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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1978 2391 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.47% 13.01% 12.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.65% 43.56% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 2049 2226
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4240 5489 6307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.87% 29.86% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3610 4775 5316
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 527 £50,000 - 68
Hampshire -3 398 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Surrey 0 370 £52,500 +10.52% 42
Oxfordshire +4 200 £45,000 - 22
Buckinghamshire +9 150 £42,133 +5.33% 14
West Sussex +3 140 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East Sussex +12 111 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Kent +4 61 £40,000 - 7
Middlesex +2 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Thames Valley +6 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1382 (36.54%) Windows
2 1015 (26.84%) Java
3 1005 (26.57%) Python
4 913 (24.14%) Unix
5 889 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
6 782 (20.68%) C++
6 782 (20.68%) MySQL
7 739 (19.54%) SQL
8 663 (17.53%) Software Engineering
9 653 (17.27%) DevOps
10 630 (16.66%) JavaScript
11 626 (16.55%) Degree
12 606 (16.02%) VMware
13 604 (15.97%) HTML
14 593 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
15 523 (13.83%) PHP
15 523 (13.83%) CSS
16 511 (13.51%) C
17 504 (13.33%) Puppet
18 501 (13.25%) Perl
19 498 (13.17%) Git (software)
20 495 (13.09%) Bash Shell
21 490 (12.96%) Firewall
22 478 (12.64%) Red Hat
23 435 (11.50%) Oracle
24 433 (11.45%) Scrum
25 431 (11.40%) Cisco
26 429 (11.34%) Microsoft
27 424 (11.21%) Computer Science
28 408 (10.79%) Finance

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
1 372 (9.84%) Apache
2 183 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 146 (3.86%) nginx
4 128 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
5 102 (2.70%) JBoss
6 100 (2.64%) IIS
7 83 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 81 (2.14%) MS Exchange
9 70 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 55 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 52 (1.37%) Confluence
12 48 (1.27%) Drupal
13 47 (1.24%) CMS
14 45 (1.19%) Apache Spark
14 45 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 40 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 31 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 30 (0.79%) SharePoint
17 30 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.19%) GIMP
7 7 (0.19%) Inkscape
7 7 (0.19%) Maple
7 7 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.13%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.079%) Simulink
10 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.026%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.026%) OrCAD
11 1 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.34%) Magento
3 12 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.053%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.026%) Epicor Vantage
10 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 593 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (5.63%) SaaS
3 208 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (2.14%) Office 365
5 67 (1.77%) PaaS
6 65 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 61 (1.61%) GitHub
7 61 (1.61%) IaaS
8 57 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
9 47 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 37 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (0.48%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.26%) Akamai
14 10 (0.26%) G Suite
14 10 (0.26%) Heroku
14 10 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 490 (12.96%) Firewall
2 371 (9.81%) TCP/IP
3 348 (9.20%) DNS
4 180 (4.76%) Internet
5 179 (4.73%) VPN
6 167 (4.42%) WAN
7 149 (3.94%) LAN
8 148 (3.91%) DHCP
8 148 (3.91%) SAN
9 125 (3.31%) HTTP
10 110 (2.91%) BGP
10 110 (2.91%) Network Security
11 108 (2.86%) VoIP
12 99 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
12 99 (2.62%) SSL
13 97 (2.56%) Wireless
14 96 (2.54%) VLAN
15 74 (1.96%) MPLS
15 74 (1.96%) OSPF
16 64 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (20.68%) MySQL
2 359 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 236 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
4 187 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 172 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 137 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 124 (3.28%) Big Data
8 110 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 97 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 89 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 87 (2.30%) Redis
12 53 (1.40%) DB2
13 50 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 49 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 48 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
16 42 (1.11%) MariaDB
17 32 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 26 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
19 25 (0.66%) SQLite
20 24 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 498 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 313 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 160 (4.23%) Subversion
4 149 (3.94%) JIRA
5 117 (3.09%) Maven
6 90 (2.38%) Selenium
7 76 (2.01%) Vagrant
8 71 (1.88%) Ant
9 51 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 51 (1.35%) Gradle
10 49 (1.30%) JUnit
11 33 (0.87%) GitLab
12 29 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (0.77%) Bitbucket
13 27 (0.71%) WinDbg
14 26 (0.69%) JMeter
15 24 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
16 23 (0.61%) Cucumber
17 22 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
18 21 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 408 (10.79%) Finance
2 312 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 150 (3.97%) Marketing
4 126 (3.33%) Electronics
5 99 (2.62%) Automotive
6 88 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 85 (2.25%) Banking
8 56 (1.48%) Digital Economy
9 50 (1.32%) Games
10 49 (1.30%) French Language
10 49 (1.30%) Retail
11 48 (1.27%) German Language
12 37 (0.98%) Aerospace
13 34 (0.90%) Back Office
14 30 (0.79%) Publishing
15 27 (0.71%) Legal
16 19 (0.50%) Advertising
17 16 (0.42%) Military
18 13 (0.34%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 962 (25.44%) Developer
2 449 (11.87%) Linux Engineer
3 397 (10.50%) Administrator
4 325 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 292 (7.72%) Software Engineer
6 281 (7.43%) Java Developer
7 268 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
8 225 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 211 (5.58%) Linux Administrator
10 195 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
11 192 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 191 (5.05%) Network Engineer
13 187 (4.94%) Software Developer
14 184 (4.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 182 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 179 (4.73%) PHP Developer
17 165 (4.36%) Analyst
18 148 (3.91%) Senior Developer
19 146 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
20 128 (3.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (15.97%) HTML
2 523 (13.83%) CSS
3 322 (8.51%) Web Services
4 256 (6.77%) LAMP
5 212 (5.61%) AngularJS
6 207 (5.47%) Spring
7 189 (5.00%) XML
8 176 (4.65%) REST
9 163 (4.31%) jQuery
10 159 (4.20%) Node.js
11 142 (3.75%) SOAP
12 140 (3.70%) HTML5
13 131 (3.46%) .NET
14 126 (3.33%) JSON
15 124 (3.28%) Middleware
16 119 (3.15%) Ajax
17 108 (2.86%) J2EE
18 96 (2.54%) RESTful
19 67 (1.77%) CSS3
20 66 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 424 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 261 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 221 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
5 105 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 84 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 80 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 65 (1.72%) Replication
9 55 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
10 53 (1.40%) User Experience
11 52 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 49 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 47 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
14 45 (1.19%) Fintech
14 45 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 42 (1.11%) iPad
16 41 (1.08%) Clustering
16 41 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
17 37 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1382 (36.54%) Windows
2 913 (24.14%) Unix
3 328 (8.67%) Windows Server
4 325 (8.59%) CentOS
5 296 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 238 (6.29%) Ubuntu
7 184 (4.87%) Solaris
8 173 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 142 (3.75%) Android
10 138 (3.65%) Debian
11 135 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (2.35%) Apple iOS
13 87 (2.30%) AIX
14 69 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 65 (1.72%) Mac OS
16 52 (1.37%) Windows 7
17 49 (1.30%) Windows 10
18 40 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
19 34 (0.90%) SUSE
20 31 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 663 (17.53%) Software Engineering
3 653 (17.27%) DevOps
4 433 (11.45%) Scrum
5 338 (8.94%) OO
6 301 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
7 299 (7.91%) Open Source
8 290 (7.67%) ITIL
9 282 (7.46%) Web Development
10 230 (6.08%) OOP
11 221 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 219 (5.79%) Configuration Management
13 209 (5.53%) TDD
14 199 (5.26%) High Availability
15 196 (5.18%) Test Automation
16 181 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
17 178 (4.71%) SDLC
18 163 (4.31%) MVC
19 160 (4.23%) Mathematics
20 144 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1015 (26.84%) Java
2 1005 (26.57%) Python
3 782 (20.68%) C++
4 739 (19.54%) SQL
5 630 (16.66%) JavaScript
6 523 (13.83%) PHP
7 511 (13.51%) C
8 501 (13.25%) Perl
9 495 (13.09%) Bash Shell
10 389 (10.29%) Ruby
11 250 (6.61%) C#
12 217 (5.74%) PowerShell
13 183 (4.84%) Shell Script
14 78 (2.06%) PL/SQL
15 73 (1.93%) Embedded C++
16 61 (1.61%) Scala
17 52 (1.37%) Objective-C
18 47 (1.24%) Go
19 46 (1.22%) VB
20 45 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 626 (16.55%) Degree
2 286 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 184 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
4 156 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 136 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 127 (3.36%) CCNA
7 112 (2.96%) CCNP
8 95 (2.51%) DV Cleared
9 79 (2.09%) CISSP
10 68 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (1.35%) ISTQB
11 51 (1.35%) MCSE
12 40 (1.06%) CEH
13 38 (1.00%) ISEB
13 38 (1.00%) PhD
14 27 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
14 27 (0.71%) RHCE
15 26 (0.69%) Master's Degree
16 24 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (4.26%) QA
2 133 (3.52%) SLA
3 66 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.21%) GDPR
7 6 (0.16%) PMO
8 5 (0.13%) SAS 70
8 5 (0.13%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.11%) GPG13
10 3 (0.079%) FISMA
11 2 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.053%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.026%) COBIT
12 1 (0.026%) COSO
12 1 (0.026%) IEC 61131
12 1 (0.026%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.026%) JTAG
12 1 (0.026%) MISRA
System Software
1 373 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 316 (8.36%) Docker
3 296 (7.83%) Active Directory
4 132 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 82 (2.17%) vSphere
6 70 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 59 (1.56%) KVM
9 44 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 41 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 38 (1.00%) XenApp
12 30 (0.79%) NFS
13 28 (0.74%) Terminal Services
14 27 (0.71%) Xen
15 25 (0.66%) Firmware
15 25 (0.66%) XenServer
16 21 (0.56%) Varnish
16 21 (0.56%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
17 20 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 504 (13.33%) Puppet
2 382 (10.10%) Ansible
3 341 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (2.64%) Nagios
5 96 (2.54%) Kubernetes
6 55 (1.45%) Salt
7 53 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 52 (1.37%) vCenter Server
9 44 (1.16%) SCCM
10 39 (1.03%) logstash
11 37 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
12 32 (0.85%) NetBackup
12 32 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 31 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
14 29 (0.77%) HAProxy
14 29 (0.77%) Terraform
15 27 (0.71%) Grafana
16 23 (0.61%) cPanel
16 23 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
17 22 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 606 (16.02%) VMware
2 478 (12.64%) Red Hat
3 435 (11.50%) Oracle
4 431 (11.40%) Cisco
5 429 (11.34%) Microsoft
6 161 (4.26%) Juniper
7 131 (3.46%) F5
8 122 (3.23%) HP
9 115 (3.04%) CheckPoint
10 99 (2.62%) Google
11 89 (2.35%) Palo Alto
12 87 (2.30%) Citrix
13 80 (2.12%) EMC
13 80 (2.12%) IBM
14 72 (1.90%) Zend
15 68 (1.80%) Blue Coat
16 59 (1.56%) Sun
17 58 (1.53%) SAP
18 53 (1.40%) New Relic
19 49 (1.30%) Dell
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Company car, Allowance, variety
Posted: 5 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday