Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 142 238 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.89% 17.79% 15.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.54% 48.28% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 142 236 202
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +16.44% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 465 493 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 32.38% 36.85% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 421 465 395
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £19,750 £24,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 63 (44.37%) Windows
2 48 (33.80%) SQL
3 47 (33.10%) Windows Server
4 46 (32.39%) Java
5 42 (29.58%) PHP
6 41 (28.87%) C#
7 40 (28.17%) Software Engineering
8 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
9 34 (23.94%) VMware
10 32 (22.54%) LAMP
10 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 32 (22.54%) CSS
11 31 (21.83%) HTML
11 31 (21.83%) Git (software)
12 30 (21.13%) Python
12 30 (21.13%) Red Hat
12 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (19.72%) Degree
14 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
14 26 (18.31%) C
14 26 (18.31%) C++
15 25 (17.61%) OOP
15 25 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (16.90%) Ruby
17 23 (16.20%) OO
17 23 (16.20%) Apache
17 23 (16.20%) Subversion
18 22 (15.49%) SQL Server
19 21 (14.79%) Firewall
20 20 (14.08%) Configuration Management

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 23 (16.20%) Apache
2 16 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (9.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.82%) IIS
4 4 (2.82%) nginx
5 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.34%) Office 365
4 5 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.11%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 2 (1.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.79%) Firewall
2 13 (9.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.23%) Internet
3 6 (4.23%) IPsec
3 6 (4.23%) OpenVPN
3 6 (4.23%) VPN
3 6 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.52%) DMZ
4 5 (3.52%) DNS
4 5 (3.52%) Network Security
4 5 (3.52%) SMTP
5 4 (2.82%) BGP
5 4 (2.82%) FTP
5 4 (2.82%) OSPF
5 4 (2.82%) SAN
5 4 (2.82%) SSH
5 4 (2.82%) Telnet
6 3 (2.11%) LAN
6 3 (2.11%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (12.68%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.52%) InfluxDB
5 5 (3.52%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.52%) Redis
6 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) Ingres
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (21.83%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.20%) Subversion
3 16 (11.27%) LINQPad
4 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.11%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.41%) Capybara
6 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.41%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.41%) git-flow
6 2 (1.41%) JIRA
6 2 (1.41%) RSpec
6 2 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.63%) Electronics
2 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) French Language
4 3 (2.11%) Finance
5 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.41%) Automotive
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) Developer
1 26 (18.31%) Software Engineer
2 24 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.20%) Graduate
4 22 (15.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 20 (14.08%) PHP Developer
6 19 (13.38%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Junior
7 14 (9.86%) Product Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Products Support Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Junior Software Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) CSS
1 32 (22.54%) LAMP
2 31 (21.83%) HTML
3 16 (11.27%) LINQ
3 16 (11.27%) Web Services
4 15 (10.56%) HTML5
5 14 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (7.75%) Laravel
7 10 (7.04%) XHTML
8 9 (6.34%) Behat
9 5 (3.52%) .NET
9 5 (3.52%) Symfony
10 4 (2.82%) CSS3
10 4 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (2.11%) Ajax
11 3 (2.11%) jQuery
11 3 (2.11%) Node.js
11 3 (2.11%) XML
12 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.27%) Replication
3 9 (6.34%) BBC
4 6 (4.23%) Internet of Things
5 5 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.41%) CESG
7 2 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.41%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.37%) Windows
2 47 (33.10%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (12.68%) Unix
5 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.23%) CentOS
6 6 (4.23%) Windows 10
6 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.52%) Fedora
8 4 (2.82%) FreeBSD
8 4 (2.82%) SUSE
9 3 (2.11%) Debian
9 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.41%) Android
10 2 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Solaris
10 2 (1.41%) VMS
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.61%) OOP
3 23 (16.20%) OO
4 20 (14.08%) Configuration Management
5 19 (13.38%) SDLC
6 16 (11.27%) MVC
7 15 (10.56%) TDD
8 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (7.75%) ITIL
10 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
10 10 (7.04%) OO PHP
11 9 (6.34%) Scrum
11 9 (6.34%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.93%) Identity Management
12 7 (4.93%) Web Development
13 6 (4.23%) ERP
14 5 (3.52%) DevOps
14 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2
14 5 (3.52%) SOA
14 5 (3.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.80%) SQL
2 46 (32.39%) Java
3 42 (29.58%) PHP
4 41 (28.87%) C#
5 32 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 30 (21.13%) Python
7 26 (18.31%) C
7 26 (18.31%) C++
8 24 (16.90%) Ruby
9 20 (14.08%) Perl
9 20 (14.08%) PHP 7
10 17 (11.97%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.93%) Go
12 4 (2.82%) PHP 5
13 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.41%) R
15 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.70%) VB
15 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (19.72%) Degree
2 19 (13.38%) RHCE
3 18 (12.68%) RHCSA
3 18 (12.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.63%) CCNA
4 8 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.82%) CCNP
6 4 (2.82%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.82%) JNCIS
6 4 (2.82%) MCSA
7 3 (2.11%) CCA
7 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.41%) CEH
8 2 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.41%) CISM
8 2 (1.41%) CISSP
8 2 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (1.41%) GCP
1 2 (1.41%) GDPR
1 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.34%) Docker
4 6 (4.23%) KVM
4 6 (4.23%) NFS
4 6 (4.23%) oVirt
4 6 (4.23%) pfSense
4 6 (4.23%) Samba
5 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.11%) Postfix
5 3 (2.11%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (14.08%) Puppet
2 16 (11.27%) Kibana
3 6 (4.23%) Bacula
3 6 (4.23%) WSUS
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.94%) VMware
3 30 (21.13%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.86%) Zend
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco
6 9 (6.34%) Sony
6 9 (6.34%) Twitter
7 6 (4.23%) Atlassian
7 6 (4.23%) Dell
7 6 (4.23%) HP
7 6 (4.23%) Sophos
8 5 (3.52%) Oracle
9 4 (2.82%) Brocade
9 4 (2.82%) Juniper
10 3 (2.11%) Google
10 3 (2.11%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.41%) BMC
11 2 (1.41%) Foundry
11 2 (1.41%) Symantec
12 1 (0.70%) Apple