The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 714 671 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.80% 11.32% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.00% 38.17% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 608 545 483
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1519 1758 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.22% 29.66% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1524 1420
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,479
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South West region.

Linux Salary Trend in the South West

Linux
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 241 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Bristol -19 118 £47,500 +5.55% 29
Somerset +3 96 £41,500 +10.66% 12
Dorset +14 90 £37,500 +20.00% 9
Wiltshire +10 87 £37,500 -7.40% 10
Devon +16 61 £28,750 -4.16% 8
Cornwall 0 17 £24,500 -42.69% 5
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Linux.

1 546 (40.81%) Windows
2 373 (27.88%) Java
3 359 (26.83%) VMware
4 342 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (25.04%) Python
6 327 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 309 (23.09%) Security Cleared
8 276 (20.63%) HTML
9 275 (20.55%) SQL
10 271 (20.25%) Software Engineering
11 267 (19.96%) Unix
12 260 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 249 (18.61%) PHP
14 235 (17.56%) CSS
15 226 (16.89%) Firewall
16 223 (16.67%) C++
17 214 (15.99%) Oracle
18 213 (15.92%) Microsoft
19 211 (15.77%) ITIL
20 209 (15.62%) Git (software)
21 205 (15.32%) MySQL
22 202 (15.10%) Cisco
23 194 (14.50%) TCP/IP
24 192 (14.35%) Telecoms
25 179 (13.38%) Scrum
26 170 (12.71%) Finance
27 168 (12.56%) Degree
28 167 (12.48%) DV Cleared
29 164 (12.26%) DevOps
30 163 (12.18%) Windows Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (10.91%) Apache
2 121 (9.04%) JBoss
3 109 (8.15%) MS Exchange
4 79 (5.90%) Tomcat
5 66 (4.93%) IIS
6 57 (4.26%) WebLogic
7 47 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
8 45 (3.36%) WebSphere
9 41 (3.06%) OpenStack
10 33 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (2.32%) Mule
11 31 (2.32%) Mule ESB
12 27 (2.02%) nginx
13 24 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (1.49%) Apache Pig
14 20 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (1.42%) Confluence
16 17 (1.27%) Jetty
17 16 (1.20%) Alfresco
17 16 (1.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 82 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.49%) MS Office
3 8 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.15%) HipChat
7 1 (0.075%) Simulink
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.37%) Magento
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 134 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.01%) SaaS
3 39 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (2.24%) IaaS
6 28 (2.09%) PaaS
7 26 (1.94%) Office 365
8 18 (1.35%) GitHub
9 17 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.37%) G Suite
11 5 (0.37%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 226 (16.89%) Firewall
2 194 (14.50%) TCP/IP
3 127 (9.49%) DNS
4 117 (8.74%) VPN
5 115 (8.59%) WAN
6 100 (7.47%) LAN
6 100 (7.47%) SAN
7 93 (6.95%) Internet
8 78 (5.83%) VoIP
9 75 (5.61%) SMTP
10 57 (4.26%) MPLS
11 52 (3.89%) HTTP
12 48 (3.59%) DHCP
13 44 (3.29%) Broadband
14 42 (3.14%) Network Security
15 34 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (2.54%) NetScreen
15 34 (2.54%) SSH
15 34 (2.54%) SSL
16 33 (2.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (15.32%) MySQL
2 135 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 121 (9.04%) MongoDB
4 97 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 86 (6.43%) Big Data
6 55 (4.11%) Hadoop
7 42 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.24%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (1.64%) Couchbase
12 21 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 16 (1.20%) MS Access
14 14 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (1.05%) Redis
15 13 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 209 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 136 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 116 (8.67%) JIRA
4 98 (7.32%) Subversion
5 81 (6.05%) JUnit
6 73 (5.46%) Selenium
7 67 (5.01%) Maven
8 63 (4.71%) Eclipse
9 56 (4.19%) Cucumber
10 41 (3.06%) IntelliJ
10 41 (3.06%) PHPUnit
11 31 (2.32%) gulp
12 30 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (1.27%) JMeter
14 17 (1.27%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.20%) Ant
15 16 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.12%) LoadRunner
16 15 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 192 (14.35%) Telecoms
2 170 (12.71%) Finance
3 81 (6.05%) Marketing
4 76 (5.68%) Electronics
4 76 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 58 (4.33%) Retail
6 44 (3.29%) Games
7 30 (2.24%) Banking
8 17 (1.27%) Back Office
9 14 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.75%) Advertising
10 10 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.60%) Automotive
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Military
14 2 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.075%) Avionics
15 1 (0.075%) French Language
15 1 (0.075%) International Banking
15 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (24.44%) Developer
2 133 (9.94%) Software Engineer
3 128 (9.57%) Analyst
4 124 (9.27%) PHP Developer
5 121 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 101 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 75 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 73 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
9 70 (5.23%) Network Engineer
10 64 (4.78%) Administrator
11 59 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
12 54 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
13 51 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 49 (3.66%) Test Engineer
15 48 (3.59%) Applications Support
15 48 (3.59%) Software Developer
16 46 (3.44%) Support Analyst
17 45 (3.36%) Senior Developer
18 44 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
19 42 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (20.63%) HTML
2 235 (17.56%) CSS
3 148 (11.06%) jQuery
4 145 (10.84%) Web Services
5 142 (10.61%) REST
6 133 (9.94%) LAMP
7 117 (8.74%) HTML5
8 110 (8.22%) AngularJS
9 108 (8.07%) Hibernate
10 106 (7.92%) XML
11 101 (7.55%) Spring
12 94 (7.03%) SOAP
13 83 (6.20%) JSON
14 77 (5.75%) CSS3
15 73 (5.46%) Java EE
16 61 (4.56%) Middleware
17 57 (4.26%) .NET
18 53 (3.96%) Apache Camel
19 52 (3.89%) Laravel
20 48 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 67 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.78%) Digital Media
5 43 (3.21%) User Experience
6 36 (2.69%) Visualisation
7 33 (2.47%) Cybercrime
8 28 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.87%) PKI
10 24 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.35%) Replication
13 17 (1.27%) iPad
14 16 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (1.20%) iPhone
15 15 (1.12%) Clustering
15 15 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 546 (40.81%) Windows
2 267 (19.96%) Unix
3 163 (12.18%) Windows Server
4 89 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (6.35%) Android
6 80 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (5.68%) CentOS
8 74 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (5.46%) Apple iOS
10 50 (3.74%) Mac OS X
11 42 (3.14%) Debian
12 40 (2.99%) Solaris
13 31 (2.32%) AIX
14 30 (2.24%) Windows 10
14 30 (2.24%) Windows 7
15 28 (2.09%) Ubuntu
15 28 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (1.49%) Windows 8
17 18 (1.35%) FreeBSD
18 16 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (20.25%) Software Engineering
3 211 (15.77%) ITIL
4 179 (13.38%) Scrum
5 164 (12.26%) DevOps
6 152 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
7 135 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (9.49%) Configuration Management
9 105 (7.85%) TDD
10 102 (7.62%) OO
11 98 (7.32%) MVC
12 97 (7.25%) Web Development
13 96 (7.17%) E-Commerce
14 91 (6.80%) Open Source
15 77 (5.75%) OOP
16 76 (5.68%) Integration Testing
17 74 (5.53%) SDLC
18 72 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 72 (5.38%) Programme Management
18 72 (5.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 373 (27.88%) Java
2 335 (25.04%) Python
3 327 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 275 (20.55%) SQL
5 249 (18.61%) PHP
6 223 (16.67%) C++
7 160 (11.96%) C
8 155 (11.58%) Perl
9 144 (10.76%) C#
10 125 (9.34%) Ruby
11 106 (7.92%) Bash Shell
12 62 (4.63%) Shell Script
13 51 (3.81%) Objective-C
14 44 (3.29%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.42%) Groovy
15 19 (1.42%) VB
16 16 (1.20%) Delphi
16 16 (1.20%) Pascal
16 16 (1.20%) VBA
17 12 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 309 (23.09%) Security Cleared
2 168 (12.56%) Degree
3 167 (12.48%) DV Cleared
4 149 (11.14%) SC Cleared
5 106 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
6 100 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 98 (7.32%) CCNA
8 78 (5.83%) MCSE
9 55 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
10 49 (3.66%) CISSP
10 49 (3.66%) ISEB
10 49 (3.66%) SANS
11 43 (3.21%) GIAC
12 41 (3.06%) Linux+ Certification
12 41 (3.06%) SSCP
13 36 (2.69%) ISTQB
14 33 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
14 33 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
15 20 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.36%) SLA
2 17 (1.27%) QA
3 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.075%) GPG13
7 1 (0.075%) SDET
System Software
1 260 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (10.99%) Active Directory
3 58 (4.33%) vSphere
4 50 (3.74%) Docker
4 50 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (1.57%) Xen
7 20 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (1.27%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.27%) XenServer
9 15 (1.12%) NFS
10 11 (0.82%) Firmware
10 11 (0.82%) KVM
11 10 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.60%) Samba
13 8 (0.60%) vCloud
14 6 (0.45%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.30%) Postfix
15 4 (0.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 119 (8.89%) Puppet
2 77 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (4.93%) Ansible
4 44 (3.29%) Nagios
5 33 (2.47%) Tivoli
6 24 (1.79%) NetBackup
7 17 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (1.12%) Cobbler
9 14 (1.05%) Salt
10 12 (0.90%) AirWatch
10 12 (0.90%) Terraform
11 8 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.52%) RSA enVision
12 7 (0.52%) SCOM
13 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.45%) WSUS
13 6 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 359 (26.83%) VMware
2 214 (15.99%) Oracle
3 213 (15.92%) Microsoft
4 202 (15.10%) Cisco
5 135 (10.09%) Red Hat
6 85 (6.35%) HP
7 62 (4.63%) SAP
8 54 (4.04%) IBM
9 53 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 47 (3.51%) EMC
11 41 (3.06%) Juniper
12 38 (2.84%) Apple
13 34 (2.54%) Citrix
14 23 (1.72%) Symantec
15 22 (1.64%) NetApp
16 20 (1.49%) Veeam
17 19 (1.42%) Palo Alto
17 19 (1.42%) WatchGuard
18 16 (1.20%) Google
19 15 (1.12%) Brocade
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus Bupa and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary Package + Bupa + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago