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

Linux
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1944 2407 2639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.33% 13.13% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.10% 44.07% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 2172 2296
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4217 5462 6311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.91% 29.80% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8246 11145 13505
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 29 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 29 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 -1 532 £50,000 - 60
Hampshire -2 394 £42,500 +6.25% 70
Surrey 0 357 £52,500 +10.52% 39
Oxfordshire +4 196 £45,000 -1.54% 23
Buckinghamshire +3 146 £40,000 - 12
West Sussex +4 133 £42,500 -8.60% 6
East Sussex +12 108 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Kent +2 58 £40,000 - 6
Middlesex +1 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1394 (36.73%) Windows
2 1026 (27.04%) Java
3 1010 (26.61%) Python
4 919 (24.22%) Unix
5 889 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
6 782 (20.61%) C++
7 776 (20.45%) MySQL
8 746 (19.66%) SQL
9 670 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 661 (17.42%) DevOps
11 626 (16.50%) JavaScript
12 622 (16.39%) Degree
13 610 (16.07%) VMware
14 603 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
15 600 (15.81%) HTML
16 520 (13.70%) PHP
17 519 (13.68%) CSS
18 514 (13.54%) C
19 510 (13.44%) Puppet
20 503 (13.25%) Perl
21 502 (13.23%) Bash Shell
22 498 (13.12%) Git (software)
23 490 (12.91%) Red Hat
24 489 (12.89%) Firewall
25 437 (11.52%) Oracle
26 431 (11.36%) Cisco
27 430 (11.33%) Scrum
28 423 (11.15%) Computer Science
29 420 (11.07%) Microsoft
30 412 (10.86%) 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
1 374 (9.86%) Apache
2 184 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 150 (3.95%) nginx
4 136 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
5 102 (2.69%) IIS
6 100 (2.64%) JBoss
7 84 (2.21%) WebLogic
8 82 (2.16%) MS Exchange
9 73 (1.92%) OpenStack
10 58 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 54 (1.42%) Confluence
12 47 (1.24%) Drupal
13 46 (1.21%) Apache Spark
14 44 (1.16%) CMS
14 44 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 41 (1.08%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (0.79%) SharePoint
18 29 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.76%) 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 (0.18%) GIMP
7 7 (0.18%) Inkscape
7 7 (0.18%) Maple
8 6 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.13%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.079%) Simulink
11 2 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.026%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.026%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.32%) Magento
2 12 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.053%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.026%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 603 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (5.59%) SaaS
3 210 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 80 (2.11%) Office 365
5 66 (1.74%) PaaS
6 65 (1.71%) Amazon S3
7 60 (1.58%) IaaS
8 59 (1.55%) GitHub
9 57 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 47 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
12 38 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 37 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.50%) OpenShift
15 18 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.26%) Akamai
17 10 (0.26%) Heroku
17 10 (0.26%) Trello
18 9 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 489 (12.89%) Firewall
2 371 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 347 (9.14%) DNS
4 181 (4.77%) Internet
5 177 (4.66%) VPN
6 166 (4.37%) WAN
7 149 (3.93%) DHCP
7 149 (3.93%) LAN
8 147 (3.87%) SAN
9 127 (3.35%) HTTP
10 109 (2.87%) BGP
11 106 (2.79%) Network Security
12 105 (2.77%) VoIP
13 99 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
14 98 (2.58%) Wireless
15 97 (2.56%) SSL
15 97 (2.56%) VLAN
16 75 (1.98%) MPLS
17 74 (1.95%) OSPF
18 63 (1.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (20.45%) MySQL
2 360 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 235 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 184 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 174 (4.58%) MongoDB
6 138 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 132 (3.48%) Big Data
8 109 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 99 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 91 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 91 (2.40%) Redis
11 54 (1.42%) DB2
12 52 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 48 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
15 41 (1.08%) MariaDB
16 32 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (0.66%) SQLite
19 24 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 498 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 315 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 159 (4.19%) Subversion
4 150 (3.95%) JIRA
5 117 (3.08%) Maven
6 90 (2.37%) Selenium
7 76 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 71 (1.87%) Ant
9 52 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 52 (1.37%) Gradle
10 49 (1.29%) JUnit
11 34 (0.90%) GitLab
12 29 (0.76%) Bitbucket
13 28 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (0.71%) WinDbg
15 24 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
15 24 (0.63%) JMeter
16 22 (0.58%) Cucumber
16 22 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 412 (10.86%) Finance
2 323 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 155 (4.08%) Marketing
4 133 (3.50%) Electronics
5 101 (2.66%) Automotive
6 95 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 84 (2.21%) Banking
8 55 (1.45%) Digital Economy
9 50 (1.32%) French Language
9 50 (1.32%) German Language
9 50 (1.32%) Retail
10 49 (1.29%) Games
11 39 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 36 (0.95%) Back Office
13 31 (0.82%) Publishing
14 26 (0.69%) Legal
15 20 (0.53%) Advertising
16 16 (0.42%) Military
17 12 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 965 (25.43%) Developer
2 444 (11.70%) Linux Engineer
3 400 (10.54%) Administrator
4 331 (8.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 290 (7.64%) Software Engineer
6 282 (7.43%) Java Developer
7 270 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
8 227 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 216 (5.69%) Linux Administrator
10 196 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
11 191 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 191 (5.03%) Network Engineer
12 190 (5.01%) Software Developer
13 188 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 180 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 180 (4.74%) PHP Developer
15 175 (4.61%) Analyst
16 149 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
17 145 (3.82%) Senior Developer
18 128 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (15.81%) HTML
2 519 (13.68%) CSS
3 321 (8.46%) Web Services
4 257 (6.77%) LAMP
5 211 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 211 (5.56%) Spring
6 186 (4.90%) XML
7 174 (4.58%) REST
8 161 (4.24%) Node.js
9 160 (4.22%) jQuery
10 142 (3.74%) SOAP
11 141 (3.72%) HTML5
12 133 (3.50%) .NET
13 124 (3.27%) JSON
13 124 (3.27%) Middleware
14 118 (3.11%) Ajax
15 108 (2.85%) J2EE
16 100 (2.64%) RESTful
17 66 (1.74%) CSS3
17 66 (1.74%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 423 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 263 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 225 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (2.98%) Linux Command Line
5 104 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 83 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 80 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 64 (1.69%) Replication
9 56 (1.48%) User Experience
10 54 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
10 54 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 49 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 46 (1.21%) Fintech
13 45 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
13 45 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 41 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
14 41 (1.08%) iPad
15 40 (1.05%) Clustering
16 39 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1394 (36.73%) Windows
2 919 (24.22%) Unix
3 334 (8.80%) CentOS
4 333 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 303 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 234 (6.17%) Ubuntu
7 186 (4.90%) Solaris
8 171 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 145 (3.82%) Debian
10 142 (3.74%) Android
11 134 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (2.35%) AIX
13 88 (2.32%) Apple iOS
14 70 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 66 (1.74%) Mac OS
16 49 (1.29%) Windows 7
17 46 (1.21%) Windows 10
18 39 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
19 35 (0.92%) SUSE
20 31 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 661 (17.42%) DevOps
4 430 (11.33%) Scrum
5 340 (8.96%) OO
6 302 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
7 295 (7.77%) Open Source
8 293 (7.72%) ITIL
9 277 (7.30%) Web Development
10 228 (6.01%) OOP
11 219 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 219 (5.77%) Mentoring
12 207 (5.45%) TDD
13 201 (5.30%) High Availability
14 192 (5.06%) Test Automation
15 187 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
16 180 (4.74%) SDLC
17 161 (4.24%) MVC
18 157 (4.14%) Mathematics
19 143 (3.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1026 (27.04%) Java
2 1010 (26.61%) Python
3 782 (20.61%) C++
4 746 (19.66%) SQL
5 626 (16.50%) JavaScript
6 520 (13.70%) PHP
7 514 (13.54%) C
8 503 (13.25%) Perl
9 502 (13.23%) Bash Shell
10 395 (10.41%) Ruby
11 257 (6.77%) C#
12 216 (5.69%) PowerShell
13 182 (4.80%) Shell Script
14 79 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 73 (1.92%) Embedded C++
16 63 (1.66%) Scala
17 52 (1.37%) Objective-C
18 50 (1.32%) Go
19 47 (1.24%) VB
20 45 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 622 (16.39%) Degree
2 295 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 185 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
4 157 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 135 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 129 (3.40%) CCNA
7 110 (2.90%) CCNP
8 98 (2.58%) DV Cleared
9 83 (2.19%) CISSP
10 68 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (1.34%) ISTQB
12 50 (1.32%) MCSE
13 41 (1.08%) CEH
14 39 (1.03%) ISEB
15 36 (0.95%) PhD
16 30 (0.79%) RHCE
17 27 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
18 26 (0.69%) Master's Degree
19 25 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.32%) QA
2 138 (3.64%) SLA
3 68 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (1.34%) 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
11 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.026%) COBIT
12 1 (0.026%) GCP
12 1 (0.026%) IEC 61131
12 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.026%) JTAG
12 1 (0.026%) MISRA
System Software
1 374 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 325 (8.56%) Docker
3 295 (7.77%) Active Directory
4 133 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 82 (2.16%) vSphere
6 71 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 67 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (1.71%) KVM
9 45 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 41 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 38 (1.00%) XenApp
12 30 (0.79%) NFS
13 29 (0.76%) Terminal Services
14 27 (0.71%) Xen
15 25 (0.66%) Firmware
15 25 (0.66%) XenServer
16 21 (0.55%) Varnish
16 21 (0.55%) VirtualBox
16 21 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
17 20 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 510 (13.44%) Puppet
2 388 (10.22%) Ansible
3 349 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (2.61%) Nagios
5 96 (2.53%) Kubernetes
6 57 (1.50%) Salt
7 53 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 52 (1.37%) vCenter Server
9 44 (1.16%) SCCM
10 41 (1.08%) logstash
11 38 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
12 33 (0.87%) NetBackup
13 32 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 31 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
14 31 (0.82%) Terraform
15 29 (0.76%) Grafana
15 29 (0.76%) HAProxy
16 23 (0.61%) cPanel
16 23 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
17 22 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 610 (16.07%) VMware
2 490 (12.91%) Red Hat
3 437 (11.52%) Oracle
4 431 (11.36%) Cisco
5 420 (11.07%) Microsoft
6 161 (4.24%) Juniper
7 131 (3.45%) F5
8 122 (3.21%) HP
9 112 (2.95%) CheckPoint
10 95 (2.50%) Google
11 87 (2.29%) Palo Alto
12 85 (2.24%) Citrix
13 84 (2.21%) IBM
14 80 (2.11%) EMC
15 72 (1.90%) Zend
16 67 (1.77%) Blue Coat
17 65 (1.71%) SAP
18 58 (1.53%) Sun
19 56 (1.48%) New Relic
20 48 (1.26%) Dell
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Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £360 - £380 per day + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 50000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £84,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
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Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + £30k Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday