The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 25 15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 3.09% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.98% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £45,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +85.56%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.66% 44.33% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 41 7
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,900 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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