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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 660 684 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.37% 11.80% 10.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.18% 38.71% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 559 586 502
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,550 £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
1399 1767 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 30.49% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1482 1353
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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 27 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 +4 214 £45,000 +16.88% 32
Bristol -7 158 £37,500 -8.53% 27
Wiltshire +18 112 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Somerset +4 78 £40,000 +2.56% 11
Dorset -2 51 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Devon -12 28 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Cornwall +3 21 £23,000 -40.25% 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 515 (39.02%) Windows
2 379 (28.71%) Java
3 322 (24.39%) VMware
4 320 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (22.88%) Unix
6 296 (22.42%) JavaScript
7 288 (21.82%) Software Engineering
8 287 (21.74%) Python
9 279 (21.14%) HTML
10 271 (20.53%) PHP
11 257 (19.47%) Telecoms
12 251 (19.02%) SQL
13 250 (18.94%) MySQL
14 237 (17.95%) Security Cleared
15 236 (17.88%) Oracle
15 236 (17.88%) CSS
16 213 (16.14%) C++
17 205 (15.53%) Apache
18 202 (15.30%) Microsoft
19 190 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
20 185 (14.02%) ITIL
21 182 (13.79%) Degree
22 170 (12.88%) LAMP
23 165 (12.50%) SQL Server
24 164 (12.42%) Firewall
25 161 (12.20%) Finance
25 161 (12.20%) Perl
25 161 (12.20%) Git (software)
26 155 (11.74%) Cisco
27 145 (10.98%) 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
1 205 (15.53%) Apache
2 113 (8.56%) JBoss
3 94 (7.12%) MS Exchange
4 81 (6.14%) WebLogic
5 55 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 54 (4.09%) OpenStack
7 49 (3.71%) IIS
8 36 (2.73%) WebSphere
9 31 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (2.35%) Node.js
10 30 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (1.82%) Mule
12 24 (1.82%) Mule ESB
13 22 (1.67%) Drupal
14 21 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (1.36%) WordPress
16 17 (1.29%) CMS
17 16 (1.21%) Confluence
18 14 (1.06%) GlassFish
Applications
1 59 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.59%) MS Office
3 15 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.076%) HipChat
5 1 (0.076%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 58 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (3.18%) Oracle Applications
2 42 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (0.83%) Oracle ASCP
4 11 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.30%) Magento
7 1 (0.076%) FastStats
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 107 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (4.32%) SaaS
3 37 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.59%) IaaS
5 20 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.21%) Office 365
7 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (1.06%) PaaS
9 11 (0.83%) Heroku
10 8 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.45%) GitHub
12 4 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (12.42%) Firewall
2 145 (10.98%) TCP/IP
3 105 (7.95%) DNS
4 83 (6.29%) VPN
5 77 (5.83%) SAN
6 76 (5.76%) Internet
7 74 (5.61%) MPLS
8 72 (5.45%) WAN
9 68 (5.15%) VoIP
10 67 (5.08%) LAN
11 54 (4.09%) SSL
12 46 (3.48%) OSPF
13 45 (3.41%) SMTP
14 40 (3.03%) DHCP
15 39 (2.95%) HTTP
16 35 (2.65%) EIGRP
17 34 (2.58%) BGP
18 31 (2.35%) VLAN
19 28 (2.12%) Network Security
20 26 (1.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (18.94%) MySQL
2 165 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 108 (8.18%) NoSQL
4 99 (7.50%) Big Data
5 92 (6.97%) MongoDB
6 67 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 62 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 58 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 54 (4.09%) RDBMS
10 49 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 43 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
12 31 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
16 16 (1.21%) OrientDB
16 16 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.98%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 161 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.02%) Jenkins
3 101 (7.65%) JIRA
4 83 (6.29%) Selenium
5 69 (5.23%) JUnit
6 66 (5.00%) Subversion
7 65 (4.92%) Cucumber
8 54 (4.09%) Maven
9 39 (2.95%) Ant
10 32 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 26 (1.97%) PHPUnit
12 25 (1.89%) IntelliJ
13 24 (1.82%) Hudson
14 22 (1.67%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.59%) gulp
16 20 (1.52%) Visual Studio
17 19 (1.44%) Grunt
18 18 (1.36%) Bower
18 18 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
19 17 (1.29%) NetBeans
General
1 257 (19.47%) Telecoms
2 161 (12.20%) Finance
3 84 (6.36%) Marketing
4 78 (5.91%) Electronics
5 77 (5.83%) Manufacturing
6 48 (3.64%) Retail
7 28 (2.12%) Banking
8 24 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 22 (1.67%) Advertising
10 13 (0.98%) Games
11 9 (0.68%) Automotive
12 7 (0.53%) Legal
12 7 (0.53%) Military
13 6 (0.45%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) French Language
16 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.23%) International Banking
16 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 383 (29.02%) Developer
2 140 (10.61%) Java Developer
3 133 (10.08%) Software Engineer
4 123 (9.32%) PHP Developer
5 113 (8.56%) Administrator
6 110 (8.33%) Analyst
7 104 (7.88%) Support Engineer
8 80 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 72 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
10 66 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 56 (4.24%) DBA
12 55 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 54 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 53 (4.02%) Junior
15 52 (3.94%) Software Developer
16 51 (3.86%) Oracle DBA
17 48 (3.64%) Test Engineer
18 45 (3.41%) C++ Software Engineer
18 45 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
18 45 (3.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (21.14%) HTML
2 236 (17.88%) CSS
3 170 (12.88%) LAMP
4 141 (10.68%) Web Services
5 104 (7.88%) HTML5
6 103 (7.80%) jQuery
7 98 (7.42%) XML
8 97 (7.35%) REST
9 88 (6.67%) SOAP
10 76 (5.76%) CSS3
11 74 (5.61%) Hibernate
11 74 (5.61%) JSON
11 74 (5.61%) Spring
12 60 (4.55%) .NET
12 60 (4.55%) J2EE
13 51 (3.86%) AngularJS
14 44 (3.33%) Java EE
15 42 (3.18%) EJB
16 39 (2.95%) Laravel
17 37 (2.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (7.95%) Digital Media
3 98 (7.42%) Data Centre
4 69 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 51 (3.86%) Mathematics
6 41 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.50%) Physics
8 32 (2.42%) User Experience
9 30 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.12%) Cybercrime
11 20 (1.52%) Internet of Things
12 18 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (1.29%) VHDL
14 16 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (1.21%) Visualisation
15 14 (1.06%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.98%) PKI
17 12 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 515 (39.02%) Windows
2 302 (22.88%) Unix
3 142 (10.76%) Windows Server
4 77 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (3.94%) Android
8 49 (3.71%) CentOS
9 43 (3.26%) Apple iOS
10 32 (2.42%) Mac OS X
11 31 (2.35%) AIX
12 28 (2.12%) Windows 7
13 26 (1.97%) Ubuntu
14 24 (1.82%) Debian
15 23 (1.74%) Solaris
15 23 (1.74%) Windows 10
15 23 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (1.29%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.91%) Windows Vista
18 10 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (21.82%) Software Engineering
3 185 (14.02%) ITIL
4 142 (10.76%) OO
5 125 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (9.09%) DevOps
6 120 (9.09%) Scrum
7 117 (8.86%) Cybersecurity
8 109 (8.26%) Configuration Management
8 109 (8.26%) Open Source
9 106 (8.03%) TDD
10 100 (7.58%) MVC
11 96 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 82 (6.21%) SDLC
13 79 (5.98%) OOP
14 76 (5.76%) Web Development
15 65 (4.92%) Integration Testing
16 63 (4.77%) Mentoring
17 61 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
17 61 (4.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 379 (28.71%) Java
2 296 (22.42%) JavaScript
3 287 (21.74%) Python
4 271 (20.53%) PHP
5 251 (19.02%) SQL
6 213 (16.14%) C++
7 161 (12.20%) Perl
8 140 (10.61%) C
9 134 (10.15%) C#
10 132 (10.00%) Ruby
11 108 (8.18%) Bash Shell
12 88 (6.67%) Shell Script
13 52 (3.94%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.97%) VB
15 20 (1.52%) Groovy
15 20 (1.52%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.98%) RPG
16 13 (0.98%) RPG IV
17 12 (0.91%) Scala
18 9 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 237 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 182 (13.79%) Degree
3 139 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 98 (7.42%) DV Cleared
5 81 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (4.24%) MCSE
7 55 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (3.11%) CCNA
9 33 (2.50%) ISEB
10 30 (2.27%) CISSP
10 30 (2.27%) MCSA
10 30 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
11 23 (1.74%) MCITP
11 23 (1.74%) SANS
12 21 (1.59%) ISTQB
13 18 (1.36%) A+ Certification
13 18 (1.36%) CCNP
14 16 (1.21%) GIAC
14 16 (1.21%) MCSD
15 14 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.48%) QA
2 31 (2.35%) SLA
3 14 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.45%) GPG13
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.30%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.076%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.076%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.076%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.076%) TickIT
System Software
1 190 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (6.44%) Active Directory
3 69 (5.23%) vSphere
4 43 (3.26%) Docker
4 43 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
5 30 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.12%) Xen
7 20 (1.52%) Firmware
8 17 (1.29%) Hyper-V
9 15 (1.14%) vCloud
10 13 (0.98%) XenApp
11 12 (0.91%) XenServer
12 8 (0.61%) Dovecot
13 7 (0.53%) Snort
14 6 (0.45%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.38%) KVM
15 5 (0.38%) Samba
16 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 79 (5.98%) Puppet
2 61 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 41 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 37 (2.80%) NetBackup
6 35 (2.65%) Ansible
7 23 (1.74%) Data Guard
8 21 (1.59%) Nagios
9 16 (1.21%) Tivoli
10 15 (1.14%) SCCM
11 14 (1.06%) Backup Exec
12 13 (0.98%) WSUS
13 12 (0.91%) Cobbler
13 12 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.91%) Salt
13 12 (0.91%) Terraform
14 10 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (0.76%) Cisco IPCC
14 10 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
14 10 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 322 (24.39%) VMware
2 236 (17.88%) Oracle
3 202 (15.30%) Microsoft
4 155 (11.74%) Cisco
5 89 (6.74%) Red Hat
6 61 (4.62%) HP
7 60 (4.55%) SAP
8 45 (3.41%) Juniper
9 43 (3.26%) Apple
10 37 (2.80%) IBM
11 36 (2.73%) Citrix
12 26 (1.97%) EMC
13 25 (1.89%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.59%) ArcSight
14 21 (1.59%) Palo Alto
15 20 (1.52%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.52%) NetApp
16 19 (1.44%) Symantec
17 16 (1.21%) Dell
17 16 (1.21%) Google
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Somerset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Relocation assistance, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-28,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £39632 - £47559 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago