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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 86 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 13.28% 14.50% 14.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.70% 55.48% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 80 65
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
244 155 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 35.21% 26.14% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 218 137 156
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 65 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Poole -8 24 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (42.25%) MySQL
2 48 (33.80%) Windows
3 45 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 40 (28.17%) Software Engineering
5 38 (26.76%) SQL
5 38 (26.76%) LAMP
6 37 (26.06%) C++
6 37 (26.06%) OO
6 37 (26.06%) Apache
6 37 (26.06%) Degree
7 36 (25.35%) HTML
8 35 (24.65%) PHP
9 32 (22.54%) Bash Shell
10 31 (21.83%) Web Development
10 31 (21.83%) VMware
11 29 (20.42%) OOP
12 28 (19.72%) CSS
13 27 (19.01%) Java
13 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
14 25 (17.61%) Computer Science
14 25 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (16.90%) Puppet
16 23 (16.20%) C
16 23 (16.20%) UNIX
16 23 (16.20%) Git (software)
17 22 (15.49%) PHP5
17 22 (15.49%) jQuery
17 22 (15.49%) Python
18 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (14.08%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (26.06%) Apache
2 17 (11.97%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.15%) WordPress
4 12 (8.45%) Joomla!
4 12 (8.45%) Drupal
4 12 (8.45%) CMS
5 7 (4.93%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) SaaS
3 7 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) Firewall
2 7 (4.93%) DNS
2 7 (4.93%) DHCP
2 7 (4.93%) HTTP
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (3.52%) SAN
5 4 (2.82%) Network Security
5 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.82%) VPN
5 4 (2.82%) LDAP
6 3 (2.11%) VLAN
6 3 (2.11%) Multicast
7 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.41%) IPsec
7 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.70%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) VoIP
8 1 (0.70%) WAN
8 1 (0.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (42.25%) MySQL
2 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.86%) Big Data
4 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.93%) Spotfire
6 7 (4.93%) HBase
6 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.45%) Subversion
3 7 (4.93%) Maven
3 7 (4.93%) Selenium
3 7 (4.93%) Ant
4 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (8.45%) Electronics
2 4 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (33.10%) Software Engineer
2 33 (23.24%) Developer
3 26 (18.31%) Administrator
4 24 (16.90%) PHP Developer
5 22 (15.49%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (11.97%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (10.56%) Architect
7 15 (10.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.56%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (9.15%) PHP Web Developer
8 13 (9.15%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (9.15%) Web Developer
9 12 (8.45%) Graduate
9 12 (8.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 10 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (6.34%) Junior Software Engineer
11 9 (6.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 9 (6.34%) Junior
11 9 (6.34%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.76%) LAMP
2 36 (25.35%) HTML
3 28 (19.72%) CSS
4 22 (15.49%) jQuery
5 20 (14.08%) Web Services
5 20 (14.08%) XML
6 13 (9.15%) Laravel
7 12 (8.45%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.45%) Symfony
7 12 (8.45%) CakePHP
8 10 (7.04%) Middleware
9 9 (6.34%) Spring
9 9 (6.34%) Ajax
9 9 (6.34%) .NET
10 4 (2.82%) SOAP
10 4 (2.82%) STL
10 4 (2.82%) RESTful
11 3 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (2.11%) MFC
12 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.93%) Social Media
3 6 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.80%) Windows
2 25 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (16.20%) UNIX
4 17 (11.97%) CentOS
5 10 (7.04%) Fedora
6 9 (6.34%) Android
7 5 (3.52%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.41%) Solaris
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Software Engineering
2 37 (26.06%) OO
3 31 (21.83%) Web Development
4 29 (20.42%) OOP
5 16 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.27%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.56%) DevOps
6 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.15%) MVC
8 11 (7.75%) Migration
8 11 (7.75%) ITIL
8 11 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (7.04%) CRM
9 10 (7.04%) B2B
10 9 (6.34%) SOA
10 9 (6.34%) TDD
10 9 (6.34%) Kanban
10 9 (6.34%) ITIL V2
11 7 (4.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.69%) JavaScript
2 38 (26.76%) SQL
3 37 (26.06%) C++
4 35 (24.65%) PHP
5 32 (22.54%) Bash Shell
6 27 (19.01%) Java
7 23 (16.20%) C
8 22 (15.49%) Python
8 22 (15.49%) PHP5
9 19 (13.38%) Perl
10 14 (9.86%) Ruby
11 13 (9.15%) C#
12 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.45%) vSphere
3 5 (3.52%) KVM
3 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.52%) Xen
4 4 (2.82%) vCloud
5 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.41%) Firmware
5 2 (1.41%) XenApp
5 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) Puppet
2 19 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.63%) SCCM
4 5 (3.52%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.11%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) VMware
2 27 (19.01%) Red Hat
3 20 (14.08%) Oracle
3 20 (14.08%) Cisco
4 17 (11.97%) TIBCO
5 12 (8.45%) Zend
6 9 (6.34%) Avaya
7 7 (4.93%) IBM
7 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.93%) HP
8 6 (4.23%) NetApp
8 6 (4.23%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.82%) Citrix
10 2 (1.41%) Juniper
10 2 (1.41%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.41%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.70%) Dell
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Possible flexibility in salary
Posted: 24 days ago