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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 13.46% 13.89% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 39.47% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
45 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 28.85% 35.19% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Poole

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 42 (91.30%) Software Engineering
3 38 (82.61%) UNIX
4 37 (80.43%) C++
5 35 (76.09%) OO
6 30 (65.22%) OOP
7 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
7 17 (36.96%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Perl
9 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.35%) Java
11 1 (2.17%) MySQL
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle
11 1 (2.17%) XML
11 1 (2.17%) ITIL
11 1 (2.17%) JMS
11 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.17%) Sun
11 1 (2.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.17%) Wireless
11 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
11 1 (2.17%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) PegaRULES
11 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.17%) QEMU

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (2.17%) PegaRULES
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Software Engineer
2 37 (80.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (43.48%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (43.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Graduate
4 7 (15.22%) Junior
4 7 (15.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Junior Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) JMS
1 1 (2.17%) JSON
1 1 (2.17%) JPA
1 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 38 (82.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Software Engineering
2 35 (76.09%) OO
3 30 (65.22%) OOP
4 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Release Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) C++
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) QEMU
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) Sun
1 1 (2.17%) Dell
1 1 (2.17%) VMware
1 1 (2.17%) Pega
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