The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 3 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 27.44% 13.97% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 32.89% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 17
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 76 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 43.90% 42.46% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 33
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +27.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Linux
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Poole region.

Linux Salary Trend in Poole

Linux
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Poole region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Poole

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Poole 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 32 (54.24%) MySQL
2 30 (50.85%) PHP
3 28 (47.46%) Perl
3 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
4 25 (42.37%) LAMP
5 24 (40.68%) WAN
5 24 (40.68%) SNMP
5 24 (40.68%) IPv4
5 24 (40.68%) IPv6
5 24 (40.68%) EIGRP
5 24 (40.68%) MPLS
5 24 (40.68%) OSPF
5 24 (40.68%) Apache
5 24 (40.68%) LAN
6 23 (38.98%) VLAN
7 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
8 19 (32.20%) VMware
9 18 (30.51%) BGP
9 18 (30.51%) L2TP
10 17 (28.81%) SQL
10 17 (28.81%) Presales
11 14 (23.73%) XML
12 13 (22.03%) Windows
12 13 (22.03%) C
13 12 (20.34%) C#
13 12 (20.34%) C++
13 12 (20.34%) Java
13 12 (20.34%) OO
13 12 (20.34%) Web Services
14 11 (18.64%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Poole 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 24 (40.68%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) EIGRP
1 24 (40.68%) IPv4
1 24 (40.68%) IPv6
1 24 (40.68%) LAN
1 24 (40.68%) MPLS
1 24 (40.68%) OSPF
1 24 (40.68%) SNMP
1 24 (40.68%) WAN
2 23 (38.98%) VLAN
3 18 (30.51%) BGP
3 18 (30.51%) L2TP
4 5 (8.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (54.24%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Subversion
2 10 (16.95%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (47.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Administrator
1 28 (47.46%) Systems Administrator
2 21 (35.59%) Linux Administrator
2 21 (35.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 18 (30.51%) Software Engineer
4 16 (27.12%) Telecoms Administrator
5 11 (18.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) LAMP
2 14 (23.73%) XML
3 12 (20.34%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE
6 2 (3.39%) jQuery
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.39%) Qt
6 2 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Android
3 9 (15.25%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.81%) Presales
3 12 (20.34%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) OOP
5 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.08%) TDD
6 3 (5.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Coaching
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Kernel Development
7 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.39%) MVC
7 2 (3.39%) Open Source
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
8 1 (1.69%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) PHP
2 28 (47.46%) Perl
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 13 (22.03%) C
5 12 (20.34%) C#
5 12 (20.34%) C++
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 10 (16.95%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) VMware
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) EMC
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