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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 641 772 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.85% 13.12% 10.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.20% 42.60% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 552 636 500
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,949 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1418 1812 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 30.79% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1558 1454
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 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +2 223 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Bristol -11 142 £35,000 -17.64% 16
Wiltshire +7 96 £40,000 - 14
Somerset -3 74 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Dorset +5 72 £33,750 +12.50% 14
Devon +3 30 £30,000 -11.11% 4
Cornwall -12 8 £35,000 -9.09% 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 538 (40.88%) Windows
2 379 (28.80%) Java
3 337 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 332 (25.23%) Python
5 317 (24.09%) VMware
6 315 (23.94%) JavaScript
7 284 (21.58%) Unix
8 283 (21.50%) HTML
9 282 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 266 (20.21%) SQL
11 262 (19.91%) PHP
11 262 (19.91%) Security Cleared
12 239 (18.16%) CSS
13 230 (17.48%) C++
13 230 (17.48%) Telecoms
14 221 (16.79%) MySQL
15 219 (16.64%) Oracle
16 212 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 204 (15.50%) Microsoft
18 196 (14.89%) Firewall
19 189 (14.36%) Git (software)
20 188 (14.29%) Cisco
21 183 (13.91%) Degree
22 182 (13.83%) ITIL
23 171 (12.99%) TCP/IP
24 164 (12.46%) Apache
25 163 (12.39%) Perl
26 162 (12.31%) Finance
27 153 (11.63%) Scrum
28 148 (11.25%) 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
1 164 (12.46%) Apache
2 112 (8.51%) JBoss
3 102 (7.75%) MS Exchange
4 65 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 59 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 47 (3.57%) OpenStack
7 46 (3.50%) IIS
8 43 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (2.66%) WebSphere
10 26 (1.98%) Confluence
10 26 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (1.82%) Mule
11 24 (1.82%) Mule ESB
12 22 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (1.60%) nginx
14 19 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (1.06%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.06%) CMS
15 14 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 14 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.67%) MS Office
3 13 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.076%) HipChat
6 1 (0.076%) Simulink
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.23%) Magento
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.48%) SaaS
3 33 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.82%) Office 365
5 19 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.22%) IaaS
8 11 (0.84%) PaaS
9 10 (0.76%) GitHub
9 10 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.53%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.46%) Heroku
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 196 (14.89%) Firewall
2 171 (12.99%) TCP/IP
3 119 (9.04%) DNS
4 113 (8.59%) VPN
5 98 (7.45%) Internet
6 96 (7.29%) WAN
7 84 (6.38%) SAN
8 83 (6.31%) LAN
9 79 (6.00%) VoIP
10 69 (5.24%) MPLS
11 66 (5.02%) SMTP
12 42 (3.19%) DHCP
13 40 (3.04%) Broadband
13 40 (3.04%) HTTP
14 38 (2.89%) Network Security
15 37 (2.81%) SSL
16 32 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (2.43%) NetScreen
17 31 (2.36%) SSH
18 26 (1.98%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (16.79%) MySQL
2 137 (10.41%) SQL Server
3 98 (7.45%) Big Data
3 98 (7.45%) NoSQL
4 94 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 60 (4.56%) Hadoop
6 53 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 46 (3.50%) RDBMS
8 41 (3.12%) Oracle Database
9 28 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
12 22 (1.67%) Couchbase
13 20 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.22%) OrientDB
15 16 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.06%) Apache Accumulo
17 13 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 189 (14.36%) Git (software)
2 130 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 123 (9.35%) JIRA
4 93 (7.07%) Subversion
5 86 (6.53%) Selenium
6 68 (5.17%) JUnit
7 67 (5.09%) Cucumber
8 66 (5.02%) Maven
9 42 (3.19%) PHPUnit
10 40 (3.04%) Eclipse
11 32 (2.43%) Ant
12 30 (2.28%) IntelliJ
13 29 (2.20%) gulp
14 28 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.67%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.60%) Hudson
17 19 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
18 18 (1.37%) Bower
19 17 (1.29%) Grunt
19 17 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 230 (17.48%) Telecoms
2 162 (12.31%) Finance
3 70 (5.32%) Marketing
4 69 (5.24%) Electronics
5 58 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 47 (3.57%) Retail
7 30 (2.28%) Banking
8 27 (2.05%) Games
9 18 (1.37%) Advertising
10 14 (1.06%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.84%) Back Office
12 10 (0.76%) Automotive
13 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.38%) Legal
15 3 (0.23%) Military
16 2 (0.15%) Avionics
16 2 (0.15%) French Language
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
17 1 (0.076%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (27.81%) Developer
2 129 (9.80%) PHP Developer
3 123 (9.35%) Software Engineer
4 118 (8.97%) Java Developer
5 117 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 116 (8.81%) Analyst
7 80 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
8 71 (5.40%) Administrator
9 66 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 65 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 57 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 57 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
12 56 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
13 53 (4.03%) Junior
14 51 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 50 (3.80%) Software Developer
16 46 (3.50%) Test Engineer
17 39 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
18 37 (2.81%) Tester
19 35 (2.66%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (21.50%) HTML
2 239 (18.16%) CSS
3 147 (11.17%) LAMP
4 135 (10.26%) Web Services
5 126 (9.57%) jQuery
6 122 (9.27%) REST
7 113 (8.59%) HTML5
8 100 (7.60%) XML
9 85 (6.46%) Spring
10 82 (6.23%) AngularJS
11 78 (5.93%) CSS3
11 78 (5.93%) Hibernate
12 76 (5.78%) SOAP
13 71 (5.40%) JSON
14 57 (4.33%) J2EE
15 56 (4.26%) Java EE
16 52 (3.95%) Laravel
17 45 (3.42%) .NET
18 42 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (3.12%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 105 (7.98%) Digital Media
4 64 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.34%) User Experience
6 43 (3.27%) Mathematics
7 35 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.05%) Cybercrime
8 27 (2.05%) Physics
9 24 (1.82%) Visualisation
10 22 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (1.37%) Internet of Things
11 18 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.37%) PKI
12 17 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
13 16 (1.22%) iPad
14 14 (1.06%) VHDL
15 13 (0.99%) Cryptography
15 13 (0.99%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 538 (40.88%) Windows
2 284 (21.58%) Unix
3 148 (11.25%) Windows Server
4 73 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (4.79%) Android
8 53 (4.03%) Apple iOS
9 50 (3.80%) CentOS
10 49 (3.72%) Mac OS X
11 38 (2.89%) Debian
12 35 (2.66%) AIX
13 27 (2.05%) Solaris
13 27 (2.05%) Windows 10
14 24 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 24 (1.82%) Windows 7
15 21 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (1.44%) FreeBSD
17 17 (1.29%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 182 (13.83%) ITIL
4 153 (11.63%) Scrum
5 147 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
6 142 (10.79%) DevOps
7 138 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
8 126 (9.57%) OO
9 123 (9.35%) Configuration Management
10 122 (9.27%) TDD
11 116 (8.81%) Open Source
12 101 (7.67%) MVC
13 94 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 79 (6.00%) Web Development
15 78 (5.93%) Mentoring
16 76 (5.78%) Integration Testing
16 76 (5.78%) OOP
17 74 (5.62%) SDLC
18 63 (4.79%) BDD
19 56 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 379 (28.80%) Java
2 332 (25.23%) Python
3 315 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 266 (20.21%) SQL
5 262 (19.91%) PHP
6 230 (17.48%) C++
7 163 (12.39%) Perl
8 142 (10.79%) C
9 135 (10.26%) Ruby
10 124 (9.42%) C#
11 109 (8.28%) Bash Shell
12 62 (4.71%) Shell Script
13 42 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 39 (2.96%) Objective-C
15 26 (1.98%) Groovy
16 20 (1.52%) VB
17 11 (0.84%) Delphi
17 11 (0.84%) Pascal
17 11 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 262 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 183 (13.91%) Degree
3 136 (10.33%) SC Cleared
4 123 (9.35%) DV Cleared
5 86 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 71 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (4.79%) MCSE
8 61 (4.64%) CCNA
9 40 (3.04%) ISEB
10 35 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
11 34 (2.58%) CISSP
12 32 (2.43%) SANS
13 27 (2.05%) ISTQB
14 26 (1.98%) MCSA
15 24 (1.82%) GIAC
16 20 (1.52%) Linux+ Certification
16 20 (1.52%) SSCP
17 16 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
17 16 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
17 16 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.27%) SLA
2 33 (2.51%) QA
3 10 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.15%) GPG13
8 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.076%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.076%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.076%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.076%) TickIT
System Software
1 212 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 66 (5.02%) vSphere
4 41 (3.12%) Docker
5 36 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.98%) Hyper-V
7 25 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (1.60%) Firmware
9 18 (1.37%) Xen
10 12 (0.91%) XenServer
11 9 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.61%) vCloud
12 8 (0.61%) XenApp
13 7 (0.53%) Samba
13 7 (0.53%) Snort
14 6 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.38%) NFS
16 3 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 101 (7.67%) Puppet
2 76 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (3.95%) Ansible
4 27 (2.05%) Nagios
5 25 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 23 (1.75%) Tivoli
7 21 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 20 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.99%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.99%) Salt
9 13 (0.99%) Terraform
10 11 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.84%) Cobbler
11 10 (0.76%) WSUS
12 9 (0.68%) Kibana
12 9 (0.68%) logstash
12 9 (0.68%) RSA enVision
13 8 (0.61%) SCCM
14 7 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 317 (24.09%) VMware
2 219 (16.64%) Oracle
3 204 (15.50%) Microsoft
4 188 (14.29%) Cisco
5 105 (7.98%) Red Hat
6 73 (5.55%) HP
7 51 (3.88%) IBM
7 51 (3.88%) Juniper
8 49 (3.72%) SAP
9 41 (3.12%) EMC
10 38 (2.89%) CheckPoint
11 36 (2.74%) Apple
12 34 (2.58%) Citrix
13 28 (2.13%) Symantec
14 25 (1.90%) Palo Alto
15 22 (1.67%) Atlassian
16 19 (1.44%) NetApp
17 17 (1.29%) ArcSight
17 17 (1.29%) Google
18 15 (1.14%) WatchGuard
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 42,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Acorn
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Forgerock Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits and Stock Options
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits A competitive salary, discretiona
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum 33days hols,pension,life,parking
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £39632 - £47559 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Broadstone, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £32000 - £56000 per annum, Bonus, Private Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago