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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 71 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.14% 7.13% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.32% 27.86% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71 29 43
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £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
201 140 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.87% 25.59% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 188 126 168
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +5 60 £36,500 +82.50% 31
Bridgwater +3 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Yeovil +1 3 £29,000 -40.51%
Frome - 2 £37,500 - 1
Linux
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 105 (68.18%) MySQL
2 74 (48.05%) jQuery
3 63 (40.91%) Java
4 59 (38.31%) Apache
5 57 (37.01%) JavaScript
5 57 (37.01%) Git (software)
6 53 (34.42%) PHP
6 53 (34.42%) Python
7 50 (32.47%) Windows
8 47 (30.52%) HTML
9 40 (25.97%) CSS
10 35 (22.73%) Web Services
11 33 (21.43%) SQL
12 32 (20.78%) Internet
13 31 (20.13%) XML
13 31 (20.13%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (19.48%) JSON
15 29 (18.83%) LAMP
15 29 (18.83%) TDD
15 29 (18.83%) Degree
15 29 (18.83%) AngularJS
16 28 (18.18%) Subversion
17 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
17 26 (16.88%) VMware
17 26 (16.88%) Open Source
18 25 (16.23%) SOAP
19 24 (15.58%) Telecoms
19 24 (15.58%) Django
20 23 (14.94%) Ruby
20 23 (14.94%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 59 (38.31%) Apache
2 22 (14.29%) IIS
3 14 (9.09%) Drupal
4 12 (7.79%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.49%) Gunicorn
5 10 (6.49%) nginx
6 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.60%) CMS
7 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) Internet
2 13 (8.44%) DNS
3 10 (6.49%) DHCP
4 9 (5.84%) Firewall
5 8 (5.19%) HTTP
6 7 (4.55%) LAN
6 7 (4.55%) SAN
6 7 (4.55%) WAN
7 5 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.25%) Intranet
8 4 (2.60%) SSL
9 3 (1.95%) IPv4
9 3 (1.95%) IPv6
9 3 (1.95%) VoIP
9 3 (1.95%) VLAN
10 1 (0.65%) Multicast
10 1 (0.65%) Wireless
10 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (68.18%) MySQL
2 31 (20.13%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.55%) Riak
4 7 (4.55%) Big Data
4 7 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (37.01%) Git (software)
2 28 (18.18%) Subversion
3 13 (8.44%) Maven
4 12 (7.79%) PEAR
4 12 (7.79%) PHPUnit
5 9 (5.84%) Bugzilla
5 9 (5.84%) Trac
5 9 (5.84%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.55%) JUnit
6 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (2.60%) Ant
7 4 (2.60%) Selenium
8 3 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.30%) JIRA
10 1 (0.65%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.65%) Mockito
10 1 (0.65%) FishEye
General
1 24 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.79%) Finance
3 6 (3.90%) Advertising
4 5 (3.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (68.18%) Developer
2 34 (22.08%) Software Developer
3 33 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 27 (17.53%) Senior Developer
5 23 (14.94%) Python Developer
5 23 (14.94%) Senior Python Developer
6 22 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 17 (11.04%) Junior
7 17 (11.04%) Support Engineer
8 16 (10.39%) Analyst
8 16 (10.39%) PHP Web Developer
9 14 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (8.44%) Java Developer
11 12 (7.79%) Graduate
11 12 (7.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Applications Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Junior Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Programmer
12 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (48.05%) jQuery
2 47 (30.52%) HTML
3 40 (25.97%) CSS
4 35 (22.73%) Web Services
5 31 (20.13%) XML
6 30 (19.48%) JSON
7 29 (18.83%) LAMP
7 29 (18.83%) AngularJS
8 25 (16.23%) SOAP
9 24 (15.58%) Django
10 23 (14.94%) Ajax
10 23 (14.94%) Leaflet
10 23 (14.94%) Flask
11 20 (12.99%) Symfony
11 20 (12.99%) CakePHP
12 16 (10.39%) RESTful
13 14 (9.09%) XHTML
14 13 (8.44%) Hibernate
14 13 (8.44%) Spring
15 11 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.88%) Open Source
2 22 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 21 (13.64%) Digital Media
4 12 (7.79%) W3C
5 11 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 10 (6.49%) Mobile App
6 10 (6.49%) GIS
7 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.47%) Windows
2 22 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 14 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 13 (8.44%) Debian
5 7 (4.55%) UNIX
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.60%) Android
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) SUSE
8 2 (1.30%) AIX
8 2 (1.30%) Fedora
8 2 (1.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.83%) TDD
2 22 (14.29%) ITIL
3 21 (13.64%) OO
4 20 (12.99%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.69%) MVC
6 17 (11.04%) Web Development
7 15 (9.74%) Scrum
8 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.79%) OOP
9 12 (7.79%) Web Application Development
10 11 (7.14%) Analytics
10 11 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.14%) Project Management
11 10 (6.49%) OOD
11 10 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.19%) Performance Management
12 8 (5.19%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.60%) Data Analysis
14 4 (2.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.91%) Java
2 57 (37.01%) JavaScript
3 53 (34.42%) Python
3 53 (34.42%) PHP
4 33 (21.43%) SQL
5 23 (14.94%) Ruby
5 23 (14.94%) TypeScript
6 17 (11.04%) PHP5
7 16 (10.39%) Perl
8 14 (9.09%) C
9 11 (7.14%) ECMAScript
9 11 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.55%) Erlang
11 7 (4.55%) C++
12 3 (1.95%) VBScript
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.90%) Xen
5 5 (3.25%) XenServer
6 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) SCCM
2 14 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.65%) Netcool
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.65%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) VMware
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.09%) Oracle
4 12 (7.79%) Zend
5 9 (5.84%) Cisco
6 8 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.55%) Citrix
8 6 (3.90%) HP
9 5 (3.25%) JBoss
10 4 (2.60%) Sun
11 3 (1.95%) SAP
11 3 (1.95%) Intel
12 2 (1.30%) NetApp
12 2 (1.30%) IBM
13 1 (0.65%) Dell
13 1 (0.65%) Veritas
13 1 (0.65%) Apple
13 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.65%) Remedy
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