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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 27 40 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 78 58 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 9.51% 7.69% 14.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 27.10% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 76
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
286 214 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 34.88% 28.38% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 226 203 176
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Poole +26 42 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Bournemouth -7 20 £37,500 - 2
Dorchester - 5 £21,500 - 1
Weymouth - 2 £39,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 58 (42.65%) PHP
2 50 (36.76%) MySQL
3 45 (33.09%) Apache
4 43 (31.62%) Software Engineering
5 41 (30.15%) Java
5 41 (30.15%) LAMP
6 38 (27.94%) C++
6 38 (27.94%) HTML
6 38 (27.94%) CSS
7 36 (26.47%) Perl
8 35 (25.74%) Telecoms
9 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
10 32 (23.53%) OO
11 28 (20.59%) Degree
12 27 (19.85%) C
13 26 (19.12%) SNMP
13 26 (19.12%) IPv4
13 26 (19.12%) IPv6
13 26 (19.12%) MPLS
13 26 (19.12%) OSPF
13 26 (19.12%) EIGRP
13 26 (19.12%) VMware
14 25 (18.38%) VLAN
15 24 (17.65%) LAN
15 24 (17.65%) Windows
15 24 (17.65%) UML
16 23 (16.91%) WAN
17 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
18 21 (15.44%) SQL
19 20 (14.71%) Unix

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 45 (33.09%) Apache
2 11 (8.09%) WordPress
3 5 (3.68%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) Drupal
4 4 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.47%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.47%) JBoss
5 2 (1.47%) Node.js
5 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) IaaS
2 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.12%) EIGRP
1 26 (19.12%) IPv4
1 26 (19.12%) IPv6
1 26 (19.12%) MPLS
1 26 (19.12%) OSPF
1 26 (19.12%) SNMP
2 25 (18.38%) VLAN
3 24 (17.65%) LAN
4 23 (16.91%) WAN
5 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
6 18 (13.24%) BGP
6 18 (13.24%) L2TP
7 13 (9.56%) VoIP
8 6 (4.41%) VPN
9 5 (3.68%) IPsec
9 5 (3.68%) Network Security
10 4 (2.94%) Firewall
10 4 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.94%) LDAP
10 4 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (36.76%) MySQL
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (10.29%) Eclipse
3 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.09%) Subversion
5 5 (3.68%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.94%) Grunt
6 4 (2.94%) gulp
7 2 (1.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) CMake
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.74%) Protractor
8 1 (0.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (25.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.15%) Automotive
3 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.94%) Electronics
3 4 (2.94%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) French Language
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
3 4 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.21%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.94%) Developer
1 38 (27.94%) Software Engineer
2 29 (21.32%) Administrator
2 29 (21.32%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (19.12%) C++ Software Engineer
4 23 (16.91%) Linux Administrator
4 23 (16.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 20 (14.71%) PHP Developer
6 19 (13.97%) Java Engineer
7 17 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 16 (11.76%) Telecoms Administrator
9 14 (10.29%) Web Developer
10 13 (9.56%) Senior Java Engineer
10 13 (9.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (8.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (8.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 9 (6.62%) PHP Web Developer
14 7 (5.15%) Principal Engineer
14 7 (5.15%) Principal Software Engineer
15 6 (4.41%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.15%) LAMP
2 38 (27.94%) CSS
2 38 (27.94%) HTML
3 17 (12.50%) jQuery
3 17 (12.50%) XML
4 15 (11.03%) OpenMP
5 12 (8.82%) Web Services
6 11 (8.09%) HTML5
7 10 (7.35%) CSS3
7 10 (7.35%) J2EE
8 9 (6.62%) Ajax
8 9 (6.62%) Laravel
8 9 (6.62%) Sass
9 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 8 (5.88%) Java EE
10 7 (5.15%) .NET
11 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.41%) Hibernate
11 6 (4.41%) Spring
11 6 (4.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.21%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.47%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Windows
2 20 (14.71%) Unix
3 10 (7.35%) Android
4 4 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.62%) Software Engineering
2 32 (23.53%) OO
3 24 (17.65%) UML
4 19 (13.97%) Multithreading
4 19 (13.97%) OOP
5 17 (12.50%) Presales
6 16 (11.76%) MVC
7 15 (11.03%) Concurrent Programming
7 15 (11.03%) Validation
8 13 (9.56%) Signal Processing
8 13 (9.56%) Web Development
9 11 (8.09%) Parallel Programming
10 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.15%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.15%) Open Source
13 6 (4.41%) ITIL
14 5 (3.68%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (3.68%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.65%) PHP
2 41 (30.15%) Java
3 38 (27.94%) C++
4 36 (26.47%) Perl
5 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
6 27 (19.85%) C
7 21 (15.44%) SQL
8 18 (13.24%) C#
8 18 (13.24%) Python
9 17 (12.50%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.21%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.21%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.21%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (20.59%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) DO-178B
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Firmware
2 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) VMware
2 17 (12.50%) Intel
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.94%) NetApp
4 4 (2.94%) Sage
5 3 (2.21%) Cisco
5 3 (2.21%) Sun
6 2 (1.47%) Avaya
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.74%) EMC
7 1 (0.74%) Zend
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