The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.70% 14.97% 8.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.77% 45.51% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 32
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 178 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.35% 32.90% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 138 154 109
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
South West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -7 33 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Poole -2 26 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Wareham - 2 £42,500 -
Weymouth +13 1 - -
Dorchester -4 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 £30,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (45.20%) Software Engineering
2 73 (41.24%) OO
3 68 (38.42%) JavaScript
4 61 (34.46%) C++
5 59 (33.33%) Java
6 57 (32.20%) MySQL
7 54 (30.51%) PHP
8 52 (29.38%) UNIX
9 49 (27.68%) Windows
10 39 (22.03%) CSS
11 38 (21.47%) HTML
12 35 (19.77%) SQL
13 34 (19.21%) OOP
14 31 (17.51%) Degree
15 27 (15.25%) TDD
16 26 (14.69%) Subversion
16 26 (14.69%) Oracle
16 26 (14.69%) HTML5
17 24 (13.56%) Eclipse
18 23 (12.99%) C
18 23 (12.99%) PHP5
18 23 (12.99%) Scrum
19 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (12.43%) Ruby
19 22 (12.43%) Ruby on Rails
19 22 (12.43%) Perl
19 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
20 21 (11.86%) Multithreading
21 20 (11.30%) Telecoms
21 20 (11.30%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.65%) WordPress
2 10 (5.65%) Drupal
3 9 (5.08%) ExpressionEngine
4 5 (2.82%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) IIS
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.69%) Lync
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) Firewall
2 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.65%) VPN
3 10 (5.65%) SSL
4 9 (5.08%) Network Security
4 9 (5.08%) IPsec
4 9 (5.08%) VoIP
5 7 (3.95%) HTTP
5 7 (3.95%) SNMP
5 7 (3.95%) WAN
6 6 (3.39%) FTP
6 6 (3.39%) HTTPS
6 6 (3.39%) IPv4
6 6 (3.39%) IPv6
7 5 (2.82%) VLAN
7 5 (2.82%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.82%) tcpdump
7 5 (2.82%) NAS
8 4 (2.26%) LDAP
8 4 (2.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.20%) MySQL
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.69%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.69%) HBase
7 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.13%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (14.69%) Subversion
2 24 (13.56%) Eclipse
3 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.95%) Toad
6 4 (2.26%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.69%) Ant
8 2 (1.13%) JProfiler
8 2 (1.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.13%) Selenium
8 2 (1.13%) Introscope
9 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (11.30%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.60%) Marketing
2 17 (9.60%) Finance
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
4 5 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.26%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (44.63%) Developer
2 53 (29.94%) Software Engineer
3 34 (19.21%) PHP Developer
4 33 (18.64%) Software Developer
5 29 (16.38%) Java Developer
6 21 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 18 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
8 17 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 15 (8.47%) Analyst
10 13 (7.34%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (7.34%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Graduate
11 10 (5.65%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Test Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Junior
13 8 (4.52%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.52%) Applications Support
14 7 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
15 6 (3.39%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.03%) CSS
2 38 (21.47%) HTML
3 26 (14.69%) HTML5
4 22 (12.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (11.30%) XML
6 15 (8.47%) jQuery
6 15 (8.47%) LAMP
7 14 (7.91%) Ajax
8 10 (5.65%) Laravel
9 9 (5.08%) J2EE
9 9 (5.08%) CSS3
10 8 (4.52%) WPF
11 6 (3.39%) JDBC
11 6 (3.39%) STL
12 5 (2.82%) Spring
13 4 (2.26%) Play Framework
13 4 (2.26%) Servlets
13 4 (2.26%) SOAP
13 4 (2.26%) SAML
14 3 (1.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.39%) Device Driver
3 5 (2.82%) PKI
3 5 (2.82%) SCADA
3 5 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.26%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (1.13%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.56%) VHDL
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.56%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.38%) UNIX
2 49 (27.68%) Windows
3 15 (8.47%) Windows CE
4 4 (2.26%) Solaris
5 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.69%) CentOS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (45.20%) Software Engineering
2 73 (41.24%) OO
3 34 (19.21%) OOP
4 27 (15.25%) TDD
5 23 (12.99%) Scrum
6 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.86%) Multithreading
8 18 (10.17%) MVC
9 17 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (9.04%) E-Commerce
10 16 (9.04%) OOD
11 15 (8.47%) Web Development
11 15 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.21%) ITIL
12 11 (6.21%) Signal Processing
13 10 (5.65%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.08%) Release Management
14 9 (5.08%) Content Management
14 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.42%) JavaScript
2 61 (34.46%) C++
3 59 (33.33%) Java
4 54 (30.51%) PHP
5 35 (19.77%) SQL
6 23 (12.99%) C
6 23 (12.99%) PHP5
7 22 (12.43%) Ruby
7 22 (12.43%) Perl
8 17 (9.60%) VB
9 15 (8.47%) C#
10 14 (7.91%) MATLAB
11 13 (7.34%) Python
12 10 (5.65%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.82%) Assembly Language
15 4 (2.26%) Scala
16 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.56%) AWK
17 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 20 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.26%) HND
4 2 (1.13%) ISEB
4 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) QA
2 8 (4.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.26%) Samba
3 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) Plesk
2 6 (3.39%) Puppet
2 6 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.13%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.13%) nmon
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (14.69%) Oracle
2 12 (6.78%) VMware
3 8 (4.52%) HP
4 5 (2.82%) NetApp
4 5 (2.82%) Cisco
5 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.26%) Dell
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.69%) CommVault
7 2 (1.13%) NETGEAR
7 2 (1.13%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.13%) Vyatta
7 2 (1.13%) Sybase
7 2 (1.13%) Sage
7 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) F5
8 1 (0.56%) Vertica
8 1 (0.56%) MapR
Broadstone, Dorset
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum - bonus, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
iSupply Energy
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + up to 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago