The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Weymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Weymouth 4.00% 10.42% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 35.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Weymouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Weymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Weymouth 36.00% 29.17% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Weymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Weymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Weymouth

Linux
Salary Trend in Weymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Weymouth region.

Linux Salary Trend in Weymouth

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Weymouth

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Weymouth 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 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) CodeWarrior
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Weymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Weymouth 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 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) CodeWarrior
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared