Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 57 87 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.24% 13.55% 15.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.97% 47.03% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 87
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £63,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% +3.90%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 185 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 23.55% 28.82% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 171 176
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -31.71% +10.81%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Portsmouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Linux in Portsmouth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
3 19 (33.33%) VMware
4 17 (29.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (29.82%) Ruby
4 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (26.32%) Firewall
5 15 (26.32%) IBM
6 14 (24.56%) AIX
6 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (21.05%) LAN
8 12 (21.05%) WAN
9 11 (19.30%) Unix
9 11 (19.30%) DB2
9 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 11 (19.30%) HACMP
9 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
9 11 (19.30%) Tivoli
9 11 (19.30%) vSphere
9 11 (19.30%) Problem Management
9 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
10 10 (17.54%) DNS
11 9 (15.79%) EMC
11 9 (15.79%) Apache
11 9 (15.79%) QA
11 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
11 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 9 (15.79%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) nginx
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.04%) Datadog
4 4 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) Office 365
5 3 (5.26%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.32%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) LAN
3 12 (21.05%) WAN
4 10 (17.54%) DNS
5 8 (14.04%) DHCP
6 7 (12.28%) VoIP
6 7 (12.28%) VPN
7 6 (10.53%) HTTP
7 6 (10.53%) SMTP
8 4 (7.02%) DMZ
8 4 (7.02%) FTP
8 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
8 4 (7.02%) Network Security
8 4 (7.02%) X.400
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) DB2
2 8 (14.04%) Redis
3 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (12.28%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) QA Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) QA Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Web Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Web Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Web Test Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Administrator
3 8 (14.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (12.28%) DB2 Administrator
4 7 (12.28%) DB2 DBA
4 7 (12.28%) DBA
4 7 (12.28%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.75%) JDBC
4 1 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.75%) OpenLayers
4 1 (1.75%) OSGi
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) HACMP
2 8 (14.04%) EMC VNX
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.28%) Replication
4 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) CESG
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.51%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) AIX
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Unix
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (19.30%) Problem Management
3 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.79%) DevOps
4 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (14.04%) Storage Management
5 8 (14.04%) Web Operations
6 7 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (12.28%) Database Tuning
6 7 (12.28%) High Availability
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
7 6 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Ruby
2 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
3 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.28%) Korn
5 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) VBScript
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) Java
8 2 (3.51%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Java 8
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CISSP
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (7.02%) VCAP
5 3 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 8 (14.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (19.30%) vSphere
2 8 (14.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 8 (14.04%) NFS
3 7 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Tivoli
2 8 (14.04%) Grafana
2 8 (14.04%) HAProxy
2 8 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.04%) ZABBIX
3 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (12.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (7.02%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (7.02%) Netcool
4 4 (7.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (3.51%) SCCM
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) EMC
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.28%) Symantec
6 7 (12.28%) Veritas
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
8 4 (7.02%) Veeam
9 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.26%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) Atlassian