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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.15% 10.68% 12.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.80% 44.83% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 65
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,350 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
182 116 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.59% 23.82% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 165 102 176
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -1 49 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Bridgwater - 8 £20,500 - 1
Taunton -15 2 £45,000 +85.56%
Street - 1 £70,000 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 98 (54.44%) Unix
2 78 (43.33%) Windows
3 62 (34.44%) VMware
4 50 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 46 (25.56%) Oracle
6 43 (23.89%) PHP
7 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
8 39 (21.67%) Oracle Database
9 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
9 37 (20.56%) Finance
10 36 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 35 (19.44%) Degree
12 31 (17.22%) MySQL
13 30 (16.67%) Web Services
13 30 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 30 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
13 30 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
14 29 (16.11%) Oracle BI EE
15 28 (15.56%) Oracle RMAN
16 27 (15.00%) NetBackup
16 27 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (15.00%) WebLogic
16 27 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
17 26 (14.44%) Git (software)
17 26 (14.44%) Manufacturing
17 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (13.89%) HTML
18 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 23 (12.78%) Apache
3 17 (9.44%) Drupal
4 12 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.78%) IIS
6 5 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.22%) nginx
8 3 (1.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 30 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (11.67%) Oracle ERP
3 20 (11.11%) Oracle ASCP
4 19 (10.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) DNS
2 15 (8.33%) Firewall
3 13 (7.22%) Internet
4 12 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 10 (5.56%) SAN
6 9 (5.00%) HTTP
6 9 (5.00%) SSL
6 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.33%) Skype
8 4 (2.22%) DHCP
8 4 (2.22%) IPsec
8 4 (2.22%) NAS
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.56%) DSLAM
9 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) Oracle Database
2 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
3 31 (17.22%) MySQL
4 29 (16.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 27 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 22 (12.22%) NoSQL
6 22 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 11 (6.11%) Redis
9 11 (6.11%) Riak
10 10 (5.56%) CouchDB
10 10 (5.56%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.22%) Ingres
12 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.11%) Big Data
14 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.56%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) Subversion
3 13 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.33%) Hudson
6 3 (1.67%) gulp
6 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) SilkTest
General
1 37 (20.56%) Finance
2 26 (14.44%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.67%) Retail
5 5 (2.78%) Electronics
5 5 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (25.56%) Developer
2 30 (16.67%) DBA
2 30 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 26 (14.44%) Team Leader
4 23 (12.78%) Support Engineer
5 22 (12.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 20 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Development Team Leader
8 12 (6.67%) Administrator
8 12 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) Cisco Support
8 12 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) IT Support
9 11 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Junior
9 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Architect
11 9 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.67%) Web Services
2 25 (13.89%) HTML
3 24 (13.33%) CSS
4 21 (11.67%) RESTful
5 20 (11.11%) HTML5
6 16 (8.89%) CSS3
7 12 (6.67%) .NET
8 11 (6.11%) REST
8 11 (6.11%) Smarty
8 11 (6.11%) Spring
8 11 (6.11%) Twig
9 9 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (5.00%) LAMP
9 9 (5.00%) SOAP
9 9 (5.00%) XML
10 8 (4.44%) XHTML
11 7 (3.89%) JSON
11 7 (3.89%) Sass
12 6 (3.33%) J2EE
13 4 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) EPoS
3 11 (6.11%) Digital Media
4 8 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) Wiki
8 2 (1.11%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (54.44%) Unix
2 78 (43.33%) Windows
3 50 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.11%) Ubuntu
7 10 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.44%) Android
8 8 (4.44%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.22%) CentOS
9 4 (2.22%) Solaris
10 2 (1.11%) AIX
10 2 (1.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.78%) Open Source
3 22 (12.22%) OO
3 22 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (11.67%) ERP
5 16 (8.89%) DevOps
5 16 (8.89%) OO PHP
6 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.78%) Software Engineering
7 12 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 11 (6.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (6.11%) TDD
9 10 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.56%) High Availability
9 10 (5.56%) ITIL
10 8 (4.44%) Android Development
10 8 (4.44%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.89%) PHP
2 36 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 30 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.33%) SQL
5 22 (12.22%) Python
6 20 (11.11%) C#
7 18 (10.00%) Java
7 18 (10.00%) VB
8 11 (6.11%) Perl
8 11 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.44%) Erlang
10 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.33%) Ruby
12 4 (2.22%) C
13 2 (1.11%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) C++
14 1 (0.56%) Delphi
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
14 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (19.44%) Degree
2 22 (12.22%) MCSD
2 22 (12.22%) MCSE
2 22 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.67%) CCENT
4 4 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) RHCE
7 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.56%) Xen
5 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.89%) Docker
7 5 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.22%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.67%) vSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Gluster
10 1 (0.56%) iptables
10 1 (0.56%) KVM
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (15.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 22 (12.22%) Puppet
4 21 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (3.89%) Nagios
7 6 (3.33%) CFEngine
7 6 (3.33%) SCOM
8 4 (2.22%) Zenoss
9 3 (1.67%) Graphite
10 2 (1.11%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.56%) Graylog
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (34.44%) VMware
2 46 (25.56%) Oracle
3 41 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (13.33%) Cisco
5 17 (9.44%) Citrix
6 9 (5.00%) Juniper
7 6 (3.33%) SAP
8 4 (2.22%) Adobe
8 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.11%) Dell
10 2 (1.11%) Veritas
11 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.56%) Borland
11 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.56%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.56%) Qualys
11 1 (0.56%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.56%) Splunk
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