The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 52 77 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.25% 10.61% 14.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.62% 30.20% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 76 105
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,125 £52,500 £62,500
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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 146 255 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.98% 35.12% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 320 524 648
Median salary £31,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.10% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £24,750 £20,263
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 39 (37.14%) Windows
2 36 (34.29%) C++
3 35 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 34 (32.38%) Python
5 32 (30.48%) PHP
6 29 (27.62%) MySQL
7 28 (26.67%) Java
8 27 (25.71%) C
9 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 23 (21.90%) Electronics
11 22 (20.95%) HTML
11 22 (20.95%) CSS
12 21 (20.00%) SQL
12 21 (20.00%) Unix
12 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 20 (19.05%) Degree
14 19 (18.10%) Subversion
15 18 (17.14%) LAMP
15 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
16 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (16.19%) Project Management
17 16 (15.24%) Firewall
17 16 (15.24%) C#
17 16 (15.24%) HTML5
18 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
18 15 (14.29%) MVC
18 15 (14.29%) TDD
19 14 (13.33%) Perl
19 14 (13.33%) OOP
20 13 (12.38%) OO

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
3 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 5 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (4.76%) WordPress
5 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.86%) nginx
7 2 (1.90%) Drupal
7 2 (1.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Office 365
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.81%) G Suite
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 2 (1.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.24%) Firewall
2 12 (11.43%) DNS
3 9 (8.57%) VoIP
4 8 (7.62%) Internet
5 5 (4.76%) 3G
5 5 (4.76%) SAN
5 5 (4.76%) SMTP
5 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.81%) 4G
6 4 (3.81%) DHCP
6 4 (3.81%) DMZ
6 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.86%) FTP
7 3 (2.86%) NAS
7 3 (2.86%) Network Security
7 3 (2.86%) SSH
7 3 (2.86%) Telnet
8 2 (1.90%) LDAP
8 2 (1.90%) VLAN
8 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.62%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.86%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.90%) Ingres
7 2 (1.90%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.95%) Big Data
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.10%) Subversion
3 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) Trac
4 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.95%) Grunt
5 1 (0.95%) gulp
5 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.95%) Mocha
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 23 (21.90%) Electronics
2 8 (7.62%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Automotive
3 3 (2.86%) French Language
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
2 27 (25.71%) Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Graduate
3 13 (12.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Administrator
5 11 (10.48%) PHP Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (7.62%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Python Web Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Manager
11 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) CSS
1 22 (20.95%) HTML
2 18 (17.14%) LAMP
3 16 (15.24%) HTML5
4 10 (9.52%) XHTML
5 9 (8.57%) Behat
6 8 (7.62%) JSON
6 8 (7.62%) REST
6 8 (7.62%) XML
7 7 (6.67%) Web Services
8 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.76%) jQuery
10 4 (3.81%) Ajax
10 4 (3.81%) CSS3
10 4 (3.81%) Node.js
11 3 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (2.86%) Django
11 3 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.57%) BBC
3 8 (7.62%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.81%) iPhone
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) BYOD
6 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Windows
2 21 (20.00%) Unix
3 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.52%) Android
5 8 (7.62%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.81%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Phone
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.86%) AIX
8 3 (2.86%) CentOS
8 3 (2.86%) Debian
8 3 (2.86%) Solaris
8 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.90%) Fedora
9 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.19%) Project Management
3 15 (14.29%) MVC
3 15 (14.29%) TDD
4 14 (13.33%) OOP
5 13 (12.38%) OO
6 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 12 (11.43%) OO PHP
6 12 (11.43%) Scrum
7 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.57%) Web Development
9 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.67%) Security Management
11 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.71%) Kanban
11 6 (5.71%) Open Source
12 5 (4.76%) Identity Management
13 4 (3.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) C++
2 34 (32.38%) Python
3 32 (30.48%) PHP
4 28 (26.67%) Java
5 27 (25.71%) C
6 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.00%) SQL
8 16 (15.24%) C#
9 14 (13.33%) Perl
10 10 (9.52%) PHP 7
11 8 (7.62%) Ruby
12 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
13 5 (4.76%) Bash Shell
13 5 (4.76%) PHP 5
14 3 (2.86%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.90%) VB
15 2 (1.90%) VB6
16 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) CCNA
3 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) CCNP
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) JNCIA
4 2 (1.90%) JNCIS
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.90%) RHCE
4 2 (1.90%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.95%) CISM
5 1 (0.95%) CISSP
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.95%) GDPR
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Docker
4 2 (1.90%) Firmware
4 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.90%) Postfix
4 2 (1.90%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.90%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) FreeIPA
1 2 (1.90%) Nagios
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Zend
3 10 (9.52%) VMware
4 9 (8.57%) Sony
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.81%) Adobe
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) Google
7 3 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (1.90%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.90%) Acronis
8 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.90%) Brocade
8 2 (1.90%) Juniper
8 2 (1.90%) NetApp
8 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.90%) Symantec
8 2 (1.90%) Twitter
8 2 (1.90%) Veeam
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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