The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 29 13 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 107 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.14% 15.05% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.16% 41.00% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 97 27
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 261 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.55% 36.71% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 178 201 99
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Linux
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Linux Salary Trend in Dorset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dorset

Linux
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -25 28 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Poole +8 21 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Weymouth +5 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Wareham - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 81 (45.00%) Windows
2 80 (44.44%) OO
3 79 (43.89%) Software Engineering
4 71 (39.44%) C++
5 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
6 65 (36.11%) MySQL
7 60 (33.33%) UNIX
8 57 (31.67%) Java
9 48 (26.67%) PHP
10 44 (24.44%) OOP
11 40 (22.22%) Degree
12 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (18.89%) HTML
14 33 (18.33%) Computer Science
15 29 (16.11%) SQL
15 29 (16.11%) CSS
16 28 (15.56%) Scrum
16 28 (15.56%) TDD
16 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
17 27 (15.00%) Oracle
18 25 (13.89%) C#
19 23 (12.78%) Subversion
20 22 (12.22%) jQuery
20 22 (12.22%) C
20 22 (12.22%) SOAP
20 22 (12.22%) XML
21 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 20 (11.11%) Ant
21 20 (11.11%) PHP5
21 20 (11.11%) Spring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 13 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.44%) IIS
3 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.89%) SAS
5 6 (3.33%) PegaRULES
6 4 (2.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.22%) Apache
6 4 (2.22%) Drupal
6 4 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.67%) Mule
7 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.67%) Lync
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 10 (5.56%) Firewall
2 8 (4.44%) SAN
2 8 (4.44%) FTP
3 7 (3.89%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (3.89%) iSCSI
3 7 (3.89%) WAN
4 4 (2.22%) VoIP
4 4 (2.22%) Network Security
5 3 (1.67%) PABX
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.67%) VLAN
6 2 (1.11%) SSL
6 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.11%) HTTP
6 2 (1.11%) SNMP
6 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 2 (1.11%) IPv4
6 2 (1.11%) IPv6
6 2 (1.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (36.11%) MySQL
2 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.44%) HBase
4 11 (6.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.33%) Big Data
6 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.11%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.78%) Subversion
3 20 (11.11%) Ant
4 13 (7.22%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.67%) Toad
7 2 (1.11%) JUnit
7 2 (1.11%) Selenium
7 2 (1.11%) Maven
7 2 (1.11%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.56%) Introscope
8 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.56%) CodeWarrior
General
1 17 (9.44%) Electronics
2 14 (7.78%) Marketing
3 13 (7.22%) Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.78%) Back Office
6 4 (2.22%) Finance
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 75 (41.67%) Developer
2 68 (37.78%) Software Engineer
3 41 (22.78%) C++ Software Engineer
4 31 (17.22%) PHP Developer
5 29 (16.11%) Senior Developer
6 28 (15.56%) Java Developer
7 22 (12.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Software Developer
8 20 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 19 (10.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 19 (10.56%) Graduate
10 18 (10.00%) Junior
10 18 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
11 14 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Senior PHP Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Analyst
13 10 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (5.00%) Support Analyst
15 7 (3.89%) Test Engineer
15 7 (3.89%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.89%) HTML
2 29 (16.11%) CSS
3 22 (12.22%) jQuery
3 22 (12.22%) SOAP
3 22 (12.22%) XML
4 20 (11.11%) Spring
5 17 (9.44%) HTML5
6 12 (6.67%) LAMP
6 12 (6.67%) RESTful
6 12 (6.67%) REST
6 12 (6.67%) WPF
7 11 (6.11%) SAML
8 10 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (5.00%) JSON
9 9 (5.00%) CSS3
10 6 (3.33%) Laravel
11 5 (2.78%) Ajax
12 4 (2.22%) .NET
13 3 (1.67%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.11%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.11%) SCADA
3 2 (1.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.56%) Open Source
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (45.00%) Windows
2 60 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (6.67%) Windows CE
4 5 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.67%) CentOS
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.44%) OO
2 79 (43.89%) Software Engineering
3 44 (24.44%) OOP
4 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.56%) Scrum
5 28 (15.56%) TDD
6 16 (8.89%) OO PHP
7 15 (8.33%) B2B
8 14 (7.78%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.22%) Release Management
10 12 (6.67%) OOD
10 12 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 11 (6.11%) Machine Learning
12 10 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.44%) ITIL
13 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.33%) Web Development
14 6 (3.33%) Problem Management
14 6 (3.33%) Software Testing
15 5 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.44%) C++
2 67 (37.22%) JavaScript
3 57 (31.67%) Java
4 48 (26.67%) PHP
5 29 (16.11%) SQL
6 25 (13.89%) C#
7 22 (12.22%) C
8 20 (11.11%) PHP5
9 13 (7.22%) VB
10 10 (5.56%) Ruby
11 9 (5.00%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.78%) Lua
13 5 (2.78%) Perl
14 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.22%) PHP4
15 3 (1.67%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 40 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) vSphere
2 3 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) QEMU
4 1 (0.56%) RACF
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (9.44%) Puppet
1 17 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.67%) Plesk
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) nmon
3 1 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Oracle
2 15 (8.33%) VMware
3 6 (3.33%) Pega
4 5 (2.78%) Veeam
4 5 (2.78%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.78%) EMC
5 4 (2.22%) HP
5 4 (2.22%) Dell
5 4 (2.22%) Sage
6 3 (1.67%) CommVault
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.67%) webMethods
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Green Hat
Christchurch, Dorset
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, parking
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible working hours
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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