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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 50 73 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.96% 12.01% 10.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.25% 34.93% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £20,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
113 209 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.51% 34.38% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 102 169 257
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 43 £35,000 +22.80% 12
Taunton -2 2 £24,250 -3.00%
Clevedon -3 2 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Yeovil - 1 - - 3
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (54.26%) MySQL
2 56 (43.41%) Windows
3 53 (41.09%) Apache
4 46 (35.66%) PHP
4 46 (35.66%) Git (software)
5 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (28.68%) HTML
7 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
7 35 (27.13%) CSS
8 31 (24.03%) SQL
8 31 (24.03%) jQuery
9 29 (22.48%) Java
10 28 (21.71%) VMware
11 27 (20.93%) Ajax
12 25 (19.38%) Web Services
12 25 (19.38%) ITIL
13 24 (18.60%) LAMP
13 24 (18.60%) Degree
13 24 (18.60%) JSON
14 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (16.28%) OO
16 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
16 19 (14.73%) PHP5
17 18 (13.95%) SCCM
17 18 (13.95%) Python
18 17 (13.18%) Internet
18 17 (13.18%) Subversion
18 17 (13.18%) Scrum
18 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (12.40%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (41.09%) Apache
2 12 (9.30%) IIS
3 11 (8.53%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.53%) nginx
4 10 (7.75%) Gunicorn
5 3 (2.33%) Lync
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) lighttpd
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Magento
1 3 (2.33%) SAP Business One
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Shopify
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) Internet
2 14 (10.85%) DNS
3 9 (6.98%) VoIP
4 6 (4.65%) DHCP
5 4 (3.10%) SAN
5 4 (3.10%) Firewall
6 3 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (2.33%) LDAP
6 3 (2.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.33%) FTP
6 3 (2.33%) LAN
7 2 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.55%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) Multicast
8 1 (0.78%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (54.26%) MySQL
2 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.10%) SQLite
5 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Riak
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (35.66%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.18%) Subversion
3 13 (10.08%) PEAR
3 13 (10.08%) PHPUnit
4 11 (8.53%) Bugzilla
4 11 (8.53%) Trac
5 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.10%) JIRA
7 3 (2.33%) Maven
7 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.78%) Grunt
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.78%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (7.75%) Advertising
2 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (52.71%) Developer
2 37 (28.68%) PHP Developer
3 22 (17.05%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Senior Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.85%) Build Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) Python Developer
7 13 (10.08%) Senior Python Developer
8 10 (7.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (5.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.68%) HTML
2 35 (27.13%) CSS
3 31 (24.03%) jQuery
4 27 (20.93%) Ajax
5 25 (19.38%) Web Services
6 24 (18.60%) LAMP
6 24 (18.60%) JSON
7 16 (12.40%) XML
8 14 (10.85%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.85%) Symfony
9 13 (10.08%) Django
9 13 (10.08%) Flask
9 13 (10.08%) Leaflet
9 13 (10.08%) REST
10 12 (9.30%) CakePHP
11 11 (8.53%) RESTful
12 8 (6.20%) SOAP
13 7 (5.43%) XHTML
14 6 (4.65%) Spring
14 6 (4.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Clustering
3 10 (7.75%) GIS
4 6 (4.65%) Open Source
5 4 (3.10%) W3C
5 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 3 (2.33%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Physics
8 1 (0.78%) Wiki
8 1 (0.78%) Social Network
8 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.78%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.41%) Windows
2 15 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 12 (9.30%) UNIX
4 10 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.65%) Android
5 6 (4.65%) CentOS
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.10%) Solaris
8 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.55%) AIX
9 2 (1.55%) Debian
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.38%) ITIL
3 21 (16.28%) OO
4 17 (13.18%) Scrum
5 16 (12.40%) TDD
5 16 (12.40%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.85%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.30%) OOP
8 11 (8.53%) Web Application Development
9 10 (7.75%) OO PHP
9 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.75%) OOD
10 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (5.43%) DevOps
11 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.43%) MVC
12 6 (4.65%) Project Management
12 6 (4.65%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.66%) PHP
2 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.03%) SQL
4 29 (22.48%) Java
5 19 (14.73%) PHP5
6 18 (13.95%) Python
7 16 (12.40%) Perl
8 13 (10.08%) TypeScript
9 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.75%) Dart
10 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.43%) Ruby
12 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.65%) C#
12 6 (4.65%) C++
12 6 (4.65%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.88%) VB
14 2 (1.55%) ECMAScript
14 2 (1.55%) C
14 2 (1.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.55%) MCSE
3 2 (1.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.33%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (0.78%) vCloud
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.78%) Xen
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) SCCM
2 16 (12.40%) Nagios
3 10 (7.75%) Puppet
4 7 (5.43%) SCOM
4 7 (5.43%) WSUS
5 6 (4.65%) Munin
5 6 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.78%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.78%) Graphite
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) VMware
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 13 (10.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.65%) Zend
6 5 (3.88%) Facebook
6 5 (3.88%) Twitter
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle
6 5 (3.88%) Apple
6 5 (3.88%) HP
7 4 (3.10%) Google
8 3 (2.33%) Kerio
8 3 (2.33%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.33%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.33%) Infor
8 3 (2.33%) Mitel
8 3 (2.33%) SAP
8 3 (2.33%) IBM
8 3 (2.33%) NEC
8 3 (2.33%) NetApp
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