Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 909 840 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.71% 14.46% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.67% 46.69% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 742 745 1,010
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,275 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,794 1,799 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.05% 30.97% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,416 1,597 2,141
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Hampshire

Linux
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -10 221 £45,000 -14.29% 37
Southampton +11 185 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Farnborough +5 148 £51,250 +13.89% 17
Fareham -2 72 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Romsey -7 51 £37,000 +48.00% 4
Portsmouth -4 47 £42,500 +7.59% 10
Winchester +9 38 £40,000 -25.93% 4
Fleet -12 28 £57,500 +27.78% 4
Eastleigh - 13 £46,500 - 2
Andover +4 9 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Aldershot -7 4 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Havant -13 3 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Lymington - 3 £20,000 - 1
Hook -13 2 - - 2
Petersfield - 2 £53,250 -
Bordon - 1 £40,000 -
Tadley - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 346 (38.06%) Windows
2 284 (31.24%) Python
3 261 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (25.19%) Software Engineering
5 218 (23.98%) Java
6 208 (22.88%) JavaScript
7 185 (20.35%) Degree
8 177 (19.47%) MySQL
9 171 (18.81%) SQL
10 170 (18.70%) C++
11 158 (17.38%) C
11 158 (17.38%) Git (software)
12 153 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
12 153 (16.83%) DevOps
13 152 (16.72%) Unix
14 146 (16.06%) CSS
15 144 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
16 139 (15.29%) VMware
17 136 (14.96%) Docker
18 135 (14.85%) HTML
19 129 (14.19%) Ansible
19 129 (14.19%) Jenkins
20 124 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 124 (13.64%) Security Cleared
21 123 (13.53%) Oracle
22 118 (12.98%) Bash Shell
23 117 (12.87%) AngularJS
24 116 (12.76%) Microsoft
25 114 (12.54%) ITIL
26 109 (11.99%) Puppet

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 87 (9.57%) Apache
2 56 (6.16%) JBoss
3 38 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (3.96%) WebLogic
5 35 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 33 (3.63%) OpenStack
7 27 (2.97%) Confluence
8 22 (2.42%) IIS
9 21 (2.31%) nginx
10 14 (1.54%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.43%) CMS
12 10 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.88%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.77%) NetWeaver
14 7 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (0.66%) Drupal
15 6 (0.66%) WordPress
16 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
16 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.44%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 153 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.07%) SaaS
4 35 (3.85%) GitHub
5 32 (3.52%) IaaS
6 19 (2.09%) npm
6 19 (2.09%) PaaS
7 17 (1.87%) Office 365
8 16 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.32%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.99%) Serverless
13 8 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (0.88%) Datadog
14 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.55%) G Suite
15 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.56%) Firewall
2 51 (5.61%) Network Security
3 48 (5.28%) VPN
4 46 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
5 42 (4.62%) VLAN
6 32 (3.52%) Internet
7 31 (3.41%) SAN
8 24 (2.64%) LAN
9 23 (2.53%) DNS
10 20 (2.20%) VoIP
10 20 (2.20%) Wireless
11 19 (2.09%) WAN
12 17 (1.87%) BIG-IP
13 14 (1.54%) GSM
14 13 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.32%) RTP
15 12 (1.32%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.21%) BGP
16 11 (1.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (19.47%) MySQL
2 65 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 27 (2.97%) Redis
7 24 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.20%) Neo4j
9 18 (1.98%) Big Data
10 16 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.54%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.43%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 10 (1.10%) DB2
15 9 (0.99%) OLTP
16 8 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
16 8 (0.88%) SQLPlus
16 8 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 158 (17.38%) Git (software)
2 129 (14.19%) Jenkins
3 63 (6.93%) JIRA
4 60 (6.60%) Subversion
5 37 (4.07%) Vagrant
6 32 (3.52%) Selenium
7 31 (3.41%) Maven
8 27 (2.97%) Cucumber
9 24 (2.64%) gulp
10 19 (2.09%) Bower
11 18 (1.98%) Mocha
11 18 (1.98%) TeamCity
12 17 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (1.65%) Gerrit
14 15 (1.65%) GitLab
14 15 (1.65%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.43%) Gradle
16 12 (1.32%) JUnit
16 12 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 86 (9.46%) Finance
2 38 (4.18%) Electronics
3 32 (3.52%) Retail
4 26 (2.86%) Automotive
5 21 (2.31%) Marketing
6 19 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.21%) Banking
9 10 (1.10%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (25.63%) Developer
2 144 (15.84%) Software Engineer
3 88 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 73 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
5 61 (6.71%) Administrator
6 59 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 56 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 50 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 42 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
10 40 (4.40%) Graduate
10 40 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
11 39 (4.29%) Analyst
11 39 (4.29%) PHP Developer
12 38 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
13 35 (3.85%) Support Engineer
14 34 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
14 34 (3.74%) Python Engineer
15 27 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
15 27 (2.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 26 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (16.06%) CSS
2 135 (14.85%) HTML
3 117 (12.87%) AngularJS
4 71 (7.81%) Web Services
5 67 (7.37%) jQuery
6 65 (7.15%) Node.js
7 61 (6.71%) .NET
7 61 (6.71%) HTML5
8 60 (6.60%) React
9 59 (6.49%) Vue.js
10 53 (5.83%) Middleware
11 48 (5.28%) RESTful
12 45 (4.95%) LAMP
13 44 (4.84%) SOAP
14 39 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
15 38 (4.18%) REST
16 31 (3.41%) Spring
17 26 (2.86%) Laravel
18 23 (2.53%) CSS3
19 20 (2.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 68 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.27%) Linux Command Line
4 49 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 32 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.75%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.75%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.75%) Device Driver
8 23 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 19 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.98%) Replication
12 13 (1.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 12 (1.32%) Clustering
13 12 (1.32%) PMI
14 10 (1.10%) Fintech
15 9 (0.99%) Verilog
15 9 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 346 (38.06%) Windows
2 152 (16.72%) Unix
3 80 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (8.69%) Windows Server
5 49 (5.39%) Ubuntu
6 45 (4.95%) Embedded Linux
7 34 (3.74%) Mac OS X
8 29 (3.19%) Debian
9 28 (3.08%) CentOS
10 23 (2.53%) Solaris
11 22 (2.42%) Android
12 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (1.76%) Windows 10
14 14 (1.54%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.43%) AIX
16 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.66%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (25.19%) Software Engineering
3 153 (16.83%) DevOps
4 144 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
5 114 (12.54%) ITIL
6 83 (9.13%) TDD
7 78 (8.58%) Test Automation
8 77 (8.47%) Open Source
9 76 (8.36%) Scrum
10 74 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 70 (7.70%) MVC
11 70 (7.70%) Web Development
12 69 (7.59%) OOP
13 63 (6.93%) OO
14 47 (5.17%) Waterfall
15 46 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
17 41 (4.51%) Coaching
17 41 (4.51%) Configuration Management
17 41 (4.51%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 284 (31.24%) Python
2 218 (23.98%) Java
3 208 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 171 (18.81%) SQL
5 170 (18.70%) C++
6 158 (17.38%) C
7 118 (12.98%) Bash Shell
8 107 (11.77%) PHP
8 107 (11.77%) Ruby
9 68 (7.48%) C#
10 59 (6.49%) PowerShell
11 55 (6.05%) Perl
12 31 (3.41%) Embedded C
13 27 (2.97%) Embedded C++
13 27 (2.97%) Go
14 25 (2.75%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.64%) PHP 5
16 20 (2.20%) ES6
17 18 (1.98%) PHP 7
18 13 (1.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 185 (20.35%) Degree
2 124 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 66 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 58 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 46 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (4.07%) CCNA
7 26 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (1.98%) RHCSA
9 17 (1.87%) RHCE
10 13 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (1.32%) CISSP
11 12 (1.32%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.10%) HND
12 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.99%) CISM
13 9 (0.99%) HNC
13 9 (0.99%) JNCIE
13 9 (0.99%) SSCP
14 8 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.64%) QA
2 19 (2.09%) SLA
3 18 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.21%) GDPR
5 9 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.44%) FISMA
6 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) GPG13
8 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 136 (14.96%) Docker
2 68 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.27%) vSphere
4 41 (4.51%) Active Directory
5 29 (3.19%) vCloud
6 27 (2.97%) Firmware
7 22 (2.42%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.98%) VirtualBox
9 17 (1.87%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.21%) NFS
12 7 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.44%) GPFS
14 4 (0.44%) Postfix
14 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.33%) Xen
16 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 129 (14.19%) Ansible
2 109 (11.99%) Puppet
3 102 (11.22%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (9.90%) Kubernetes
5 24 (2.64%) Terraform
6 21 (2.31%) Nagios
7 15 (1.65%) Salt
8 14 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 12 (1.32%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.21%) Grafana
10 11 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.88%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.77%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.66%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.55%) Kibana
14 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.55%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.44%) logstash
15 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 139 (15.29%) VMware
2 123 (13.53%) Oracle
3 116 (12.76%) Microsoft
4 64 (7.04%) Cisco
5 62 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 28 (3.08%) Juniper
7 26 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.09%) SAP
9 18 (1.98%) Ivanti
10 17 (1.87%) F5
11 16 (1.76%) Sitecore
12 15 (1.65%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.65%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.54%) Pega
14 13 (1.43%) Atlassian
15 12 (1.32%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.21%) IBM
17 10 (1.10%) Google
17 10 (1.10%) HP
17 10 (1.10%) TOWER Software