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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 25 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 131 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.72% 16.40% 11.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.73% 47.99% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 53 129 94
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,700 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 165 273 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.66% 34.17% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 159 264 241
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 64 (45.07%) PHP
2 61 (42.96%) Windows
3 47 (33.10%) Software Engineering
4 46 (32.39%) HTML
4 46 (32.39%) CSS
5 45 (31.69%) MySQL
5 45 (31.69%) Python
6 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
7 42 (29.58%) OOP
8 35 (24.65%) C++
8 35 (24.65%) Java
9 33 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (23.24%) HTML5
10 32 (22.54%) Git (software)
11 30 (21.13%) Unix
12 27 (19.01%) MVC
13 26 (18.31%) OO
13 26 (18.31%) SQL
13 26 (18.31%) LAMP
13 26 (18.31%) Scrum
14 24 (16.90%) PHP 7
15 23 (16.20%) Subversion
16 22 (15.49%) Web Development
16 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
17 21 (14.79%) TDD
17 21 (14.79%) OO PHP
18 20 (14.08%) Zend
18 20 (14.08%) Project Management
19 19 (13.38%) Red Hat
19 19 (13.38%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related 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 13 (9.15%) Apache
2 11 (7.75%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.34%) nginx
4 5 (3.52%) CMS
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.52%) WordPress
5 4 (2.82%) Drupal
5 4 (2.82%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Office
2 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.75%) Office 365
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) VoIP
2 12 (8.45%) Firewall
2 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.04%) Internet
3 10 (7.04%) VPN
4 9 (6.34%) DNS
5 7 (4.93%) BGP
5 7 (4.93%) HTTP
5 7 (4.93%) OSPF
5 7 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.23%) IPsec
7 4 (2.82%) 3G
7 4 (2.82%) 4G
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.82%) Junos
7 4 (2.82%) L2TP
7 4 (2.82%) MPLS
7 4 (2.82%) RTP
7 4 (2.82%) SSL
7 4 (2.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.69%) MySQL
2 14 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.15%) Big Data
4 3 (2.11%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.41%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Redis
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.20%) Subversion
3 12 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.82%) Trac
6 3 (2.11%) JIRA
6 3 (2.11%) Maven
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) Grunt
8 1 (0.70%) gulp
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) Mocha
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 11 (7.75%) Games
2 7 (4.93%) Electronics
3 6 (4.23%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.82%) Finance
4 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (30.99%) Developer
2 36 (25.35%) Software Engineer
3 26 (18.31%) PHP Developer
4 20 (14.08%) Administrator
4 20 (14.08%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.15%) PHP Web Developer
5 13 (9.15%) Web Developer
6 12 (8.45%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Lead Software Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) CSS
1 46 (32.39%) HTML
2 33 (23.24%) HTML5
3 26 (18.31%) LAMP
4 15 (10.56%) XHTML
5 14 (9.86%) Behat
6 13 (9.15%) CSS3
6 13 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (7.75%) Symfony
7 11 (7.75%) Web Services
8 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
9 9 (6.34%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (6.34%) Regular Expression
10 8 (5.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (5.63%) Laravel
10 8 (5.63%) STL
11 7 (4.93%) jQuery
11 7 (4.93%) Node.js
12 6 (4.23%) XML
13 4 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) BBC
3 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.34%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.82%) iPhone
6 4 (2.82%) Replication
7 3 (2.11%) Clustering
7 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Animation
9 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (42.96%) Windows
2 30 (21.13%) Unix
3 17 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.86%) Android
6 12 (8.45%) Windows Server
7 8 (5.63%) CentOS
7 8 (5.63%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.93%) Fedora
8 7 (4.93%) FreeBSD
9 6 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.52%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.82%) VMS
11 4 (2.82%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.11%) Debian
12 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) Software Engineering
2 42 (29.58%) OOP
3 33 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (19.01%) MVC
5 26 (18.31%) OO
5 26 (18.31%) Scrum
6 22 (15.49%) Web Development
7 21 (14.79%) OO PHP
7 21 (14.79%) TDD
8 20 (14.08%) Project Management
9 15 (10.56%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.86%) DevOps
11 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (8.45%) Front End Development
12 12 (8.45%) Multithreading
13 11 (7.75%) Multithreaded Programming
14 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.04%) Open Source
15 9 (6.34%) SOLID
16 8 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.07%) PHP
2 45 (31.69%) Python
3 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 35 (24.65%) C++
4 35 (24.65%) Java
5 26 (18.31%) SQL
6 24 (16.90%) PHP 7
7 18 (12.68%) C
7 18 (12.68%) Perl
7 18 (12.68%) Ruby
8 14 (9.86%) PHP 5
9 11 (7.75%) Bash Shell
10 9 (6.34%) XPath
11 5 (3.52%) C#
11 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.41%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) CCNA
2 8 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.93%) CCNP
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.11%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) MCDST
8 1 (0.70%) MCSA
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.70%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
1 12 (8.45%) Docker
2 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) KVM
3 3 (2.11%) NFS
4 2 (1.41%) oVirt
4 2 (1.41%) pfSense
4 2 (1.41%) Samba
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) GPFS
5 1 (0.70%) QEMU
5 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) Puppet
2 7 (4.93%) Ansible
3 4 (2.82%) FreeIPA
3 4 (2.82%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) Bacula
4 2 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) Zend
3 19 (13.38%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.86%) Sony
5 9 (6.34%) Cisco
5 9 (6.34%) VMware
6 7 (4.93%) Juniper
6 7 (4.93%) Twitter
7 4 (2.82%) Adobe
7 4 (2.82%) Google
8 3 (2.11%) Brocade
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle
9 2 (1.41%) Acronis
9 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.41%) Avaya
9 2 (1.41%) Dell
9 2 (1.41%) Foundry
9 2 (1.41%) HP
9 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.41%) Sophos
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