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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 26 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 76 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 9.74% 13.42% 13.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.54% 43.83% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 76 67 50
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
241 162 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.90% 30.62% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 224 143 124
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £45,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -14 41 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Poole -2 29 £36,000 +37.14% 2
Wareham -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 55 (42.97%) Windows
1 55 (42.97%) OO
2 47 (36.72%) Degree
3 46 (35.94%) C++
4 45 (35.16%) OOP
4 45 (35.16%) Software Engineering
5 44 (34.38%) UNIX
6 42 (32.81%) MySQL
7 41 (32.03%) JavaScript
8 35 (27.34%) Computer Science
9 33 (25.78%) PHP
9 33 (25.78%) HTML
10 32 (25.00%) SQL
11 26 (20.31%) Perl
11 26 (20.31%) Apache
12 25 (19.53%) CSS
13 24 (18.75%) Python
13 24 (18.75%) LAMP
13 24 (18.75%) Web Development
13 24 (18.75%) Bash Shell
14 23 (17.97%) VMware
15 22 (17.19%) Java
16 18 (14.06%) C
17 17 (13.28%) XML
18 16 (12.50%) MVC
18 16 (12.50%) Laravel
18 16 (12.50%) PHP5
18 16 (12.50%) jQuery
19 15 (11.72%) Firewall
20 14 (10.94%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (20.31%) Apache
2 13 (10.16%) WordPress
2 13 (10.16%) Drupal
2 13 (10.16%) CMS
3 12 (9.38%) Joomla!
4 11 (8.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.13%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.56%) JBoss
7 2 (1.56%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) Firewall
2 11 (8.59%) HTTP
3 10 (7.81%) DNS
4 9 (7.03%) Network Security
5 8 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.25%) VPN
6 7 (5.47%) LDAP
6 7 (5.47%) DHCP
7 6 (4.69%) IPsec
7 6 (4.69%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
8 5 (3.91%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.13%) FTP
9 4 (3.13%) NAS
10 3 (2.34%) Multicast
10 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.34%) SAN
11 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.81%) MySQL
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.25%) Big Data
5 7 (5.47%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) HBase
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) Subversion
3 2 (1.56%) JMeter
3 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.56%) JUnit
3 2 (1.56%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.47%) Electronics
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 4 (3.13%) Banking
2 4 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Automotive
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Software Engineer
2 31 (24.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (20.31%) Developer
4 20 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 18 (14.06%) Administrator
6 16 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (11.72%) PHP Web Developer
7 15 (11.72%) Web Developer
8 14 (10.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (10.16%) Analyst
9 13 (10.16%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Graduate
11 8 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) Test Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) Architect
13 6 (4.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) HTML
2 25 (19.53%) CSS
3 24 (18.75%) LAMP
4 17 (13.28%) XML
5 16 (12.50%) Laravel
5 16 (12.50%) jQuery
6 14 (10.94%) Web Services
7 13 (10.16%) AngularJS
7 13 (10.16%) Symfony
8 12 (9.38%) CakePHP
9 9 (7.03%) J2EE
10 6 (4.69%) SOAP
10 6 (4.69%) RESTful
11 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.13%) STL
12 4 (3.13%) .NET
12 4 (3.13%) Spring
13 3 (2.34%) JSON
13 3 (2.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (2.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.47%) Social Media
4 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.34%) PKI
5 3 (2.34%) Open Source
5 3 (2.34%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.56%) SCADA
6 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.97%) Windows
2 44 (34.38%) UNIX
3 14 (10.94%) CentOS
4 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.69%) Fedora
6 5 (3.91%) Android
7 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.34%) Solaris
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) OO
2 45 (35.16%) OOP
2 45 (35.16%) Software Engineering
3 24 (18.75%) Web Development
4 16 (12.50%) MVC
5 12 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.81%) DevOps
8 8 (6.25%) Migration
9 7 (5.47%) Analytics
9 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.69%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.69%) ITIL
10 6 (4.69%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
11 5 (3.91%) Information Assurance
11 5 (3.91%) Cyber Security
11 5 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) C++
2 41 (32.03%) JavaScript
3 33 (25.78%) PHP
4 32 (25.00%) SQL
5 26 (20.31%) Perl
6 24 (18.75%) Python
6 24 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 22 (17.19%) Java
8 18 (14.06%) C
9 16 (12.50%) PHP5
10 10 (7.81%) Ruby
11 7 (5.47%) C#
12 2 (1.56%) AWK
12 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.56%) Korn
13 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 47 (36.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) HND
4 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.59%) vSphere
3 4 (3.13%) Samba
4 3 (2.34%) vCloud
4 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.56%) NFS
5 2 (1.56%) QEMU
5 2 (1.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Puppet
2 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) VMware
2 14 (10.94%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle
3 12 (9.38%) Zend
4 10 (7.81%) NetApp
4 10 (7.81%) Cisco
5 9 (7.03%) TIBCO
6 7 (5.47%) IBM
6 7 (5.47%) HP
7 6 (4.69%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.13%) F5
10 3 (2.34%) Dell
10 3 (2.34%) Citrix
11 2 (1.56%) Remedy
11 2 (1.56%) Juniper
11 2 (1.56%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.56%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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