Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 24 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 155 113 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.88% 9.22% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.44% 33.33% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 153 118 218
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% -8.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,300 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -13.33%

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 450 339 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 28.68% 27.65% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 405 318 487
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 81 (52.26%) Windows
2 68 (43.87%) Python
3 56 (36.13%) Windows Server
4 48 (30.97%) VMware
5 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
6 42 (27.10%) Java
7 39 (25.16%) Puppet
8 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (23.87%) TDD
10 35 (22.58%) Active Directory
11 34 (21.94%) SQL
12 33 (21.29%) Web Services
13 32 (20.65%) Configuration Management
13 32 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
14 31 (20.00%) Perl
15 28 (18.06%) PowerShell
16 27 (17.42%) Red Hat
16 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
17 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
17 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
18 25 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (16.13%) PHP
18 25 (16.13%) Bash Shell
19 24 (15.48%) Apache
20 23 (14.84%) Ruby
20 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (14.19%) RHCSA
21 22 (14.19%) OO

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 24 (15.48%) Apache
2 19 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.52%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.23%) Confluence
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.94%) IIS
7 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.29%) nginx
8 2 (1.29%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.65%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.68%) Office 365
4 9 (5.81%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (5.81%) Serverless
5 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.29%) IaaS
6 2 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) Firewall
2 14 (9.03%) DHCP
2 14 (9.03%) DNS
2 14 (9.03%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.39%) HTTP
4 12 (7.74%) HTTPS
4 12 (7.74%) IPv4
4 12 (7.74%) IPv6
5 10 (6.45%) Network Security
6 7 (4.52%) SAN
7 5 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.94%) LAN
8 3 (1.94%) SCCP
8 3 (1.94%) VLAN
8 3 (1.94%) WAN
9 2 (1.29%) Internet
9 2 (1.29%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (8.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.16%) MySQL
5 5 (3.23%) InfluxDB
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.29%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.29%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.29%) Redis
7 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.26%) Subversion
3 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.16%) Fiddler
4 8 (5.16%) LINQPad
5 6 (3.87%) JIRA
6 3 (1.94%) Maven
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.94%) webpack
7 2 (1.29%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.29%) JUnit
7 2 (1.29%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (1.94%) Back Office
2 2 (1.29%) Automotive
2 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.29%) Retail
2 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.65%) Finance
3 1 (0.65%) Law
3 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (24.52%) Developer
2 26 (16.77%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Operations Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 14 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) PHP Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (5.16%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Junior
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Analytics Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.29%) Web Services
2 19 (12.26%) CSS
2 19 (12.26%) HTML
3 18 (11.61%) LAMP
4 13 (8.39%) HTML5
5 12 (7.74%) LDAP
6 10 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.81%) NumPy
7 9 (5.81%) Pandas
8 8 (5.16%) Behat
8 8 (5.16%) LINQ
8 8 (5.16%) XHTML
9 5 (3.23%) .NET
9 5 (3.23%) CSS3
9 5 (3.23%) Laravel
10 4 (2.58%) React
11 3 (1.94%) D3.js
11 3 (1.94%) Node.js
11 3 (1.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.45%) Clustering
2 10 (6.45%) Replication
3 8 (5.16%) BBC
4 7 (4.52%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.29%) CMDB
7 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.29%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 2 (1.29%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (1.29%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (52.26%) Windows
2 56 (36.13%) Windows Server
3 25 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.26%) Unix
5 9 (5.81%) CentOS
6 8 (5.16%) VMS
7 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.87%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (3.87%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.58%) Debian
9 4 (2.58%) SUSE
10 3 (1.94%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.29%) Android
11 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.87%) TDD
3 32 (20.65%) Configuration Management
4 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.19%) OO
6 20 (12.90%) DevOps
7 18 (11.61%) Analytics
8 17 (10.97%) Scrum
9 16 (10.32%) OOP
9 16 (10.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (9.68%) API Development
11 14 (9.03%) Data Management
11 14 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (9.03%) SDLC
11 14 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (7.74%) Data Acquisition
13 12 (7.74%) High Availability
13 12 (7.74%) Information Security
13 12 (7.74%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.87%) Python
2 42 (27.10%) Java
3 34 (21.94%) SQL
4 31 (20.00%) Perl
5 28 (18.06%) PowerShell
6 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
7 25 (16.13%) Bash Shell
7 25 (16.13%) PHP
8 23 (14.84%) Ruby
9 16 (10.32%) C#
10 13 (8.39%) C
10 13 (8.39%) PHP 7
11 10 (6.45%) C++
12 9 (5.81%) Go
13 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.94%) R
13 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.94%) VB
13 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) RHCSA
2 21 (13.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (12.90%) RHCE
4 10 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.45%) Degree
5 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.58%) CCNA
6 4 (2.58%) CISM
6 4 (2.58%) CISSP
6 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.58%) SSCP
7 3 (1.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.94%) CCNP
7 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.29%) CCA
8 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.29%) MCP
8 2 (1.29%) MCSA
8 2 (1.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.74%) Docker
4 9 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.87%) Firmware
5 6 (3.87%) vSphere
6 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (25.16%) Puppet
2 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.74%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (7.74%) Nessus
4 11 (7.10%) Ansible
5 8 (5.16%) Kibana
6 7 (4.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (4.52%) WSUS
7 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.58%) Terraform
8 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.29%) Rancher
8 2 (1.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.65%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.65%) Graphite
9 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.65%) Packer
9 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (30.97%) VMware
2 47 (30.32%) Microsoft
3 27 (17.42%) Red Hat
4 16 (10.32%) Oracle
5 12 (7.74%) Ivanti
5 12 (7.74%) Shavlik
6 10 (6.45%) Zend
7 8 (5.16%) BMC
7 8 (5.16%) Sony
7 8 (5.16%) Twitter
8 7 (4.52%) Cisco
8 7 (4.52%) CommVault
9 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.23%) Citrix
9 5 (3.23%) Meraki
10 4 (2.58%) Google
11 3 (1.94%) Capita
11 3 (1.94%) EMC
11 3 (1.94%) Hitachi
11 3 (1.94%) Isilon