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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.87% 3.39% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 13.33% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £24,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.56% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
42 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 39.25% 25.42% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 11
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,150 £21,600 £26,856
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £34,000
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 22 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Junior
1 5 (100.00%) Junior DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Junior Oracle DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
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