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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 645 714 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.40% 11.54% 10.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.46% 38.80% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 549 590 513
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 1840 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.74% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1503 1361
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 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 May 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 May 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 +7 193 £45,000 +16.88% 35
Bristol -12 156 £40,000 -2.43% 22
Wiltshire +12 88 £38,250 +9.28% 14
Somerset +1 82 £40,000 +4.57% 15
Dorset +2 65 £40,000 +8.84% 12
Devon +1 40 £35,000 -13.04% 3
Cornwall +2 17 £23,000 -42.50% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 493 (37.89%) Windows
2 385 (29.59%) Java
3 328 (25.21%) Unix
4 306 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (23.52%) Software Engineering
5 298 (22.91%) VMware
6 278 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 275 (21.14%) Telecoms
8 269 (20.68%) HTML
9 266 (20.45%) MySQL
10 264 (20.29%) PHP
11 260 (19.98%) Python
12 252 (19.37%) SQL
13 245 (18.83%) Oracle
14 226 (17.37%) C++
15 216 (16.60%) CSS
16 215 (16.53%) Apache
16 215 (16.53%) Security Cleared
17 192 (14.76%) Microsoft
18 184 (14.14%) Degree
19 181 (13.91%) SQL Server
20 172 (13.22%) Finance
21 167 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 162 (12.45%) ITIL
23 158 (12.14%) LAMP
24 157 (12.07%) Web Services
25 156 (11.99%) Firewall
26 155 (11.91%) Perl
27 153 (11.76%) C#
28 152 (11.68%) TCP/IP

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
1 215 (16.53%) Apache
2 108 (8.30%) JBoss
3 87 (6.69%) WebLogic
4 82 (6.30%) MS Exchange
5 53 (4.07%) IIS
6 51 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 44 (3.38%) OpenStack
8 37 (2.84%) Drupal
9 36 (2.77%) Node.js
10 33 (2.54%) WebSphere
11 30 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 22 (1.69%) Mule
12 22 (1.69%) Mule ESB
13 18 (1.38%) CMS
13 18 (1.38%) WordPress
14 17 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (1.23%) Confluence
16 15 (1.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 53 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.69%) MS Office
3 15 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 59 (4.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 53 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
3 52 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
4 46 (3.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (1.38%) Oracle ASCP
6 18 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.31%) Magento
9 1 (0.077%) FastStats
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.15%) SaaS
3 36 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.31%) IaaS
5 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.92%) Office 365
6 12 (0.92%) PaaS
7 11 (0.85%) Heroku
8 6 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.31%) GitHub
9 4 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 156 (11.99%) Firewall
2 152 (11.68%) TCP/IP
3 96 (7.38%) DNS
4 76 (5.84%) Internet
5 68 (5.23%) VPN
6 65 (5.00%) SAN
7 64 (4.92%) LAN
7 64 (4.92%) WAN
8 63 (4.84%) MPLS
9 56 (4.30%) VoIP
10 52 (4.00%) SSL
11 50 (3.84%) OSPF
12 41 (3.15%) DHCP
12 41 (3.15%) HTTP
13 38 (2.92%) EIGRP
14 37 (2.84%) VLAN
15 35 (2.69%) BGP
16 33 (2.54%) Network Security
17 32 (2.46%) SMTP
18 29 (2.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (20.45%) MySQL
2 181 (13.91%) SQL Server
3 122 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 109 (8.38%) Big Data
5 94 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 82 (6.30%) Oracle Database
7 71 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 66 (5.07%) Hadoop
9 60 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 58 (4.46%) RDBMS
11 53 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
12 42 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
14 28 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 22 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
19 18 (1.38%) OrientDB
20 15 (1.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 134 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 108 (8.30%) Jenkins
3 93 (7.15%) JIRA
4 85 (6.53%) Selenium
5 66 (5.07%) JUnit
6 62 (4.77%) Cucumber
7 49 (3.77%) Subversion
8 48 (3.69%) Maven
9 40 (3.07%) Ant
10 33 (2.54%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 28 (2.15%) Hudson
13 23 (1.77%) IntelliJ
14 20 (1.54%) NetBeans
14 20 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.46%) Artifactory
16 18 (1.38%) Grunt
17 17 (1.31%) Bower
17 17 (1.31%) TeamCity
18 15 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 275 (21.14%) Telecoms
2 172 (13.22%) Finance
3 86 (6.61%) Manufacturing
4 84 (6.46%) Marketing
5 79 (6.07%) Electronics
6 48 (3.69%) Retail
7 28 (2.15%) Advertising
7 28 (2.15%) Banking
8 25 (1.92%) Aerospace
9 10 (0.77%) Games
10 9 (0.69%) Automotive
11 6 (0.46%) Military
12 5 (0.38%) Back Office
12 5 (0.38%) Publishing
13 4 (0.31%) French Language
13 4 (0.31%) International Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.077%) Law
Job Titles
1 359 (27.59%) Developer
2 162 (12.45%) Software Engineer
3 136 (10.45%) Java Developer
4 123 (9.45%) Administrator
5 104 (7.99%) Analyst
6 102 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 96 (7.38%) PHP Developer
8 86 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 66 (5.07%) DBA
9 66 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
10 62 (4.77%) Senior Developer
11 61 (4.69%) Team Leader
12 60 (4.61%) Oracle DBA
13 59 (4.53%) C++ Software Engineer
14 56 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
15 51 (3.92%) Software Developer
16 48 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 48 (3.69%) Linux Administrator
16 48 (3.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 47 (3.61%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (20.68%) HTML
2 216 (16.60%) CSS
3 158 (12.14%) LAMP
4 157 (12.07%) Web Services
5 98 (7.53%) HTML5
6 89 (6.84%) XML
7 87 (6.69%) REST
8 84 (6.46%) jQuery
9 81 (6.23%) SOAP
10 76 (5.84%) Spring
11 75 (5.76%) Hibernate
12 69 (5.30%) CSS3
13 64 (4.92%) JSON
14 62 (4.77%) J2EE
15 59 (4.53%) .NET
16 53 (4.07%) Java EE
17 49 (3.77%) AngularJS
18 48 (3.69%) EJB
19 40 (3.07%) JSF
20 37 (2.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.76%) Digital Media
2 109 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.30%) Data Centre
4 61 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 39 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.61%) Cybercrime
8 33 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.31%) Physics
10 19 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
10 19 (1.46%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.31%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.23%) User Experience
12 16 (1.23%) VHDL
12 16 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (1.00%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 493 (37.89%) Windows
2 328 (25.21%) Unix
3 132 (10.15%) Windows Server
4 79 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (4.30%) Android
5 56 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (3.38%) Apple iOS
7 44 (3.38%) CentOS
8 28 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 24 (1.84%) AIX
10 23 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.46%) Windows 7
13 16 (1.23%) Solaris
13 16 (1.23%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.15%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (23.52%) Agile Software Development
1 306 (23.52%) Software Engineering
2 162 (12.45%) ITIL
3 145 (11.15%) OO
4 125 (9.61%) DevOps
5 110 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (8.46%) Scrum
6 107 (8.22%) Configuration Management
6 107 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
7 103 (7.92%) TDD
8 99 (7.61%) Open Source
9 93 (7.15%) E-Commerce
10 90 (6.92%) SDLC
11 80 (6.15%) MVC
12 77 (5.92%) OOP
13 62 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (4.69%) Integration Testing
15 60 (4.61%) Digital Marketing
15 60 (4.61%) Programme Management
16 59 (4.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 385 (29.59%) Java
2 278 (21.37%) JavaScript
3 264 (20.29%) PHP
4 260 (19.98%) Python
5 252 (19.37%) SQL
6 226 (17.37%) C++
7 155 (11.91%) Perl
8 153 (11.76%) C#
9 134 (10.30%) C
10 124 (9.53%) Ruby
11 100 (7.69%) Bash Shell
12 96 (7.38%) Shell Script
13 50 (3.84%) PowerShell
14 40 (3.07%) VB
15 21 (1.61%) Groovy
15 21 (1.61%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.00%) RPG
16 13 (1.00%) RPG IV
17 12 (0.92%) Scala
18 10 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 215 (16.53%) Security Cleared
2 184 (14.14%) Degree
3 123 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 95 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 89 (6.84%) DV Cleared
6 73 (5.61%) MCSE
7 60 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (3.61%) CCNA
9 33 (2.54%) MCSD
10 32 (2.46%) CISSP
11 28 (2.15%) MCSA
12 26 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
13 25 (1.92%) ISEB
13 25 (1.92%) SANS
14 23 (1.77%) MCITP
15 19 (1.46%) GIAC
16 17 (1.31%) CCNP
17 16 (1.23%) A+ Certification
17 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
18 15 (1.15%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.46%) QA
2 28 (2.15%) SLA
3 12 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.46%) GPG13
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
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%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 167 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (5.46%) Active Directory
3 61 (4.69%) vSphere
4 49 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (3.00%) Docker
6 29 (2.23%) Xen
7 22 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (1.61%) Firmware
9 16 (1.23%) Hyper-V
10 14 (1.08%) XenApp
11 13 (1.00%) vCloud
12 10 (0.77%) XenServer
13 9 (0.69%) Dovecot
14 7 (0.54%) Snort
15 6 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.46%) KVM
16 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 4 (0.31%) Postfix
17 4 (0.31%) Samba
17 4 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 68 (5.23%) Puppet
2 55 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 47 (3.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 41 (3.15%) NetBackup
6 35 (2.69%) Ansible
7 26 (2.00%) Data Guard
8 16 (1.23%) Nagios
8 16 (1.23%) SCCM
9 12 (0.92%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (0.85%) Tivoli
10 11 (0.85%) WSUS
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco UCCE
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (0.77%) Cobbler
11 10 (0.77%) Salt
11 10 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 298 (22.91%) VMware
2 245 (18.83%) Oracle
3 192 (14.76%) Microsoft
4 131 (10.07%) Cisco
5 73 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 60 (4.61%) SAP
7 51 (3.92%) HP
8 41 (3.15%) Apple
9 37 (2.84%) Juniper
10 33 (2.54%) Citrix
11 30 (2.31%) IBM
12 21 (1.61%) ArcSight
12 21 (1.61%) EMC
12 21 (1.61%) Palo Alto
13 20 (1.54%) Atlassian
14 18 (1.38%) Google
14 18 (1.38%) NetApp
15 17 (1.31%) Dell
16 14 (1.08%) Symantec
17 13 (1.00%) Intel Security
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