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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 106 84 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.76% 10.95% 9.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.40% 34.01% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 98 73 37
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
250 247 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.75% 32.20% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 231 188 103
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 63 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Poole -13 17 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Dorchester +3 1 £21,000 +16.66%
Weymouth +2 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (41.92%) Windows
1 83 (41.92%) OO
2 80 (40.40%) JavaScript
3 77 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 76 (38.38%) MySQL
5 71 (35.86%) C++
6 61 (30.81%) Java
7 59 (29.80%) UNIX
7 59 (29.80%) PHP
8 38 (19.19%) HTML
9 36 (18.18%) SQL
10 33 (16.67%) TDD
10 33 (16.67%) CSS
11 32 (16.16%) Oracle
11 32 (16.16%) OOP
11 32 (16.16%) Degree
12 30 (15.15%) Scrum
12 30 (15.15%) C#
13 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (13.13%) Subversion
15 25 (12.63%) C
15 25 (12.63%) XML
16 24 (12.12%) jQuery
16 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
17 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
17 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
18 21 (10.61%) VB
18 21 (10.61%) QA
18 21 (10.61%) Spring
19 20 (10.10%) Visual Studio

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (7.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.05%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.04%) IIS
3 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.03%) PegaRULES
4 6 (3.03%) Apache
5 5 (2.53%) SAS
5 5 (2.53%) Drupal
6 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.52%) Lync
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.01%) Mule
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) CICS
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.05%) WAN
2 10 (5.05%) Firewall
3 9 (4.55%) SAN
3 9 (4.55%) VoIP
4 7 (3.54%) FTP
5 5 (2.53%) VLAN
5 5 (2.53%) iSCSI
5 5 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (2.02%) Network Security
6 4 (2.02%) SNMP
7 3 (1.52%) IPv4
7 3 (1.52%) IPv6
7 3 (1.52%) HTTP
7 3 (1.52%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.52%) Broadband
7 3 (1.52%) ISDN
7 3 (1.52%) LAN
7 3 (1.52%) RTP
7 3 (1.52%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.38%) MySQL
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.59%) HBase
4 12 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.05%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.03%) Big Data
6 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.52%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 26 (13.13%) Subversion
2 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.10%) Visual Studio
4 19 (9.60%) Ant
5 16 (8.08%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.54%) Toad
7 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.01%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.01%) JProfiler
7 2 (1.01%) Introscope
8 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.51%) CodeWarrior
General
1 18 (9.09%) Marketing
2 16 (8.08%) Electronics
3 13 (6.57%) Banking
4 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 10 (5.05%) Finance
5 9 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 86 (43.43%) Developer
2 65 (32.83%) Software Engineer
3 35 (17.68%) PHP Developer
4 33 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 32 (16.16%) Software Developer
6 31 (15.66%) Java Developer
7 25 (12.63%) Senior Developer
8 23 (11.62%) Junior
9 21 (10.61%) Graduate
9 21 (10.61%) Junior Software Engineer
9 21 (10.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 20 (10.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 16 (8.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (7.58%) Analyst
13 13 (6.57%) Support Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) Java Software Developer
13 13 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (6.06%) Support Analyst
15 11 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
16 9 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.19%) HTML
2 33 (16.67%) CSS
3 25 (12.63%) XML
4 24 (12.12%) jQuery
5 21 (10.61%) Spring
6 19 (9.60%) HTML5
7 17 (8.59%) SOAP
8 15 (7.58%) WPF
9 13 (6.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (6.06%) LAMP
11 10 (5.05%) SAML
12 9 (4.55%) Ajax
12 9 (4.55%) REST
13 8 (4.04%) RESTful
13 8 (4.04%) JSON
14 7 (3.54%) CSS3
15 5 (2.53%) Laravel
16 4 (2.02%) .NET
17 2 (1.01%) JDBC
17 2 (1.01%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.02%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.01%) PKI
3 2 (1.01%) SCADA
3 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
3 2 (1.01%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.51%) VHDL
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (41.92%) Windows
2 59 (29.80%) UNIX
3 19 (9.60%) Windows CE
4 5 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) CentOS
5 3 (1.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.92%) OO
2 77 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 33 (16.67%) TDD
4 32 (16.16%) OOP
5 30 (15.15%) Scrum
6 27 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.60%) OOD
7 19 (9.60%) Waterfall
8 16 (8.08%) OO PHP
9 15 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.07%) B2B
11 13 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.06%) Release Management
12 12 (6.06%) Machine Learning
13 11 (5.56%) ITIL
14 10 (5.05%) Web Development
15 9 (4.55%) Software Testing
16 7 (3.54%) Manual Testing
16 7 (3.54%) Test Management
17 6 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 71 (35.86%) C++
3 61 (30.81%) Java
4 59 (29.80%) PHP
5 36 (18.18%) SQL
6 30 (15.15%) C#
7 25 (12.63%) C
8 21 (10.61%) VB
9 17 (8.59%) PHP5
10 13 (6.57%) Ruby
11 10 (5.05%) Perl
12 9 (4.55%) PL/SQL
13 8 (4.04%) Embedded C
14 7 (3.54%) Bash Shell
15 5 (2.53%) Lua
16 4 (2.02%) PHP4
16 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
16 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
16 4 (2.02%) Python
17 3 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 32 (16.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) ISEB
3 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) QA
2 4 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.52%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.51%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (10.10%) Puppet
1 20 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.52%) Plesk
3 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) nmon
3 2 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (16.16%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) VMware
3 7 (3.54%) HP
4 6 (3.03%) Pega
5 5 (2.53%) Veeam
5 5 (2.53%) EMC
5 5 (2.53%) Cisco
5 5 (2.53%) SonicWALL
6 4 (2.02%) Sage
7 3 (1.52%) CommVault
7 3 (1.52%) Dell
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.01%) webMethods
8 2 (1.01%) NETGEAR
8 2 (1.01%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.01%) Vyatta
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Vertica
9 1 (0.51%) MapR
9 1 (0.51%) Sun
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Health Care, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago