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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 18 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 65 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.57% 9.42% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.16% 35.15% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 71 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
166 202 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.99% 26.79% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 185 125
Average salary £35,000 £33,300 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +3 42 £45,000 +23.28% 8
Bridgwater +8 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Street - 6 £67,500 -
Wells - 3 £55,000 -
Yeovil -14 2 - - 1
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (54.76%) MySQL
2 60 (47.62%) Git (software)
3 50 (39.68%) PHP
4 36 (28.57%) HTML
4 36 (28.57%) XML
4 36 (28.57%) Windows
5 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 34 (26.98%) Java
7 31 (24.60%) OOP
7 31 (24.60%) JSON
8 30 (23.81%) Subversion
8 30 (23.81%) CSS
9 28 (22.22%) SQL
10 26 (20.63%) OO
11 24 (19.05%) Web Services
11 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 24 (19.05%) Scrum
11 24 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (19.05%) Puppet
12 23 (18.25%) REST
12 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (18.25%) Ajax
12 23 (18.25%) SOAP
13 22 (17.46%) VMware
14 20 (15.87%) Eclipse
14 20 (15.87%) MVC
14 20 (15.87%) OO PHP
15 19 (15.08%) Spring
15 19 (15.08%) Apache
16 18 (14.29%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (15.08%) Apache
2 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.97%) WordPress
6 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.97%) Node.js
7 3 (2.38%) IIS
7 3 (2.38%) JBoss
8 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.59%) nginx
8 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.79%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) SAN
2 12 (9.52%) Firewall
3 10 (7.94%) Internet
3 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.14%) IPsec
4 9 (7.14%) SSL
4 9 (7.14%) NAS
5 8 (6.35%) DNS
6 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 4 (3.17%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.38%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.38%) OSPF
9 2 (1.59%) BGP
9 2 (1.59%) HTTP
9 2 (1.59%) VoIP
9 2 (1.59%) WAN
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.59%) VLAN
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.76%) MySQL
2 12 (9.52%) Redis
2 12 (9.52%) Riak
3 10 (7.94%) CouchDB
4 9 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.56%) SQLite
6 7 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 30 (23.81%) Subversion
3 20 (15.87%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.70%) Maven
5 13 (10.32%) JIRA
5 13 (10.32%) Ant
6 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.76%) PHPUnit
8 5 (3.97%) JUnit
8 5 (3.97%) Grunt
9 3 (2.38%) Selenium
9 3 (2.38%) SilkTest
9 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.38%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.38%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (2.38%) EasyMock
9 3 (2.38%) Mockito
10 2 (1.59%) Trac
10 2 (1.59%) gulp
General
1 16 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Military
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (57.94%) Developer
2 36 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 21 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 19 (15.08%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 13 (10.32%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.94%) Administrator
10 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Web Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Junior
11 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
13 6 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) HTML
1 36 (28.57%) XML
2 31 (24.60%) JSON
3 30 (23.81%) CSS
4 24 (19.05%) Web Services
5 23 (18.25%) REST
5 23 (18.25%) Ajax
5 23 (18.25%) SOAP
6 19 (15.08%) Spring
7 16 (12.70%) jQuery
7 16 (12.70%) HTML5
8 14 (11.11%) J2EE
8 14 (11.11%) LAMP
9 13 (10.32%) JDBC
9 13 (10.32%) JSP
9 13 (10.32%) Servlets
9 13 (10.32%) RESTful
10 11 (8.73%) XHTML
11 9 (7.14%) Smarty
11 9 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.38%) Wiki
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Windows
2 24 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.11%) UNIX
4 12 (9.52%) CentOS
5 11 (8.73%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
6 10 (7.94%) Android
6 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.38%) Solaris
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.59%) HPUX
9 2 (1.59%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) OOP
2 26 (20.63%) OO
3 24 (19.05%) Scrum
4 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (15.87%) MVC
5 20 (15.87%) OO PHP
6 15 (11.90%) UML
7 14 (11.11%) OOD
8 13 (10.32%) AOP
8 13 (10.32%) RUP
9 12 (9.52%) Web Development
10 11 (8.73%) Analytics
11 10 (7.94%) Functional Programming
11 10 (7.94%) Android Development
11 10 (7.94%) iOS Development
11 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.14%) Open Source
13 8 (6.35%) DevOps
14 7 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.68%) PHP
2 35 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.98%) Java
4 28 (22.22%) SQL
5 18 (14.29%) Python
6 17 (13.49%) Ruby
7 14 (11.11%) Perl
8 13 (10.32%) AspectJ
8 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
9 12 (9.52%) C++
10 10 (7.94%) Erlang
11 9 (7.14%) C
12 8 (6.35%) Objective-C
12 8 (6.35%) PHP5
13 5 (3.97%) C#
14 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.79%) VBA
15 1 (0.79%) Delphi
15 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.38%) ISEB
3 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.79%) MCSA
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) vSphere
3 3 (2.38%) vCloud
4 2 (1.59%) Postfix
4 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.59%) NFS
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Xen
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.79%) KVM
5 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (19.05%) Puppet
2 15 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.97%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.17%) Graphite
4 4 (3.17%) ZABBIX
4 4 (3.17%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.59%) Icinga
5 2 (1.59%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.59%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.59%) Cacti
5 2 (1.59%) Nagios
5 2 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.79%) yum
6 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.46%) VMware
3 13 (10.32%) IBM
4 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.35%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) HP
6 7 (5.56%) Google
6 7 (5.56%) Adobe
6 7 (5.56%) Facebook
6 7 (5.56%) Twitter
7 5 (3.97%) SAP
7 5 (3.97%) Oracle
8 3 (2.38%) Zend
9 2 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix
10 1 (0.79%) Avaya
10 1 (0.79%) Borland
10 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
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