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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / South West
Rank 19 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 535 649 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.96% 11.64% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.32% 38.06% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 446 587 521
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1155 1705 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.66% 30.58% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1534 1372
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 £24,000 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +5 189 £45,000 +1.12% 20
Bristol -14 117 £40,000 -4.76% 27
Wiltshire +26 90 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Somerset -8 63 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Devon +9 44 £33,000 +10.00% 11
Dorset -12 24 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Cornwall +5 8 £42,500 +54.54%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 430 (34.85%) Windows
2 428 (34.68%) Java
3 387 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
4 340 (27.55%) Security Cleared
5 319 (25.85%) Python
6 301 (24.39%) JavaScript
7 291 (23.58%) Software Engineering
8 279 (22.61%) VMware
9 278 (22.53%) Unix
10 258 (20.91%) SQL
11 252 (20.42%) C++
12 246 (19.94%) HTML
13 241 (19.53%) MySQL
14 231 (18.72%) Git (software)
15 223 (18.07%) Oracle
16 214 (17.34%) PHP
17 210 (17.02%) Finance
18 208 (16.86%) DV Cleared
19 205 (16.61%) CSS
20 204 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 202 (16.37%) Scrum
22 196 (15.88%) C
23 190 (15.40%) ITIL
24 185 (14.99%) Microsoft
25 176 (14.26%) Degree
26 171 (13.86%) Web Services
27 169 (13.70%) Perl
28 164 (13.29%) MongoDB
28 164 (13.29%) DevOps
29 163 (13.21%) Firewall

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
1 155 (12.56%) Apache
2 148 (11.99%) JBoss
3 111 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 78 (6.32%) WebLogic
5 65 (5.27%) IIS
6 62 (5.02%) WebSphere
7 56 (4.54%) Mule
8 55 (4.46%) Mule ESB
9 53 (4.29%) MS Exchange
10 45 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (2.43%) Apache Pig
12 27 (2.19%) OpenStack
12 27 (2.19%) WordPress
13 25 (2.03%) Confluence
14 24 (1.94%) Alfresco
14 24 (1.94%) Joomla!
15 23 (1.86%) Jetty
16 22 (1.78%) Apache Spark
17 20 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 107 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.03%) MS Office
3 16 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.32%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.24%) HipChat
8 3 (0.24%) MS Project
9 1 (0.081%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.081%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 75 (6.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.49%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.24%) Maximo
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.081%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 134 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (7.78%) SaaS
3 54 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (3.40%) PaaS
5 36 (2.92%) IaaS
6 31 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (2.43%) GitHub
8 12 (0.97%) Office 365
9 11 (0.89%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.24%) G Suite
11 3 (0.24%) Heroku
11 3 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.081%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 163 (13.21%) Firewall
2 147 (11.91%) TCP/IP
3 87 (7.05%) SAN
4 80 (6.48%) WAN
5 79 (6.40%) DNS
5 79 (6.40%) LAN
6 62 (5.02%) Internet
7 59 (4.78%) DHCP
8 56 (4.54%) HTTP
8 56 (4.54%) VPN
9 48 (3.89%) Network Security
10 35 (2.84%) SSH
11 29 (2.35%) SMTP
12 28 (2.27%) FTP
13 27 (2.19%) Wireless
14 25 (2.03%) SSL
15 22 (1.78%) VoIP
16 21 (1.70%) NetScaler
16 21 (1.70%) SNMP
17 18 (1.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (19.53%) MySQL
2 164 (13.29%) MongoDB
3 127 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 114 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 80 (6.48%) Big Data
6 63 (5.11%) Hadoop
7 45 (3.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 44 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 40 (3.24%) Oracle Database
11 32 (2.59%) Apache Hive
12 30 (2.43%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.94%) MS Access
14 23 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.38%) OrientDB
16 14 (1.13%) Redis
17 13 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
19 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 231 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 138 (11.18%) JIRA
3 130 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 98 (7.94%) JUnit
5 73 (5.92%) Subversion
6 66 (5.35%) Maven
7 55 (4.46%) IntelliJ
8 54 (4.38%) Selenium
9 52 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (3.73%) Eclipse
11 45 (3.65%) Cucumber
12 32 (2.59%) JMeter
13 26 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
14 25 (2.03%) Bitbucket
15 24 (1.94%) Vagrant
16 21 (1.70%) Zephyr
17 20 (1.62%) Redmine
18 19 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (1.46%) gulp
20 16 (1.30%) EasyMock
General
1 210 (17.02%) Finance
2 135 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 102 (8.27%) Manufacturing
4 92 (7.46%) Marketing
5 88 (7.13%) Electronics
6 86 (6.97%) Retail
7 49 (3.97%) Games
8 44 (3.57%) Banking
9 11 (0.89%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.73%) Advertising
10 9 (0.73%) Back Office
10 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.73%) Legal
11 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Military
14 1 (0.081%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 310 (25.12%) Developer
2 191 (15.48%) Software Engineer
3 109 (8.83%) Analyst
4 96 (7.78%) Java Developer
5 94 (7.62%) PHP Developer
6 81 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 72 (5.83%) Administrator
7 72 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
8 69 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 67 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 63 (5.11%) Test Engineer
11 61 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
12 54 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
13 46 (3.73%) C++ Software Engineer
14 43 (3.48%) IT Support
15 41 (3.32%) Java Engineer
15 41 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 41 (3.32%) Support Analyst
16 40 (3.24%) Web Developer
17 39 (3.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (19.94%) HTML
2 205 (16.61%) CSS
3 171 (13.86%) Web Services
4 158 (12.80%) Hibernate
5 155 (12.56%) SOAP
6 153 (12.40%) REST
6 153 (12.40%) Spring
7 141 (11.43%) XML
8 124 (10.05%) jQuery
9 120 (9.72%) LAMP
10 118 (9.56%) AngularJS
11 102 (8.27%) JSON
12 98 (7.94%) HTML5
13 85 (6.89%) Spring MVC
14 81 (6.56%) Apache Camel
15 78 (6.32%) .NET
16 77 (6.24%) Java EE
16 77 (6.24%) JPA
17 72 (5.83%) J2EE
18 65 (5.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 73 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 35 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 30 (2.43%) Cybercrime
7 28 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 28 (2.27%) PKI
8 24 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.94%) User Experience
9 22 (1.78%) Cyber Defence
10 21 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (1.62%) Clustering
12 19 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.54%) Replication
13 18 (1.46%) Cryptography
14 15 (1.22%) Wiki
15 14 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
15 14 (1.13%) Device Driver
15 14 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 430 (34.85%) Windows
2 278 (22.53%) Unix
3 125 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 102 (8.27%) Android
5 91 (7.37%) Apple iOS
6 88 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 81 (6.56%) CentOS
8 70 (5.67%) Mac OS X
9 57 (4.62%) Solaris
10 48 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (2.51%) AIX
13 29 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (2.19%) Ubuntu
15 26 (2.11%) Debian
16 20 (1.62%) Embedded Linux
17 17 (1.38%) Windows 10
17 17 (1.38%) Windows 7
18 15 (1.22%) OpenVMS
18 15 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (23.58%) Software Engineering
3 202 (16.37%) Scrum
4 190 (15.40%) ITIL
5 164 (13.29%) DevOps
6 160 (12.97%) Cybersecurity
7 130 (10.53%) OO
8 128 (10.37%) MVC
9 121 (9.81%) TDD
10 104 (8.43%) OOP
11 101 (8.18%) Configuration Management
12 98 (7.94%) Kanban
13 97 (7.86%) BDD
13 97 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (7.46%) E-Commerce
15 91 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
16 90 (7.29%) Programme Management
17 88 (7.13%) Integration Testing
18 85 (6.89%) Web Development
19 83 (6.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 428 (34.68%) Java
2 319 (25.85%) Python
3 301 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 258 (20.91%) SQL
5 252 (20.42%) C++
6 214 (17.34%) PHP
7 196 (15.88%) C
8 169 (13.70%) Perl
9 138 (11.18%) C#
10 122 (9.89%) Bash Shell
11 120 (9.72%) Ruby
12 62 (5.02%) PowerShell
13 52 (4.21%) Shell Script
14 43 (3.48%) Objective-C
15 25 (2.03%) Pascal
15 25 (2.03%) VBA
16 24 (1.94%) Delphi
17 19 (1.54%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.46%) VB
19 17 (1.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 340 (27.55%) Security Cleared
2 208 (16.86%) DV Cleared
3 176 (14.26%) Degree
4 146 (11.83%) SC Cleared
5 112 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (8.83%) CCNA
7 92 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (6.32%) MCSE
9 68 (5.51%) CISSP
10 60 (4.86%) Network+ Certification
10 60 (4.86%) SANS
11 58 (4.70%) GIAC
12 52 (4.21%) Linux+ Certification
12 52 (4.21%) SSCP
13 51 (4.13%) ISEB
14 46 (3.73%) ISTQB
15 44 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
15 44 (3.57%) Security+ Certification
16 13 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.94%) SLA
2 19 (1.54%) QA
3 9 (0.73%) GPG13
3 9 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.41%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.081%) FATCA
7 1 (0.081%) SDET
System Software
1 204 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 73 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.02%) Docker
5 48 (3.89%) vSphere
6 22 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (1.62%) Samba
8 19 (1.54%) NFS
9 18 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (1.46%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.46%) Xen
10 17 (1.38%) XenServer
11 15 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.13%) KVM
13 12 (0.97%) Postfix
13 12 (0.97%) Snort
14 11 (0.89%) Dovecot
15 9 (0.73%) Firmware
16 8 (0.65%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 118 (9.56%) Puppet
2 66 (5.35%) Ansible
3 60 (4.86%) Nagios
4 59 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.24%) NetBackup
6 26 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (1.30%) Salt
10 14 (1.13%) SCCM
11 13 (1.05%) Cobbler
11 13 (1.05%) SCOM
12 11 (0.89%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.89%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 8 (0.65%) Terraform
13 8 (0.65%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.49%) Grafana
14 6 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 279 (22.61%) VMware
2 223 (18.07%) Oracle
3 185 (14.99%) Microsoft
4 121 (9.81%) Red Hat
5 106 (8.59%) Cisco
6 84 (6.81%) HP
7 78 (6.32%) SAP
8 66 (5.35%) Apple
9 53 (4.29%) IBM
10 34 (2.76%) EMC
11 33 (2.67%) CheckPoint
12 31 (2.51%) Citrix
13 29 (2.35%) NetApp
14 22 (1.78%) Sun
15 20 (1.62%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.62%) Intel
16 18 (1.46%) ProCurve
17 17 (1.38%) ArcSight
18 16 (1.30%) Juniper
19 15 (1.22%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
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