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 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 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 659 599 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.57% 10.17% 10.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.61% 38.85% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 587 507 495
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1752 1542 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.77% 26.19% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1357 1296
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South West 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
Bristol -1 221 £42,500 - 31
Gloucestershire +1 140 £45,000 - 43
Somerset +4 87 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Dorset +13 78 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Wiltshire -2 62 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Devon +1 38 £30,000 - 9
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 434 (33.99%) Java
2 425 (33.28%) Windows
3 372 (29.13%) Unix
4 357 (27.96%) Software Engineering
5 301 (23.57%) Telecoms
6 300 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
7 286 (22.40%) VMware
8 279 (21.85%) HTML
9 269 (21.06%) JavaScript
10 255 (19.97%) Python
11 247 (19.34%) C++
12 225 (17.62%) MySQL
13 214 (16.76%) PHP
14 211 (16.52%) Oracle
15 210 (16.44%) Degree
16 209 (16.37%) Security Cleared
17 201 (15.74%) SQL
18 197 (15.43%) C#
19 195 (15.27%) CSS
20 193 (15.11%) Web Services
21 185 (14.49%) Apache
22 175 (13.70%) TCP/IP
23 166 (13.00%) Finance
24 160 (12.53%) Microsoft
25 156 (12.22%) C
25 156 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
26 149 (11.67%) Firewall
27 147 (11.51%) OO
28 141 (11.04%) SQL Server
29 139 (10.88%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 185 (14.49%) Apache
2 86 (6.73%) JBoss
3 64 (5.01%) WebLogic
4 63 (4.93%) IIS
5 59 (4.62%) MS Exchange
6 51 (3.99%) Node.js
7 49 (3.84%) Tomcat
8 41 (3.21%) Drupal
9 35 (2.74%) Apache Pig
10 28 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (1.96%) OpenStack
12 24 (1.88%) WordPress
13 23 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (1.64%) Mule
14 21 (1.64%) WebSphere
15 18 (1.41%) Mule ESB
16 16 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (1.25%) SharePoint
17 15 (1.17%) Liferay
17 15 (1.17%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.33%) MS Office
3 10 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) HipChat
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 71 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 47 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (1.57%) Oracle ASCP
7 14 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.31%) Magento
10 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.078%) FastStats
10 1 (0.078%) Maximo
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 124 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (5.01%) SaaS
3 40 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (2.11%) IaaS
5 24 (1.88%) PaaS
6 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.70%) GitHub
8 8 (0.63%) Heroku
9 6 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.47%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.31%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.23%) Office 365
13 1 (0.078%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 175 (13.70%) TCP/IP
2 149 (11.67%) Firewall
3 101 (7.91%) DNS
4 96 (7.52%) Internet
5 60 (4.70%) SAN
6 54 (4.23%) SSL
7 51 (3.99%) HTTP
8 48 (3.76%) LAN
9 46 (3.60%) DHCP
9 46 (3.60%) WAN
10 44 (3.45%) OSPF
11 41 (3.21%) VPN
12 38 (2.98%) MPLS
13 37 (2.90%) VLAN
14 31 (2.43%) Network Security
15 30 (2.35%) EIGRP
16 28 (2.19%) IPv4
16 28 (2.19%) SNMP
17 27 (2.11%) IPv6
17 27 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (17.62%) MySQL
2 141 (11.04%) SQL Server
3 131 (10.26%) Big Data
4 114 (8.93%) NoSQL
5 86 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 70 (5.48%) Oracle Database
7 69 (5.40%) Hadoop
8 66 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 53 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 43 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
11 41 (3.21%) RDBMS
11 41 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (2.66%) Apache Hive
13 32 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 22 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
16 17 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (1.17%) Redis
18 12 (0.94%) Riak
Development Applications
1 135 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 88 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 63 (4.93%) Selenium
4 55 (4.31%) JIRA
5 51 (3.99%) Maven
6 46 (3.60%) Ant
6 46 (3.60%) JUnit
7 38 (2.98%) Eclipse
7 38 (2.98%) Hudson
8 36 (2.82%) Subversion
9 27 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.80%) Artifactory
10 23 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 23 (1.80%) Visual Studio
11 22 (1.72%) Gradle
11 22 (1.72%) NetBeans
12 21 (1.64%) JMeter
13 18 (1.41%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.33%) Grunt
15 16 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 301 (23.57%) Telecoms
2 166 (13.00%) Finance
3 105 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 100 (7.83%) Marketing
5 84 (6.58%) Electronics
6 48 (3.76%) Retail
7 30 (2.35%) Advertising
8 28 (2.19%) Aerospace
9 26 (2.04%) Banking
10 15 (1.17%) Games
11 13 (1.02%) Legal
11 13 (1.02%) Military
12 8 (0.63%) Back Office
13 7 (0.55%) Automotive
14 6 (0.47%) International Banking
14 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.31%) French Language
15 4 (0.31%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (25.53%) Developer
2 231 (18.09%) Software Engineer
3 138 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 98 (7.67%) Administrator
5 89 (6.97%) Linux Engineer
6 82 (6.42%) Analyst
7 76 (5.95%) C++ Software Engineer
8 75 (5.87%) Support Engineer
9 73 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
10 71 (5.56%) Java Engineer
11 65 (5.09%) PHP Developer
12 62 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 61 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 60 (4.70%) Software Developer
15 56 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
16 54 (4.23%) DBA
17 51 (3.99%) Team Leader
18 50 (3.92%) Oracle DBA
18 50 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
19 44 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (21.85%) HTML
2 195 (15.27%) CSS
3 193 (15.11%) Web Services
4 132 (10.34%) LAMP
5 113 (8.85%) HTML5
6 104 (8.14%) XML
7 95 (7.44%) REST
8 84 (6.58%) Hibernate
9 82 (6.42%) jQuery
10 79 (6.19%) SOAP
10 79 (6.19%) Spring
11 76 (5.95%) CSS3
12 72 (5.64%) J2EE
13 70 (5.48%) .NET
14 66 (5.17%) Java EE
15 58 (4.54%) EJB
16 55 (4.31%) JSON
17 52 (4.07%) RESTful
18 50 (3.92%) JSF
19 42 (3.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.42%) Digital Media
2 107 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.32%) Data Centre
5 55 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 44 (3.45%) Cybercrime
7 33 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 32 (2.51%) Visualisation
9 26 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.88%) Physics
11 16 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.25%) Statistics
12 15 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.17%) User Experience
13 12 (0.94%) EPoS
13 12 (0.94%) Internet of Things
13 12 (0.94%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.78%) PKI
15 9 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 425 (33.28%) Windows
2 372 (29.13%) Unix
3 139 (10.88%) Windows Server
4 87 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (5.87%) Android
6 73 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (4.31%) Apple iOS
9 52 (4.07%) CentOS
10 32 (2.51%) Ubuntu
11 17 (1.33%) AIX
11 17 (1.33%) Debian
12 16 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 16 (1.25%) Solaris
13 12 (0.94%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (27.96%) Software Engineering
2 300 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (11.51%) OO
4 123 (9.63%) ITIL
5 116 (9.08%) Configuration Management
6 112 (8.77%) DevOps
7 100 (7.83%) SDLC
8 89 (6.97%) Scrum
9 85 (6.66%) OOP
10 84 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
11 83 (6.50%) TDD
12 80 (6.26%) Multithreading
13 78 (6.11%) Programme Management
14 77 (6.03%) E-Commerce
15 75 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
16 71 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
17 65 (5.09%) Open Source
18 64 (5.01%) Mentoring
19 61 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
20 58 (4.54%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 434 (33.99%) Java
2 269 (21.06%) JavaScript
3 255 (19.97%) Python
4 247 (19.34%) C++
5 214 (16.76%) PHP
6 201 (15.74%) SQL
7 197 (15.43%) C#
8 156 (12.22%) C
9 139 (10.88%) Perl
10 130 (10.18%) Ruby
11 96 (7.52%) Shell Script
12 85 (6.66%) Bash Shell
13 41 (3.21%) PowerShell
14 36 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 36 (2.82%) VB
15 29 (2.27%) MATLAB
16 26 (2.04%) Clojure
17 13 (1.02%) RPG
17 13 (1.02%) RPG IV
18 11 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 210 (16.44%) Degree
2 209 (16.37%) Security Cleared
3 108 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 98 (7.67%) DV Cleared
5 91 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 88 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (6.42%) MCSE
8 75 (5.87%) CCNA
9 41 (3.21%) CISSP
10 38 (2.98%) GIAC
11 35 (2.74%) SANS
12 34 (2.66%) Linux+ Certification
12 34 (2.66%) SSCP
13 27 (2.11%) MCSD
14 21 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
15 20 (1.57%) ISEB
16 19 (1.49%) MCITP
17 16 (1.25%) CCNP
18 13 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.98%) QA
2 23 (1.80%) SLA
3 16 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.94%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.23%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.16%) OIPF
9 1 (0.078%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.078%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.078%) JTAG
9 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 156 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 55 (4.31%) vSphere
4 45 (3.52%) Docker
5 39 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (2.98%) Xen
7 37 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 15 (1.17%) vCloud
9 14 (1.10%) Firmware
9 14 (1.10%) XenApp
10 10 (0.78%) Dovecot
11 9 (0.70%) KVM
12 6 (0.47%) Postfix
13 5 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.39%) Snort
13 5 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.31%) Samba
14 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (6.34%) Puppet
2 73 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (3.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 39 (3.05%) NetBackup
5 33 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 30 (2.35%) Ansible
7 19 (1.49%) Nagios
7 19 (1.49%) SCCM
8 18 (1.41%) SCOM
9 15 (1.17%) Data Guard
10 12 (0.94%) WSUS
11 11 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
11 11 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (0.78%) Zenoss
13 9 (0.70%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 8 (0.63%) CFEngine
14 8 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 286 (22.40%) VMware
2 211 (16.52%) Oracle
3 160 (12.53%) Microsoft
4 99 (7.75%) Cisco
5 74 (5.79%) Red Hat
6 73 (5.72%) SAP
7 46 (3.60%) Citrix
8 39 (3.05%) HP
9 34 (2.66%) Google
10 32 (2.51%) Juniper
11 29 (2.27%) Apple
12 27 (2.11%) Palo Alto
13 24 (1.88%) Intel
14 21 (1.64%) McAfee
15 20 (1.57%) Sybase
16 17 (1.33%) Dell
17 15 (1.17%) Atlassian
17 15 (1.17%) Blue Coat
17 15 (1.17%) NetApp
17 15 (1.17%) Splunk
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