Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 832 1123 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.62% 16.74% 14.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.43% 46.81% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1014 1044
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +5.06%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 1792 2399 2477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.49% 35.76% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 2127 2191
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +2.56%

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 +5 268 £52,500 +50.00% 9
Farnborough +4 124 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Fareham +2 91 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Southampton -18 89 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Portsmouth -14 64 £39,000 -4.88% 2
Winchester +2 29 £54,000 +73.92% 2
Fleet +2 24 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Romsey +9 23 £25,000 -54.55%
Hook +8 15 £43,750 -
Aldershot -3 14 £65,000 +62.50%
Havant +13 6 £37,500 +59.57%
Southsea - 5 £40,000 - 1
Emsworth - 3 £21,000 -
Andover -20 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 314 (37.74%) Windows
2 237 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (25.36%) MySQL
4 203 (24.40%) JavaScript
5 182 (21.88%) HTML
6 175 (21.03%) SQL
7 174 (20.91%) CSS
7 174 (20.91%) Software Engineering
8 163 (19.59%) Python
9 162 (19.47%) VMware
10 157 (18.87%) Java
11 152 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
12 147 (17.67%) PHP
13 143 (17.19%) Unix
14 139 (16.71%) Git (software)
15 126 (15.14%) C++
16 125 (15.02%) Ruby
16 125 (15.02%) Degree
17 124 (14.90%) Red Hat
18 121 (14.54%) DevOps
19 113 (13.58%) C
20 109 (13.10%) Bash Shell
21 108 (12.98%) Docker
22 106 (12.74%) OOP
23 102 (12.26%) Web Development
24 100 (12.02%) OO
25 94 (11.30%) Puppet
25 94 (11.30%) jQuery
26 92 (11.06%) Security Cleared
27 91 (10.94%) Firewall

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 86 (10.34%) Apache
2 61 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (3.25%) OpenStack
4 24 (2.88%) Apache Spark
5 22 (2.64%) nginx
6 21 (2.52%) JBoss
6 21 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.40%) IIS
8 14 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.84%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.72%) Zimbra
14 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.36%) CMS
15 3 (0.36%) Drupal
15 3 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.84%) Inkscape
5 6 (0.72%) GIMP
5 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Epicor Vantage
1 3 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 152 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (8.89%) SaaS
3 50 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.16%) Office 365
5 16 (1.92%) PaaS
6 12 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (1.44%) IaaS
7 10 (1.20%) Trello
8 9 (1.08%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.84%) G Suite
11 6 (0.72%) GitHub
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.12%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.94%) Firewall
2 88 (10.58%) TCP/IP
3 65 (7.81%) DNS
4 53 (6.37%) SAN
5 49 (5.89%) Internet
6 35 (4.21%) HTTP
7 30 (3.61%) WAN
8 27 (3.25%) VPN
9 26 (3.13%) DHCP
9 26 (3.13%) SSL
10 21 (2.52%) Network Security
11 19 (2.28%) LAN
11 19 (2.28%) VoIP
12 18 (2.16%) IPsec
13 17 (2.04%) OSPF
14 16 (1.92%) BGP
15 14 (1.68%) SMTP
16 13 (1.56%) RTP
16 13 (1.56%) Wireless
17 12 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (25.36%) MySQL
2 77 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
2 77 (9.25%) SQL Server
3 41 (4.93%) Big Data
3 41 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 38 (4.57%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.57%) Redis
5 37 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.68%) MariaDB
9 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.96%) InfluxDB
10 8 (0.96%) Neo4j
11 7 (0.84%) DB2
11 7 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 139 (16.71%) Git (software)
2 60 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.81%) JIRA
4 34 (4.09%) Subversion
5 13 (1.56%) GitLab
6 11 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.20%) PHPUnit
7 10 (1.20%) Redmine
8 9 (1.08%) PhpStorm
9 8 (0.96%) Selenium
9 8 (0.96%) Sublime Text
10 6 (0.72%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.60%) Gradle
12 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.36%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (10.46%) Finance
2 55 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.05%) Electronics
4 36 (4.33%) Marketing
5 30 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.13%) Automotive
7 17 (2.04%) Retail
8 16 (1.92%) Banking
9 10 (1.20%) Games
10 7 (0.84%) Advertising
11 4 (0.48%) French Language
11 4 (0.48%) Law
11 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.36%) International Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 238 (28.61%) Developer
2 89 (10.70%) PHP Developer
3 86 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 85 (10.22%) Software Engineer
5 79 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 54 (6.49%) Graduate
7 49 (5.89%) Software Developer
8 46 (5.53%) Web Developer
9 44 (5.29%) Administrator
10 41 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
11 39 (4.69%) PHP Web Developer
12 38 (4.57%) Analyst
13 36 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
14 35 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (3.73%) Network Engineer
16 30 (3.61%) Embedded Engineer
17 29 (3.49%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 28 (3.37%) Junior
19 27 (3.25%) Senior Developer
19 27 (3.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (21.88%) HTML
2 174 (20.91%) CSS
3 94 (11.30%) jQuery
4 90 (10.82%) LAMP
5 62 (7.45%) Web Services
6 57 (6.85%) HTML5
7 52 (6.25%) Node.js
8 48 (5.77%) Ajax
9 47 (5.65%) SOAP
10 43 (5.17%) AngularJS
11 37 (4.45%) REST
12 36 (4.33%) React
13 35 (4.21%) Middleware
13 35 (4.21%) XML
14 27 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (3.00%) .NET
15 25 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (2.52%) JSON
16 21 (2.52%) Yii
17 19 (2.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 53 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.88%) Clustering
6 22 (2.64%) Replication
7 21 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.16%) User Experience
9 17 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.92%) Internet of Things
11 15 (1.80%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.44%) Cloud Native
13 12 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 12 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.96%) BBC
14 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 314 (37.74%) Windows
2 143 (17.19%) Unix
3 89 (10.70%) CentOS
4 85 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 31 (3.73%) Embedded Linux
6 31 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (3.49%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.76%) AIX
9 13 (1.56%) Debian
10 11 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.32%) Solaris
11 10 (1.20%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.72%) Fedora
12 6 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.72%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.60%) SUSE
13 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (20.91%) Software Engineering
3 121 (14.54%) DevOps
4 106 (12.74%) OOP
5 102 (12.26%) Web Development
6 100 (12.02%) OO
7 84 (10.10%) Scrum
8 80 (9.62%) ITIL
9 73 (8.77%) MVC
10 70 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (7.57%) TDD
12 55 (6.61%) Microservices
13 53 (6.37%) Configuration Management
13 53 (6.37%) Open Source
14 48 (5.77%) High Availability
15 41 (4.93%) Front End Development
16 40 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
17 38 (4.57%) E-Commerce
18 37 (4.45%) OOD
19 36 (4.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (24.40%) JavaScript
2 175 (21.03%) SQL
3 163 (19.59%) Python
4 157 (18.87%) Java
5 147 (17.67%) PHP
6 126 (15.14%) C++
7 125 (15.02%) Ruby
8 113 (13.58%) C
9 109 (13.10%) Bash Shell
10 72 (8.65%) C#
11 68 (8.17%) Perl
12 48 (5.77%) Go
13 47 (5.65%) PowerShell
14 30 (3.61%) PHP 7
15 25 (3.00%) Embedded C
16 24 (2.88%) Embedded C++
17 22 (2.64%) PHP 5
18 17 (2.04%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.80%) Shell Script
20 11 (1.32%) Lua
Qualifications
1 125 (15.02%) Degree
2 92 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 69 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 57 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (6.61%) CCNA
6 45 (5.41%) RHCE
7 27 (3.25%) CISSP
8 26 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (2.28%) CISM
9 19 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.04%) RHCSA
11 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.44%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.20%) CCNP
14 7 (0.84%) MCSE
15 6 (0.72%) ISEB
15 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.60%) JNCIA
16 5 (0.60%) MCSA
16 5 (0.60%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.61%) SLA
3 28 (3.37%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.04%) QA
5 16 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (1.08%) GDPR
7 6 (0.72%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.24%) GCP
9 2 (0.24%) RMADS
10 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 108 (12.98%) Docker
2 85 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (7.33%) Active Directory
4 33 (3.97%) vSphere
5 20 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.80%) vCloud
7 12 (1.44%) Xen
8 11 (1.32%) Kamailio
9 8 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (0.96%) VMware NSX
10 6 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.60%) NFS
11 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.48%) HDFS
12 4 (0.48%) iptables
12 4 (0.48%) KVM
13 3 (0.36%) LXC
13 3 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 94 (11.30%) Puppet
2 80 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (5.77%) Ansible
4 46 (5.53%) Terraform
5 35 (4.21%) Kubernetes
6 30 (3.61%) Grafana
7 21 (2.52%) Packer
8 14 (1.68%) Kibana
9 12 (1.44%) StatsD
10 10 (1.20%) Nagios
11 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (1.08%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
12 8 (0.96%) Cacti
12 8 (0.96%) vCenter Server
13 7 (0.84%) logstash
14 6 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 6 (0.72%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 162 (19.47%) VMware
2 124 (14.90%) Red Hat
3 84 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 58 (6.97%) Oracle
5 55 (6.61%) Zend
6 49 (5.89%) Cisco
7 22 (2.64%) New Relic
8 21 (2.52%) SAP
9 20 (2.40%) Juniper
10 19 (2.28%) HP
11 18 (2.16%) IBM
12 17 (2.04%) EMC
13 14 (1.68%) Citrix
14 13 (1.56%) Google
15 12 (1.44%) NetApp
16 11 (1.32%) Remedy
17 10 (1.20%) Atlassian
17 10 (1.20%) LANDesk
18 8 (0.96%) Symantec
18 8 (0.96%) Twitter