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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Taunton
Rank - 21 15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 4.12% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.26% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £45,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +85.56%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 25.58% 40.21% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 3
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £45,000
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

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware