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 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
England / South East
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1897 2462 2543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.23% 13.37% 12.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.26% 43.65% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 2093 2168
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 4191 5640 6076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.22% 30.63% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 4861 5098
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 May 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 May 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 +1 517 £47,500 -5.00% 72
Hampshire -4 368 £42,500 +6.25% 72
Surrey +1 362 £50,000 +5.26% 56
Oxfordshire +6 207 £42,500 -5.55% 36
Buckinghamshire +5 138 £42,133 -6.37% 21
West Sussex +2 124 £42,500 +2.40% 13
East Sussex +8 115 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Kent 0 55 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Middlesex 0 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Sussex - 3 £32,500 - 2
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Thames Valley +7 2 £70,000 +21.73%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1385 (36.94%) Windows
2 980 (26.14%) Java
3 957 (25.53%) Python
4 929 (24.78%) Unix
5 878 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
6 811 (21.63%) MySQL
7 717 (19.13%) C++
8 705 (18.81%) SQL
9 637 (16.99%) Software Engineering
10 627 (16.72%) JavaScript
11 618 (16.48%) DevOps
12 614 (16.38%) Degree
13 604 (16.11%) HTML
14 578 (15.42%) VMware
15 562 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
16 542 (14.46%) PHP
17 536 (14.30%) CSS
18 486 (12.96%) Git (software)
19 479 (12.78%) Puppet
20 471 (12.56%) Perl
21 470 (12.54%) Bash Shell
22 468 (12.48%) Firewall
23 463 (12.35%) Red Hat
24 459 (12.24%) C
25 449 (11.98%) Oracle
26 426 (11.36%) Microsoft
27 410 (10.94%) Scrum
27 410 (10.94%) Cisco
28 406 (10.83%) Apache
29 402 (10.72%) Computer Science

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
1 406 (10.83%) Apache
2 191 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 146 (3.89%) nginx
4 129 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
5 110 (2.93%) JBoss
6 98 (2.61%) IIS
7 76 (2.03%) WebLogic
8 72 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 60 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 59 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 52 (1.39%) CMS
12 50 (1.33%) Drupal
13 47 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 41 (1.09%) WordPress
15 39 (1.04%) Confluence
16 36 (0.96%) Apache Solr
16 36 (0.96%) SharePoint
17 34 (0.91%) Apache Spark
18 31 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
19 26 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 59 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.19%) Maple
7 5 (0.13%) Simulink
8 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.080%) GIMP
10 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.053%) Inkscape
10 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.027%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.027%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.48%) Magento
3 13 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.080%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.027%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 562 (14.99%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (5.57%) SaaS
3 182 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (2.03%) PaaS
5 75 (2.00%) Office 365
6 65 (1.73%) GitHub
7 60 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 55 (1.47%) IaaS
9 54 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 47 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
11 44 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 41 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
13 31 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.40%) OpenShift
16 14 (0.37%) Google App Engine
17 12 (0.32%) G Suite
18 10 (0.27%) Oracle Service Cloud
19 9 (0.24%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 468 (12.48%) Firewall
2 389 (10.38%) TCP/IP
3 334 (8.91%) DNS
4 187 (4.99%) VPN
5 165 (4.40%) WAN
6 152 (4.05%) Internet
7 145 (3.87%) SAN
8 141 (3.76%) LAN
9 138 (3.68%) DHCP
10 133 (3.55%) HTTP
11 118 (3.15%) VoIP
12 111 (2.96%) VLAN
13 107 (2.85%) BGP
14 103 (2.75%) SSL
15 100 (2.67%) Network Security
16 90 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
17 84 (2.24%) Wireless
18 77 (2.05%) LDAP
19 71 (1.89%) MPLS
19 71 (1.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (21.63%) MySQL
2 360 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 213 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 195 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 144 (3.84%) MongoDB
6 130 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 127 (3.39%) Big Data
8 105 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 97 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 95 (2.53%) Hadoop
11 59 (1.57%) Redis
12 51 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 48 (1.28%) DB2
14 43 (1.15%) MariaDB
15 41 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
16 40 (1.07%) RDBMS
17 28 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (0.56%) HBase
20 20 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 486 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 308 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 159 (4.24%) Subversion
4 123 (3.28%) JIRA
5 111 (2.96%) Maven
6 89 (2.37%) Selenium
7 80 (2.13%) Ant
8 75 (2.00%) Vagrant
9 52 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 50 (1.33%) Gradle
11 48 (1.28%) JUnit
12 29 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (0.75%) Cucumber
14 25 (0.67%) JMeter
15 24 (0.64%) Bitbucket
15 24 (0.64%) WinDbg
16 23 (0.61%) GitLab
17 21 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
18 19 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 398 (10.62%) Finance
2 287 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 150 (4.00%) Marketing
4 116 (3.09%) Electronics
5 91 (2.43%) Banking
6 77 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 76 (2.03%) Automotive
8 70 (1.87%) Games
9 50 (1.33%) Retail
10 47 (1.25%) German Language
11 45 (1.20%) French Language
12 28 (0.75%) Aerospace
13 25 (0.67%) Legal
14 23 (0.61%) Publishing
15 20 (0.53%) Advertising
16 19 (0.51%) Back Office
17 15 (0.40%) Military
18 14 (0.37%) Spanish Language
19 11 (0.29%) Financial Institution
20 6 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 921 (24.57%) Developer
2 444 (11.84%) Linux Engineer
3 414 (11.04%) Administrator
4 295 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 288 (7.68%) Systems Administrator
6 281 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 278 (7.42%) Java Developer
8 243 (6.48%) Support Engineer
9 220 (5.87%) Linux Administrator
10 196 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 192 (5.12%) PHP Developer
12 189 (5.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 189 (5.04%) Network Engineer
13 179 (4.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 179 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
14 174 (4.64%) Senior Developer
15 163 (4.35%) Analyst
16 147 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
17 144 (3.84%) Software Developer
18 128 (3.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (16.11%) HTML
2 536 (14.30%) CSS
3 315 (8.40%) Web Services
4 287 (7.66%) LAMP
5 202 (5.39%) XML
6 200 (5.33%) AngularJS
7 188 (5.01%) Spring
8 178 (4.75%) jQuery
9 173 (4.61%) REST
10 149 (3.97%) SOAP
11 147 (3.92%) HTML5
12 136 (3.63%) Middleware
13 130 (3.47%) Node.js
14 123 (3.28%) .NET
14 123 (3.28%) JSON
15 116 (3.09%) Ajax
16 112 (2.99%) J2EE
17 79 (2.11%) CSS3
18 78 (2.08%) RESTful
19 60 (1.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 402 (10.72%) Computer Science
2 265 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 234 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 100 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 85 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 80 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 65 (1.73%) Replication
9 61 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
10 50 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 50 (1.33%) User Experience
11 48 (1.28%) Clustering
11 48 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 45 (1.20%) Fintech
12 45 (1.20%) iPad
13 43 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 42 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 41 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
16 39 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
17 37 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1385 (36.94%) Windows
2 929 (24.78%) Unix
3 358 (9.55%) Windows Server
4 336 (8.96%) CentOS
5 292 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 225 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 199 (5.31%) Solaris
8 181 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 138 (3.68%) Android
10 137 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 124 (3.31%) Debian
12 90 (2.40%) AIX
13 76 (2.03%) Apple iOS
14 69 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (1.65%) Windows 7
16 57 (1.52%) Windows 10
17 55 (1.47%) Mac OS
18 35 (0.93%) SUSE
18 35 (0.93%) Windows 2000
19 32 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (16.99%) Software Engineering
3 618 (16.48%) DevOps
4 410 (10.94%) Scrum
5 333 (8.88%) OO
6 302 (8.06%) Web Development
7 294 (7.84%) Open Source
8 284 (7.58%) ITIL
9 283 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 248 (6.62%) OOP
11 229 (6.11%) Mentoring
12 209 (5.57%) Configuration Management
13 196 (5.23%) High Availability
13 196 (5.23%) TDD
14 189 (5.04%) Test Automation
15 165 (4.40%) Mathematics
16 162 (4.32%) MVC
17 158 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
18 156 (4.16%) SDLC
19 150 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 980 (26.14%) Java
2 957 (25.53%) Python
3 717 (19.13%) C++
4 705 (18.81%) SQL
5 627 (16.72%) JavaScript
6 542 (14.46%) PHP
7 471 (12.56%) Perl
8 470 (12.54%) Bash Shell
9 459 (12.24%) C
10 344 (9.18%) Ruby
11 207 (5.52%) PowerShell
12 206 (5.49%) C#
13 180 (4.80%) Shell Script
14 72 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 69 (1.84%) Embedded C++
16 53 (1.41%) Scala
17 44 (1.17%) Embedded C
18 40 (1.07%) VB
19 39 (1.04%) Objective-C
19 39 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 614 (16.38%) Degree
2 244 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 189 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (3.63%) CCNA
5 129 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 118 (3.15%) CCNP
7 79 (2.11%) CISSP
8 77 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 63 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (1.28%) CEH
11 47 (1.25%) ISTQB
12 43 (1.15%) MCSE
13 37 (0.99%) ISEB
13 37 (0.99%) PhD
14 31 (0.83%) GCIA
15 26 (0.69%) CCSP
16 22 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.51%) CCIP
18 17 (0.45%) PMP
19 16 (0.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.16%) QA
2 124 (3.31%) SLA
3 61 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.19%) SSAE 16
7 6 (0.16%) GDPR
8 4 (0.11%) GPG13
9 3 (0.080%) FISMA
10 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.027%) COBIT
11 1 (0.027%) COSO
11 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.027%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.027%) JTAG
11 1 (0.027%) MISRA
11 1 (0.027%) PMO
11 1 (0.027%) SAS 70
System Software
1 366 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 328 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 261 (6.96%) Docker
4 127 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 81 (2.16%) vSphere
6 70 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 61 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 58 (1.55%) KVM
9 44 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
10 40 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 34 (0.91%) XenApp
12 33 (0.88%) Firmware
13 32 (0.85%) XenServer
14 31 (0.83%) NFS
15 29 (0.77%) Xen
16 24 (0.64%) Varnish
17 22 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
18 20 (0.53%) LXC
18 20 (0.53%) Terminal Services
19 19 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 479 (12.78%) Puppet
2 335 (8.94%) Ansible
3 320 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (2.59%) Nagios
5 88 (2.35%) Kubernetes
6 51 (1.36%) Salt
7 49 (1.31%) vCenter Server
8 43 (1.15%) SCCM
9 42 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 35 (0.93%) logstash
10 35 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
11 34 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 34 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
12 31 (0.83%) HAProxy
13 28 (0.75%) NetBackup
14 26 (0.69%) Grafana
15 24 (0.64%) cPanel
16 23 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
17 22 (0.59%) Data Guard
18 20 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 578 (15.42%) VMware
2 463 (12.35%) Red Hat
3 449 (11.98%) Oracle
4 426 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 410 (10.94%) Cisco
6 144 (3.84%) Juniper
7 133 (3.55%) F5
8 130 (3.47%) Google
9 126 (3.36%) HP
10 109 (2.91%) CheckPoint
11 92 (2.45%) Citrix
12 84 (2.24%) Palo Alto
13 81 (2.16%) EMC
14 75 (2.00%) Blue Coat
15 72 (1.92%) Zend
16 68 (1.81%) Sun
17 66 (1.76%) IBM
18 52 (1.39%) Dell
19 51 (1.36%) Apple
20 47 (1.25%) NetApp
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus flexi-time, work from home etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Sussex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus Bonus plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 16 minutes ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £20177.56 - £28248.59 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday