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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 631 767 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.11% 12.73% 10.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.95% 40.93% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 543 634 527
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £26,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1344 1874 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.80% 31.09% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1575 1450
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +5 224 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Bristol -5 152 £35,000 -17.64% 20
Wiltshire +11 99 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Somerset -1 70 £40,000 - 12
Dorset -5 53 £35,000 - 10
Devon -20 23 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Cornwall +1 16 £29,000 -24.67% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 534 (41.20%) Windows
2 358 (27.62%) Java
3 325 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (24.92%) VMware
5 311 (24.00%) Python
6 304 (23.46%) JavaScript
7 280 (21.60%) Unix
8 275 (21.22%) HTML
9 271 (20.91%) Software Engineering
10 265 (20.45%) PHP
11 249 (19.21%) SQL
12 246 (18.98%) Telecoms
12 246 (18.98%) Security Cleared
13 239 (18.44%) CSS
14 234 (18.06%) MySQL
15 216 (16.67%) Oracle
16 212 (16.36%) C++
17 201 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 197 (15.20%) Microsoft
19 185 (14.27%) Git (software)
20 184 (14.20%) Firewall
21 179 (13.81%) ITIL
21 179 (13.81%) Apache
22 173 (13.35%) Degree
23 169 (13.04%) Cisco
24 164 (12.65%) Perl
25 156 (12.04%) LAMP
26 152 (11.73%) TCP/IP
27 151 (11.65%) Finance
28 145 (11.19%) SQL 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
1 179 (13.81%) Apache
2 108 (8.33%) JBoss
3 96 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 65 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 63 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 52 (4.01%) OpenStack
7 46 (3.55%) IIS
8 34 (2.62%) WebSphere
9 33 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 26 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (1.93%) Mule
12 25 (1.93%) Mule ESB
13 22 (1.70%) Confluence
14 21 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (1.31%) CMS
15 17 (1.31%) WordPress
16 15 (1.16%) nginx
17 14 (1.08%) SharePoint
18 13 (1.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 54 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.77%) MS Office
3 13 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) HipChat
5 1 (0.077%) Simulink
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (3.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle ASCP
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.31%) Magento
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.077%) FastStats
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.94%) SaaS
3 35 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.62%) IaaS
5 20 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.54%) Office 365
6 19 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (1.16%) PaaS
8 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.62%) Heroku
10 7 (0.54%) GitHub
11 5 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 184 (14.20%) Firewall
2 152 (11.73%) TCP/IP
3 113 (8.72%) DNS
4 98 (7.56%) VPN
5 90 (6.94%) Internet
6 83 (6.40%) SAN
7 77 (5.94%) WAN
8 74 (5.71%) MPLS
9 72 (5.56%) VoIP
10 66 (5.09%) LAN
11 54 (4.17%) SMTP
12 40 (3.09%) SSL
13 39 (3.01%) DHCP
14 36 (2.78%) OSPF
15 35 (2.70%) Broadband
15 35 (2.70%) HTTP
16 30 (2.31%) Network Security
17 28 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (2.08%) BGP
18 27 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (18.06%) MySQL
2 145 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 100 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 90 (6.94%) Big Data
4 90 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 59 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 57 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 49 (3.78%) Oracle Database
9 33 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
11 23 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.39%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.31%) OrientDB
16 14 (1.08%) Apache Accumulo
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 185 (14.27%) Git (software)
2 127 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 117 (9.03%) JIRA
4 84 (6.48%) Selenium
5 81 (6.25%) Subversion
6 68 (5.25%) Cucumber
7 65 (5.02%) JUnit
8 60 (4.63%) Maven
9 37 (2.85%) PHPUnit
10 35 (2.70%) Ant
11 31 (2.39%) Eclipse
12 27 (2.08%) gulp
13 25 (1.93%) IntelliJ
14 23 (1.77%) Hudson
15 22 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 20 (1.54%) Bower
17 19 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (1.47%) Grunt
18 17 (1.31%) Artifactory
18 17 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 246 (18.98%) Telecoms
2 151 (11.65%) Finance
3 72 (5.56%) Marketing
4 70 (5.40%) Electronics
5 64 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 50 (3.86%) Retail
7 28 (2.16%) Banking
8 20 (1.54%) Games
9 19 (1.47%) Advertising
10 18 (1.39%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.77%) Automotive
12 7 (0.54%) Back Office
12 7 (0.54%) Legal
13 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.46%) Military
14 5 (0.39%) Publishing
15 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Avionics
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
17 1 (0.077%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 370 (28.55%) Developer
2 128 (9.88%) PHP Developer
3 123 (9.49%) Java Developer
4 120 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 115 (8.87%) Analyst
6 101 (7.79%) Support Engineer
7 92 (7.10%) Administrator
8 74 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 70 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
10 62 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 60 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 59 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 53 (4.09%) Junior
14 48 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
14 48 (3.70%) Test Engineer
15 47 (3.63%) Network Engineer
16 45 (3.47%) Software Developer
17 43 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
18 42 (3.24%) DBA
19 41 (3.16%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (21.22%) HTML
2 239 (18.44%) CSS
3 156 (12.04%) LAMP
4 133 (10.26%) Web Services
5 113 (8.72%) HTML5
5 113 (8.72%) jQuery
6 110 (8.49%) REST
7 97 (7.48%) XML
8 83 (6.40%) SOAP
9 81 (6.25%) CSS3
10 72 (5.56%) Spring
11 71 (5.48%) JSON
12 67 (5.17%) Hibernate
13 59 (4.55%) AngularJS
14 57 (4.40%) J2EE
15 52 (4.01%) .NET
16 49 (3.78%) Laravel
17 45 (3.47%) Java EE
18 38 (2.93%) Apache Camel
18 38 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 100 (7.72%) Data Centre
4 62 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 47 (3.63%) Mathematics
6 39 (3.01%) User Experience
7 38 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.31%) Physics
9 29 (2.24%) Cybercrime
10 25 (1.93%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (1.39%) Internet of Things
12 17 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (1.16%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.08%) Mainframe
14 14 (1.08%) VHDL
15 13 (1.00%) Driving Licence
15 13 (1.00%) iPad
16 12 (0.93%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 534 (41.20%) Windows
2 280 (21.60%) Unix
3 143 (11.03%) Windows Server
4 73 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (4.17%) Android
8 51 (3.94%) CentOS
9 46 (3.55%) Apple iOS
10 38 (2.93%) Mac OS X
11 35 (2.70%) AIX
12 33 (2.55%) Debian
13 30 (2.31%) Windows 7
14 27 (2.08%) Windows 10
15 25 (1.93%) Solaris
15 25 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (1.85%) Ubuntu
17 17 (1.31%) Windows 8
18 13 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (20.91%) Software Engineering
3 179 (13.81%) ITIL
4 142 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (10.65%) Scrum
6 134 (10.34%) DevOps
6 134 (10.34%) OO
7 128 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
8 119 (9.18%) Configuration Management
9 117 (9.03%) TDD
10 107 (8.26%) Open Source
11 101 (7.79%) MVC
12 97 (7.48%) E-Commerce
13 79 (6.10%) Web Development
14 74 (5.71%) SDLC
15 73 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 72 (5.56%) OOP
17 69 (5.32%) Integration Testing
18 60 (4.63%) BDD
19 56 (4.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 358 (27.62%) Java
2 311 (24.00%) Python
3 304 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 265 (20.45%) PHP
5 249 (19.21%) SQL
6 212 (16.36%) C++
7 164 (12.65%) Perl
8 131 (10.11%) Ruby
9 130 (10.03%) C
10 126 (9.72%) C#
11 114 (8.80%) Bash Shell
12 67 (5.17%) Shell Script
13 44 (3.40%) PowerShell
14 29 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 25 (1.93%) Groovy
16 20 (1.54%) VB
17 10 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.77%) Scala
18 9 (0.69%) Delphi
18 9 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (18.98%) Security Cleared
2 173 (13.35%) Degree
3 138 (10.65%) SC Cleared
4 103 (7.95%) DV Cleared
5 82 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (4.24%) MCSE
8 50 (3.86%) CCNA
9 37 (2.85%) ISEB
10 34 (2.62%) CISSP
11 32 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
12 29 (2.24%) MCSA
13 27 (2.08%) SANS
14 25 (1.93%) ISTQB
15 20 (1.54%) MCITP
16 19 (1.47%) GIAC
17 17 (1.31%) A+ Certification
18 15 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
18 15 (1.16%) SSCP
19 13 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.01%) SLA
2 38 (2.93%) QA
3 12 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.46%) GPG13
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.31%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.077%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.077%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 201 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 69 (5.32%) vSphere
4 43 (3.32%) Docker
5 34 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (1.93%) Xen
8 22 (1.70%) Firmware
9 20 (1.54%) Hyper-V
10 13 (1.00%) vCloud
11 12 (0.93%) XenApp
11 12 (0.93%) XenServer
12 11 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.54%) Snort
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.39%) Dovecot
15 5 (0.39%) KVM
15 5 (0.39%) Samba
16 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 91 (7.02%) Puppet
2 73 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (3.16%) Ansible
4 31 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 29 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 27 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 23 (1.77%) Nagios
8 16 (1.23%) Data Guard
8 16 (1.23%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.08%) Terraform
10 13 (1.00%) Backup Exec
10 13 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (0.93%) Cobbler
11 12 (0.93%) Salt
11 12 (0.93%) WSUS
12 11 (0.85%) SCCM
13 9 (0.69%) RSA enVision
14 8 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 7 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 7 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 323 (24.92%) VMware
2 216 (16.67%) Oracle
3 197 (15.20%) Microsoft
4 169 (13.04%) Cisco
5 99 (7.64%) Red Hat
6 69 (5.32%) HP
7 50 (3.86%) SAP
8 49 (3.78%) Juniper
9 45 (3.47%) IBM
10 42 (3.24%) Apple
11 37 (2.85%) Citrix
12 33 (2.55%) CheckPoint
13 30 (2.31%) EMC
14 24 (1.85%) Palo Alto
15 22 (1.70%) ArcSight
15 22 (1.70%) Symantec
16 21 (1.62%) Atlassian
17 19 (1.47%) NetApp
18 18 (1.39%) Dell
19 15 (1.16%) Google
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-28,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £47559 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits and Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £39632 - £47559 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Relocation assistance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago