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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 42 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 54 88 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.14% 14.57% 15.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 41.31% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 79
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
222 213 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 29.37% 35.26% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 210 184 145
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -19 32 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Poole -15 18 £34,000 -9.33% 9
Wareham -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 59 (53.64%) OO
2 56 (50.91%) Windows
3 53 (48.18%) OOP
4 47 (42.73%) UNIX
4 47 (42.73%) Software Engineering
4 47 (42.73%) Degree
5 46 (41.82%) C++
6 34 (30.91%) Computer Science
7 32 (29.09%) MySQL
8 30 (27.27%) PHP
9 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
10 27 (24.55%) SQL
11 24 (21.82%) HTML
12 21 (19.09%) CSS
13 19 (17.27%) Java
13 19 (17.27%) Apache
13 19 (17.27%) LAMP
14 17 (15.45%) VMware
14 17 (15.45%) Perl
14 17 (15.45%) XML
15 15 (13.64%) PHP5
15 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
15 15 (13.64%) Laravel
15 15 (13.64%) MVC
16 14 (12.73%) jQuery
17 13 (11.82%) Web Development
18 12 (10.91%) Symfony
18 12 (10.91%) Drupal
18 12 (10.91%) WordPress
18 12 (10.91%) AngularJS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 19 (17.27%) Apache
2 12 (10.91%) Drupal
2 12 (10.91%) WordPress
2 12 (10.91%) CMS
3 11 (10.00%) Joomla!
4 7 (6.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.82%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.82%) SAS
7 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Mule
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Office
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Firewall
2 10 (9.09%) HTTP
3 9 (8.18%) VPN
3 9 (8.18%) DNS
4 8 (7.27%) Network Security
5 7 (6.36%) IPsec
6 6 (5.45%) tcpdump
6 6 (5.45%) Wireshark
6 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.45%) FTP
6 6 (5.45%) DHCP
6 6 (5.45%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.64%) NAS
7 4 (3.64%) LDAP
8 3 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.82%) SSH
9 2 (1.82%) SNMP
9 2 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) MySQL
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 2 (1.82%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) HBase
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Subversion
3 4 (3.64%) Selenium
3 4 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.82%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.82%) Maven
4 2 (1.82%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.82%) JMeter
4 2 (1.82%) TestLink
General
1 5 (4.55%) Electronics
1 5 (4.55%) Finance
1 5 (4.55%) Banking
1 5 (4.55%) Retail
2 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Automotive
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 37 (33.64%) C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (24.55%) Developer
4 18 (16.36%) PHP Developer
5 17 (15.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (14.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) Web Developer
7 14 (12.73%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Administrator
9 10 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (7.27%) Analyst
11 7 (6.36%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Graduate
13 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.55%) OO PHP Developer
14 4 (3.64%) Java Developer
14 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) HTML
2 21 (19.09%) CSS
3 19 (17.27%) LAMP
4 17 (15.45%) XML
5 15 (13.64%) Laravel
6 14 (12.73%) jQuery
7 12 (10.91%) Symfony
7 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (10.00%) CakePHP
9 10 (9.09%) SOAP
10 9 (8.18%) Web Services
10 9 (8.18%) J2EE
10 9 (8.18%) RESTful
11 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.55%) Spring
13 4 (3.64%) HTML5
14 3 (2.73%) XHTML
14 3 (2.73%) STL
14 3 (2.73%) JSON
14 3 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.73%) PKI
5 3 (2.73%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.73%) SCADA
5 3 (2.73%) Open Source
6 2 (1.82%) Social Media
6 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Windows
2 47 (42.73%) UNIX
3 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.27%) CentOS
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) OO
2 53 (48.18%) OOP
3 47 (42.73%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.64%) MVC
5 13 (11.82%) Web Development
6 12 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.36%) DevOps
10 6 (5.45%) Cyber Security
10 6 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.45%) OO PHP
10 6 (5.45%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.45%) Information Assurance
10 6 (5.45%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.45%) ITIL
10 6 (5.45%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.55%) Scrum
12 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.82%) C++
2 30 (27.27%) PHP
3 28 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.55%) SQL
5 19 (17.27%) Java
6 17 (15.45%) Perl
7 15 (13.64%) PHP5
7 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
8 12 (10.91%) C
8 12 (10.91%) Python
9 5 (4.55%) C#
10 3 (2.73%) Ruby
11 2 (1.82%) Korn
11 2 (1.82%) AWK
11 2 (1.82%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) HND
4 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (3.64%) Samba
4 2 (1.82%) QEMU
4 2 (1.82%) KVM
4 2 (1.82%) XenApp
4 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.82%) NFS
4 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
2 7 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.55%) SCCM
4 2 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (0.91%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) VMware
2 11 (10.00%) Zend
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle
4 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.36%) NetApp
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco
6 4 (3.64%) F5
6 4 (3.64%) IBM
6 4 (3.64%) HP
6 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.73%) Dell
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
7 3 (2.73%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.82%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.82%) Juniper
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
9 1 (0.91%) webMethods
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
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BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, audi health
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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