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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 106 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.94% 11.73% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.81% 42.40% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 97 75
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
211 250 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.51% 27.65% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 230 191
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 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 29 July 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 -2 52 £23,500 -41.25% 6
Poole +9 8 £36,750 -22.63% 4
Weymouth +3 4 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 76 (42.94%) MySQL
2 56 (31.64%) Java
3 55 (31.07%) SQL
4 51 (28.81%) Software Engineering
5 48 (27.12%) LAMP
6 47 (26.55%) Git (software)
7 42 (23.73%) C++
8 41 (23.16%) C
8 41 (23.16%) PHP
9 37 (20.90%) Degree
10 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
11 34 (19.21%) Oracle
11 34 (19.21%) Apache
12 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
12 33 (18.64%) XML
12 33 (18.64%) VMware
13 29 (16.38%) HTML
14 28 (15.82%) Windows
14 28 (15.82%) Bash Shell
15 27 (15.25%) Web Services
16 26 (14.69%) Firewall
16 26 (14.69%) Electronics
16 26 (14.69%) Red Hat
17 25 (14.12%) Python
17 25 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (13.56%) UNIX
18 24 (13.56%) CSS
18 24 (13.56%) C#
19 23 (12.99%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (19.21%) Apache
2 21 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.21%) WordPress
4 6 (3.39%) SAS
5 5 (2.82%) Drupal
5 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.82%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.26%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.26%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Magento
2 5 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.82%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) Firewall
2 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.52%) VPN
3 8 (4.52%) LDAP
3 8 (4.52%) SAN
4 6 (3.39%) Network Security
5 5 (2.82%) HTTP
5 5 (2.82%) IPsec
6 4 (2.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.26%) FTP
6 4 (2.26%) NAS
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) VLAN
8 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.13%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.13%) Multicast
8 2 (1.13%) Internet
9 1 (0.56%) DNS
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (42.94%) MySQL
2 21 (11.86%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 18 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.47%) Big Data
5 12 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.65%) HBase
7 8 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.82%) Spotfire
9 5 (2.82%) OLTP
9 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.69%) TimesTen
10 3 (1.69%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.30%) Subversion
3 10 (5.65%) Maven
3 10 (5.65%) Selenium
3 10 (5.65%) Ant
4 9 (5.08%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.82%) TestDirector
6 4 (2.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (14.69%) Electronics
2 17 (9.60%) Finance
3 14 (7.91%) Marketing
4 11 (6.21%) Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Retail
6 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (31.07%) Software Engineer
2 47 (26.55%) Developer
3 34 (19.21%) PHP Developer
4 29 (16.38%) Administrator
5 22 (12.43%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (11.86%) Graduate
6 21 (11.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 21 (11.86%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (11.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 19 (10.73%) Senior Developer
8 16 (9.04%) Analyst
9 13 (7.34%) Architect
9 13 (7.34%) Junior
10 12 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Java Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Test Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.12%) LAMP
2 33 (18.64%) XML
3 29 (16.38%) HTML
4 27 (15.25%) Web Services
5 24 (13.56%) CSS
6 21 (11.86%) jQuery
7 16 (9.04%) RESTful
7 16 (9.04%) SOAP
7 16 (9.04%) .NET
7 16 (9.04%) JSON
8 15 (8.47%) Middleware
9 13 (7.34%) REST
10 10 (5.65%) Spring
11 9 (5.08%) Ajax
12 7 (3.95%) Laravel
13 6 (3.39%) HTML5
13 6 (3.39%) CSS3
14 4 (2.26%) J2EE
15 3 (1.69%) XHTML
15 3 (1.69%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.21%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.82%) Social Media
5 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) Statistics
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.69%) Equities
7 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.13%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.13%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.82%) Windows
2 25 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (13.56%) UNIX
4 14 (7.91%) CentOS
5 12 (6.78%) Android
5 12 (6.78%) Fedora
6 11 (6.21%) Solaris
7 7 (3.95%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.81%) Software Engineering
2 23 (12.99%) OO
3 20 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.73%) Web Development
4 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
5 14 (7.91%) ITIL
5 14 (7.91%) Scrum
6 13 (7.34%) Migration
6 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.78%) Logistics
7 12 (6.78%) UML
7 12 (6.78%) DevOps
8 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.21%) Parallel Programming
8 11 (6.21%) CRM
8 11 (6.21%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.65%) B2B
9 10 (5.65%) TDD
9 10 (5.65%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (5.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.64%) Java
2 55 (31.07%) SQL
3 42 (23.73%) C++
4 41 (23.16%) PHP
4 41 (23.16%) C
5 35 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 28 (15.82%) Bash Shell
7 25 (14.12%) Python
8 24 (13.56%) C#
9 20 (11.30%) Perl
10 16 (9.04%) PHP5
11 14 (7.91%) Ruby
12 11 (6.21%) MATLAB
13 8 (4.52%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.39%) AWK
14 6 (3.39%) sed
15 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.69%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.56%) PHP4
17 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (20.90%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.82%) ISEB
4 4 (2.26%) HND
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.08%) Xen
2 9 (5.08%) KVM
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.52%) vSphere
4 5 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.82%) Firmware
5 4 (2.26%) vCloud
5 4 (2.26%) Samba
6 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.99%) Puppet
2 20 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.08%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.26%) SCCM
6 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.69%) Control-M
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.13%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Oracle
2 33 (18.64%) VMware
3 26 (14.69%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.04%) Cisco
5 15 (8.47%) TIBCO
6 9 (5.08%) Avaya
6 9 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.52%) NetApp
8 6 (3.39%) Sybase
9 5 (2.82%) Green Hat
10 4 (2.26%) IBM
10 4 (2.26%) HP
10 4 (2.26%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.69%) Intel
11 3 (1.69%) Vertica
11 3 (1.69%) MapR
12 2 (1.13%) Zend
13 1 (0.56%) Twitter
13 1 (0.56%) Citrix
13 1 (0.56%) Adobe
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k - 45k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + +20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sherborne
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago