The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dorchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorchester 6.25% 38.89% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 87.50% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £21,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Dorchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorchester 12.50% 44.44% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £27,500 £21,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -36.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Dorset

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorchester

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dorchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Dorchester

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

Linux Salary Trend in Dorchester

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorchester 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 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (22.22%) Scala
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) TCAP
7 1 (11.11%) ISUP
7 1 (11.11%) SCCP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorchester 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 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCAP
1 1 (11.11%) ISUP
1 1 (11.11%) SCCP
1 1 (11.11%) Q.931
1 1 (11.11%) ISDN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) RTP
1 1 (11.11%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Swing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree