The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 66 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 15.24% 10.58% 14.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 37.35% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 28 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,550 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,250 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Linux
Dorset

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

Operating Systems Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 83 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 38.11% 28.33% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 147 70 62
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 51 (53.68%) MySQL
2 37 (38.95%) LAMP
3 35 (36.84%) Apache
4 32 (33.68%) VMware
5 31 (32.63%) PHP
6 26 (27.37%) Red Hat
7 25 (26.32%) HTML
7 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 25 (26.32%) CSS
7 25 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
8 24 (25.26%) SQL
9 23 (24.21%) Degree
10 22 (23.16%) Puppet
10 22 (23.16%) jQuery
11 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
11 21 (22.11%) PHP5
11 21 (22.11%) Windows
12 20 (21.05%) Cisco
12 20 (21.05%) Web Development
12 20 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (18.95%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (17.89%) XML
15 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
15 17 (17.89%) Java
15 17 (17.89%) Firewall
16 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (16.84%) Web Services
16 16 (16.84%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 35 (36.84%) Apache
2 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.68%) WordPress
4 12 (12.63%) Joomla!
4 12 (12.63%) Drupal
4 12 (12.63%) CMS
5 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.11%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) SaaS
2 7 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) HTTP
3 7 (7.37%) DHCP
3 7 (7.37%) DNS
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (5.26%) SAN
5 5 (5.26%) LDAP
6 4 (4.21%) Network Security
7 3 (3.16%) Multicast
7 3 (3.16%) VPN
7 3 (3.16%) VLAN
8 2 (2.11%) IPsec
9 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.05%) DMZ
9 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.05%) LAN
9 1 (1.05%) VoIP
9 1 (1.05%) WAN
9 1 (1.05%) FTP
9 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (53.68%) MySQL
2 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) HBase
5 6 (6.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.32%) Ant
2 6 (6.32%) Subversion
2 6 (6.32%) Maven
3 5 (5.26%) Selenium
3 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.37%) Electronics
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Administrator
3 24 (25.26%) PHP Developer
4 21 (22.11%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (15.79%) Architect
6 14 (14.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (14.74%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (13.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (13.68%) Web Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (9.47%) Java Developer
10 8 (8.42%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 7 (7.37%) AWS Architect
11 7 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Lead Systems Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Junior Software Engineer
11 7 (7.37%) Junior
11 7 (7.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) LAMP
2 25 (26.32%) HTML
2 25 (26.32%) CSS
3 22 (23.16%) jQuery
4 17 (17.89%) XML
5 16 (16.84%) Web Services
6 13 (13.68%) Laravel
7 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
7 12 (12.63%) Symfony
7 12 (12.63%) CakePHP
8 10 (10.53%) Middleware
9 9 (9.47%) Spring
10 8 (8.42%) Ajax
11 7 (7.37%) .NET
12 5 (5.26%) SOAP
12 5 (5.26%) RESTful
13 4 (4.21%) J2EE
14 3 (3.16%) XHTML
14 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
15 2 (2.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (22.11%) Windows
3 16 (16.84%) CentOS
4 9 (9.47%) Fedora
5 5 (5.26%) UNIX
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Solaris
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Web Development
2 16 (16.84%) Mentoring
2 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.79%) DevOps
4 13 (13.68%) MVC
5 12 (12.63%) ITIL
5 12 (12.63%) OOP
5 12 (12.63%) OO
6 10 (10.53%) CRM
6 10 (10.53%) B2B
6 10 (10.53%) Migration
6 10 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.47%) Kanban
7 9 (9.47%) ITIL V2
7 9 (9.47%) SOA
7 9 (9.47%) TDD
8 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) PHP
2 25 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.26%) SQL
3 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
4 21 (22.11%) PHP5
5 17 (17.89%) Java
6 12 (12.63%) Ruby
7 11 (11.58%) Perl
8 8 (8.42%) C
9 7 (7.37%) C#
9 7 (7.37%) C++
10 4 (4.21%) Python
10 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) HND
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.63%) vSphere
3 5 (5.26%) KVM
3 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) Xen
4 4 (4.21%) vCloud
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.11%) XenApp
5 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.05%) Samba
Systems Management
1 22 (23.16%) Puppet
2 18 (18.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.42%) SCCM
4 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.16%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) VMware
2 26 (27.37%) Red Hat
3 20 (21.05%) Cisco
4 15 (15.79%) Oracle
5 12 (12.63%) Zend
6 10 (10.53%) TIBCO
7 9 (9.47%) Avaya
8 7 (7.37%) IBM
8 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.37%) HP
8 7 (7.37%) NetApp
9 6 (6.32%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.21%) Citrix
11 2 (2.11%) Juniper
11 2 (2.11%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.05%) Dell
12 1 (1.05%) F5
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