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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.75% 8.40% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.23% 28.13% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 43
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £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
211 160 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.16% 29.85% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 181 146 167
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 59 £36,500 +46.00% 19
Bridgwater +3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Yeovil +3 3 £29,000 -42.00%
Frome - 2 £37,500 -
Street -14 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 107 (64.46%) MySQL
2 69 (41.57%) jQuery
3 62 (37.35%) Java
3 62 (37.35%) Windows
4 59 (35.54%) Git (software)
5 56 (33.73%) Apache
6 55 (33.13%) Python
7 53 (31.93%) JavaScript
8 52 (31.33%) PHP
9 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (25.90%) HTML
11 38 (22.89%) SQL
12 36 (21.69%) CSS
13 34 (20.48%) Web Services
14 33 (19.88%) VMware
15 32 (19.28%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (18.67%) TDD
16 31 (18.67%) Internet
16 31 (18.67%) AngularJS
17 29 (17.47%) XML
17 29 (17.47%) SQL Server
18 28 (16.87%) ITIL
18 28 (16.87%) Subversion
19 27 (16.27%) LAMP
20 26 (15.66%) Django
20 26 (15.66%) Degree
20 26 (15.66%) JSON
20 26 (15.66%) Open Source
21 25 (15.06%) Leaflet
21 25 (15.06%) Flask

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 56 (33.73%) Apache
2 24 (14.46%) IIS
3 13 (7.83%) nginx
3 13 (7.83%) Gunicorn
4 12 (7.23%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.23%) Drupal
5 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.41%) CMS
7 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) Confluence
8 1 (0.60%) Lync
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Magento
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Office 365
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.67%) Internet
2 17 (10.24%) DNS
3 11 (6.63%) DHCP
4 10 (6.02%) Firewall
5 8 (4.82%) SAN
5 8 (4.82%) WAN
5 8 (4.82%) LAN
5 8 (4.82%) HTTP
6 5 (3.01%) Intranet
6 5 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.41%) SSL
8 3 (1.81%) VLAN
8 3 (1.81%) VoIP
8 3 (1.81%) IPv4
8 3 (1.81%) IPv6
9 1 (0.60%) Network Security
9 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.60%) FTP
9 1 (0.60%) LDAP
9 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (64.46%) MySQL
2 32 (19.28%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (17.47%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.22%) CouchDB
5 7 (4.22%) Riak
5 7 (4.22%) Big Data
6 4 (2.41%) Redis
6 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (35.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.87%) Subversion
3 10 (6.02%) Maven
4 9 (5.42%) PHPUnit
4 9 (5.42%) PEAR
5 7 (4.22%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.22%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.22%) Trac
6 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.41%) JUnit
7 3 (1.81%) Selenium
7 3 (1.81%) JIRA
7 3 (1.81%) Ant
7 3 (1.81%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.60%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.60%) FishEye
General
1 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.83%) Finance
3 8 (4.82%) Advertising
4 6 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (63.86%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) PHP Developer
3 34 (20.48%) Software Developer
4 29 (17.47%) Senior Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Python Developer
5 25 (15.06%) Senior Python Developer
6 22 (13.25%) Web Developer
7 21 (12.65%) Support Engineer
8 17 (10.24%) Junior
9 16 (9.64%) Analyst
9 16 (9.64%) PHP Web Developer
10 15 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.83%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (7.23%) Support Analyst
13 11 (6.63%) Junior Developer
13 11 (6.63%) Web Applications Developer
13 11 (6.63%) Applications Developer
13 11 (6.63%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (41.57%) jQuery
2 43 (25.90%) HTML
3 36 (21.69%) CSS
4 34 (20.48%) Web Services
5 31 (18.67%) AngularJS
6 29 (17.47%) XML
7 27 (16.27%) LAMP
8 26 (15.66%) Django
8 26 (15.66%) JSON
9 25 (15.06%) Leaflet
9 25 (15.06%) Flask
10 20 (12.05%) SOAP
11 18 (10.84%) CakePHP
11 18 (10.84%) Symfony
11 18 (10.84%) Ajax
11 18 (10.84%) RESTful
12 15 (9.04%) XHTML
13 11 (6.63%) Zend Framework
13 11 (6.63%) XML-RPC
13 11 (6.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Open Source
2 25 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.25%) Computer Science
4 20 (12.05%) Digital Media
5 13 (7.83%) W3C
5 13 (7.83%) GIS
6 11 (6.63%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.20%) DTV
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
10 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.35%) Windows
2 22 (13.25%) Ubuntu
3 18 (10.84%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.83%) Debian
5 8 (4.82%) UNIX
6 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.01%) Android
8 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) CentOS
10 2 (1.20%) Fedora
10 2 (1.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.67%) TDD
3 28 (16.87%) ITIL
4 25 (15.06%) OO
5 19 (11.45%) MVC
6 18 (10.84%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.64%) Web Development
8 13 (7.83%) OOD
9 11 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.63%) Analytics
10 10 (6.02%) OOP
10 10 (6.02%) Project Management
10 10 (6.02%) Scrum
11 9 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.42%) Web Application Development
12 7 (4.22%) Performance Management
13 6 (3.61%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.61%) OO PHP
13 6 (3.61%) Line Management
13 6 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.35%) Java
2 55 (33.13%) Python
3 53 (31.93%) JavaScript
4 52 (31.33%) PHP
5 38 (22.89%) SQL
6 25 (15.06%) TypeScript
7 23 (13.86%) Ruby
8 17 (10.24%) Perl
9 14 (8.43%) C
9 14 (8.43%) PHP5
10 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
11 11 (6.63%) ECMAScript
11 11 (6.63%) Bash Shell
12 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
13 7 (4.22%) Erlang
13 7 (4.22%) C++
14 3 (1.81%) VBScript
15 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.60%) VB
15 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (15.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.20%) MCSE
3 2 (1.20%) HND
3 2 (1.20%) MCP
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.83%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.61%) Xen
5 5 (3.01%) XenServer
6 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) NFS
7 1 (0.60%) Kerio MailServer
7 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (13.25%) SCCM
2 15 (9.04%) WSUS
3 5 (3.01%) Nagios
4 4 (2.41%) SCOM
5 3 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.60%) Netcool
6 1 (0.60%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 33 (19.88%) VMware
2 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.43%) Cisco
4 13 (7.83%) Zend
4 13 (7.83%) Oracle
5 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.82%) HP
7 7 (4.22%) Citrix
8 4 (2.41%) SAP
9 3 (1.81%) JBoss
9 3 (1.81%) Apple
9 3 (1.81%) NetApp
9 3 (1.81%) Intel
9 3 (1.81%) Sun
10 2 (1.20%) IBM
10 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.60%) NEC
11 1 (0.60%) Mitel
11 1 (0.60%) Infor
11 1 (0.60%) ProCurve
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