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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 16 18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 2.33% 5.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £22,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
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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 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.46% 16.28% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 17
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £23,446
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% +6.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,503 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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