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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 610 614 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.66% 10.69% 10.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.75% 35.74% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 512 561 569
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1363 1718 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.06% 29.90% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1561 1430
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +15 236 £45,000 - 39
Bristol -12 119 £44,000 +3.52% 25
Somerset -7 72 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Devon +2 70 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Wiltshire +19 64 £32,500 -13.33% 15
Dorset -10 30 £35,000 -10.25% 7
Cornwall +5 16 £24,750 -13.91%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 458 (35.53%) Windows
2 403 (31.26%) Java
3 381 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (26.07%) Python
5 330 (25.60%) Security Cleared
6 319 (24.75%) JavaScript
7 314 (24.36%) VMware
8 286 (22.19%) Software Engineering
9 272 (21.10%) SQL
10 268 (20.79%) HTML
10 268 (20.79%) Unix
11 252 (19.55%) C++
12 239 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 235 (18.23%) MySQL
14 232 (18.00%) Git (software)
15 227 (17.61%) CSS
16 223 (17.30%) PHP
17 210 (16.29%) Oracle
18 196 (15.21%) Microsoft
19 194 (15.05%) Scrum
19 194 (15.05%) Firewall
20 193 (14.97%) DV Cleared
21 192 (14.90%) C
21 192 (14.90%) ITIL
22 181 (14.04%) DevOps
23 180 (13.96%) Finance
24 175 (13.58%) Degree
25 168 (13.03%) Perl
26 166 (12.88%) TCP/IP
27 159 (12.34%) Web Services

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
1 147 (11.40%) Apache
2 128 (9.93%) JBoss
3 93 (7.21%) Tomcat
4 80 (6.21%) MS Exchange
5 73 (5.66%) IIS
6 66 (5.12%) WebLogic
7 52 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
8 51 (3.96%) WebSphere
9 42 (3.26%) Mule
10 41 (3.18%) Mule ESB
11 33 (2.56%) Apache Pig
12 30 (2.33%) OpenStack
13 27 (2.09%) WordPress
14 26 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (1.71%) Confluence
17 21 (1.63%) nginx
18 20 (1.55%) Apache Spark
19 19 (1.47%) Jetty
20 18 (1.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 102 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.48%) MS Office
3 19 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.31%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.23%) HipChat
8 3 (0.23%) MS Project
9 1 (0.078%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.47%) Magento
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Utilities
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.078%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (6.21%) SaaS
3 47 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (3.41%) PaaS
5 38 (2.95%) IaaS
6 33 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (1.63%) GitHub
8 17 (1.32%) Office 365
9 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.78%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.39%) G Suite
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
13 3 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 194 (15.05%) Firewall
2 166 (12.88%) TCP/IP
3 103 (7.99%) WAN
4 99 (7.68%) SAN
5 98 (7.60%) LAN
6 90 (6.98%) DNS
7 79 (6.13%) VPN
8 78 (6.05%) Internet
9 55 (4.27%) HTTP
10 53 (4.11%) Network Security
11 50 (3.88%) DHCP
12 41 (3.18%) SMTP
13 40 (3.10%) VoIP
14 38 (2.95%) SSH
15 27 (2.09%) SSL
16 25 (1.94%) NetScaler
17 24 (1.86%) ADSL
18 22 (1.71%) FTP
18 22 (1.71%) VLAN
19 21 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (18.23%) MySQL
2 144 (11.17%) MongoDB
3 128 (9.93%) SQL Server
4 109 (8.46%) NoSQL
5 95 (7.37%) Big Data
6 66 (5.12%) Hadoop
7 48 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (2.95%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.72%) Apache Hive
11 33 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 33 (2.56%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.32%) MS Access
13 17 (1.32%) Redis
14 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.16%) OrientDB
15 11 (0.85%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (0.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 232 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 128 (9.93%) Jenkins
3 124 (9.62%) JIRA
4 82 (6.36%) JUnit
4 82 (6.36%) Subversion
5 67 (5.20%) Maven
6 61 (4.73%) Eclipse
7 57 (4.42%) Selenium
8 50 (3.88%) IntelliJ
9 43 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 25 (1.94%) gulp
11 25 (1.94%) JMeter
11 25 (1.94%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.55%) Redmine
13 19 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (1.47%) PHPUnit
13 19 (1.47%) Zephyr
14 18 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.24%) Grunt
General
1 180 (13.96%) Finance
2 143 (11.09%) Telecoms
3 74 (5.74%) Marketing
4 73 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 72 (5.59%) Electronics
5 72 (5.59%) Retail
6 52 (4.03%) Games
7 31 (2.40%) Banking
8 16 (1.24%) Back Office
9 13 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.93%) Advertising
11 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.62%) Automotive
13 5 (0.39%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
16 1 (0.078%) French Language
16 1 (0.078%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 318 (24.67%) Developer
2 178 (13.81%) Software Engineer
3 113 (8.77%) Analyst
4 106 (8.22%) PHP Developer
5 103 (7.99%) Support Engineer
6 94 (7.29%) Java Developer
7 83 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 81 (6.28%) Linux Engineer
9 78 (6.05%) Administrator
10 67 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
11 64 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
12 60 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 52 (4.03%) Network Engineer
14 51 (3.96%) Test Engineer
15 48 (3.72%) Software Developer
16 44 (3.41%) IT Support
16 44 (3.41%) Support Analyst
17 41 (3.18%) Applications Support
18 40 (3.10%) Web Developer
19 39 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (20.79%) HTML
2 227 (17.61%) CSS
3 159 (12.34%) Web Services
4 148 (11.48%) jQuery
5 143 (11.09%) REST
6 137 (10.63%) Hibernate
7 132 (10.24%) Spring
8 130 (10.09%) LAMP
9 126 (9.78%) SOAP
10 123 (9.54%) AngularJS
11 122 (9.46%) XML
12 113 (8.77%) HTML5
13 92 (7.14%) JSON
14 87 (6.75%) Java EE
15 74 (5.74%) CSS3
16 73 (5.66%) .NET
17 71 (5.51%) Apache Camel
18 70 (5.43%) Node.js
19 65 (5.04%) Middleware
20 62 (4.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 63 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 46 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 37 (2.87%) Cybercrime
6 35 (2.72%) Driving Licence
7 34 (2.64%) Digital Media
8 32 (2.48%) PKI
9 26 (2.02%) User Experience
10 23 (1.78%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.71%) Replication
12 20 (1.55%) Clustering
13 18 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 16 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (1.01%) Device Driver
16 13 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
17 12 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 458 (35.53%) Windows
2 268 (20.79%) Unix
3 148 (11.48%) Windows Server
4 102 (7.91%) Android
5 88 (6.83%) Apple iOS
5 88 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (6.36%) CentOS
7 65 (5.04%) Mac OS X
8 62 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (3.88%) Solaris
11 35 (2.72%) Debian
12 31 (2.40%) Ubuntu
13 26 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (1.94%) AIX
15 19 (1.47%) Windows 10
15 19 (1.47%) Windows 7
16 18 (1.40%) FreeBSD
17 15 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
17 15 (1.16%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (22.19%) Software Engineering
3 194 (15.05%) Scrum
4 192 (14.90%) ITIL
5 181 (14.04%) DevOps
6 151 (11.71%) Cybersecurity
7 124 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 123 (9.54%) Configuration Management
9 108 (8.38%) OO
9 108 (8.38%) TDD
10 102 (7.91%) MVC
11 93 (7.21%) E-Commerce
12 85 (6.59%) OOP
13 84 (6.52%) BDD
13 84 (6.52%) Kanban
14 83 (6.44%) Web Development
15 78 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 76 (5.90%) Programme Management
17 75 (5.82%) Integration Testing
18 73 (5.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 403 (31.26%) Java
2 336 (26.07%) Python
3 319 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 272 (21.10%) SQL
5 252 (19.55%) C++
6 223 (17.30%) PHP
7 192 (14.90%) C
8 168 (13.03%) Perl
9 143 (11.09%) C#
10 129 (10.01%) Bash Shell
11 122 (9.46%) Ruby
12 59 (4.58%) Shell Script
13 51 (3.96%) Objective-C
14 46 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.55%) Groovy
16 19 (1.47%) VB
17 17 (1.32%) Delphi
17 17 (1.32%) Pascal
17 17 (1.32%) VBA
18 15 (1.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 330 (25.60%) Security Cleared
2 193 (14.97%) DV Cleared
3 175 (13.58%) Degree
4 150 (11.64%) SC Cleared
5 113 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (8.53%) CCNA
7 104 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 87 (6.75%) MCSE
9 63 (4.89%) Network+ Certification
10 61 (4.73%) CISSP
11 59 (4.58%) SANS
12 55 (4.27%) GIAC
12 55 (4.27%) Linux+ Certification
12 55 (4.27%) SSCP
13 53 (4.11%) ISEB
14 43 (3.34%) CompTIA Security+
14 43 (3.34%) Security+ Certification
15 41 (3.18%) ISTQB
16 18 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (1.09%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.33%) SLA
2 20 (1.55%) QA
3 6 (0.47%) GPG13
4 5 (0.39%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.078%) FATCA
8 1 (0.078%) SDET
System Software
1 239 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 71 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 65 (5.04%) Docker
5 49 (3.80%) vSphere
6 20 (1.55%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.47%) NFS
7 19 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.47%) Xen
8 17 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.24%) XenServer
10 15 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (1.16%) Samba
11 13 (1.01%) KVM
12 11 (0.85%) Postfix
13 10 (0.78%) Dovecot
13 10 (0.78%) Firmware
14 9 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.54%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 135 (10.47%) Puppet
2 82 (6.36%) Ansible
3 75 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (3.96%) Nagios
5 34 (2.64%) NetBackup
6 33 (2.56%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.40%) Salt
8 16 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.09%) Cobbler
10 13 (1.01%) AirWatch
10 13 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.85%) Terraform
11 11 (0.85%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 8 (0.62%) SCOM
13 7 (0.54%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.54%) SCCM
14 6 (0.47%) WSUS
15 5 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 314 (24.36%) VMware
2 210 (16.29%) Oracle
3 196 (15.21%) Microsoft
4 138 (10.71%) Cisco
5 131 (10.16%) Red Hat
6 81 (6.28%) HP
7 60 (4.65%) SAP
8 54 (4.19%) IBM
9 53 (4.11%) Apple
10 46 (3.57%) EMC
11 41 (3.18%) CheckPoint
12 31 (2.40%) Citrix
12 31 (2.40%) NetApp
13 23 (1.78%) Juniper
14 20 (1.55%) Intel
15 18 (1.40%) Atlassian
15 18 (1.40%) ProCurve
15 18 (1.40%) Sun
16 17 (1.32%) Symantec
16 17 (1.32%) Veeam
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Flexible + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago