The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgwater region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 10 8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater - 18.18% 29.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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 Bridgwater region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgwater
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgwater 50.00% 18.18% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgwater

Linux
Salary Trend in Bridgwater

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bridgwater