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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 67 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.48% 11.47% 9.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.55% 31.31% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 54 56
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
138 214 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.77% 36.64% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 169 238
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,060 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 52 £33,500 +11.66% 19
Yeovil +11 11 £32,500 -35.00%
Taunton +6 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Street -3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 - 4
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 71 (52.99%) MySQL
2 59 (44.03%) Apache
3 57 (42.54%) Windows
4 54 (40.30%) PHP
5 45 (33.58%) Git (software)
6 43 (32.09%) HTML
7 42 (31.34%) CSS
8 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (27.61%) jQuery
10 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
11 32 (23.88%) Ajax
11 32 (23.88%) Degree
12 29 (21.64%) SQL
13 27 (20.15%) JSON
14 25 (18.66%) Software Engineering
15 24 (17.91%) Java
15 24 (17.91%) Web Services
15 24 (17.91%) LAMP
16 23 (17.16%) Scrum
17 22 (16.42%) PHP5
18 21 (15.67%) VMware
19 20 (14.93%) Perl
19 20 (14.93%) UNIX
19 20 (14.93%) PHPUnit
19 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (14.18%) PEAR
20 19 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (13.43%) Symfony
21 18 (13.43%) OOP
21 18 (13.43%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 59 (44.03%) Apache
2 13 (9.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.22%) nginx
3 7 (5.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.48%) Gunicorn
5 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.99%) JBoss
6 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.24%) Lync
7 1 (0.75%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) WordPress
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.24%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Internet
2 13 (9.70%) DNS
3 9 (6.72%) VoIP
4 4 (2.99%) SAN
4 4 (2.99%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (2.24%) DHCP
5 3 (2.24%) FTP
5 3 (2.24%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (52.99%) MySQL
2 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.99%) SQLite
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.75%) Redis
6 1 (0.75%) Riak
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (33.58%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.93%) PHPUnit
3 19 (14.18%) PEAR
4 17 (12.69%) Bugzilla
4 17 (12.69%) Subversion
4 17 (12.69%) Trac
5 9 (6.72%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.75%) JUnit
9 1 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 7 (5.22%) Military
1 7 (5.22%) Legal
2 4 (2.99%) Advertising
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Finance
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (52.24%) Developer
2 45 (33.58%) PHP Developer
3 21 (15.67%) Software Developer
4 17 (12.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Build Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Python Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Senior Python Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Graduate
7 8 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.48%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) HTML
2 42 (31.34%) CSS
3 37 (27.61%) jQuery
4 32 (23.88%) Ajax
5 27 (20.15%) JSON
6 24 (17.91%) Web Services
6 24 (17.91%) LAMP
7 18 (13.43%) Symfony
8 15 (11.19%) XML
9 14 (10.45%) CakePHP
10 12 (8.96%) REST
11 11 (8.21%) AngularJS
11 11 (8.21%) RESTful
12 9 (6.72%) Django
12 9 (6.72%) Leaflet
12 9 (6.72%) Flask
13 8 (5.97%) SOAP
14 5 (3.73%) Smarty
14 5 (3.73%) XHTML
14 5 (3.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Clustering
3 7 (5.22%) Open Source
4 6 (4.48%) GIS
5 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) User Experience
7 3 (2.24%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.49%) W3C
8 2 (1.49%) Replication
8 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) IPTV
9 1 (0.75%) Physics
9 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.75%) Wiki
9 1 (0.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.54%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) UNIX
3 11 (8.21%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.72%) CentOS
5 7 (5.22%) Solaris
6 6 (4.48%) Android
7 5 (3.73%) AIX
8 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.49%) Debian
10 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.66%) Software Engineering
3 23 (17.16%) Scrum
4 18 (13.43%) OOP
4 18 (13.43%) OO
5 17 (12.69%) Web Application Development
5 17 (12.69%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.45%) DevOps
7 13 (9.70%) ITIL
8 12 (8.96%) TDD
9 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.46%) MVC
11 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.72%) OO PHP
12 8 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (5.22%) Logistics
13 7 (5.22%) Release Management
13 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.30%) PHP
2 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.64%) SQL
4 24 (17.91%) Java
5 22 (16.42%) PHP5
6 20 (14.93%) Perl
7 14 (10.45%) Python
8 9 (6.72%) TypeScript
9 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.97%) C#
9 8 (5.97%) C++
9 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.22%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.22%) C
11 6 (4.48%) Dart
11 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.73%) Ruby
12 5 (3.73%) VB
13 4 (2.99%) Korn
14 2 (1.49%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 32 (23.88%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MCSE
3 1 (0.75%) MCP
3 1 (0.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 6 (4.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.22%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.24%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Nagios
2 14 (10.45%) Puppet
3 13 (9.70%) SCCM
4 6 (4.48%) SCOM
4 6 (4.48%) Munin
5 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.24%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) VMware
2 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.72%) Cisco
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle
6 5 (3.73%) Zend
6 5 (3.73%) HP
6 5 (3.73%) Facebook
6 5 (3.73%) Twitter
7 4 (2.99%) ATG
7 4 (2.99%) Google
8 3 (2.24%) Mitel
8 3 (2.24%) Infor
8 3 (2.24%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.24%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.24%) NEC
8 3 (2.24%) Apple
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 3 (2.24%) Kerio
9 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
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