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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 42 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 46 108 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.81% 16.24% 15.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.60% 41.22% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 100 90
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
187 262 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.70% 39.40% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 166 239 175
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -20 26 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Poole -16 16 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Wareham 0 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 52 (47.71%) OO
2 49 (44.95%) Windows
3 47 (43.12%) Software Engineering
4 45 (41.28%) UNIX
4 45 (41.28%) OOP
4 45 (41.28%) C++
5 43 (39.45%) Degree
6 35 (32.11%) Computer Science
7 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
7 32 (29.36%) MySQL
8 31 (28.44%) Java
9 25 (22.94%) PHP
10 22 (20.18%) SQL
10 22 (20.18%) HTML
11 21 (19.27%) CSS
12 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
13 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.76%) jQuery
13 15 (13.76%) PHP5
13 15 (13.76%) C
14 14 (12.84%) VMware
14 14 (12.84%) SOAP
14 14 (12.84%) Subversion
15 13 (11.93%) Spring
15 13 (11.93%) XML
15 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
16 12 (11.01%) Apache
16 12 (11.01%) LAMP
16 12 (11.01%) TDD
16 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (11.01%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) CMS
2 7 (6.42%) Drupal
2 7 (6.42%) WordPress
3 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.50%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.83%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) Mule
6 1 (0.92%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.92%) CICS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Magento
2 2 (1.83%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
1 9 (8.26%) Firewall
2 8 (7.34%) Network Security
2 8 (7.34%) VPN
3 7 (6.42%) IPsec
4 6 (5.50%) HTTPS
4 6 (5.50%) FTP
4 6 (5.50%) HTTP
4 6 (5.50%) Wireshark
4 6 (5.50%) tcpdump
5 5 (4.59%) DNS
6 4 (3.67%) LDAP
6 4 (3.67%) WAN
6 4 (3.67%) NAS
7 2 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.83%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.83%) DHCP
7 2 (1.83%) SNMP
7 2 (1.83%) SSL
7 2 (1.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) MySQL
2 9 (8.26%) HBase
3 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.50%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.84%) Subversion
3 10 (9.17%) Ant
4 4 (3.67%) JUnit
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) Maven
6 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.83%) JMeter
6 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.83%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) TestLink
General
1 8 (7.34%) Electronics
1 8 (7.34%) Banking
1 8 (7.34%) Retail
2 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
2 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Automotive
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (44.04%) Software Engineer
2 34 (31.19%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (15.60%) PHP Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (13.76%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Web Developer
7 9 (8.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Graduate
9 7 (6.42%) Junior
9 7 (6.42%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) DBA
12 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.18%) HTML
2 21 (19.27%) CSS
3 15 (13.76%) jQuery
4 14 (12.84%) SOAP
5 13 (11.93%) XML
5 13 (11.93%) Spring
6 12 (11.01%) LAMP
7 10 (9.17%) RESTful
7 10 (9.17%) Laravel
8 9 (8.26%) J2EE
9 8 (7.34%) Web Services
10 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.42%) Symfony
11 6 (5.50%) CakePHP
11 6 (5.50%) HTML5
11 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.59%) REST
12 5 (4.59%) CSS3
13 4 (3.67%) JSON
13 4 (3.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.11%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.75%) SCADA
5 3 (2.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.75%) Open Source
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.95%) Windows
2 45 (41.28%) UNIX
3 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) CentOS
4 3 (2.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) OO
2 47 (43.12%) Software Engineering
3 45 (41.28%) OOP
4 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
6 12 (11.01%) TDD
7 10 (9.17%) Scrum
7 10 (9.17%) MVC
7 10 (9.17%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.42%) ITIL
9 6 (5.50%) B2B
9 6 (5.50%) Business Continuity
9 6 (5.50%) Web Development
9 6 (5.50%) Capacity Management
9 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.50%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.59%) Information Assurance
10 5 (4.59%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) C++
2 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.44%) Java
4 25 (22.94%) PHP
5 22 (20.18%) SQL
6 15 (13.76%) C
6 15 (13.76%) PHP5
7 11 (10.09%) Perl
8 8 (7.34%) C#
8 8 (7.34%) Python
9 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.67%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.83%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.83%) PHP4
11 2 (1.83%) AWK
11 2 (1.83%) Korn
12 1 (0.92%) Ruby
12 1 (0.92%) JCL
12 1 (0.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 43 (39.45%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) HND
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Samba
3 2 (1.83%) NFS
3 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.83%) QEMU
3 2 (1.83%) KVM
4 1 (0.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.92%) RACF
4 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Puppet
1 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) VMware
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 6 (5.50%) Zend
4 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.67%) F5
4 4 (3.67%) NetApp
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.75%) Dell
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.83%) Citrix
6 2 (1.83%) Juniper
6 2 (1.83%) Sage
6 2 (1.83%) Remedy
6 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.92%) webMethods
7 1 (0.92%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.92%) Pega
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: From £24,057 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 28 days holiday
Posted: 23 days ago