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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / South West
Rank 19 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 540 670 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.68% 11.55% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.29% 38.33% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 475 586 522
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
1142 1748 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.58% 30.14% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1536 1388
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +3 171 £45,000 - 18
Bristol -14 123 £40,000 - 30
Wiltshire +30 100 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Somerset -2 72 £42,500 - 10
Devon +1 42 £33,000 +10.00% 7
Dorset -15 22 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 13 £40,000 - 2
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 427 (36.25%) Java
2 420 (35.65%) Windows
3 365 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (27.16%) Security Cleared
5 316 (26.83%) Python
6 283 (24.02%) Unix
7 282 (23.94%) Software Engineering
8 279 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 244 (20.71%) C++
10 238 (20.20%) SQL
11 237 (20.12%) MySQL
12 234 (19.86%) HTML
13 231 (19.61%) Git (software)
14 216 (18.34%) VMware
15 210 (17.83%) Finance
16 206 (17.49%) PHP
17 200 (16.98%) DV Cleared
18 199 (16.89%) Oracle
19 187 (15.87%) CSS
20 177 (15.03%) ITIL
20 177 (15.03%) Scrum
21 175 (14.86%) C
21 175 (14.86%) Degree
22 163 (13.84%) Microsoft
23 162 (13.75%) Web Services
24 157 (13.33%) DevOps
25 156 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
26 154 (13.07%) MongoDB
26 154 (13.07%) Perl
27 152 (12.90%) SOAP

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
1 151 (12.82%) Apache
2 146 (12.39%) JBoss
3 107 (9.08%) Tomcat
4 83 (7.05%) WebLogic
5 64 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 57 (4.84%) Mule
7 56 (4.75%) Mule ESB
8 53 (4.50%) IIS
9 41 (3.48%) MS Exchange
10 31 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (2.29%) Alfresco
11 27 (2.29%) Confluence
11 27 (2.29%) Joomla!
12 24 (2.04%) OpenStack
12 24 (2.04%) WordPress
13 21 (1.78%) Apache Pig
14 20 (1.70%) Jetty
15 19 (1.61%) Drupal
16 17 (1.44%) Apache Spark
17 16 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 95 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.46%) MS Office
3 16 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.34%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.25%) HipChat
8 3 (0.25%) MS Project
9 1 (0.085%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.085%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 76 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.51%) Magento
7 4 (0.34%) Maximo
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Utilities
9 1 (0.085%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 125 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (8.32%) SaaS
3 53 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (3.57%) PaaS
5 35 (2.97%) GitHub
6 31 (2.63%) IaaS
7 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (1.10%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.76%) Office 365
10 7 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.25%) G Suite
12 3 (0.25%) Heroku
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.085%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.085%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.085%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 138 (11.71%) Firewall
2 123 (10.44%) TCP/IP
3 81 (6.88%) SAN
4 67 (5.69%) Internet
5 64 (5.43%) DNS
6 57 (4.84%) LAN
6 57 (4.84%) WAN
7 51 (4.33%) HTTP
8 49 (4.16%) DHCP
9 41 (3.48%) Network Security
10 40 (3.40%) VPN
11 38 (3.23%) Wireless
12 28 (2.38%) SSH
13 27 (2.29%) FTP
14 25 (2.12%) SSL
15 19 (1.61%) NetScaler
15 19 (1.61%) SMTP
15 19 (1.61%) SNMP
16 16 (1.36%) LDAP
17 14 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (20.12%) MySQL
2 154 (13.07%) MongoDB
3 114 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 111 (9.42%) NoSQL
5 58 (4.92%) Big Data
6 52 (4.41%) Hadoop
7 46 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 42 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 42 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.97%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.29%) MS Access
11 25 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.87%) Apache Hive
14 21 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.53%) OrientDB
16 16 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
17 14 (1.19%) Redis
18 13 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
19 9 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 231 (19.61%) Git (software)
2 137 (11.63%) JIRA
3 129 (10.95%) Jenkins
4 100 (8.49%) JUnit
5 68 (5.77%) Subversion
6 58 (4.92%) Selenium
7 57 (4.84%) Maven
8 54 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 51 (4.33%) IntelliJ
10 42 (3.57%) Cucumber
11 39 (3.31%) JMeter
12 35 (2.97%) Eclipse
13 29 (2.46%) Bitbucket
14 28 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (2.04%) Vagrant
16 18 (1.53%) EasyMock
16 18 (1.53%) Zephyr
17 17 (1.44%) Redmine
17 17 (1.44%) TeamCity
18 16 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (17.83%) Finance
2 134 (11.38%) Telecoms
3 107 (9.08%) Manufacturing
4 95 (8.06%) Marketing
5 91 (7.72%) Electronics
6 77 (6.54%) Retail
7 57 (4.84%) Games
8 51 (4.33%) Banking
9 12 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.76%) Advertising
10 9 (0.76%) Legal
11 7 (0.59%) Back Office
12 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.34%) Military
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.085%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 296 (25.13%) Developer
2 196 (16.64%) Software Engineer
3 103 (8.74%) Analyst
4 93 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 87 (7.39%) PHP Developer
6 71 (6.03%) Administrator
7 70 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
8 66 (5.60%) Senior Developer
9 62 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 59 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
11 57 (4.84%) Test Engineer
12 56 (4.75%) C++ Software Engineer
12 56 (4.75%) Support Engineer
13 54 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (4.33%) Java Engineer
15 48 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
16 41 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
17 40 (3.40%) Network Engineer
17 40 (3.40%) Web Developer
18 38 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (19.86%) HTML
2 187 (15.87%) CSS
3 162 (13.75%) Web Services
4 152 (12.90%) SOAP
5 146 (12.39%) REST
6 145 (12.31%) XML
7 139 (11.80%) Spring
8 137 (11.63%) Hibernate
9 116 (9.85%) AngularJS
10 107 (9.08%) jQuery
11 102 (8.66%) LAMP
12 95 (8.06%) JSON
13 84 (7.13%) HTML5
14 83 (7.05%) Spring MVC
15 77 (6.54%) JPA
16 74 (6.28%) J2EE
17 73 (6.20%) .NET
18 71 (6.03%) Apache Camel
19 63 (5.35%) Spring Integration
20 58 (4.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.88%) Computer Science
3 53 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (2.72%) Driving Licence
6 28 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.95%) Cyber Defence
8 20 (1.70%) Cybercrime
8 20 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (1.61%) Replication
9 19 (1.61%) User Experience
10 18 (1.53%) Wiki
11 17 (1.44%) Clustering
11 17 (1.44%) PKI
11 17 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (1.19%) CESG
14 12 (1.02%) Device Driver
14 12 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 420 (35.65%) Windows
2 283 (24.02%) Unix
3 112 (9.51%) Windows Server
4 97 (8.23%) Android
5 87 (7.39%) Apple iOS
6 83 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (6.62%) CentOS
8 71 (6.03%) Mac OS X
9 63 (5.35%) Solaris
10 43 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (2.89%) AIX
13 28 (2.38%) Ubuntu
14 26 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
16 22 (1.87%) Debian
17 16 (1.36%) Windows 7
18 15 (1.27%) OpenVMS
19 14 (1.19%) Windows 10
20 11 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (23.94%) Software Engineering
3 177 (15.03%) ITIL
3 177 (15.03%) Scrum
4 157 (13.33%) DevOps
5 143 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
6 128 (10.87%) MVC
7 122 (10.36%) OO
7 122 (10.36%) TDD
8 93 (7.89%) Kanban
9 92 (7.81%) BDD
9 92 (7.81%) OOP
10 91 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
10 91 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (7.56%) Programme Management
12 87 (7.39%) Configuration Management
13 85 (7.22%) Integration Testing
14 84 (7.13%) E-Commerce
15 83 (7.05%) SDLC
16 79 (6.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 427 (36.25%) Java
2 316 (26.83%) Python
3 279 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 244 (20.71%) C++
5 238 (20.20%) SQL
6 206 (17.49%) PHP
7 175 (14.86%) C
8 154 (13.07%) Perl
9 122 (10.36%) C#
10 120 (10.19%) Bash Shell
11 102 (8.66%) Ruby
12 67 (5.69%) PowerShell
13 44 (3.74%) Shell Script
14 36 (3.06%) Objective-C
15 28 (2.38%) Pascal
15 28 (2.38%) VBA
16 27 (2.29%) Delphi
17 22 (1.87%) Embedded C++
18 16 (1.36%) SQR
19 15 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 320 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 200 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 175 (14.86%) Degree
4 137 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 91 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (7.56%) CCNA
7 69 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (5.09%) MCSE
9 59 (5.01%) CISSP
10 49 (4.16%) SANS
11 48 (4.07%) GIAC
12 45 (3.82%) ISEB
12 45 (3.82%) ISTQB
13 43 (3.65%) Network+ Certification
14 38 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
14 38 (3.23%) SSCP
15 34 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
15 34 (2.89%) Security+ Certification
16 14 (1.19%) CCNP
17 11 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.06%) SLA
2 24 (2.04%) QA
3 14 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.76%) GPG13
5 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.085%) FATCA
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.085%) SDET
7 1 (0.085%) TickIT
System Software
1 156 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (9.85%) Active Directory
3 67 (5.69%) Docker
4 57 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.57%) vSphere
6 26 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (1.78%) Snort
8 18 (1.53%) Samba
9 17 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.27%) NFS
10 15 (1.27%) Xen
11 14 (1.19%) Postfix
12 13 (1.10%) Dovecot
12 13 (1.10%) XenServer
13 12 (1.02%) VMware ESX
14 11 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.85%) Firmware
15 10 (0.85%) KVM
16 6 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 113 (9.59%) Puppet
2 61 (5.18%) Nagios
2 61 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (4.92%) Ansible
4 49 (4.16%) NetBackup
5 27 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.36%) Data Guard
9 14 (1.19%) Salt
9 14 (1.19%) SCCM
10 12 (1.02%) SCOM
11 10 (0.85%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.85%) Cobbler
12 9 (0.76%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 8 (0.68%) Terraform
14 7 (0.59%) Grafana
14 7 (0.59%) Nmap
14 7 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 216 (18.34%) VMware
2 199 (16.89%) Oracle
3 163 (13.84%) Microsoft
4 113 (9.59%) Red Hat
5 80 (6.79%) Cisco
6 79 (6.71%) HP
6 79 (6.71%) SAP
7 67 (5.69%) Apple
8 47 (3.99%) IBM
9 30 (2.55%) Citrix
10 27 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.21%) NetApp
12 24 (2.04%) Sun
13 22 (1.87%) EMC
14 20 (1.70%) ArcSight
14 20 (1.70%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.70%) Intel
15 18 (1.53%) ProCurve
16 16 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
17 15 (1.27%) Juniper
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