The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.76% - 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £35,250 - £27,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 26.19% 17.86% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 8
Average salary £27,500 £36,700 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.06% +14.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £16,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £49,100 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Linux
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Taunton region.

Linux Salary Trend in Taunton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Taunton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 18 days ago