Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 24 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 172 171 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.25% 9.90% 17.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.26% 30.81% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 134 175 219
Southampton median annual salary £49,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -9.41% +16.44%
10th Percentile £29,688 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +5.26%

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 317 555 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.42% 32.12% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 233 503 416
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £36,742 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.67% -8.15% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,200 £20,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.90%

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 104 (60.47%) Windows
2 78 (45.35%) C++
3 68 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 59 (34.30%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (32.56%) C
6 51 (29.65%) Python
7 47 (27.33%) Docker
8 42 (24.42%) Degree
9 38 (22.09%) Bash Shell
9 38 (22.09%) DevOps
10 35 (20.35%) Kubernetes
11 33 (19.19%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (17.44%) SC Cleared
12 30 (17.44%) Security Cleared
12 30 (17.44%) TDD
12 30 (17.44%) Java
13 29 (16.86%) Oracle
14 28 (16.28%) Jenkins
14 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (15.70%) Ansible
16 24 (13.95%) Information Security
16 24 (13.95%) DV Cleared
17 23 (13.37%) JavaScript
17 23 (13.37%) CISSP
17 23 (13.37%) CISM
17 23 (13.37%) Puppet
18 22 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
18 22 (12.79%) Management Information System
18 22 (12.79%) SSCP

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 (5.23%) Apache
2 8 (4.65%) IIS
3 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.74%) NetWeaver
5 3 (1.74%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 59 (34.30%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (19.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.33%) Office 365
4 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.16%) G Suite
5 2 (1.16%) Google Play
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.05%) Network Security
3 18 (10.47%) Firewall
4 14 (8.14%) DNS
4 14 (8.14%) VLAN
5 11 (6.40%) VPN
6 8 (4.65%) SAN
7 7 (4.07%) H.323
7 7 (4.07%) ISDN
7 7 (4.07%) PBX
7 7 (4.07%) VoIP
7 7 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.49%) Internet
8 6 (3.49%) SCCP
8 6 (3.49%) SMTP
8 6 (3.49%) SSH
9 5 (2.91%) DHCP
9 5 (2.91%) FTP
10 4 (2.33%) IMAP
10 4 (2.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.14%) Neo4j
2 13 (7.56%) Big Data
2 13 (7.56%) Geospatial Data
3 12 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.40%) MySQL
5 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.91%) DB2
6 5 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.16%) Redis
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 28 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.05%) LabVIEW
3 16 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.40%) Vagrant
5 10 (5.81%) GitLab
6 2 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (11.63%) Electronics
2 12 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 12 (6.98%) Marketing
3 11 (6.40%) Finance
3 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.07%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (30.23%) Software Engineer
2 29 (16.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.79%) Developer
4 21 (12.21%) AWS Engineer
4 21 (12.21%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (10.47%) Analyst
6 16 (9.30%) Python Engineer
7 15 (8.72%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) Architect
8 14 (8.14%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Java Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Python Software Engineer
9 12 (6.98%) AWS Software Engineer
10 10 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Embedded Engineer
11 9 (5.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.05%) React
2 18 (10.47%) AngularJS
2 18 (10.47%) Node.js
2 18 (10.47%) Vue.js
3 5 (2.91%) CSS
3 5 (2.91%) HTML
4 4 (2.33%) .NET
4 4 (2.33%) LDAP
5 3 (1.74%) LAMP
6 2 (1.16%) Django
6 2 (1.16%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.16%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.16%) Qt
6 2 (1.16%) RSS
6 2 (1.16%) Spring
6 2 (1.16%) WCF
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
6 2 (1.16%) WPF
6 2 (1.16%) XHTML
6 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.72%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (8.72%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (7.56%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (6.98%) Public Cloud
5 11 (6.40%) Industry 4.0
6 6 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.16%) SIMD
10 2 (1.16%) User Experience
11 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.58%) Clustering
11 1 (0.58%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.58%) IPTV
11 1 (0.58%) PKI
11 1 (0.58%) SCADA
11 1 (0.58%) STB
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.47%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Android
3 15 (8.72%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.14%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.56%) CentOS
6 10 (5.81%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.81%) Unix
7 8 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.07%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.49%) AIX
9 6 (3.49%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.58%) Debian
11 1 (0.58%) uClinux
11 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.53%) Software Engineering
2 38 (22.09%) DevOps
3 33 (19.19%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (17.44%) TDD
5 28 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (13.95%) Information Security
7 22 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (11.05%) Open Source
10 18 (10.47%) Data Protection
10 18 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.47%) Scrum
11 17 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (9.30%) Computer Science
12 16 (9.30%) OO
13 15 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (8.72%) Information Security Management
13 15 (8.72%) Security Management
13 15 (8.72%) Security Operations
14 14 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.35%) C++
2 56 (32.56%) C
3 51 (29.65%) Python
4 38 (22.09%) Bash Shell
5 30 (17.44%) Java
6 23 (13.37%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (11.63%) C#
9 19 (11.05%) Go
10 18 (10.47%) SQL
11 16 (9.30%) Ruby
12 11 (6.40%) PHP
13 9 (5.23%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.91%) Korn
15 4 (2.33%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.74%) Embedded C++
17 2 (1.16%) Perl
17 2 (1.16%) Rust
17 2 (1.16%) VB
18 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (24.42%) Degree
2 30 (17.44%) SC Cleared
2 30 (17.44%) Security Cleared
3 24 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 23 (13.37%) CISM
4 23 (13.37%) CISSP
5 22 (12.79%) SSCP
6 19 (11.05%) HNC
6 19 (11.05%) HND
7 8 (4.65%) RHCE
7 8 (4.65%) RHCSA
8 6 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.74%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.74%) MCSA
10 3 (1.74%) MCSE
10 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.16%) PhD
12 1 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) Cyber Essentials
1 21 (12.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (9.88%) GDPR
3 12 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (27.33%) Docker
2 16 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.98%) vSphere
4 11 (6.40%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.81%) VirtualBox
5 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (5.23%) Firmware
7 4 (2.33%) oVirt
7 4 (2.33%) pfSense
8 1 (0.58%) GPFS
8 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (20.35%) Kubernetes
2 27 (15.70%) Ansible
3 23 (13.37%) Puppet
4 13 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.40%) Terraform
6 10 (5.81%) Salt
7 2 (1.16%) cPanel
7 2 (1.16%) Plesk
8 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.58%) Rancher
8 1 (0.58%) SCCM
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (16.86%) Oracle
2 14 (8.14%) SAP
2 14 (8.14%) VMware
3 13 (7.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.16%) EMC
5 2 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Sophos
6 1 (0.58%) Sybase
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin