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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 77 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.00% 11.70% 8.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.85% 36.36% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 60 71
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
184 187 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.29% 32.19% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 161 162 207
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 48 £41,500 +10.66% 12
Bridgwater +1 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Street -4 8 £27,000 -40.00%
Taunton -18 7 £26,000 +26.82%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (42.14%) Windows
2 63 (39.62%) Python
3 51 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 48 (30.19%) PHP
5 46 (28.93%) Unix
6 43 (27.04%) Java
6 43 (27.04%) VMware
6 43 (27.04%) Open Source
7 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (25.16%) MySQL
9 39 (24.53%) Software Engineering
9 39 (24.53%) REST
10 37 (23.27%) DevOps
10 37 (23.27%) TDD
11 33 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (20.13%) Telecoms
12 32 (20.13%) Internet
13 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
13 31 (19.50%) HTML
13 31 (19.50%) Git (software)
14 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
14 30 (18.87%) Cisco
15 27 (16.98%) Degree
16 26 (16.35%) Configuration Management
16 26 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
17 25 (15.72%) Digital Media
17 25 (15.72%) Puppet
18 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (15.09%) Jenkins
18 24 (15.09%) Web Services

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 22 (13.84%) Apache
2 17 (10.69%) JBoss
3 11 (6.92%) Apache Solr
3 11 (6.92%) IIS
3 11 (6.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.66%) Drupal
4 9 (5.66%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.26%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.26%) nginx
10 1 (0.63%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.43%) Office 365
3 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.66%) IaaS
4 9 (5.66%) PaaS
4 9 (5.66%) SaaS
5 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.13%) Internet
2 19 (11.95%) SAN
3 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.81%) Firewall
5 13 (8.18%) ICMP
6 12 (7.55%) DNS
7 11 (6.92%) DHCP
8 10 (6.29%) VPN
9 7 (4.40%) NetScreen
10 4 (2.52%) Skype
11 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.26%) LAN
11 2 (1.26%) NAS
11 2 (1.26%) OSPF
11 2 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.26%) SSL
11 2 (1.26%) VoIP
11 2 (1.26%) WAN
11 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.16%) MySQL
2 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.92%) Couchbase
3 11 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.66%) Redis
5 8 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.77%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.52%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.09%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.69%) PHPUnit
4 15 (9.43%) JIRA
5 11 (6.92%) Subversion
6 10 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.66%) Maven
7 9 (5.66%) Selenium
8 8 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.03%) Eclipse
8 8 (5.03%) IntelliJ
8 8 (5.03%) JUnit
8 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.40%) Vagrant
10 6 (3.77%) EasyMock
10 6 (3.77%) Mockito
10 6 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.89%) Hudson
11 3 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (20.13%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.84%) Retail
3 16 (10.06%) Finance
4 8 (5.03%) Banking
5 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (27.04%) Developer
2 24 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.21%) Administrator
4 17 (10.69%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.69%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (10.06%) Python Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Junior
6 11 (6.92%) Technical Leader
7 10 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.66%) DBA
8 9 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (5.66%) Tester
9 8 (5.03%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (5.03%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 8 (5.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.53%) REST
2 31 (19.50%) HTML
3 24 (15.09%) Web Services
4 23 (14.47%) HTML5
5 22 (13.84%) RESTful
6 20 (12.58%) CSS
7 18 (11.32%) jQuery
8 16 (10.06%) Laravel
9 15 (9.43%) JSON
10 14 (8.81%) Spring
11 11 (6.92%) Lucene
12 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.03%) Hibernate
12 8 (5.03%) Middleware
13 7 (4.40%) .NET
14 6 (3.77%) J2EE
14 6 (3.77%) Spring Integration
14 6 (3.77%) Swing
15 5 (3.14%) LAMP
16 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Digital Media
2 17 (10.69%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.03%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.77%) Raspberry Pi
6 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.26%) EPoS
8 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.14%) Windows
2 46 (28.93%) Unix
3 30 (18.87%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.69%) FreeBSD
5 15 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.81%) Mac OS X
7 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.89%) Android
10 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.26%) CentOS
11 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.63%) Debian
12 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Open Source
2 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.53%) Software Engineering
4 37 (23.27%) DevOps
4 37 (23.27%) TDD
5 33 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.35%) Configuration Management
7 17 (10.69%) Refactoring
7 17 (10.69%) Time Management
8 16 (10.06%) High Availability
8 16 (10.06%) Mentoring
9 14 (8.81%) ITIL
10 13 (8.18%) SOA
11 12 (7.55%) Automated Testing
12 11 (6.92%) Code Optimisation
12 11 (6.92%) Functional Programming
13 8 (5.03%) ITIL V3
13 8 (5.03%) Line Management
13 8 (5.03%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.03%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.62%) Python
2 51 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 48 (30.19%) PHP
4 43 (27.04%) Java
5 22 (13.84%) Perl
6 21 (13.21%) SQL
7 19 (11.95%) Groovy
7 19 (11.95%) Ruby
8 12 (7.55%) C#
9 11 (6.92%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.03%) VB
11 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.89%) Clojure
12 3 (1.89%) Erlang
12 3 (1.89%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) C++
13 1 (0.63%) Dart
13 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.98%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.69%) MCSE
4 11 (6.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.66%) CCNA
5 9 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.03%) EMC Certification
6 8 (5.03%) MCSD
7 2 (1.26%) CCENT
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) RHCE
8 1 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.95%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.14%) Docker
5 5 (3.14%) vSphere
6 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) Gluster
7 1 (0.63%) iptables
7 1 (0.63%) KVM
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (15.72%) Puppet
3 20 (12.58%) Ansible
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (5.03%) AirWatch
6 6 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.52%) Nagios
7 4 (2.52%) SCCM
8 3 (1.89%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.89%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.26%) SCOM
9 2 (1.26%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.63%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.63%) Graylog
10 1 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.63%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 43 (27.04%) VMware
2 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (18.87%) Cisco
4 21 (13.21%) Oracle
5 14 (8.81%) Citrix
5 14 (8.81%) HP
5 14 (8.81%) Juniper
6 12 (7.55%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.03%) EMC
7 8 (5.03%) IBM
7 8 (5.03%) Software AG
8 7 (4.40%) Hitachi
9 6 (3.77%) Infobright
10 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.89%) Apple
12 2 (1.26%) Dell
12 2 (1.26%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.26%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.26%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.26%) Veeam
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