Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3,459 3,624 4,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.88% 12.61% 13.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.51% 45.45% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,877 3,195 4,209
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,280 7,974 10,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.01% 27.74% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,992 6,864 8,789
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in the South East

Linux
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux in the South East

Linux
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in the South East

Linux
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Thames Valley +1 1,450 £50,000 +11.11% 225
Hampshire -1 927 £45,000 - 97
Berkshire -6 812 £50,000 +5.26% 108
Surrey -6 527 £52,500 +1.94% 115
Oxfordshire +7 408 £55,000 +17.02% 75
East Sussex +10 281 £40,000 -11.11% 39
Buckinghamshire +3 230 £42,500 +6.25% 42
West Sussex -4 204 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Kent +3 55 £37,500 - 18
Middlesex +15 11 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Isle of Wight - 11 £32,500 -
Sussex - 5 £95,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1,283 (37.09%) Windows
2 1,016 (29.37%) Python
3 890 (25.73%) Java
4 871 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
5 831 (24.02%) SQL
6 717 (20.73%) JavaScript
7 694 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
8 662 (19.14%) Git (software)
9 628 (18.16%) DevOps
10 622 (17.98%) Software Engineering
11 611 (17.66%) Unix
12 600 (17.35%) MySQL
13 580 (16.77%) Degree
14 568 (16.42%) C++
15 522 (15.09%) VMware
16 500 (14.46%) Oracle
17 467 (13.50%) HTML
18 456 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 448 (12.95%) Microsoft
20 446 (12.89%) Bash Shell
21 431 (12.46%) Docker
22 416 (12.03%) Jenkins
23 400 (11.56%) CSS
24 399 (11.54%) C
25 391 (11.30%) SQL Server
25 391 (11.30%) Puppet
26 388 (11.22%) PHP
27 383 (11.07%) Ansible
28 377 (10.90%) Windows Server
29 363 (10.49%) Problem-Solving

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 277 (8.01%) Apache
2 155 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 151 (4.37%) IIS
4 126 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 120 (3.47%) JBoss
6 99 (2.86%) Confluence
7 92 (2.66%) nginx
8 82 (2.37%) CMS
9 81 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 69 (1.99%) Apache Spark
11 63 (1.82%) OpenStack
12 42 (1.21%) MS Exchange
12 42 (1.21%) SharePoint
13 38 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 29 (0.84%) WildFly
15 25 (0.72%) Drupal
16 22 (0.64%) WordPress
17 21 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 20 (0.58%) MQSeries
19 16 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 122 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.17%) Simulink
6 3 (0.087%) GIMP
7 2 (0.058%) Inkscape
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.029%) InDesign
8 1 (0.029%) InVision
8 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.35%) Magento
2 10 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.12%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
5 4 (0.12%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.087%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.029%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 694 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (3.58%) SaaS
4 122 (3.53%) GitHub
5 84 (2.43%) Office 365
6 74 (2.14%) IaaS
7 70 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 56 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 51 (1.47%) Serverless
11 50 (1.45%) PaaS
12 44 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 42 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 39 (1.13%) Amazon S3
15 29 (0.84%) npm
16 26 (0.75%) OpenShift
17 23 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 20 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 288 (8.33%) Firewall
2 199 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 164 (4.74%) DNS
4 135 (3.90%) VPN
5 129 (3.73%) Internet
6 110 (3.18%) WAN
7 105 (3.04%) SAN
8 99 (2.86%) LAN
9 93 (2.69%) VLAN
10 92 (2.66%) Network Security
11 91 (2.63%) DHCP
12 89 (2.57%) Wireless
13 82 (2.37%) VoIP
14 68 (1.97%) HTTP
15 61 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
16 58 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
17 44 (1.27%) BGP
18 33 (0.95%) IPsec
19 29 (0.84%) MPLS
20 26 (0.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (17.35%) MySQL
2 391 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 205 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 188 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 186 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 168 (4.86%) Oracle Database
7 155 (4.48%) Big Data
8 120 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 103 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 103 (2.98%) Redis
10 95 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 68 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 62 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 55 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
14 46 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 46 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 37 (1.07%) HBase
15 37 (1.07%) MariaDB
16 35 (1.01%) Impala
16 35 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 662 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 416 (12.03%) Jenkins
3 214 (6.19%) JIRA
4 188 (5.44%) Subversion
5 101 (2.92%) Maven
6 76 (2.20%) Selenium
7 64 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 63 (1.82%) JUnit
9 62 (1.79%) Vagrant
10 55 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 51 (1.47%) GitLab
12 45 (1.30%) Visual Studio
13 42 (1.21%) Bitbucket
14 35 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
15 34 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 32 (0.93%) Gradle
17 29 (0.84%) Mercurial
18 28 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
19 27 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
20 25 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 294 (8.50%) Finance
2 125 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 101 (2.92%) Electronics
4 95 (2.75%) Marketing
5 91 (2.63%) Retail
6 68 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 57 (1.65%) Games
8 49 (1.42%) Automotive
9 44 (1.27%) Banking
10 40 (1.16%) French Language
11 32 (0.93%) German Language
12 26 (0.75%) Publishing
13 22 (0.64%) Italian Language
13 22 (0.64%) Spanish Language
14 21 (0.61%) Legal
15 19 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 19 (0.55%) Hindi Language
15 19 (0.55%) Punjabi Language
15 19 (0.55%) Urdu Language
16 17 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 919 (26.57%) Developer
2 342 (9.89%) Software Engineer
3 322 (9.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 265 (7.66%) Administrator
5 260 (7.52%) Java Developer
6 215 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
7 214 (6.19%) Analyst
8 206 (5.96%) Software Developer
9 194 (5.61%) Support Engineer
10 171 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
11 167 (4.83%) PHP Developer
11 167 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 151 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 148 (4.28%) DBA
14 136 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
15 125 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 114 (3.30%) Support Analyst
17 111 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
18 105 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
19 103 (2.98%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (13.50%) HTML
2 400 (11.56%) CSS
3 305 (8.82%) Web Services
4 230 (6.65%) Spring
5 220 (6.36%) AngularJS
6 201 (5.81%) LAMP
7 180 (5.20%) .NET
8 169 (4.89%) REST
9 165 (4.77%) Node.js
10 164 (4.74%) jQuery
11 155 (4.48%) HTML5
12 138 (3.99%) React
13 133 (3.85%) RESTful
14 127 (3.67%) Middleware
15 121 (3.50%) XML
16 106 (3.06%) JSON
17 105 (3.04%) SOAP
18 83 (2.40%) Laravel
19 80 (2.31%) Vue.js
20 79 (2.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 299 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 208 (6.01%) Linux Command Line
3 200 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 190 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 115 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 110 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 90 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 89 (2.57%) Public Cloud
9 86 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 78 (2.25%) User Experience
11 76 (2.20%) Replication
12 73 (2.11%) Algorithms
13 63 (1.82%) Fintech
14 55 (1.59%) Mobile App
15 48 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
16 43 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
17 41 (1.19%) Robotics
18 37 (1.07%) Clustering
19 34 (0.98%) Device Driver
20 33 (0.95%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1,283 (37.09%) Windows
2 611 (17.66%) Unix
3 377 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 322 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 204 (5.90%) CentOS
6 158 (4.57%) Ubuntu
7 111 (3.21%) Debian
7 111 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 98 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (2.43%) AIX
9 84 (2.43%) Embedded Linux
10 79 (2.28%) Solaris
11 69 (1.99%) Android
12 63 (1.82%) Windows 10
13 56 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 47 (1.36%) Mac OS X
15 42 (1.21%) Windows 7
16 30 (0.87%) Windows 8
17 28 (0.81%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.64%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (18.16%) DevOps
3 622 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 363 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
5 290 (8.38%) Configuration Management
6 287 (8.30%) Scrum
7 270 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 261 (7.55%) ITIL
8 261 (7.55%) TDD
9 250 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 235 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 205 (5.93%) OO
11 205 (5.93%) Open Source
12 180 (5.20%) MVC
12 180 (5.20%) Web Development
13 176 (5.09%) SDLC
14 170 (4.91%) Mentoring
15 166 (4.80%) OOP
16 154 (4.45%) Machine Learning
17 149 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,016 (29.37%) Python
2 890 (25.73%) Java
3 831 (24.02%) SQL
4 717 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 568 (16.42%) C++
6 446 (12.89%) Bash Shell
7 399 (11.54%) C
8 388 (11.22%) PHP
9 260 (7.52%) C#
10 258 (7.46%) Ruby
11 218 (6.30%) Perl
12 208 (6.01%) PowerShell
13 194 (5.61%) Shell Script
14 122 (3.53%) Go
15 115 (3.32%) Java 8
16 64 (1.85%) PL/SQL
17 62 (1.79%) Embedded C++
18 59 (1.71%) Embedded C
19 58 (1.68%) ES6
20 47 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 580 (16.77%) Degree
2 219 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 110 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 109 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (2.75%) CCNA
6 94 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 88 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 75 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 73 (2.11%) CISSP
10 38 (1.10%) CCNP
11 37 (1.07%) PhD
11 37 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (0.98%) RHCE
13 28 (0.81%) RHCA
13 28 (0.81%) RHCSA
14 27 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (0.75%) ISTQB
16 25 (0.72%) CISM
16 25 (0.72%) HND
17 23 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.05%) QA
2 109 (3.15%) SLA
3 58 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 42 (1.21%) GDPR
6 16 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.32%) FISMA
9 9 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.26%) MISRA
10 7 (0.20%) MISRA C
11 5 (0.14%) PMO
12 3 (0.087%) GPG13
12 3 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.087%) JTAG
12 3 (0.087%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.058%) COBIT
13 2 (0.058%) ECSS
14 1 (0.029%) GAMP
System Software
1 431 (12.46%) Docker
2 342 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 282 (8.15%) Active Directory
4 162 (4.68%) Hyper-V
5 101 (2.92%) vSphere
6 92 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
7 89 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
8 40 (1.16%) Firmware
9 39 (1.13%) Apache Flume
9 39 (1.13%) LXC
10 38 (1.10%) HDFS
11 33 (0.95%) KVM
12 30 (0.87%) vCloud
13 29 (0.84%) VirtualBox
14 22 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (0.49%) NFS
16 16 (0.46%) VMware NSX
17 15 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 14 (0.40%) Xen
19 13 (0.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 391 (11.30%) Puppet
2 383 (11.07%) Ansible
3 235 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
4 220 (6.36%) Kubernetes
5 120 (3.47%) Terraform
6 66 (1.91%) Nagios
7 50 (1.45%) vCenter Server
8 47 (1.36%) Kibana
8 47 (1.36%) Salt
9 43 (1.24%) ZABBIX
10 35 (1.01%) HAProxy
11 34 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
11 34 (0.98%) logstash
12 30 (0.87%) Grafana
13 24 (0.69%) SCCM
14 20 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 20 (0.58%) SCOM
15 19 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
15 19 (0.55%) Packer
15 19 (0.55%) Rancher
Vendors
1 522 (15.09%) VMware
2 500 (14.46%) Oracle
3 448 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 329 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 187 (5.41%) Cisco
6 80 (2.31%) Google
6 80 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 77 (2.23%) IBM
8 60 (1.73%) BMC
8 60 (1.73%) Juniper
9 56 (1.62%) Citrix
10 55 (1.59%) HP
11 54 (1.56%) SAP
12 50 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 48 (1.39%) CheckPoint
14 41 (1.19%) Palo Alto
15 37 (1.07%) SolarWinds
16 36 (1.04%) Cloudera
17 35 (1.01%) EMC
18 30 (0.87%) NetApp