Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 144 127 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.02% 11.78% 8.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.32% 42.05% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 120 131 93
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £24,900 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £51,625 £55,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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

All Operating Systems
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 298 302 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.94% 28.01% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 258 288 391
Dorset median annual salary £33,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,375 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Dorset

Linux
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Linux in Dorset

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Dorset

Linux
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +13 70 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bournemouth -15 29 £40,000 +14.29%
Wimborne -1 17 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Weymouth - 10 £45,000 - 2
Ferndown - 6 £23,000 -
Blandford Forum - 2 £25,000 - 1
Dorchester -3 1 £21,500 -38.57%
Shaftesbury - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 72 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 64 (44.44%) C++
3 56 (38.89%) HTML
3 56 (38.89%) CSS
3 56 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 54 (37.50%) OOP
5 50 (34.72%) OO
5 50 (34.72%) Windows
6 48 (33.33%) PHP
7 46 (31.94%) MySQL
8 45 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 36 (25.00%) Java
10 34 (23.61%) LAMP
11 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (22.22%) Apache
12 32 (22.22%) Web Development
13 29 (20.14%) MVC
14 27 (18.75%) TDD
15 25 (17.36%) Degree
16 23 (15.97%) Unix
17 21 (14.58%) Web Services
17 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (13.89%) jQuery
18 20 (13.89%) C#
19 19 (13.19%) .NET
19 19 (13.19%) Oracle
20 18 (12.50%) Computer Science
20 18 (12.50%) RESTful
21 17 (11.81%) Relational Database

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 32 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.17%) nginx
4 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.78%) SaaS
5 3 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Network Security
2 7 (4.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.08%) RFID
4 2 (1.39%) ISUP
4 2 (1.39%) SCCP
4 2 (1.39%) SMS
4 2 (1.39%) SS7
4 2 (1.39%) VoIP
4 2 (1.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.69%) DHCP
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) MVNO
5 1 (0.69%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.94%) MySQL
2 17 (11.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.64%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (6.94%) MariaDB
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Big Data
9 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.94%) Grunt
2 10 (6.94%) gulp
2 10 (6.94%) webpack
3 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.56%) Maven
4 7 (4.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.78%) Selenium
6 3 (2.08%) JIRA
6 3 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 12 (8.33%) Retail
4 8 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (52.08%) Developer
2 49 (34.03%) Software Engineer
3 35 (24.31%) PHP Developer
4 28 (19.44%) Web Developer
5 23 (15.97%) C++ Software Engineer
6 19 (13.19%) PHP Web Developer
7 16 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 15 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) Java Developer
11 10 (6.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (6.25%) Applications Support
12 9 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Java Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (4.17%) QA Engineer
14 6 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
14 6 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 6 (4.17%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.89%) CSS
1 56 (38.89%) HTML
2 34 (23.61%) LAMP
3 21 (14.58%) Web Services
4 20 (13.89%) jQuery
5 19 (13.19%) .NET
6 18 (12.50%) RESTful
7 16 (11.11%) LESS
7 16 (11.11%) Sass
7 16 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 12 (8.33%) Spring
9 11 (7.64%) Laravel
10 10 (6.94%) AngularJS
10 10 (6.94%) Backbone.js
10 10 (6.94%) Ember.js
10 10 (6.94%) Express
10 10 (6.94%) MEAN Stack
10 10 (6.94%) Node.js
10 10 (6.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.56%) Life Science
3 8 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.17%) Acoustics
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Smart City
8 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (34.72%) Windows
2 23 (15.97%) Unix
3 10 (6.94%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (4.86%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.17%) Debian
6 5 (3.47%) Android
7 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.08%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 54 (37.50%) OOP
3 50 (34.72%) OO
4 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (22.22%) Web Development
6 29 (20.14%) MVC
7 27 (18.75%) TDD
8 16 (11.11%) SEO
9 14 (9.72%) Validation
10 11 (7.64%) Multithreading
11 10 (6.94%) DevOps
11 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.94%) Signal Processing
12 9 (6.25%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.56%) Information Management
13 8 (5.56%) Logistics
13 8 (5.56%) Microservices
13 8 (5.56%) PLM
13 8 (5.56%) Time Management
13 8 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 64 (44.44%) C++
3 48 (33.33%) PHP
4 36 (25.00%) Java
5 20 (13.89%) C#
6 17 (11.81%) C
7 12 (8.33%) SQL
8 8 (5.56%) Python
8 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.86%) Perl
10 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.47%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.47%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.39%) Go
13 1 (0.69%) Fortran
13 1 (0.69%) Korn
13 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.69%) R
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Degree
2 14 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) CCSP
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.17%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Ansible
1 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle
2 16 (11.11%) Google
3 8 (5.56%) Cognizant
3 8 (5.56%) JD Edwards
3 8 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (4.17%) Intel
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.69%) CA
7 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) EMC
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) Juniper
7 1 (0.69%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.69%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.69%) Palo Alto