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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.41% 11.86% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.12% 35.75% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 37
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
181 221 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.55% 33.18% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 151 192 164
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,436 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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 0 48 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Yeovil +14 11 £32,500 -35.00%
Wells - 4 £55,000 -
Street -4 3 £55,000 +41.93%
Taunton +9 1 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Frome - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (59.32%) MySQL
2 61 (51.69%) Apache
3 60 (50.85%) PHP
4 46 (38.98%) Git (software)
5 42 (35.59%) HTML
5 42 (35.59%) Windows
6 41 (34.75%) CSS
7 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (30.51%) Ajax
8 32 (27.12%) Degree
8 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
9 30 (25.42%) JSON
9 30 (25.42%) jQuery
10 28 (23.73%) Scrum
11 26 (22.03%) OOP
11 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
12 25 (21.19%) LAMP
13 23 (19.49%) Perl
13 23 (19.49%) PHP5
14 22 (18.64%) PHPUnit
15 21 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (17.80%) UNIX
16 20 (16.95%) SQL
16 20 (16.95%) Java
17 19 (16.10%) Red Hat
17 19 (16.10%) PEAR
17 19 (16.10%) Subversion
17 19 (16.10%) Puppet
17 19 (16.10%) DevOps
18 18 (15.25%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 61 (51.69%) Apache
2 17 (14.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.39%) JBoss
3 4 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.54%) nginx
5 2 (1.69%) lighttpd
5 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.69%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Internet
2 7 (5.93%) VoIP
3 6 (5.08%) DNS
4 5 (4.24%) SAN
5 4 (3.39%) NAS
5 4 (3.39%) IPsec
5 4 (3.39%) SSL
5 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.54%) HTTP
6 3 (2.54%) Firewall
7 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.69%) VLAN
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.69%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) OSPF
7 2 (1.69%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (59.32%) MySQL
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.08%) SQLite
2 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.69%) Redis
4 2 (1.69%) Riak
4 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 46 (38.98%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.64%) PHPUnit
3 19 (16.10%) PEAR
3 19 (16.10%) Subversion
4 17 (14.41%) Bugzilla
4 17 (14.41%) Trac
5 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.47%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.93%) JIRA
7 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.24%) Maven
8 4 (3.39%) Ant
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 8 (6.78%) Military
2 7 (5.93%) Legal
3 4 (3.39%) Advertising
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Finance
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (60.17%) Developer
2 49 (41.53%) PHP Developer
3 21 (17.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Graduate
5 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Applications Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 6 (5.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.24%) C++ Programmer
10 5 (4.24%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.24%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) HTML
2 41 (34.75%) CSS
3 36 (30.51%) Ajax
4 30 (25.42%) JSON
4 30 (25.42%) jQuery
5 25 (21.19%) LAMP
6 18 (15.25%) Web Services
7 16 (13.56%) XML
8 15 (12.71%) Symfony
9 14 (11.86%) REST
10 11 (9.32%) CakePHP
11 10 (8.47%) RESTful
12 7 (5.93%) Spring
12 7 (5.93%) SOAP
13 6 (5.08%) J2EE
14 5 (4.24%) .NET
14 5 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.39%) Laravel
15 4 (3.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Open Source
4 4 (3.39%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.69%) Wiki
5 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) IPTV
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.59%) Windows
2 21 (17.80%) UNIX
2 21 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.86%) CentOS
4 8 (6.78%) Solaris
5 5 (4.24%) AIX
5 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.54%) Android
8 2 (1.69%) Debian
8 2 (1.69%) HPUX
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) Scrum
3 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
3 26 (22.03%) OOP
4 19 (16.10%) DevOps
5 17 (14.41%) Web Application Development
6 15 (12.71%) OO
7 14 (11.86%) Configuration Management
7 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.17%) MVC
8 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.32%) OO PHP
10 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.78%) Release Management
12 7 (5.93%) Logistics
12 7 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (5.08%) TDD
13 6 (5.08%) OOD
14 5 (4.24%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) PHP
2 32 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.49%) Perl
3 23 (19.49%) PHP5
4 20 (16.95%) SQL
4 20 (16.95%) Java
5 11 (9.32%) C++
6 10 (8.47%) C
6 10 (8.47%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.63%) C#
7 9 (7.63%) Python
7 9 (7.63%) Ruby
7 9 (7.63%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.63%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.39%) AspectJ
8 4 (3.39%) Korn
9 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.69%) PHP4
10 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.69%) Dart
Qualifications
1 32 (27.12%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.78%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.69%) vCloud
3 2 (1.69%) NFS
3 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.69%) Postfix
3 2 (1.69%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Puppet
2 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.93%) Nagios
4 5 (4.24%) Munin
5 4 (3.39%) Zenoss
5 4 (3.39%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.54%) Graphite
7 2 (1.69%) SCCM
7 2 (1.69%) SmokePing
7 2 (1.69%) Icinga
7 2 (1.69%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.69%) Cacti
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Red Hat
2 16 (13.56%) VMware
3 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.63%) Oracle
5 7 (5.93%) Facebook
5 7 (5.93%) Twitter
6 6 (5.08%) Google
7 5 (4.24%) IBM
7 5 (4.24%) HP
8 4 (3.39%) ATG
9 3 (2.54%) Zend
9 3 (2.54%) Cisco
10 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix
11 1 (0.85%) Veritas
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