The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Poole region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 7.46% 19.39% 6.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.33% 52.78% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 26.32% 36.73% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 22
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Dorset

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 31 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Poole

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (86.96%) Software Engineering
2 39 (84.78%) Windows
3 31 (67.39%) UNIX
4 30 (65.22%) C++
5 29 (63.04%) OO
6 18 (39.13%) OOP
7 13 (28.26%) Degree
8 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
9 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.39%) Perl
10 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Java
12 3 (6.52%) C
12 3 (6.52%) MySQL
12 3 (6.52%) XML
12 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (6.52%) Broadband
12 3 (6.52%) VoIP
12 3 (6.52%) WAN
13 2 (4.35%) Python
13 2 (4.35%) LAN
13 2 (4.35%) PSTN
13 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
13 2 (4.35%) Web Services
13 2 (4.35%) SQL
13 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (4.35%) Subversion
13 2 (4.35%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Broadband
1 3 (6.52%) VoIP
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) PSTN
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) VLAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPLS
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) OSPF
3 1 (2.17%) BGP
3 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.17%) L2TP
3 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Software Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (34.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Junior Software Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Junior
4 11 (23.91%) Graduate
4 11 (23.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) JPA
3 1 (2.17%) Qt
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Software Engineering
2 29 (63.04%) OO
3 18 (39.13%) OOP
4 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.17%) DevOps
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Release Management
5 1 (2.17%) TDD
5 1 (2.17%) Data Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) C++
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) C
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Pega
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Sun
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago