Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 29 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.95% 9.52% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.60% 39.76% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 94
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,120 £62,500 £56,875
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%

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 125 166 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 21.15% 23.95% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 112 155 189
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,750 £31,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.84% -22.22% -4.71%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (38.30%) Windows
1 18 (38.30%) Ruby
1 18 (38.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
5 10 (21.28%) HTML
5 10 (21.28%) Apache
5 10 (21.28%) nginx
6 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (19.15%) Replication
7 8 (17.02%) HACMP
7 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.02%) Web Development
7 8 (17.02%) QA
7 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
7 8 (17.02%) Tivoli
7 8 (17.02%) AIX
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.02%) DB2
7 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (14.89%) Web Operations
8 7 (14.89%) Grafana

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 10 (21.28%) Apache
1 10 (21.28%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) Datadog
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) DB2
3 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.89%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 7 (14.89%) Redis
4 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) RSpec
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (14.89%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Administrator
2 10 (21.28%) DBA
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) QA Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) QA Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Web Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Web Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Web Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) DB2 Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (21.28%) HTML
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) CSS3
3 7 (14.89%) HTML5
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 7 (14.89%) Middleware
3 7 (14.89%) React
3 7 (14.89%) WebSockets
4 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Replication
2 8 (17.02%) HACMP
3 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.38%) CentOS
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
3 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
3 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
3 8 (17.02%) Web Development
4 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (14.89%) Database Tuning
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Management
4 7 (14.89%) Storage Management
4 7 (14.89%) Web Operations
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Ruby
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
5 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.89%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) Korn
6 7 (14.89%) TypeScript
7 4 (8.51%) C
7 4 (8.51%) C++
7 4 (8.51%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Perl
9 2 (4.26%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.13%) Java 8
10 1 (2.13%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) NFS
1 7 (14.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (6.38%) Postfix
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Tivoli
2 7 (14.89%) Grafana
2 7 (14.89%) HAProxy
2 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (14.89%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Perfmon
4 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.13%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.13%) Netcool
5 1 (2.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
2 7 (14.89%) Veritas
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper