 (8.17%) Sourcefire
4 19 (7.39%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.00%) Cisco
6 16 (6.23%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.89%) Citrix
7 10 (3.89%) Juniper
7 10 (3.89%) Zend
8 9 (3.50%) LogRhythm
9 8 (3.11%) F5
10 7 (2.72%) Google
10 7 (2.72%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.33%) Brocade
12 5 (1.95%) Appcelerator
12 5 (1.95%) Facebook
12 5 (1.95%) EMC
12 5 (1.95%) Intel
13 4 (1.56%) SAP
13 4 (1.56%) Blue Coat
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