The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 35 55 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 11.90% 11.85% 5.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.46% 40.44% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Linux
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Operating Systems Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 136 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 32.65% 29.31% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 87 133 78
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Linux
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bath region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bath

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bath region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 42 (51.85%) MySQL
2 35 (43.21%) PHP
3 31 (38.27%) Windows
4 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
5 27 (33.33%) Apache
6 23 (28.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (25.93%) Puppet
8 19 (23.46%) HTML
8 19 (23.46%) CSS
9 18 (22.22%) VMware
9 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.99%) Ajax
11 16 (19.75%) Degree
11 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.52%) OOP
12 15 (18.52%) jQuery
12 15 (18.52%) REST
13 14 (17.28%) Perl
13 14 (17.28%) SAN
14 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
14 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.05%) Subversion
14 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
15 12 (14.81%) JSON
15 12 (14.81%) LAMP
15 12 (14.81%) CentOS
16 11 (13.58%) PHP5
16 11 (13.58%) Scrum
16 11 (13.58%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) lighttpd
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) SAN
2 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 7 (8.64%) IPsec
3 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) SSL
3 7 (8.64%) NAS
4 4 (4.94%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) Internet
5 3 (3.70%) OSPF
6 2 (2.47%) BGP
6 2 (2.47%) VLAN
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.23%) LAN
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.85%) MySQL
2 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.88%) CouchDB
2 8 (9.88%) Redis
2 8 (9.88%) Riak
3 7 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.64%) SQLite
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.05%) Subversion
3 10 (12.35%) PHPUnit
4 9 (11.11%) PEAR
4 9 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 9 (11.11%) Trac
5 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.17%) JUnit
8 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.70%) Maven
8 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.70%) EasyMock
8 3 (3.70%) Mockito
9 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 15 (18.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Administrator
4 12 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Junior
6 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Applications Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Junior Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Graduate
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) HTML
1 19 (23.46%) CSS
2 17 (20.99%) Ajax
3 15 (18.52%) jQuery
3 15 (18.52%) REST
4 12 (14.81%) JSON
4 12 (14.81%) LAMP
5 9 (11.11%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) RESTful
7 5 (6.17%) Symfony
7 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.17%) Spring
7 5 (6.17%) SOAP
7 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.94%) CakePHP
8 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.94%) XML
9 3 (3.70%) Smarty
9 3 (3.70%) HTML5
9 3 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.47%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 23 (28.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (14.81%) CentOS
4 8 (9.88%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.88%) UNIX
4 8 (9.88%) Android
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.47%) Debian
7 2 (2.47%) HPUX
7 2 (2.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) OOP
3 13 (16.05%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.58%) OO
4 11 (13.58%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) OO PHP
6 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 9 (11.11%) Analytics
7 8 (9.88%) Android Development
7 8 (9.88%) iOS Development
7 8 (9.88%) Release Management
7 8 (9.88%) Functional Programming
7 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.64%) DevOps
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
9 6 (7.41%) MVC
10 5 (6.17%) Process Management
10 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) PHP
2 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) Perl
4 11 (13.58%) PHP5
4 11 (13.58%) SQL
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 8 (9.88%) C
6 8 (9.88%) Erlang
6 8 (9.88%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.41%) Ruby
9 5 (6.17%) Python
10 4 (4.94%) C++
11 3 (3.70%) C#
11 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.47%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
3 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
3 3 (3.70%) vCloud
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) Postfix
4 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Puppet
2 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.94%) Zenoss
3 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.47%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.47%) Cacti
5 2 (2.47%) Nagios
5 2 (2.47%) SCCM
5 2 (2.47%) SmokePing
5 2 (2.47%) Icinga
5 2 (2.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) VMware
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco
5 7 (8.64%) Google
5 7 (8.64%) Facebook
5 7 (8.64%) Twitter
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle
8 1 (1.23%) Zend
8 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
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