Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3,578 3,768 4,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.82% 12.83% 13.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.17% 45.11% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,986 3,274 4,380
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 7,586 8,352 11,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.07% 28.43% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,317 7,143 9,841
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -4 1,544 £50,000 +5.26% 234
Berkshire -6 889 £50,000 - 117
Hampshire +1 844 £43,000 +1.18% 113
Surrey -5 535 £52,500 +5.00% 93
Oxfordshire -3 395 £52,500 +6.06% 78
East Sussex 0 368 £45,000 - 32
Buckinghamshire +4 260 £45,000 +12.50% 39
West Sussex -4 203 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Kent -42 45 £46,500 +16.25% 16
Isle of Wight - 16 £30,000 - 2
Middlesex +10 12 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Sussex -15 9 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1,255 (35.08%) Windows
2 1,053 (29.43%) Python
3 994 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 897 (25.07%) Java
5 870 (24.32%) SQL
6 754 (21.07%) DevOps
7 734 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 727 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
9 666 (18.61%) Git (software)
10 634 (17.72%) C++
11 627 (17.52%) Software Engineering
12 620 (17.33%) Unix
13 591 (16.52%) MySQL
14 579 (16.18%) Degree
15 497 (13.89%) HTML
15 497 (13.89%) Jenkins
16 492 (13.75%) Oracle
17 489 (13.67%) VMware
18 457 (12.77%) C
19 443 (12.38%) Microsoft
20 442 (12.35%) CSS
21 436 (12.19%) Bash Shell
22 428 (11.96%) Docker
23 401 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
24 400 (11.18%) PHP
25 396 (11.07%) Puppet
26 378 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
27 370 (10.34%) Ansible
28 349 (9.75%) Windows Server
29 348 (9.73%) SQL Server

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
1 320 (8.94%) Apache
2 160 (4.47%) Tomcat
3 114 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 112 (3.13%) JBoss
5 111 (3.10%) IIS
6 86 (2.40%) OpenStack
7 79 (2.21%) CMS
8 77 (2.15%) Confluence
9 74 (2.07%) nginx
10 65 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 57 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 46 (1.29%) Apache Spark
13 36 (1.01%) Drupal
14 32 (0.89%) WebSphere
15 31 (0.87%) WordPress
16 27 (0.75%) MS Exchange
17 24 (0.67%) WildFly
18 20 (0.56%) CloudStack
19 19 (0.53%) SAS
20 18 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 103 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.14%) Simulink
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.084%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.22%) Magento
2 8 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
5 5 (0.14%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.11%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.028%) Postilion
8 1 (0.028%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.028%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 727 (20.32%) Amazon AWS
2 401 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (3.91%) SaaS
4 93 (2.60%) IaaS
5 84 (2.35%) GitHub
6 59 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (1.65%) Office 365
7 57 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 55 (1.54%) PaaS
9 50 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 47 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
10 47 (1.31%) Serverless
11 43 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 41 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
13 36 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
14 35 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (0.75%) OpenShift
16 23 (0.64%) npm
17 22 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
18 19 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 300 (8.38%) Firewall
2 223 (6.23%) TCP/IP
3 170 (4.75%) DNS
4 139 (3.88%) WAN
5 125 (3.49%) VPN
6 115 (3.21%) Network Security
7 114 (3.19%) HTTP
8 111 (3.10%) LAN
9 104 (2.91%) Internet
10 96 (2.68%) SAN
11 95 (2.66%) VoIP
12 88 (2.46%) DHCP
13 81 (2.26%) VLAN
14 50 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
15 46 (1.29%) Wireless
16 43 (1.20%) NAS
17 36 (1.01%) BGP
18 35 (0.98%) OSPF
19 33 (0.92%) Wireshark
20 32 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (16.52%) MySQL
2 348 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 240 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
4 195 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 177 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 167 (4.67%) Big Data
7 164 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 155 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 108 (3.02%) Hadoop
10 101 (2.82%) RDBMS
11 86 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 78 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 64 (1.79%) Redis
14 55 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 50 (1.40%) Impala
16 44 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 40 (1.12%) Sqoop
18 38 (1.06%) HBase
19 35 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
19 35 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 666 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 497 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 222 (6.20%) Subversion
4 193 (5.39%) JIRA
5 112 (3.13%) Maven
6 102 (2.85%) Selenium
7 80 (2.24%) TeamCity
8 62 (1.73%) JUnit
9 56 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 54 (1.51%) Eclipse
11 51 (1.43%) GitLab
11 51 (1.43%) Vagrant
12 48 (1.34%) Gradle
13 43 (1.20%) IntelliJ
14 42 (1.17%) Ant
15 36 (1.01%) gulp
15 36 (1.01%) Mocha
16 32 (0.89%) Bitbucket
17 30 (0.84%) SoapUI
18 26 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 268 (7.49%) Finance
2 157 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 87 (2.43%) Retail
4 85 (2.38%) Marketing
5 68 (1.90%) Electronics
6 58 (1.62%) German Language
7 57 (1.59%) Banking
8 56 (1.57%) French Language
9 55 (1.54%) Automotive
10 51 (1.43%) Games
11 46 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 39 (1.09%) Publishing
13 21 (0.59%) Italian Language
14 19 (0.53%) Back Office
15 18 (0.50%) Spanish Language
16 17 (0.48%) Advertising
17 12 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.28%) Legal
19 9 (0.25%) Billing
20 7 (0.20%) Punjabi Language
Job Titles
1 969 (27.08%) Developer
2 348 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 317 (8.86%) Software Engineer
4 290 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 285 (7.97%) Java Developer
6 249 (6.96%) Administrator
7 232 (6.48%) Support Engineer
8 204 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 200 (5.59%) Analyst
10 191 (5.34%) Software Developer
11 157 (4.39%) PHP Developer
12 150 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 140 (3.91%) Embedded Engineer
14 136 (3.80%) DBA
15 134 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
16 130 (3.63%) Architect
17 126 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
18 117 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
18 117 (3.27%) Python Developer
18 117 (3.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (13.89%) HTML
2 442 (12.35%) CSS
3 313 (8.75%) Web Services
4 234 (6.54%) AngularJS
5 210 (5.87%) Spring
6 209 (5.84%) jQuery
7 195 (5.45%) LAMP
8 182 (5.09%) Node.js
9 179 (5.00%) .NET
10 174 (4.86%) REST
11 142 (3.97%) HTML5
12 124 (3.47%) SOAP
13 120 (3.35%) React
14 119 (3.33%) Middleware
15 108 (3.02%) XML
16 94 (2.63%) Java EE
17 93 (2.60%) RESTful
18 85 (2.38%) Kafka
19 76 (2.12%) J2EE
20 73 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 316 (8.83%) Computer Science
2 223 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 167 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
4 147 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 108 (3.02%) User Experience
6 98 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (2.71%) Public Cloud
8 83 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 69 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 67 (1.87%) Fintech
11 61 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
12 59 (1.65%) Replication
13 58 (1.62%) Management Information System
14 51 (1.43%) Private Cloud
15 48 (1.34%) Clustering
16 47 (1.31%) Device Driver
17 45 (1.26%) CUDA
18 41 (1.15%) Mobile App
19 38 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
20 36 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1,255 (35.08%) Windows
2 620 (17.33%) Unix
3 349 (9.75%) Windows Server
4 283 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 188 (5.25%) CentOS
6 180 (5.03%) Ubuntu
7 137 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
8 81 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 76 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 75 (2.10%) Android
11 73 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 70 (1.96%) Debian
13 62 (1.73%) Solaris
14 52 (1.45%) Mac OS
15 39 (1.09%) Windows 10
16 36 (1.01%) AIX
17 31 (0.87%) Windows 7
18 23 (0.64%) Apple iOS
19 16 (0.45%) VxWorks
20 15 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (21.07%) DevOps
3 627 (17.52%) Software Engineering
4 378 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
5 345 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
6 308 (8.61%) Scrum
7 280 (7.83%) Configuration Management
7 280 (7.83%) TDD
8 277 (7.74%) Test Automation
9 258 (7.21%) ITIL
10 257 (7.18%) OO
11 233 (6.51%) Open Source
12 229 (6.40%) SDLC
13 179 (5.00%) Web Development
14 171 (4.78%) MVC
15 162 (4.53%) OOP
16 152 (4.25%) Mentoring
17 139 (3.88%) Analytics
18 130 (3.63%) Mathematics
19 125 (3.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1,053 (29.43%) Python
2 897 (25.07%) Java
3 870 (24.32%) SQL
4 734 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 634 (17.72%) C++
6 457 (12.77%) C
7 436 (12.19%) Bash Shell
8 400 (11.18%) PHP
9 270 (7.55%) C#
10 265 (7.41%) Perl
11 260 (7.27%) Ruby
12 244 (6.82%) PowerShell
13 150 (4.19%) Shell Script
14 115 (3.21%) Java 8
15 104 (2.91%) Go
16 86 (2.40%) Embedded C++
17 69 (1.93%) Embedded C
18 64 (1.79%) Scala
19 60 (1.68%) PL/SQL
20 48 (1.34%) ES6
Qualifications
1 579 (16.18%) Degree
2 187 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 125 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 96 (2.68%) CCNA
6 86 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 85 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 79 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 55 (1.54%) RHCE
10 51 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (1.23%) CCNP
11 44 (1.23%) MCSE
12 39 (1.09%) CISSP
13 38 (1.06%) ISEB
14 30 (0.84%) PhD
15 28 (0.78%) RHCSA
16 23 (0.64%) Master's Degree
17 20 (0.56%) AWS Certification
17 20 (0.56%) RHCA
18 19 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.61%) QA
2 86 (2.40%) SLA
3 51 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.81%) GDPR
6 12 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.31%) PMO
8 10 (0.28%) MISRA
9 9 (0.25%) PSD2
10 8 (0.22%) GCP
11 7 (0.20%) MISRA C
12 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.084%) JTAG
14 3 (0.084%) PA-DSS
15 2 (0.056%) COBIT
15 2 (0.056%) ECSS
15 2 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.056%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 428 (11.96%) Docker
2 319 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 254 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 109 (3.05%) vSphere
5 102 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 65 (1.82%) Firmware
7 60 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 49 (1.37%) Apache Flume
9 47 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 44 (1.23%) HDFS
11 30 (0.84%) vCloud
12 24 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (0.48%) KVM
14 16 (0.45%) VMware NSX
15 14 (0.39%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.31%) LXC
17 10 (0.28%) iptables
17 10 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.28%) XenApp
18 9 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 396 (11.07%) Puppet
2 370 (10.34%) Ansible
3 264 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
4 173 (4.84%) Kubernetes
5 123 (3.44%) Terraform
6 47 (1.31%) logstash
7 45 (1.26%) Nagios
7 45 (1.26%) Salt
8 43 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 41 (1.15%) Kibana
10 38 (1.06%) SCCM
11 32 (0.89%) Packer
12 30 (0.84%) HAProxy
13 28 (0.78%) Rancher
13 28 (0.78%) SCOM
14 24 (0.67%) vCenter Server
15 21 (0.59%) NetBackup
16 20 (0.56%) FortiGate
16 20 (0.56%) ZABBIX
17 19 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 492 (13.75%) Oracle
2 489 (13.67%) VMware
3 443 (12.38%) Microsoft
4 260 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 215 (6.01%) Cisco
6 76 (2.12%) HP
7 63 (1.76%) Google
8 60 (1.68%) IBM
9 58 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 52 (1.45%) Citrix
11 47 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 45 (1.26%) Cloudera
13 44 (1.23%) SaltStack
14 43 (1.20%) Juniper
15 42 (1.17%) Splunk
16 40 (1.12%) Hortonworks
17 38 (1.06%) Zend
18 37 (1.03%) SAP
19 34 (0.95%) Capita
19 34 (0.95%) Ivanti