The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 98 74 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.17% 12.29% 8.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.14% 40.00% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 87 62 68
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £48,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Somerset region.

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
181 185 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.02% 30.73% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 166 153 181
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Salary Trend in Somerset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Somerset

Linux
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 79 £41,500 +10.66% 11
Street 0 6 - -
Taunton - 3 £26,000 -
Bridgwater +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wells - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 81 (48.21%) Windows
2 58 (34.52%) VMware
3 54 (32.14%) Python
4 52 (30.95%) Java
4 52 (30.95%) PHP
5 48 (28.57%) MySQL
5 48 (28.57%) DevOps
6 43 (25.60%) Active Directory
7 42 (25.00%) ITIL
8 41 (24.40%) Apache
8 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (23.81%) REST
9 40 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
10 38 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (22.02%) Windows Server
12 35 (20.83%) Cisco
13 34 (20.24%) Tomcat
14 33 (19.64%) Git (software)
15 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (19.05%) Jenkins
15 32 (19.05%) IIS
15 32 (19.05%) Internet
16 31 (18.45%) Unix
16 31 (18.45%) Software Engineering
16 31 (18.45%) Open Source
17 30 (17.86%) SQL
18 29 (17.26%) HTML
19 27 (16.07%) Web Services
19 27 (16.07%) Eclipse

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (24.40%) Apache
2 34 (20.24%) Tomcat
3 32 (19.05%) IIS
4 26 (15.48%) JBoss
5 17 (10.12%) Jetty
5 17 (10.12%) MS Exchange
6 12 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (5.95%) Apache Solr
8 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.57%) Skype for Business
10 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.38%) nginx
12 3 (1.79%) Drupal
12 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.19%) ColdFusion
13 2 (1.19%) Confluence
13 2 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.38%) MS Office
2 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.71%) Office 365
4 15 (8.93%) IaaS
5 14 (8.33%) SaaS
6 13 (7.74%) PaaS
7 3 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.05%) Internet
2 26 (15.48%) SAN
3 22 (13.10%) TCP/IP
4 20 (11.90%) VPN
5 18 (10.71%) DNS
5 18 (10.71%) Firewall
6 15 (8.93%) DHCP
7 11 (6.55%) ICMP
8 7 (4.17%) NetScreen
9 6 (3.57%) Skype
10 3 (1.79%) HTTP
10 3 (1.79%) IPv6
10 3 (1.79%) LAN
10 3 (1.79%) NAS
10 3 (1.79%) SNMP
10 3 (1.79%) VoIP
10 3 (1.79%) WAN
11 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.19%) SMTP
11 2 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.57%) MySQL
2 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.74%) Redis
6 12 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.95%) Couchbase
7 10 (5.95%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.38%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.79%) Riak
10 2 (1.19%) Big Data
10 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.19%) Infinispan
10 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.07%) Eclipse
4 15 (8.93%) Maven
5 14 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
7 12 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 12 (7.14%) JIRA
7 12 (7.14%) JUnit
7 12 (7.14%) Subversion
8 11 (6.55%) Vagrant
9 10 (5.95%) EasyMock
9 10 (5.95%) Mockito
9 10 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.98%) GitLab
11 5 (2.98%) Selenium
11 5 (2.98%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 22 (13.10%) Retail
1 22 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.93%) Finance
3 12 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (22.62%) Developer
2 27 (16.07%) Administrator
3 24 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (13.10%) Analyst
4 22 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 19 (11.31%) Java Developer
7 17 (10.12%) Applications Support
8 14 (8.33%) Python Developer
9 12 (7.14%) Architect
9 12 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.95%) Technical Leader
11 9 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (5.36%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.76%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.81%) REST
2 29 (17.26%) HTML
3 27 (16.07%) Web Services
4 25 (14.88%) HTML5
5 20 (11.90%) RESTful
6 19 (11.31%) .NET
7 17 (10.12%) CSS
7 17 (10.12%) JSON
8 16 (9.52%) Spring
9 15 (8.93%) jQuery
10 14 (8.33%) Laravel
11 12 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 12 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 12 (7.14%) Middleware
12 10 (5.95%) Lucene
12 10 (5.95%) Spring Integration
13 6 (3.57%) LAMP
14 4 (2.38%) J2EE
14 4 (2.38%) SAML
14 4 (2.38%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.31%) Digital Media
3 14 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 12 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.98%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.19%) Replication
7 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Handset
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (48.21%) Windows
2 37 (22.02%) Windows Server
3 31 (18.45%) Unix
4 24 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (12.50%) CentOS
6 14 (8.33%) FreeBSD
7 13 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.55%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.98%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.38%) Debian
14 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.60%) AIX
15 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.60%) HPUX
15 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.57%) DevOps
2 42 (25.00%) ITIL
3 38 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (18.45%) Open Source
5 31 (18.45%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.48%) TDD
7 25 (14.88%) Mentoring
8 24 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 21 (12.50%) High Availability
10 20 (11.90%) Refactoring
11 19 (11.31%) ITIL V3
12 18 (10.71%) Service Delivery
13 17 (10.12%) Time Management
14 16 (9.52%) Identity Management
14 16 (9.52%) Scrum
14 16 (9.52%) SOA
15 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.14%) Load Balancing
16 12 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.14%) Python
2 52 (30.95%) Java
2 52 (30.95%) PHP
3 40 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.86%) SQL
5 20 (11.90%) C#
6 18 (10.71%) Ruby
7 15 (8.93%) Perl
8 13 (7.74%) Groovy
9 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.79%) Clojure
11 3 (1.79%) Scala
11 3 (1.79%) VB
12 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.60%) Dart
13 1 (0.60%) Erlang
13 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Degree
2 18 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.12%) MCSE
4 16 (9.52%) CCNA
4 16 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.14%) EMC Certification
6 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.19%) MCSD
8 2 (1.19%) RHCE
8 2 (1.19%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) MCP
9 1 (0.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.36%) Docker
5 8 (4.76%) KVM
6 7 (4.17%) vSphere
7 6 (3.57%) Xen
8 5 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.19%) Corosync
9 2 (1.19%) Gluster
9 2 (1.19%) iptables
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.60%) Postfix
10 1 (0.60%) Squid
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (15.48%) Puppet
2 24 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.31%) Ansible
4 12 (7.14%) AirWatch
5 10 (5.95%) Nagios
6 6 (3.57%) SCOM
7 4 (2.38%) SCCM
8 3 (1.79%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.79%) Ganeti
8 3 (1.79%) Marathon
8 3 (1.79%) Mesos
9 2 (1.19%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.19%) Check_MK
9 2 (1.19%) Graylog
9 2 (1.19%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.19%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.19%) Pacemaker
9 2 (1.19%) Pingdom
9 2 (1.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 58 (34.52%) VMware
2 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
3 35 (20.83%) Cisco
4 24 (14.29%) Oracle
5 23 (13.69%) Red Hat
6 22 (13.10%) Citrix
7 17 (10.12%) HP
8 13 (7.74%) EMC
8 13 (7.74%) IBM
8 13 (7.74%) Juniper
9 12 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 12 (7.14%) Software AG
10 10 (5.95%) Infobright
11 7 (4.17%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.38%) Adobe
12 4 (2.38%) Sage
12 4 (2.38%) Veeam
13 3 (1.79%) Dell
14 2 (1.19%) Apple
14 2 (1.19%) CommVault
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