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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 677 750 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.11% 12.69% 9.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.31% 42.37% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 584 595 495
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,120
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
1494 1770 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.73% 29.95% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1519 1477
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +2 222 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Bristol -14 134 £37,500 -14.77% 36
Wiltshire +16 97 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Dorset +9 86 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Somerset +1 85 £40,000 +3.22% 17
Devon +14 44 £27,500 -21.42% 11
Cornwall -18 8 £24,250 -37.01% 4
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 546 (41.11%) Windows
2 384 (28.92%) Java
3 346 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (25.90%) VMware
5 336 (25.30%) Python
6 313 (23.57%) JavaScript
7 285 (21.46%) Security Cleared
8 279 (21.01%) Software Engineering
9 275 (20.71%) Unix
10 274 (20.63%) HTML
10 274 (20.63%) SQL
11 251 (18.90%) PHP
12 239 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 230 (17.32%) CSS
14 228 (17.17%) Oracle
15 227 (17.09%) C++
16 217 (16.34%) Telecoms
17 216 (16.27%) Firewall
18 212 (15.96%) MySQL
19 209 (15.74%) Microsoft
20 206 (15.51%) ITIL
21 198 (14.91%) Cisco
22 197 (14.83%) Git (software)
23 187 (14.08%) TCP/IP
24 176 (13.25%) Scrum
25 173 (13.03%) Finance
26 171 (12.88%) Degree
27 168 (12.65%) Perl
28 157 (11.82%) DevOps
29 153 (11.52%) 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
1 153 (11.52%) Apache
2 115 (8.66%) JBoss
3 106 (7.98%) MS Exchange
4 70 (5.27%) Tomcat
5 59 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 52 (3.92%) IIS
7 51 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
8 46 (3.46%) OpenStack
9 34 (2.56%) WebSphere
10 32 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 30 (2.26%) Mule
11 30 (2.26%) Mule ESB
12 25 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (1.66%) nginx
14 21 (1.58%) Confluence
15 15 (1.13%) SharePoint
16 14 (1.05%) Apache Pig
16 14 (1.05%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.98%) CloudStack
Applications
1 75 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.58%) MS Office
3 10 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.075%) HipChat
5 1 (0.075%) MS Project
5 1 (0.075%) Simulink
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.23%) Magento
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.075%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.97%) SaaS
3 36 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (1.96%) Office 365
5 24 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.51%) IaaS
7 16 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.05%) PaaS
9 11 (0.83%) GitHub
10 10 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.53%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.38%) Heroku
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.30%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 216 (16.27%) Firewall
2 187 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 123 (9.26%) DNS
4 120 (9.04%) VPN
5 115 (8.66%) WAN
6 99 (7.45%) LAN
7 90 (6.78%) Internet
7 90 (6.78%) SAN
8 80 (6.02%) VoIP
9 71 (5.35%) SMTP
10 62 (4.67%) MPLS
11 46 (3.46%) HTTP
11 46 (3.46%) Network Security
12 44 (3.31%) Broadband
12 44 (3.31%) DHCP
13 36 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (2.56%) NetScreen
15 33 (2.48%) SSH
16 32 (2.41%) SSL
17 31 (2.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (15.96%) MySQL
2 134 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 109 (8.21%) MongoDB
4 97 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 96 (7.23%) Big Data
6 61 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 51 (3.84%) Relational Database
8 44 (3.31%) Oracle Database
9 41 (3.09%) RDBMS
10 33 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 25 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 23 (1.73%) Couchbase
13 17 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.98%) Apache Accumulo
15 13 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.90%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 197 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 133 (10.02%) Jenkins
3 124 (9.34%) JIRA
4 96 (7.23%) Subversion
5 85 (6.40%) Selenium
6 79 (5.95%) JUnit
7 67 (5.05%) Maven
8 65 (4.89%) Cucumber
9 46 (3.46%) Eclipse
10 45 (3.39%) PHPUnit
11 37 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 30 (2.26%) gulp
13 29 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.58%) Ant
14 21 (1.58%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
16 16 (1.20%) Bower
16 16 (1.20%) Hudson
16 16 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (1.13%) Zephyr
General
1 217 (16.34%) Telecoms
2 173 (13.03%) Finance
3 74 (5.57%) Marketing
4 72 (5.42%) Electronics
5 66 (4.97%) Manufacturing
6 57 (4.29%) Retail
7 34 (2.56%) Games
8 27 (2.03%) Banking
9 12 (0.90%) Advertising
9 12 (0.90%) Back Office
9 12 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.68%) Automotive
11 5 (0.38%) Military
12 4 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
14 1 (0.075%) Avionics
14 1 (0.075%) French Language
14 1 (0.075%) International Banking
14 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (25.83%) Developer
2 133 (10.02%) PHP Developer
3 126 (9.49%) Software Engineer
4 122 (9.19%) Analyst
5 120 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 109 (8.21%) Java Developer
7 73 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
8 72 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 63 (4.74%) Administrator
10 62 (4.67%) Network Engineer
11 60 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 55 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
13 51 (3.84%) Software Developer
14 50 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
15 45 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
15 45 (3.39%) Test Engineer
16 44 (3.31%) Senior Developer
17 42 (3.16%) Junior
18 40 (3.01%) Applications Support
19 39 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (20.63%) HTML
2 230 (17.32%) CSS
3 146 (10.99%) LAMP
4 138 (10.39%) REST
4 138 (10.39%) Web Services
5 133 (10.02%) jQuery
6 111 (8.36%) HTML5
7 103 (7.76%) XML
8 102 (7.68%) Spring
9 100 (7.53%) Hibernate
10 92 (6.93%) AngularJS
11 84 (6.33%) SOAP
12 81 (6.10%) JSON
13 73 (5.50%) CSS3
14 65 (4.89%) Java EE
15 54 (4.07%) Middleware
16 53 (3.99%) J2EE
17 52 (3.92%) Laravel
18 51 (3.84%) Apache Camel
19 46 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 91 (6.85%) Digital Media
4 59 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.31%) User Experience
6 35 (2.64%) Mathematics
7 32 (2.41%) Visualisation
8 28 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.96%) Cybercrime
10 24 (1.81%) PKI
11 22 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (1.66%) Physics
12 19 (1.43%) Driving Licence
12 19 (1.43%) iPad
13 16 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (1.13%) iPhone
15 13 (0.98%) Clustering
15 13 (0.98%) Cryptography
15 13 (0.98%) Internet of Things
15 13 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 546 (41.11%) Windows
2 275 (20.71%) Unix
3 153 (11.52%) Windows Server
4 81 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (4.74%) Android
8 56 (4.22%) CentOS
9 52 (3.92%) Apple iOS
10 49 (3.69%) Mac OS X
11 42 (3.16%) Debian
12 34 (2.56%) AIX
13 31 (2.33%) Solaris
14 30 (2.26%) Windows 10
15 28 (2.11%) Windows 7
15 28 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (1.88%) Ubuntu
17 21 (1.58%) FreeBSD
18 19 (1.43%) Windows 8
19 15 (1.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (21.01%) Software Engineering
3 206 (15.51%) ITIL
4 176 (13.25%) Scrum
5 157 (11.82%) DevOps
6 151 (11.37%) Cybersecurity
7 149 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (9.64%) Configuration Management
9 120 (9.04%) TDD
10 115 (8.66%) OO
11 102 (7.68%) MVC
12 97 (7.30%) Open Source
13 91 (6.85%) E-Commerce
14 84 (6.33%) OOP
14 84 (6.33%) Web Development
15 82 (6.17%) Integration Testing
16 77 (5.80%) SDLC
17 73 (5.50%) Mentoring
18 68 (5.12%) BDD
19 66 (4.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (28.92%) Java
2 336 (25.30%) Python
3 313 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 274 (20.63%) SQL
5 251 (18.90%) PHP
6 227 (17.09%) C++
7 168 (12.65%) Perl
8 146 (10.99%) C
9 140 (10.54%) Ruby
10 132 (9.94%) C#
11 104 (7.83%) Bash Shell
12 65 (4.89%) Shell Script
13 43 (3.24%) Objective-C
14 39 (2.94%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.88%) Groovy
16 19 (1.43%) VB
17 15 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.83%) Delphi
18 11 (0.83%) Pascal
18 11 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 285 (21.46%) Security Cleared
2 171 (12.88%) Degree
3 147 (11.07%) SC Cleared
4 140 (10.54%) DV Cleared
5 95 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (5.80%) CCNA
8 70 (5.27%) MCSE
9 46 (3.46%) Network+ Certification
10 44 (3.31%) ISEB
11 42 (3.16%) CISSP
11 42 (3.16%) SANS
12 33 (2.48%) GIAC
12 33 (2.48%) ISTQB
13 29 (2.18%) Linux+ Certification
13 29 (2.18%) SSCP
14 25 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
14 25 (1.88%) Security+ Certification
15 22 (1.66%) MCSA
16 21 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.31%) SLA
2 22 (1.66%) QA
3 11 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.23%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.075%) GPG13
8 1 (0.075%) TickIT
System Software
1 239 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 64 (4.82%) vSphere
4 39 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (2.56%) Docker
7 23 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (1.36%) Xen
9 17 (1.28%) Firmware
10 16 (1.20%) VMware ESX
11 15 (1.13%) XenServer
12 12 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (0.75%) NFS
13 10 (0.75%) Samba
14 7 (0.53%) KVM
14 7 (0.53%) Snort
15 6 (0.45%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.45%) vCloud
16 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 112 (8.43%) Puppet
2 77 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (4.67%) Ansible
4 34 (2.56%) Nagios
5 29 (2.18%) Tivoli
6 20 (1.51%) NetBackup
6 20 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 19 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (1.05%) Cobbler
10 13 (0.98%) Salt
11 12 (0.90%) Terraform
12 10 (0.75%) RSA enVision
13 9 (0.68%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.68%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 9 (0.68%) Kibana
13 9 (0.68%) logstash
14 8 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 344 (25.90%) VMware
2 228 (17.17%) Oracle
3 209 (15.74%) Microsoft
4 198 (14.91%) Cisco
5 115 (8.66%) Red Hat
6 80 (6.02%) HP
7 57 (4.29%) SAP
8 51 (3.84%) IBM
9 49 (3.69%) EMC
10 45 (3.39%) Juniper
11 44 (3.31%) CheckPoint
12 37 (2.79%) Apple
13 32 (2.41%) Citrix
14 25 (1.88%) Symantec
15 23 (1.73%) Palo Alto
16 20 (1.51%) NetApp
16 20 (1.51%) Veeam
17 18 (1.36%) ArcSight
17 18 (1.36%) WatchGuard
18 17 (1.28%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 28-33days hols,pension,private medic
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days annual leave plus bank hol
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 18 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago