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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.66% 8.68% 6.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.56% 32.86% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 29
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £26,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
186 210 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.90% 26.42% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 162 204 127
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 36 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Bridgwater +8 8 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wells - 8 £55,000 -
Street +20 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Yeovil -4 2 - - 1
Taunton - 1 £20,500 - 2
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (56.12%) MySQL
2 63 (45.32%) Git (software)
3 58 (41.73%) PHP
4 46 (33.09%) Windows
5 39 (28.06%) OOP
5 39 (28.06%) HTML
6 36 (25.90%) Apache
7 35 (25.18%) XML
7 35 (25.18%) CSS
7 35 (25.18%) JSON
8 32 (23.02%) Ajax
8 32 (23.02%) Java
8 32 (23.02%) JavaScript
8 32 (23.02%) SQL
9 31 (22.30%) Scrum
9 31 (22.30%) Subversion
10 27 (19.42%) jQuery
11 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (16.55%) Degree
13 23 (16.55%) Puppet
13 23 (16.55%) VMware
13 23 (16.55%) MVC
14 22 (15.83%) UNIX
15 21 (15.11%) Eclipse
16 20 (14.39%) REST
17 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
18 18 (12.95%) Spring
18 18 (12.95%) OO
18 18 (12.95%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (25.90%) Apache
2 17 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (5.04%) JBoss
5 5 (3.60%) Node.js
5 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.60%) WordPress
6 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.72%) lighttpd
8 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.79%) SAN
2 10 (7.19%) DNS
2 10 (7.19%) Firewall
3 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.76%) Internet
4 7 (5.04%) IPsec
4 7 (5.04%) SSL
4 7 (5.04%) NAS
5 5 (3.60%) VPN
6 4 (2.88%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.16%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.16%) OSPF
8 2 (1.44%) BGP
8 2 (1.44%) VLAN
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.44%) VoIP
8 2 (1.44%) WAN
8 2 (1.44%) HTTP
9 1 (0.72%) LAN
9 1 (0.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (56.12%) MySQL
2 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.04%) SQLite
3 7 (5.04%) CouchDB
3 7 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.04%) Redis
3 7 (5.04%) Riak
3 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (45.32%) Git (software)
2 31 (22.30%) Subversion
3 21 (15.11%) Eclipse
4 16 (11.51%) Maven
4 16 (11.51%) PHPUnit
5 14 (10.07%) JIRA
6 13 (9.35%) Ant
7 11 (7.91%) Bugzilla
7 11 (7.91%) PEAR
7 11 (7.91%) Trac
8 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.60%) Grunt
9 5 (3.60%) JUnit
10 3 (2.16%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.16%) EasyMock
10 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.16%) Mockito
11 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.47%) Finance
3 8 (5.76%) Military
4 6 (4.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (56.12%) Developer
2 44 (31.65%) PHP Developer
3 21 (15.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
5 18 (12.95%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.35%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (9.35%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (8.63%) Administrator
8 11 (7.91%) Support Engineer
9 10 (7.19%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Junior
11 8 (5.76%) Applications Developer
12 7 (5.04%) Graduate
12 7 (5.04%) Junior Developer
12 7 (5.04%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.06%) HTML
2 35 (25.18%) CSS
2 35 (25.18%) XML
2 35 (25.18%) JSON
3 32 (23.02%) Ajax
4 27 (19.42%) jQuery
5 20 (14.39%) REST
6 18 (12.95%) Spring
6 18 (12.95%) SOAP
7 17 (12.23%) LAMP
8 14 (10.07%) Web Services
9 13 (9.35%) JDBC
9 13 (9.35%) JSP
9 13 (9.35%) Servlets
9 13 (9.35%) J2EE
10 12 (8.63%) Symfony
11 9 (6.47%) RESTful
12 8 (5.76%) HTML5
12 8 (5.76%) XHTML
13 6 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) Clustering
3 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.72%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.09%) Windows
2 25 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (15.83%) UNIX
4 13 (9.35%) CentOS
5 9 (6.47%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.04%) Android
6 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.04%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.32%) Solaris
8 4 (2.88%) AIX
9 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.44%) Debian
10 2 (1.44%) HPUX
10 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.06%) OOP
2 31 (22.30%) Scrum
3 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.55%) MVC
5 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
6 18 (12.95%) OO
7 14 (10.07%) UML
7 14 (10.07%) OOD
7 14 (10.07%) OO PHP
8 13 (9.35%) DevOps
8 13 (9.35%) RUP
8 13 (9.35%) AOP
9 11 (7.91%) Web Development
9 11 (7.91%) Web Application Development
9 11 (7.91%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.19%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.47%) Release Management
11 9 (6.47%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.76%) Analytics
13 7 (5.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.73%) PHP
2 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 32 (23.02%) Java
2 32 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 18 (12.95%) Perl
4 16 (11.51%) Python
5 15 (10.79%) Ruby
6 14 (10.07%) PHP5
7 13 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 13 (9.35%) AspectJ
7 13 (9.35%) C++
7 13 (9.35%) C
8 8 (5.76%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.04%) Erlang
10 6 (4.32%) C#
11 4 (2.88%) Korn
11 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.44%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.88%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.16%) vCloud
4 3 (2.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.44%) NFS
5 2 (1.44%) Postfix
5 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) Puppet
2 9 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.88%) Zenoss
3 4 (2.88%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.44%) Cacti
5 2 (1.44%) SCCM
5 2 (1.44%) Nagios
5 2 (1.44%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.44%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.44%) Icinga
5 2 (1.44%) Graphite
6 1 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) yum
6 1 (0.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) VMware
2 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
4 14 (10.07%) IBM
5 8 (5.76%) Cisco
5 8 (5.76%) Oracle
5 8 (5.76%) HP
6 7 (5.04%) Google
6 7 (5.04%) Facebook
6 7 (5.04%) Twitter
7 5 (3.60%) Adobe
8 4 (2.88%) ATG
8 4 (2.88%) Zend
9 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.72%) Avaya
10 1 (0.72%) Juniper
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + healthcare, pension, flexible working, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgwater, Somerset
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago