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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 90 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.30% 13.22% 14.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 35.16% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 80 85
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,875 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
155 256 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 26.96% 37.59% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 131 223 147
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -8 39 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Poole +4 16 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Dorchester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wimborne - 2 £23,750 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 79 (56.43%) PHP
2 77 (55.00%) MySQL
3 67 (47.86%) LAMP
4 64 (45.71%) Apache
5 53 (37.86%) HTML
6 52 (37.14%) CSS
7 50 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 38 (27.14%) Telecoms
9 37 (26.43%) Perl
10 33 (23.57%) C++
11 32 (22.86%) MVC
12 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
13 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
14 28 (20.00%) SNMP
14 28 (20.00%) IPv4
14 28 (20.00%) IPv6
14 28 (20.00%) MPLS
14 28 (20.00%) OSPF
14 28 (20.00%) EIGRP
14 28 (20.00%) Mobile App
15 27 (19.29%) VLAN
15 27 (19.29%) VMware
16 26 (18.57%) C
17 25 (17.86%) WAN
17 25 (17.86%) LAN
18 23 (16.43%) Windows
19 22 (15.71%) Java
20 21 (15.00%) Web Development
20 21 (15.00%) Degree
21 20 (14.29%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 64 (45.71%) Apache
2 3 (2.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 28 (20.00%) IPv4
1 28 (20.00%) IPv6
1 28 (20.00%) MPLS
1 28 (20.00%) OSPF
1 28 (20.00%) SNMP
2 27 (19.29%) VLAN
3 25 (17.86%) LAN
3 25 (17.86%) WAN
4 19 (13.57%) BGP
4 19 (13.57%) L2TP
5 14 (10.00%) VoIP
6 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.57%) VPN
8 4 (2.86%) Firewall
8 4 (2.86%) HTTP
8 4 (2.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.86%) Intranet
8 4 (2.86%) IPsec
8 4 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (55.00%) MySQL
2 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.43%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) CMake
6 1 (0.71%) Hudson
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Protractor
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 38 (27.14%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.14%) Electronics
3 9 (6.43%) Automotive
4 4 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.86%) French Language
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Finance
5 3 (2.14%) Military
5 3 (2.14%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Developer
2 46 (32.86%) PHP Developer
3 33 (23.57%) Administrator
3 33 (23.57%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (18.57%) Linux Administrator
4 26 (18.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 26 (18.57%) Software Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Telecoms Administrator
6 14 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
6 14 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Architect
8 8 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.86%) LAMP
2 53 (37.86%) HTML
3 52 (37.14%) CSS
4 11 (7.86%) Ajax
4 11 (7.86%) jQuery
5 8 (5.71%) J2EE
5 8 (5.71%) Java EE
6 6 (4.29%) XML
7 5 (3.57%) Middleware
8 4 (2.86%) .NET
8 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.86%) CakePHP
8 4 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.86%) OpenMP
8 4 (2.86%) RESTful
8 4 (2.86%) Spring
8 4 (2.86%) Web Services
9 3 (2.14%) HTML5
9 3 (2.14%) Qt
9 3 (2.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.14%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Unix
3 9 (6.43%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.57%) Android
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) MVC
2 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
4 21 (15.00%) Web Development
5 20 (14.29%) OO
6 18 (12.86%) Presales
7 14 (10.00%) UML
8 10 (7.14%) OOP
9 9 (6.43%) CRM
10 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.71%) ITIL
10 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.71%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.29%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.57%) B2B
12 5 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.57%) Open Source
12 5 (3.57%) Project Management
12 5 (3.57%) SOA
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.43%) PHP
2 50 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 37 (26.43%) Perl
4 33 (23.57%) C++
5 26 (18.57%) C
6 22 (15.71%) Java
7 14 (10.00%) Python
8 8 (5.71%) C#
8 8 (5.71%) SQL
9 6 (4.29%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.29%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.71%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) DO-178B
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Firmware
1 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Nagios
1 4 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) VMware
2 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.57%) Avaya
4 5 (3.57%) Cisco
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle
4 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.86%) Intel
6 3 (2.14%) F5
6 3 (2.14%) NetApp
6 3 (2.14%) Zend
7 1 (0.71%) EMC
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