Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 192 96 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.99% 8.78% 17.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.08% 29.72% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 157 96 227
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.29% +16.44%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 355 323 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 25.87% 29.55% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 286 290 484
Southampton median annual salary £37,121 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.22% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,725 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 109 (56.77%) Windows
2 74 (38.54%) Python
3 68 (35.42%) C++
4 60 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (30.21%) Software Engineering
6 49 (25.52%) C
7 48 (25.00%) Degree
8 46 (23.96%) Java
9 41 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (18.75%) TDD
10 36 (18.75%) Bash Shell
11 34 (17.71%) JavaScript
12 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
14 29 (15.10%) DevOps
15 27 (14.06%) Docker
15 27 (14.06%) Windows Server
16 26 (13.54%) Ruby
17 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
17 25 (13.02%) Puppet
18 24 (12.50%) SC Cleared
19 22 (11.46%) Open Source
19 22 (11.46%) Ansible
20 21 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (10.94%) Web Services
20 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
21 20 (10.42%) Oracle
21 20 (10.42%) React
21 20 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
22 19 (9.90%) Go

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 17 (8.85%) Apache
2 11 (5.73%) IIS
3 9 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.65%) nginx
5 3 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.04%) WildFly
7 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.52%) JBoss
7 1 (0.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 60 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.65%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (3.65%) Serverless
4 4 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.56%) Office 365
6 2 (1.04%) G Suite
6 2 (1.04%) Google Play
7 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.38%) Firewall
2 16 (8.33%) VLAN
3 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.73%) SAN
5 10 (5.21%) SCCP
6 9 (4.69%) DNS
6 9 (4.69%) Network Security
7 8 (4.17%) VoIP
7 8 (4.17%) VPN
8 7 (3.65%) H.323
8 7 (3.65%) ISDN
8 7 (3.65%) PBX
8 7 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.60%) FTP
10 4 (2.08%) HTTP
11 3 (1.56%) 3G
11 3 (1.56%) Internet
11 3 (1.56%) NGN
12 2 (1.04%) SMTP
12 2 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) Neo4j
2 12 (6.25%) MySQL
3 11 (5.73%) Geospatial Data
4 9 (4.69%) Big Data
4 9 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.60%) Redis
5 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.04%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.77%) LabVIEW
3 10 (5.21%) Vagrant
4 9 (4.69%) GitLab
5 5 (2.60%) JIRA
5 5 (2.60%) Maven
5 5 (2.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.04%) webpack
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.52%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.52%) Redmine
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (9.90%) Electronics
2 13 (6.77%) Finance
3 10 (5.21%) Marketing
4 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.69%) Retail
4 9 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (23.96%) Software Engineer
2 44 (22.92%) Developer
3 20 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.85%) Architect
4 17 (8.85%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (7.29%) Administrator
7 14 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.77%) Python Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Junior
9 12 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.73%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Java Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Python Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.21%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) Web Services
2 20 (10.42%) React
3 18 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 18 (9.38%) Node.js
4 17 (8.85%) Vue.js
5 9 (4.69%) HTML
5 9 (4.69%) Spring
6 8 (4.17%) .NET
6 8 (4.17%) CSS
6 8 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.13%) NumPy
7 6 (3.13%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.13%) Pandas
7 6 (3.13%) Qt
8 5 (2.60%) LAMP
9 3 (1.56%) JSF
9 3 (1.56%) Pylons
9 3 (1.56%) Pyramid
10 2 (1.04%) Android SDK
10 2 (1.04%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Computer Science
1 19 (9.90%) Public Cloud
2 14 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.69%) Device Driver
4 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.13%) Industry 4.0
7 5 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.08%) User Experience
9 3 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.56%) Semantic Web
10 2 (1.04%) CMDB
10 2 (1.04%) PMI
11 1 (0.52%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.52%) IPTV
11 1 (0.52%) NHS
11 1 (0.52%) STB
Operating Systems
1 109 (56.77%) Windows
2 27 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.33%) Android
4 15 (7.81%) Unix
5 12 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (5.73%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.69%) CentOS
7 9 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.65%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.08%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.52%) AIX
12 1 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) uClinux
12 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.21%) Software Engineering
2 41 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.75%) TDD
4 29 (15.10%) DevOps
5 22 (11.46%) Open Source
6 21 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (9.90%) Data Management
8 19 (9.90%) Information Security
9 15 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (7.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (7.29%) Analytics
10 14 (7.29%) OO
11 13 (6.77%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (6.77%) Visualisation
12 12 (6.25%) Scrum
13 11 (5.73%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.73%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.73%) Task Automation
14 10 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.54%) Python
2 68 (35.42%) C++
3 49 (25.52%) C
4 46 (23.96%) Java
5 36 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 34 (17.71%) JavaScript
7 26 (13.54%) Ruby
8 19 (9.90%) C#
8 19 (9.90%) Go
8 19 (9.90%) PowerShell
9 16 (8.33%) SQL
10 14 (7.29%) Perl
11 7 (3.65%) Embedded C
12 6 (3.13%) Korn
12 6 (3.13%) PHP
12 6 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.08%) Java 8
14 3 (1.56%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.04%) Rust
15 2 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (25.00%) Degree
2 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.85%) DV Cleared
5 15 (7.81%) CISM
5 15 (7.81%) CISSP
6 14 (7.29%) SSCP
7 13 (6.77%) HNC
7 13 (6.77%) HND
8 12 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.17%) RHCE
9 8 (4.17%) RHCSA
9 8 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.13%) CCNA
10 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.52%) CCNP
13 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.81%) SLA
2 14 (7.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 27 (14.06%) Docker
2 16 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.25%) Firmware
4 12 (6.25%) vSphere
5 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (4.69%) VirtualBox
7 6 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.08%) GPFS
8 4 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.08%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (13.02%) Puppet
2 22 (11.46%) Ansible
3 17 (8.85%) Kubernetes
4 15 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.69%) Salt
6 4 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.56%) Grafana
7 3 (1.56%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.04%) cPanel
8 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.04%) Plesk
9 1 (0.52%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.52%) Graphite
9 1 (0.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.42%) Oracle
3 19 (9.90%) VMware
4 13 (6.77%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.73%) SAP
6 5 (2.60%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (1.04%) Meraki
8 2 (1.04%) MKS
8 2 (1.04%) NetApp
8 2 (1.04%) Symantec
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) Conax
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Sybase
9 1 (0.52%) Verimatrix