The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorchester with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Dorset / Dorchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorchester 20.00% 11.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dorchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorchester 40.00% 16.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.05% +56.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorchester citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Dorchester

Linux
Salary Trend in Dorchester

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

Salary trend for Linux in Dorchester

Linux
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Dorchester region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorchester 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware