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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 1.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 5.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
10 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 24.39% 29.23% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 2
Average salary £32,500 £36,700 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.44% -19.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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