Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 21 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 152 170 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.05% 12.63% 10.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.86% 51.83% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 195
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.87% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £33,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £48,750
Hampshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -2.44%

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 372 328 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.59% 24.37% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 303 251 552
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.44% -5.19%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 64 (42.11%) Windows
2 53 (34.87%) Software Engineering
3 47 (30.92%) C
4 46 (30.26%) C++
5 38 (25.00%) C#
5 38 (25.00%) Java
6 34 (22.37%) SQL
7 32 (21.05%) Python
8 30 (19.74%) DevOps
9 28 (18.42%) AWS
10 27 (17.76%) Docker
10 27 (17.76%) Kubernetes
10 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
10 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (17.11%) Degree
11 26 (17.11%) PHP
12 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (15.79%) TDD
12 24 (15.79%) Azure
13 23 (15.13%) VMware
14 22 (14.47%) JavaScript
15 21 (13.82%) JIRA
15 21 (13.82%) Computer Science
16 20 (13.16%) Unix
16 20 (13.16%) Firewall
17 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
18 18 (11.84%) Self-Motivation
19 17 (11.18%) MVC
20 16 (10.53%) MySQL

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 14 (9.21%) IIS
2 8 (5.26%) Apache
3 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Confluence
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.42%) AWS
2 24 (15.79%) Azure
3 8 (5.26%) Office 365
4 6 (3.95%) GitHub
4 6 (3.95%) PaaS
4 6 (3.95%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.95%) SaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (1.32%) Datadog
6 2 (1.32%) GCP
6 2 (1.32%) Heroku
6 2 (1.32%) Slack
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) Firewall
2 12 (7.89%) Network Security
3 8 (5.26%) Internet
4 7 (4.61%) LAN
5 5 (3.29%) BGP
5 5 (3.29%) MPLS
5 5 (3.29%) OSPF
5 5 (3.29%) RSVP
5 5 (3.29%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (3.29%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.29%) VLAN
5 5 (3.29%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.63%) DNS
6 4 (2.63%) Wireless
7 3 (1.97%) NAS
7 3 (1.97%) SAN
8 2 (1.32%) 5G
8 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.53%) MySQL
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2019
4 7 (4.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.95%) Power BI
6 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.97%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.66%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) JIRA
2 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (7.24%) Bitbucket
3 11 (7.24%) Subversion
4 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.61%) Postman
5 6 (3.95%) Fiddler
5 6 (3.95%) LINQPad
6 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.32%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.66%) Mocha
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) Selenium
7 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.61%) Advertising
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Software Engineer
2 37 (24.34%) Developer
3 18 (11.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Graduate
4 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 13 (8.55%) Technical Architect
6 12 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) IT Support
7 11 (7.24%) Junior
8 9 (5.92%) Backend Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.26%) IT Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.87%) .NET
1 15 (9.87%) HTML
1 15 (9.87%) Web Services
2 13 (8.55%) REST
3 12 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 11 (7.24%) CSS
5 9 (5.92%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.95%) Entity Framework
7 5 (3.29%) 802.1X
7 5 (3.29%) LAMP
7 5 (3.29%) Vue.js
8 4 (2.63%) Django
9 3 (1.97%) jQuery
9 3 (1.97%) Node.js
9 3 (1.97%) React
9 3 (1.97%) Symfony
10 2 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (3.95%) Replication
4 6 (3.95%) User Experience
5 5 (3.29%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.63%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.97%) Social Media
8 2 (1.32%) GPGPU
8 2 (1.32%) Handset
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) SIMD
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.66%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.11%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Unix
3 14 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.24%) Android
4 11 (7.24%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (5.92%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.26%) CentOS
7 6 (3.95%) Debian
7 6 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.95%) VMS
8 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.87%) Software Engineering
2 30 (19.74%) DevOps
3 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (15.79%) TDD
5 21 (13.82%) Computer Science
6 17 (11.18%) MVC
7 16 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (8.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (8.55%) OO
10 12 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.24%) SOA
11 11 (7.24%) Web Development
12 9 (5.92%) Biometrics
12 9 (5.92%) Business Development
12 9 (5.92%) CRM
12 9 (5.92%) Microservices
12 9 (5.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.92%) C
2 46 (30.26%) C++
3 38 (25.00%) C#
3 38 (25.00%) Java
4 34 (22.37%) SQL
5 32 (21.05%) Python
6 26 (17.11%) PHP
7 22 (14.47%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.55%) Bash Shell
9 10 (6.58%) Go
9 10 (6.58%) Perl
10 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.29%) Korn
11 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.97%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.32%) Java 8
13 2 (1.32%) VBScript
14 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Degree
2 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.89%) CCNA
3 12 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.58%) CCNP
6 5 (3.29%) CCIE
6 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.29%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.29%) JNCIE
6 5 (3.29%) JNCIS
7 4 (2.63%) CISM
7 4 (2.63%) CISSP
8 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.32%) SSCP
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (2.63%) GDPR
1 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) NCSC
2 2 (1.32%) NIST
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (17.76%) Docker
2 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.32%) Postfix
5 2 (1.32%) Snort
5 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (17.76%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.92%) Ansible
3 6 (3.95%) Kibana
4 5 (3.29%) Puppet
5 4 (2.63%) Terraform
6 2 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.32%) Salt
7 1 (0.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.13%) VMware
3 16 (10.53%) Cisco
4 6 (3.95%) Citrix
5 5 (3.29%) Brocade
5 5 (3.29%) Juniper
5 5 (3.29%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.97%) Intel
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.97%) Zend
7 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.32%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
7 2 (1.32%) F5
7 2 (1.32%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) LogRhythm