The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 18 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 598 671 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.31% 12.47% 8.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.06% 42.74% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 506 571 431
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1531 1570 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.39% 29.18% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1378 1224
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
England

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 185 £34,750 -4.79% 22
Gloucestershire -5 150 £41,000 - 25
Dorset -2 84 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Somerset +10 79 £32,500 - 20
Wiltshire -14 72 £37,500 +4.16% 18
Devon -23 18 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Cornwall -7 2 £28,750 +2.67% 1
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 428 (36.24%) MySQL
2 404 (34.21%) Java
3 349 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 347 (29.38%) Windows
5 342 (28.96%) HTML
6 336 (28.45%) PHP
7 326 (27.60%) Degree
8 288 (24.39%) UNIX
9 271 (22.95%) C++
10 269 (22.78%) CSS
11 265 (22.44%) SQL
12 257 (21.76%) Software Engineering
13 250 (21.17%) Apache
14 213 (18.04%) jQuery
15 208 (17.61%) Security Cleared
16 177 (14.99%) Oracle
17 173 (14.65%) OO
18 169 (14.31%) Python
19 167 (14.14%) XML
20 164 (13.89%) C
21 157 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
22 155 (13.12%) Perl
22 155 (13.12%) Web Services
23 148 (12.53%) OOP
24 145 (12.28%) C#
25 144 (12.19%) MVC
26 139 (11.77%) LAMP
27 138 (11.69%) Finance
27 138 (11.69%) VMware
28 132 (11.18%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 250 (21.17%) Apache
2 65 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 34 (2.88%) WordPress
4 32 (2.71%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 28 (2.37%) Drupal
6 28 (2.37%) MS Exchange
7 24 (2.03%) CMS
7 24 (2.03%) IIS
8 19 (1.61%) Umbraco
9 18 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 13 (1.10%) nginx
12 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
13 9 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.59%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.51%) Node.js
15 6 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.19%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.085%) MS Project
4 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 59 (5.00%) Magento
2 19 (1.61%) Shopify
3 14 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.42%) Summit
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.34%) AWD
8 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.085%) Zen Cart
11 1 (0.085%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.32%) SaaS
2 17 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.02%) GitHub
6 7 (0.59%) PaaS
7 6 (0.51%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.085%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.50%) TCP/IP
2 97 (8.21%) HTTP
3 96 (8.13%) Internet
4 95 (8.04%) Firewall
5 90 (7.62%) SAN
6 58 (4.91%) DNS
7 55 (4.66%) WAN
8 47 (3.98%) LAN
9 46 (3.90%) DHCP
10 43 (3.64%) VPN
11 38 (3.22%) VoIP
12 37 (3.13%) LDAP
13 36 (3.05%) SMTP
14 33 (2.79%) SNMP
15 31 (2.62%) SSH
15 31 (2.62%) SSL
16 25 (2.12%) NetScaler
17 24 (2.03%) IPsec
18 22 (1.86%) IPv4
19 21 (1.78%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (36.24%) MySQL
2 100 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 67 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 59 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 51 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 49 (4.15%) RDBMS
8 42 (3.56%) Oracle Database
9 32 (2.71%) Hazelcast
10 30 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (2.20%) Redis
12 24 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.95%) Big Data
14 21 (1.78%) MS Access
15 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 11 (0.93%) Hadoop
19 10 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 131 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 124 (10.50%) Subversion
3 55 (4.66%) Eclipse
4 53 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 49 (4.15%) JUnit
6 36 (3.05%) PHPUnit
7 28 (2.37%) Maven
8 26 (2.20%) JIRA
9 23 (1.95%) Jenkins
10 21 (1.78%) Bugzilla
11 20 (1.69%) PEAR
12 17 (1.44%) Selenium
12 17 (1.44%) Trac
13 16 (1.35%) JDeveloper
13 16 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (1.27%) TestNG
15 14 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (1.10%) Ant
16 13 (1.10%) Toad
17 12 (1.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 138 (11.69%) Finance
2 127 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 61 (5.17%) Marketing
4 47 (3.98%) Retail
5 33 (2.79%) Military
6 20 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.61%) Back Office
8 18 (1.52%) Electronics
9 16 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.76%) Banking
11 7 (0.59%) Legal
11 7 (0.59%) Games
12 5 (0.42%) Local Government
12 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.085%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 475 (40.22%) Developer
2 168 (14.23%) PHP Developer
3 152 (12.87%) Software Engineer
4 138 (11.69%) Software Developer
5 102 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 102 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 84 (7.11%) Web Developer
7 78 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
8 66 (5.59%) Administrator
9 61 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
10 56 (4.74%) Analyst
11 54 (4.57%) Support Engineer
12 53 (4.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 51 (4.32%) Senior PHP Developer
14 47 (3.98%) Junior
15 45 (3.81%) Consultant
16 36 (3.05%) Graduate
17 35 (2.96%) C++ Software Engineer
18 34 (2.88%) Applications Support
18 34 (2.88%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (28.96%) HTML
2 269 (22.78%) CSS
3 213 (18.04%) jQuery
4 167 (14.14%) XML
5 155 (13.12%) Web Services
6 139 (11.77%) LAMP
7 132 (11.18%) HTML5
8 78 (6.60%) Spring
9 72 (6.10%) JSON
9 72 (6.10%) Ajax
10 71 (6.01%) SOAP
11 67 (5.67%) CSS3
11 67 (5.67%) J2EE
12 57 (4.83%) .NET
13 56 (4.74%) RESTful
14 52 (4.40%) XHTML
14 52 (4.40%) Middleware
15 47 (3.98%) XSLT
16 46 (3.90%) Zend Framework
16 46 (3.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 126 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.37%) Open Source
3 58 (4.91%) Digital Media
4 46 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.39%) Clustering
6 30 (2.54%) PKI
7 25 (2.12%) Wiki
8 24 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 24 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.27%) Device Driver
9 15 (1.27%) W3C
10 14 (1.19%) CCTV
11 11 (0.93%) DTV
12 10 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.76%) Statistics
13 9 (0.76%) iPhone
14 8 (0.68%) NHS
14 8 (0.68%) BBC
14 8 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 347 (29.38%) Windows
2 288 (24.39%) UNIX
3 118 (9.99%) Solaris
4 75 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (5.08%) Ubuntu
6 54 (4.57%) HPUX
7 39 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (2.62%) CentOS
9 28 (2.37%) Android
10 25 (2.12%) Apple iOS
11 24 (2.03%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.44%) Windows CE
14 15 (1.27%) AIX
15 14 (1.19%) Debian
16 13 (1.10%) SUSE
17 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.93%) Fedora
18 10 (0.85%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (21.76%) Software Engineering
2 173 (14.65%) OO
3 157 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (12.53%) OOP
5 144 (12.19%) MVC
6 121 (10.25%) Scrum
7 97 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 84 (7.11%) ITIL
8 84 (7.11%) TDD
9 80 (6.77%) Configuration Management
10 76 (6.44%) Web Development
11 67 (5.67%) Unit Testing
12 57 (4.83%) Multithreading
13 51 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (3.64%) Project Management
14 43 (3.64%) UML
15 41 (3.47%) Software Architecture
16 38 (3.22%) Web Application Development
17 37 (3.13%) Waterfall
18 32 (2.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 404 (34.21%) Java
2 349 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 336 (28.45%) PHP
4 271 (22.95%) C++
5 265 (22.44%) SQL
6 169 (14.31%) Python
7 164 (13.89%) C
8 155 (13.12%) Perl
9 145 (12.28%) C#
10 124 (10.50%) Ruby
11 100 (8.47%) Bash Shell
12 99 (8.38%) PHP5
13 90 (7.62%) Shell Script
14 41 (3.47%) VB
15 30 (2.54%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.95%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.52%) Assembly Language
17 18 (1.52%) MATLAB
18 17 (1.44%) Scala
19 16 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 326 (27.60%) Degree
2 208 (17.61%) Security Cleared
3 111 (9.40%) DV Cleared
4 47 (3.98%) CCNA
4 47 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 33 (2.79%) ISEB
7 32 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.78%) MCSE
9 12 (1.02%) MCITP
10 11 (0.93%) CEH
11 10 (0.85%) CCNP
12 9 (0.76%) MCTS
12 9 (0.76%) MCSA
12 9 (0.76%) CNA
12 9 (0.76%) Novell Certification
13 6 (0.51%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.51%) HND
13 6 (0.51%) SCSA
13 6 (0.51%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.74%) SLA
2 50 (4.23%) QA
3 13 (1.10%) IEC 61508
4 7 (0.59%) JTAG
4 7 (0.59%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.51%) TickIT
6 5 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.25%) WCAG
7 3 (0.25%) WAI
8 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.30%) VMware ESX
3 39 (3.30%) vSphere
4 29 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.69%) Varnish
6 15 (1.27%) qmail
7 14 (1.19%) NFS
7 14 (1.19%) Samba
8 10 (0.85%) Xen
9 7 (0.59%) KVM
10 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.42%) XenApp
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.17%) Postfix
14 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 69 (5.84%) Puppet
2 55 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (3.98%) Nagios
4 37 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 23 (1.95%) Zenoss
6 18 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 15 (1.27%) YUM
8 12 (1.02%) Legato
8 12 (1.02%) Munin
8 12 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (0.93%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.85%) Plesk
11 8 (0.68%) Bcfg2
12 7 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.42%) SCCM
13 5 (0.42%) Cacti
13 5 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.25%) Ganglia
14 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 177 (14.99%) Oracle
2 138 (11.69%) VMware
3 113 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 105 (8.89%) Zend
5 97 (8.21%) Red Hat
6 88 (7.45%) Citrix
7 79 (6.69%) Cisco
8 64 (5.42%) JBoss
9 55 (4.66%) HP
10 39 (3.30%) NetApp
11 32 (2.71%) Veritas
12 25 (2.12%) Symantec
13 23 (1.95%) Sun
14 21 (1.78%) IBM
15 16 (1.35%) Brocade
16 15 (1.27%) Sybase
17 14 (1.19%) CommVault
17 14 (1.19%) Google
18 13 (1.10%) Saba
19 12 (1.02%) EMC
Bristol, Somerset
Guru Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - on call allowance + homeworking + 25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 42000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago