Period
to 23 January 2018

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

Linux
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Linux 85 95 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 13.30% 15.45% 20.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.96% 50.26% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 87 152
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £52,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 181 189 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 28.33% 30.73% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 167 176 302
Portsmouth median annual salary £28,500 £41,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.49% +10.81% -17.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £39,116
% change year-on-year -3.13% +2.26% -2.21%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 49 (57.65%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.24%) SLA
4 23 (27.06%) Unix
5 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.18%) HTML
7 17 (20.00%) SQL
7 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (18.82%) Python
8 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
9 15 (17.65%) ITIL
9 15 (17.65%) jQuery
9 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.47%) CentOS
10 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
10 14 (16.47%) CSS
10 14 (16.47%) VMware
10 14 (16.47%) Ubuntu
11 13 (15.29%) Perl
11 13 (15.29%) MySQL
12 12 (14.12%) PHP
12 12 (14.12%) CRM
12 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
13 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
13 11 (12.94%) Windows 10
13 11 (12.94%) OO

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 11 (12.94%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Firewall
2 9 (10.59%) DNS
3 7 (8.24%) VLAN
4 5 (5.88%) HTTP
4 5 (5.88%) SMTP
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) SNMP
5 4 (4.71%) VPN
6 3 (3.53%) IPsec
6 3 (3.53%) SSL
7 2 (2.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) Multicast
8 1 (1.18%) SNA
8 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) DB2
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) Mercurial
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
3 3 (3.53%) Redmine
3 3 (3.53%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) 2nd Line Support
1 24 (28.24%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Developer
4 17 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) PHP Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Applications Support
6 8 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) IT Support
7 7 (8.24%) Junior
7 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Management Specialist
8 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Junior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) jQuery
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
4 9 (10.59%) LAMP
5 8 (9.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (8.24%) Symfony
7 5 (5.88%) Java EE
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.88%) XHTML
8 4 (4.71%) .NET
8 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.71%) JPA
8 4 (4.71%) Qt
8 4 (4.71%) XML
9 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.35%) React
10 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.18%) Qt Quick
10 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Derivative
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) HACMP
3 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Robotics
5 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (57.65%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.06%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.47%) CentOS
5 14 (16.47%) Ubuntu
6 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 10
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.41%) AIX
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.65%) ITIL
3 12 (14.12%) CRM
3 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
4 11 (12.94%) OO
5 10 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (11.76%) Open Source
6 9 (10.59%) MVC
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.41%) Web Development
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL V3
8 7 (8.24%) OO PHP
8 7 (8.24%) OOP
8 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 6 (7.06%) Security Management
10 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.88%) SysML
10 5 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.82%) Python
3 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
4 13 (15.29%) Perl
5 12 (14.12%) PHP
6 11 (12.94%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.76%) Ruby
8 9 (10.59%) PHP 5
9 7 (8.24%) Java
10 5 (5.88%) C++
10 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.71%) C
11 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.71%) VBScript
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.06%) RHCE
4 6 (7.06%) RHCSA
5 5 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (3.53%) CISSP
6 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (3.53%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) KVM
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Puppet
2 5 (5.88%) IBM BigFix
2 5 (5.88%) Netcool
2 5 (5.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 5 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
2 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.47%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Zend
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.06%) HP
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle
6 5 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (3.53%) ArcSight
7 3 (3.53%) Google
8 2 (2.35%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco
9 1 (1.18%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.18%) Splunk