The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 70 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.36% 7.86% 6.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.82% 26.51% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
207 166 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.67% 29.64% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 179 152 157
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,680 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Somerset

Linux
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Bath +7 61 £37,500 +44.23% 17
Yeovil +1 3 £29,000 -42.00%
Bridgwater +5 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Street -13 2 £45,000 -
Frome - 2 £37,500 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 96 (61.54%) MySQL
2 64 (41.03%) Windows
3 59 (37.82%) jQuery
4 57 (36.54%) Git (software)
5 56 (35.90%) Java
6 51 (32.69%) Python
7 50 (32.05%) Apache
8 44 (28.21%) PHP
9 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
9 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (25.00%) SQL
11 36 (23.08%) HTML
12 35 (22.44%) VMware
13 31 (19.87%) Web Services
14 30 (19.23%) Internet
14 30 (19.23%) ITIL
15 29 (18.59%) CSS
15 29 (18.59%) TDD
15 29 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (18.59%) AngularJS
16 28 (17.95%) Subversion
16 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
17 27 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (16.67%) Django
19 25 (16.03%) SCCM
19 25 (16.03%) LAMP
19 25 (16.03%) IIS
19 25 (16.03%) TypeScript
19 25 (16.03%) Flask
19 25 (16.03%) Leaflet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 50 (32.05%) Apache
2 25 (16.03%) IIS
3 14 (8.97%) nginx
3 14 (8.97%) Gunicorn
4 12 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 9 (5.77%) Drupal
6 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.92%) Lync
8 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.23%) Internet
2 19 (12.18%) DNS
3 11 (7.05%) DHCP
3 11 (7.05%) Firewall
4 8 (5.13%) HTTP
4 8 (5.13%) LAN
4 8 (5.13%) WAN
4 8 (5.13%) SAN
5 5 (3.21%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.21%) Intranet
6 4 (2.56%) SSL
7 3 (1.92%) VLAN
7 3 (1.92%) IPv4
7 3 (1.92%) IPv6
8 2 (1.28%) FTP
8 2 (1.28%) VoIP
8 2 (1.28%) LDAP
8 2 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.64%) Multicast
9 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (61.54%) MySQL
2 29 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.49%) CouchDB
5 7 (4.49%) Riak
5 7 (4.49%) Big Data
6 4 (2.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (36.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.95%) Subversion
3 8 (5.13%) Maven
4 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.85%) PEAR
5 6 (3.85%) PHPUnit
6 5 (3.21%) Trac
6 5 (3.21%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.28%) JUnit
7 2 (1.28%) JIRA
7 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.64%) Selenium
8 1 (0.64%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.64%) Ant
General
1 17 (10.90%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.05%) Finance
3 8 (5.13%) Advertising
4 6 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (60.90%) Developer
2 31 (19.87%) PHP Developer
2 31 (19.87%) Software Developer
3 29 (18.59%) Senior Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Python Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Senior Python Developer
5 22 (14.10%) Support Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) Web Developer
7 16 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (9.62%) Analyst
8 15 (9.62%) PHP Web Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (8.97%) Junior
10 13 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
11 11 (7.05%) Applications Developer
11 11 (7.05%) Web Applications Developer
12 9 (5.77%) Build Engineer
12 9 (5.77%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.82%) jQuery
2 36 (23.08%) HTML
3 31 (19.87%) Web Services
4 29 (18.59%) CSS
4 29 (18.59%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.67%) Django
6 25 (16.03%) LAMP
6 25 (16.03%) Flask
6 25 (16.03%) Leaflet
7 24 (15.38%) XML
8 22 (14.10%) JSON
9 18 (11.54%) SOAP
9 18 (11.54%) RESTful
10 16 (10.26%) Symfony
10 16 (10.26%) CakePHP
11 15 (9.62%) XHTML
12 13 (8.33%) Ajax
13 11 (7.05%) XML-RPC
13 11 (7.05%) Zend Framework
14 9 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Open Source
2 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.62%) Digital Media
5 14 (8.97%) GIS
6 13 (8.33%) W3C
7 9 (5.77%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.21%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.28%) DTV
11 2 (1.28%) Clustering
11 2 (1.28%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.03%) Windows
2 22 (14.10%) Ubuntu
3 18 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.69%) Debian
5 7 (4.49%) UNIX
6 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (1.28%) AIX
9 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.28%) Fedora
9 2 (1.28%) SUSE
9 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.23%) ITIL
3 29 (18.59%) TDD
4 23 (14.74%) OO
5 19 (12.18%) MVC
6 15 (9.62%) Web Development
6 15 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.97%) OOD
8 11 (7.05%) Risk Management
8 11 (7.05%) Analytics
9 7 (4.49%) Scrum
9 7 (4.49%) OOP
10 6 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.85%) Project Management
10 6 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.85%) Web Application Development
10 6 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.21%) OO PHP
11 5 (3.21%) Line Management
11 5 (3.21%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.90%) Java
2 51 (32.69%) Python
3 44 (28.21%) PHP
4 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
5 39 (25.00%) SQL
6 25 (16.03%) TypeScript
7 23 (14.74%) Ruby
8 16 (10.26%) Perl
9 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
10 13 (8.33%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.05%) ECMAScript
11 11 (7.05%) C
11 11 (7.05%) PHP5
12 7 (4.49%) Erlang
12 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.21%) C++
14 3 (1.92%) VBScript
14 3 (1.92%) VB
15 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.28%) HND
3 2 (1.28%) MCP
3 2 (1.28%) MCSE
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.85%) Xen
5 5 (3.21%) XenServer
6 4 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.28%) Kerio MailServer
8 1 (0.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) SCCM
2 16 (10.26%) WSUS
3 8 (5.13%) Nagios
4 6 (3.85%) SCOM
5 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (22.44%) VMware
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.97%) Cisco
4 13 (8.33%) Zend
5 9 (5.77%) Oracle
6 8 (5.13%) HP
6 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.49%) Citrix
8 5 (3.21%) SAP
9 4 (2.56%) Apple
10 3 (1.92%) Intel
10 3 (1.92%) NetApp
11 2 (1.28%) IBM
11 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.28%) NEC
11 2 (1.28%) Mitel
11 2 (1.28%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.28%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.28%) Infor
11 2 (1.28%) Kerio
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0 to £21000 per annum - shift bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 35 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: training and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 27 days ago