Period
to 23 September 2020

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 6 months to 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 199 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 13.74% 12.58% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.31% 32.41% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 70 198 157
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £24,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 157 614 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 31.72% 38.81% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 132 508 296
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% +11.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Southampton.

Salary trend for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (45.59%) C++
2 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
3 26 (38.24%) C
4 19 (27.94%) Degree
5 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
5 18 (26.47%) HTML
5 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 18 (26.47%) MySQL
6 16 (23.53%) AWS
6 16 (23.53%) Signal Processing
7 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (20.59%) Windows
8 14 (20.59%) JIRA
8 14 (20.59%) Algorithms
8 14 (20.59%) SIMD
9 13 (19.12%) Device Driver Development
9 13 (19.12%) Python
9 13 (19.12%) Device Driver
10 12 (17.65%) Docker
10 12 (17.65%) DevOps
10 12 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
10 12 (17.65%) Confluence
11 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
11 11 (16.18%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.71%) Firmware
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) CentOS
12 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making

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 12 (17.65%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) AWS
2 9 (13.24%) Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) GCP
5 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) 2G
1 7 (10.29%) 3G
1 7 (10.29%) 4G
1 7 (10.29%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) 5G
2 4 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) OSPF
4 1 (1.47%) RSVP
4 1 (1.47%) Skype
4 1 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.47%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) MySQL
2 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.41%) Power BI
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.59%) JIRA
3 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.47%) GoCD
7 1 (1.47%) LINQPad
7 1 (1.47%) Postman
7 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.76%) Electronics
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Police
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Software Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Embedded Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (26.47%) Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Python Developer
7 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Database Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) HTML
2 9 (13.24%) Vue.js
3 8 (11.76%) Django
4 6 (8.82%) CSS
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) .NET
5 5 (7.35%) XML
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) Middleware
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.41%) CGI
7 3 (4.41%) DHTML
7 3 (4.41%) PostGIS
7 3 (4.41%) XHTML
8 2 (2.94%) REST
9 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
9 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.47%) Express
9 1 (1.47%) GStreamer
9 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Algorithms
1 14 (20.59%) SIMD
2 13 (19.12%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) GPGPU
4 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.94%) Verilog
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) IPTV
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (14.71%) CentOS
4 9 (13.24%) Unix
5 8 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.94%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
10 1 (1.47%) Android
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) Signal Processing
3 13 (19.12%) Device Driver Development
4 12 (17.65%) DevOps
4 12 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.24%) Decision-Making
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 8 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
8 6 (8.82%) Time Management
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.88%) Code Optimisation
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.88%) Migration
11 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
11 3 (4.41%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) C++
2 26 (38.24%) C
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) Python
5 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 7 (10.29%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) VB
8 4 (5.88%) Assembly Language
8 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.41%) Java
9 3 (4.41%) Perl
9 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.41%) VB6
10 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) CCIE
2 1 (1.47%) CCNA
2 1 (1.47%) CCNP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
2 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Docker
2 10 (14.71%) Firmware
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.76%) Ansible
3 4 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Intel
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Altera
4 2 (2.94%) Cadence
4 2 (2.94%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Synopsys
4 2 (2.94%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Mitel