Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1,044 879 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 14.42% 14.16% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.18% 47.59% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 945 745 991
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 2,167 1,847 2,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.93% 29.75% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,916 1,576 2,210
Hampshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,308
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +1.76% -1.73%
10th Percentile £21,375 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +4 251 £45,000 - 23
Fareham +10 197 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Southampton -9 192 £38,500 -3.75% 19
Farnborough +8 134 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Portsmouth -7 83 £40,000 - 15
Romsey +2 24 £26,500 +17.78% 2
Fleet +1 23 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Southsea - 20 £37,500 - 1
Eastleigh +5 19 £27,500 -26.67% 4
Winchester -25 13 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Hook -8 9 £43,000 +32.31% 3
Aldershot -6 5 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Havant -16 2 £18,500 -61.05% 2
Lyndhurst - 2 £35,000 -
Fordingbridge - 2 £37,500 -
Andover -15 1 - - 2
Emsworth - 1 £55,000 -
Wallington - 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 427 (40.90%) Windows
2 304 (29.12%) SQL
3 291 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 280 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
5 255 (24.43%) HTML
6 246 (23.56%) CSS
7 238 (22.80%) Software Engineering
8 227 (21.74%) MySQL
9 213 (20.40%) PHP
10 204 (19.54%) Python
11 185 (17.72%) Java
12 181 (17.34%) Microsoft
13 174 (16.67%) Degree
14 164 (15.71%) Git (software)
15 163 (15.61%) Unix
15 163 (15.61%) C++
16 155 (14.85%) VMware
17 154 (14.75%) Red Hat
17 154 (14.75%) jQuery
18 152 (14.56%) Windows Server
18 152 (14.56%) OOP
19 148 (14.18%) C
20 146 (13.98%) Apache
21 144 (13.79%) Web Development
22 135 (12.93%) Computer Science
23 134 (12.84%) Bash Shell
24 131 (12.55%) LAMP
25 130 (12.45%) SQL Server
26 129 (12.36%) MVC
27 125 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 146 (13.98%) Apache
2 73 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.54%) JBoss
5 31 (2.97%) IIS
6 26 (2.49%) Apache Spark
6 26 (2.49%) OpenStack
7 21 (2.01%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.82%) Drupal
9 14 (1.34%) Confluence
9 14 (1.34%) GlassFish
9 14 (1.34%) Liferay
9 14 (1.34%) Skype for Business
10 12 (1.15%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.77%) JCAPS
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 52 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.096%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) NetSuite
1 6 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (6.99%) SaaS
4 33 (3.16%) Office 365
5 26 (2.49%) PaaS
6 10 (0.96%) GitHub
6 10 (0.96%) IaaS
7 8 (0.77%) npm
8 7 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.096%) Datadog
12 1 (0.096%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.91%) Firewall
2 75 (7.18%) DNS
3 61 (5.84%) WAN
4 55 (5.27%) DHCP
5 46 (4.41%) HTTP
6 44 (4.21%) TCP/IP
7 33 (3.16%) VoIP
8 32 (3.07%) IPsec
8 32 (3.07%) Network Security
9 30 (2.87%) SSL
10 27 (2.59%) Wireshark
11 26 (2.49%) RTP
12 23 (2.20%) BGP
12 23 (2.20%) OSPF
12 23 (2.20%) VPN
13 22 (2.11%) SAN
14 20 (1.92%) MPLS
14 20 (1.92%) RIP
14 20 (1.92%) VPLS
15 18 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (21.74%) MySQL
2 130 (12.45%) SQL Server
3 95 (9.10%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (3.83%) Big Data
5 33 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.87%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.44%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.25%) DB2
12 12 (1.15%) Redis
13 11 (1.05%) MariaDB
13 11 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.77%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 164 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.52%) Subversion
3 59 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 50 (4.79%) JIRA
5 24 (2.30%) LINQPad
6 15 (1.44%) Vagrant
7 14 (1.34%) SoapUI
8 12 (1.15%) Selenium
9 11 (1.05%) Maven
10 10 (0.96%) Fiddler
10 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.77%) Bower
11 8 (0.77%) gulp
11 8 (0.77%) Mocha
12 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.57%) JUnit
13 6 (0.57%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 71 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 69 (6.61%) Finance
3 48 (4.60%) Retail
4 25 (2.39%) Banking
5 13 (1.25%) Games
6 10 (0.96%) Automotive
6 10 (0.96%) Marketing
7 8 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.77%) Electronics
7 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.67%) French Language
9 6 (0.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Law
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.096%) International Banking
12 1 (0.096%) Legal
12 1 (0.096%) Military
Job Titles
1 329 (31.51%) Developer
2 163 (15.61%) PHP Developer
3 145 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 118 (11.30%) Linux Engineer
5 83 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 76 (7.28%) Software Developer
7 71 (6.80%) Graduate
8 69 (6.61%) Analyst
9 62 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 58 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 52 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 49 (4.69%) Embedded Engineer
13 48 (4.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 47 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 47 (4.50%) Senior Developer
15 44 (4.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 43 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 39 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 37 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (24.43%) HTML
2 246 (23.56%) CSS
3 154 (14.75%) jQuery
4 131 (12.55%) LAMP
5 121 (11.59%) Web Services
6 79 (7.57%) SOAP
7 74 (7.09%) Ajax
8 71 (6.80%) HTML5
9 57 (5.46%) XML
10 49 (4.69%) REST
11 45 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (3.74%) AngularJS
13 38 (3.64%) Symfony
14 35 (3.35%) LDAP
15 34 (3.26%) JSON
16 32 (3.07%) CSS3
16 32 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
17 31 (2.97%) Middleware
18 30 (2.87%) Django
18 30 (2.87%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 135 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 68 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 49 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.21%) User Experience
5 42 (4.02%) Clustering
6 38 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 36 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.07%) Replication
9 26 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.72%) Fintech
13 17 (1.63%) Device Driver
14 16 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 15 (1.44%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.34%) BBC
17 13 (1.25%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.86%) Contactless
18 9 (0.86%) EMV
18 9 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 427 (40.90%) Windows
2 163 (15.61%) Unix
3 152 (14.56%) Windows Server
4 125 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (8.81%) CentOS
6 52 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
6 52 (4.98%) Ubuntu
7 45 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (3.16%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.34%) Android
13 12 (1.15%) Solaris
14 10 (0.96%) AIX
14 10 (0.96%) VMS
15 9 (0.86%) Debian
16 6 (0.57%) SUSE
17 3 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (22.80%) Software Engineering
3 152 (14.56%) OOP
4 144 (13.79%) Web Development
5 129 (12.36%) MVC
6 117 (11.21%) DevOps
7 106 (10.15%) OO
8 87 (8.33%) ITIL
9 72 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 72 (6.90%) Open Source
10 70 (6.70%) Configuration Management
11 64 (6.13%) TDD
12 57 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (5.08%) SDLC
14 51 (4.89%) High Availability
14 51 (4.89%) Scrum
15 47 (4.50%) OO PHP
15 47 (4.50%) Unit Testing
16 46 (4.41%) CRM
16 46 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 304 (29.12%) SQL
2 291 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 213 (20.40%) PHP
4 204 (19.54%) Python
5 185 (17.72%) Java
6 163 (15.61%) C++
7 148 (14.18%) C
8 134 (12.84%) Bash Shell
9 113 (10.82%) Perl
10 101 (9.67%) Ruby
11 92 (8.81%) PowerShell
12 89 (8.52%) C#
13 48 (4.60%) PHP 7
14 32 (3.07%) PHP 5
15 29 (2.78%) Embedded C
16 28 (2.68%) Embedded C++
17 26 (2.49%) Lua
18 25 (2.39%) Go
19 24 (2.30%) Shell Script
20 23 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (16.67%) Degree
2 81 (7.76%) RHCE
3 72 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 64 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (5.65%) CCNA
6 44 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 34 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (3.16%) RHCSA
10 24 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.11%) DV Cleared
12 13 (1.25%) CISSP
12 13 (1.25%) MCSE
13 10 (0.96%) MCP
14 9 (0.86%) CCNP
14 9 (0.86%) GIAC
14 9 (0.86%) MCSA
14 9 (0.86%) PhD
15 8 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.79%) SLA
2 37 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.92%) HIPAA
5 17 (1.63%) QA
6 6 (0.57%) GDPR
6 6 (0.57%) PSD2
7 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.29%) GPG13
8 3 (0.29%) RMADS
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 111 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 74 (7.09%) Docker
4 34 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.49%) Kamailio
6 24 (2.30%) vSphere
7 14 (1.34%) vCloud
8 13 (1.25%) KVM
9 11 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.96%) Firmware
10 10 (0.96%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.96%) Xen
11 8 (0.77%) NFS
11 8 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.57%) oVirt
12 6 (0.57%) pfSense
12 6 (0.57%) Samba
13 5 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.29%) HDFS
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 103 (9.87%) Puppet
2 68 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (4.31%) Ansible
4 43 (4.12%) Terraform
5 31 (2.97%) Kibana
5 31 (2.97%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.82%) WSUS
7 14 (1.34%) HP ALM
7 14 (1.34%) vCenter Server
8 13 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (1.05%) Nessus
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.86%) Grafana
13 8 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.77%) vRealize
14 7 (0.67%) Packer
14 7 (0.67%) StatsD
15 6 (0.57%) Bacula
15 6 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 181 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 155 (14.85%) VMware
3 154 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 102 (9.77%) Zend
5 74 (7.09%) Oracle
6 29 (2.78%) Cisco
6 29 (2.78%) HP
7 19 (1.82%) Ivanti
8 16 (1.53%) Apple
9 15 (1.44%) Dell
10 14 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.34%) IBM
10 14 (1.34%) Sony
10 14 (1.34%) Twitter
11 13 (1.25%) Google
11 13 (1.25%) PayPal
11 13 (1.25%) Splunk
12 10 (0.96%) BMC
12 10 (0.96%) Citrix
12 10 (0.96%) Remedy