Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 29 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 168 93 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.33% 8.30% 14.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.28% 30.59% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 152 92 221
Southampton median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,125 £21,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £53,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 363 304 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.65% 27.12% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 315 270 522
Southampton median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -12.50% +12.68%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,225 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 85 (50.60%) Python
2 84 (50.00%) Windows
3 53 (31.55%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (27.38%) Software Engineering
6 44 (26.19%) Java
7 41 (24.40%) TDD
8 36 (21.43%) C++
9 34 (20.24%) C
10 32 (19.05%) Web Services
10 32 (19.05%) Puppet
11 29 (17.26%) Bash Shell
11 29 (17.26%) Degree
12 28 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 28 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 27 (16.07%) Data Management
13 27 (16.07%) Windows Server
14 26 (15.48%) Jenkins
15 24 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (14.29%) VMware
16 23 (13.69%) Analytics
16 23 (13.69%) DevOps
17 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (13.10%) Ruby
18 21 (12.50%) Perl
18 21 (12.50%) Docker
19 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (11.90%) Configuration Management
20 18 (10.71%) Firmware
20 18 (10.71%) Red Hat

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 18 (10.71%) Apache
2 13 (7.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.57%) IIS
3 6 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.38%) Confluence
4 4 (2.38%) nginx
5 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.19%) CMS
6 2 (1.19%) WildFly
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.55%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (7.14%) Serverless
4 9 (5.36%) Office 365
5 5 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.60%) G Suite
8 1 (0.60%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Route 53
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) SAN
2 11 (6.55%) VLAN
3 9 (5.36%) Firewall
4 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.57%) HTTP
6 5 (2.98%) DNS
6 5 (2.98%) FTP
7 4 (2.38%) Network Security
7 4 (2.38%) SCCP
7 4 (2.38%) VoIP
7 4 (2.38%) VPN
8 3 (1.79%) 3G
8 3 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.79%) H.323
8 3 (1.79%) Internet
8 3 (1.79%) ISDN
8 3 (1.79%) NGN
8 3 (1.79%) PBX
8 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.55%) MySQL
3 9 (5.36%) Neo4j
4 6 (3.57%) InfluxDB
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.98%) Redis
5 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.19%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.36%) JIRA
3 9 (5.36%) Subversion
4 5 (2.98%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.98%) Maven
4 5 (2.98%) webpack
5 4 (2.38%) GitLab
5 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 13 (7.74%) Electronics
2 7 (4.17%) Finance
3 4 (2.38%) Automotive
3 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Marketing
4 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (26.19%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (11.90%) Python Developer
5 16 (9.52%) Administrator
5 16 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.74%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 12 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.55%) Embedded Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) C Software Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Analytics Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.05%) Web Services
2 16 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 14 (8.33%) React
4 12 (7.14%) Node.js
5 11 (6.55%) NumPy
5 11 (6.55%) Pandas
5 11 (6.55%) Spring
6 10 (5.95%) HTML
7 9 (5.36%) CSS
8 8 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.76%) Vue.js
9 6 (3.57%) OpenGL
9 6 (3.57%) Qt
10 5 (2.98%) .NET
10 5 (2.98%) D3.js
10 5 (2.98%) Redux
11 3 (1.79%) CSS3
11 3 (1.79%) HTML5
11 3 (1.79%) Pylons
11 3 (1.79%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.74%) Device Driver
4 9 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.79%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (1.19%) Industry 4.0
9 2 (1.19%) PMI
9 2 (1.19%) Replication
9 2 (1.19%) User Experience
10 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) iPhone
10 1 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (50.00%) Windows
2 27 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (10.12%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.14%) Unix
5 8 (4.76%) Android
5 8 (4.76%) CentOS
6 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.38%) FreeBSD
7 4 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.79%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.38%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.40%) TDD
4 27 (16.07%) Data Management
5 23 (13.69%) Analytics
5 23 (13.69%) DevOps
6 20 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 17 (10.12%) API Development
7 17 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.12%) Visualisation
8 16 (9.52%) Data Acquisition
9 14 (8.33%) Open Source
9 14 (8.33%) Scrum
10 12 (7.14%) OO
11 11 (6.55%) Software Testing
11 11 (6.55%) Task Automation
12 10 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.95%) Front End Development
12 10 (5.95%) Information Security
12 10 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.60%) Python
2 44 (26.19%) Java
3 36 (21.43%) C++
4 34 (20.24%) C
5 29 (17.26%) Bash Shell
6 28 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 22 (13.10%) Ruby
8 21 (12.50%) Perl
9 16 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.33%) Go
11 11 (6.55%) PHP
11 11 (6.55%) SQL
12 9 (5.36%) C#
13 8 (4.76%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.98%) Korn
15 4 (2.38%) Embedded C++
15 4 (2.38%) Java 8
16 3 (1.79%) R
17 2 (1.19%) Delphi
17 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (17.26%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.14%) RHCSA
3 12 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.55%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.95%) RHCE
6 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.57%) CCNA
9 5 (2.98%) HNC
9 5 (2.98%) HND
10 4 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (2.38%) CISM
10 4 (2.38%) CISSP
10 4 (2.38%) SSCP
11 3 (1.79%) CCNP
12 2 (1.19%) MCP
12 2 (1.19%) MCSE
12 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) GDPR
3 4 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.60%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.50%) Docker
3 18 (10.71%) Firmware
4 15 (8.93%) Active Directory
5 14 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.95%) vSphere
7 6 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.38%) GPFS
8 4 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.38%) VirtualBox
8 4 (2.38%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (19.05%) Puppet
2 18 (10.71%) Ansible
3 17 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.76%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.38%) Salt
6 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.79%) Grafana
7 3 (1.79%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.79%) Terraform
8 2 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.19%) Nessus
8 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.19%) WSUS
9 1 (0.60%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.60%) Graphite
9 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.29%) VMware
3 18 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (3.57%) Cisco
6 5 (2.98%) Google
6 5 (2.98%) Meraki
6 5 (2.98%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.38%) SAP
8 3 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.19%) CommVault
9 2 (1.19%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.19%) MKS
9 2 (1.19%) NetApp
9 2 (1.19%) Shavlik
9 2 (1.19%) Symantec
10 1 (0.60%) Conax
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Verimatrix