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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 90 78 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.34% 15.29% 14.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.35% 51.66% 45.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85 73 57
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £47,500 £49,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
262 151 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 33.00% 29.61% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 239 131 134
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 55 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Poole -13 29 £36,000 +30.90% 5
Wareham -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (37.59%) Windows
2 47 (35.34%) MySQL
3 46 (34.59%) JavaScript
4 45 (33.83%) OO
5 44 (33.08%) Degree
6 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
7 39 (29.32%) C++
8 37 (27.82%) HTML
9 36 (27.07%) PHP
10 34 (25.56%) SQL
10 34 (25.56%) OOP
11 32 (24.06%) UNIX
11 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
12 29 (21.80%) Apache
12 29 (21.80%) CSS
13 28 (21.05%) Web Development
14 27 (20.30%) Java
14 27 (20.30%) LAMP
14 27 (20.30%) VMware
15 26 (19.55%) Perl
16 25 (18.80%) Bash Shell
17 23 (17.29%) Python
18 22 (16.54%) C
19 20 (15.04%) jQuery
20 19 (14.29%) PHP5
20 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
20 19 (14.29%) XML
21 17 (12.78%) Oracle
21 17 (12.78%) Puppet
21 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (21.80%) Apache
2 13 (9.77%) Drupal
2 13 (9.77%) WordPress
3 12 (9.02%) CMS
3 12 (9.02%) Joomla!
4 11 (8.27%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.26%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.50%) JBoss
7 2 (1.50%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Magento
2 2 (1.50%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) Firewall
2 10 (7.52%) HTTP
3 9 (6.77%) DNS
4 8 (6.02%) VPN
4 8 (6.02%) Network Security
5 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.26%) DHCP
5 7 (5.26%) LDAP
6 6 (4.51%) IPsec
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.76%) SAN
7 5 (3.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.01%) Wireshark
8 4 (3.01%) tcpdump
9 3 (2.26%) Multicast
9 3 (2.26%) NAS
9 3 (2.26%) VLAN
9 3 (2.26%) FTP
10 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (35.34%) MySQL
2 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.27%) Big Data
4 9 (6.77%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.26%) Spotfire
6 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.01%) HBase
8 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.52%) Subversion
3 4 (3.01%) Maven
3 4 (3.01%) Ant
3 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.50%) JMeter
4 2 (1.50%) JUnit
4 2 (1.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (7.52%) Electronics
2 7 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
3 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Software Engineer
2 32 (24.06%) Developer
3 23 (17.29%) PHP Developer
4 21 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (13.53%) Administrator
6 14 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 14 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (9.77%) Analyst
8 11 (8.27%) Graduate
8 11 (8.27%) Architect
8 11 (8.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.77%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) Junior Software Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) Junior
12 7 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (5.26%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.82%) HTML
2 29 (21.80%) CSS
3 27 (20.30%) LAMP
4 20 (15.04%) jQuery
5 19 (14.29%) XML
6 16 (12.03%) Web Services
7 15 (11.28%) Laravel
8 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
8 12 (9.02%) Symfony
8 12 (9.02%) CakePHP
9 8 (6.02%) J2EE
10 7 (5.26%) .NET
10 7 (5.26%) Spring
10 7 (5.26%) Middleware
11 6 (4.51%) RESTful
11 6 (4.51%) Ajax
11 6 (4.51%) SOAP
12 5 (3.76%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.01%) STL
14 3 (2.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.26%) Social Media
4 4 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.26%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.50%) PKI
6 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.59%) Windows
2 32 (24.06%) UNIX
3 17 (12.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.53%) CentOS
5 7 (5.26%) Android
6 6 (4.51%) Fedora
7 3 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.26%) Solaris
7 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) OO
2 40 (30.08%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.56%) OOP
4 28 (21.05%) Web Development
5 15 (11.28%) MVC
5 15 (11.28%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.52%) ITIL
7 10 (7.52%) DevOps
8 9 (6.77%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.02%) Migration
10 7 (5.26%) TDD
10 7 (5.26%) SOA
10 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.26%) Kanban
10 7 (5.26%) Analytics
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.51%) Business Continuity
12 5 (3.76%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) JavaScript
2 39 (29.32%) C++
3 36 (27.07%) PHP
4 34 (25.56%) SQL
5 27 (20.30%) Java
6 26 (19.55%) Perl
7 25 (18.80%) Bash Shell
8 23 (17.29%) Python
9 22 (16.54%) C
10 19 (14.29%) PHP5
11 10 (7.52%) Ruby
11 10 (7.52%) C#
12 2 (1.50%) Korn
12 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.50%) AWK
13 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (33.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) HND
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.02%) vSphere
3 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.01%) vCloud
5 3 (2.26%) Samba
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) XenApp
6 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Puppet
2 11 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.02%) SCCM
4 3 (2.26%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (20.30%) VMware
2 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.78%) Oracle
4 15 (11.28%) Cisco
5 14 (10.53%) TIBCO
6 12 (9.02%) Zend
7 9 (6.77%) NetApp
8 7 (5.26%) IBM
8 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.26%) HP
9 6 (4.51%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.76%) Avaya
11 4 (3.01%) Citrix
12 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.26%) F5
13 2 (1.50%) Remedy
13 2 (1.50%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.50%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.50%) Juniper
14 1 (0.75%) Dell
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Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
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Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Poole
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Poole
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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