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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 57 73 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.76% 10.72% 9.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.22% 34.76% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 59
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
135 210 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.12% 30.84% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 127 182 214
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +15 47 £35,000 +29.62% 11
Bridgwater +3 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Taunton +3 2 £24,250 -3.00%
Street -4 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Clevedon -10 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Somerton - 1 £32,500 -
Yeovil - 1 £52,500 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (50.40%) MySQL
2 57 (45.60%) Windows
3 46 (36.80%) Apache
4 44 (35.20%) Git (software)
5 36 (28.80%) Java
5 36 (28.80%) PHP
5 36 (28.80%) SQL
6 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (26.40%) VMware
8 32 (25.60%) HTML
9 31 (24.80%) jQuery
10 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 30 (24.00%) ITIL
11 28 (22.40%) CSS
12 26 (20.80%) OO
12 26 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 23 (18.40%) Web Services
14 23 (18.40%) SCCM
15 22 (17.60%) Python
15 22 (17.60%) Subversion
16 20 (16.00%) LAMP
17 18 (14.40%) IIS
17 18 (14.40%) XML
17 18 (14.40%) TDD
18 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
18 17 (13.60%) Degree
18 17 (13.60%) JSON
18 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
19 16 (12.80%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (36.80%) Apache
2 18 (14.40%) IIS
3 13 (10.40%) nginx
4 12 (9.60%) Gunicorn
5 11 (8.80%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.80%) WordPress
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Business One
1 3 (2.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) Shopify
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) DNS
1 16 (12.80%) Internet
2 7 (5.60%) DHCP
3 6 (4.80%) VoIP
4 4 (3.20%) Firewall
4 4 (3.20%) SAN
5 3 (2.40%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 3 (2.40%) WAN
5 3 (2.40%) LDAP
5 3 (2.40%) LAN
5 3 (2.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.80%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.40%) MySQL
2 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) SQLite
5 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.80%) Redis
6 1 (0.80%) Riak
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (35.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.60%) Subversion
3 9 (7.20%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.40%) PEAR
5 7 (5.60%) Maven
6 6 (4.80%) PHPUnit
6 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.80%) Trac
6 6 (4.80%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.60%) JIRA
7 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.80%) JUnit
8 1 (0.80%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.80%) Grunt
General
1 10 (8.00%) Advertising
2 4 (3.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
3 3 (2.40%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Developer
2 27 (21.60%) PHP Developer
3 23 (18.40%) Senior Developer
4 20 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 18 (14.40%) Software Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Python Developer
6 15 (12.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 14 (11.20%) Build Engineer
8 12 (9.60%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
10 10 (8.00%) Analyst
11 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
11 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (5.60%) Web Developer
12 7 (5.60%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.80%) Server Engineer
13 6 (4.80%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) HTML
2 31 (24.80%) jQuery
3 28 (22.40%) CSS
4 23 (18.40%) Web Services
5 20 (16.00%) LAMP
6 18 (14.40%) XML
7 17 (13.60%) JSON
8 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.00%) Leaflet
9 15 (12.00%) Flask
9 15 (12.00%) Django
9 15 (12.00%) RESTful
9 15 (12.00%) Ajax
10 13 (10.40%) REST
11 12 (9.60%) CakePHP
11 12 (9.60%) Symfony
12 11 (8.80%) XHTML
12 11 (8.80%) SOAP
13 10 (8.00%) Hibernate
13 10 (8.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.60%) GIS
3 8 (6.40%) Clustering
4 7 (5.60%) Open Source
5 6 (4.80%) W3C
6 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) Physics
9 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.60%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.80%) UNIX
4 10 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.80%) Android
6 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) CentOS
7 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.20%) Solaris
9 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.60%) AIX
10 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.60%) Debian
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) ITIL
3 26 (20.80%) OO
4 18 (14.40%) TDD
5 12 (9.60%) Scrum
5 12 (9.60%) Software Engineering
5 12 (9.60%) OOD
6 11 (8.80%) OO PHP
6 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.20%) OOP
8 9 (7.20%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.60%) MVC
10 7 (5.60%) Web Development
10 7 (5.60%) DevOps
11 6 (4.80%) Build Automation
11 6 (4.80%) Web Application Development
11 6 (4.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.80%) Java
1 36 (28.80%) PHP
1 36 (28.80%) SQL
2 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.60%) Python
4 15 (12.00%) TypeScript
5 14 (11.20%) PHP5
5 14 (11.20%) Perl
6 13 (10.40%) Ruby
7 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.80%) C++
10 5 (4.00%) C#
10 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.00%) VB
11 4 (3.20%) ECMAScript
12 3 (2.40%) VBScript
13 2 (1.60%) C
13 2 (1.60%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) MCP
3 2 (1.60%) MCSE
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 26 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.20%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.40%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (0.80%) vCloud
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.80%) Xen
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (18.40%) SCCM
2 14 (11.20%) Nagios
3 11 (8.80%) WSUS
4 10 (8.00%) Puppet
5 8 (6.40%) SCOM
6 6 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.40%) Munin
8 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.80%) Netcool
8 1 (0.80%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.80%) Graphite
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) VMware
2 16 (12.80%) Cisco
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle
5 6 (4.80%) Zend
6 5 (4.00%) Apple
7 4 (3.20%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) Intel
8 3 (2.40%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) Mitel
8 3 (2.40%) Google
8 3 (2.40%) NetApp
8 3 (2.40%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.40%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.40%) Infor
8 3 (2.40%) Kerio
8 3 (2.40%) Facebook
8 3 (2.40%) Twitter
8 3 (2.40%) NEC
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