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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South West / Dorset
Rank 39 20 30
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 75 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.92% 10.50% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 35.21% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 67 78
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,500 £75,000
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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 213 251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.15% 29.83% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 174 229
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -22 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Weymouth - 4 £40,000 -
Bournemouth +5 2 - -
Dorchester +1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) C++
4 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
6 14 (33.33%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (23.81%) SDLC
7 10 (23.81%) C
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (21.43%) OO
9 8 (19.05%) OOP
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (16.67%) QA
11 6 (14.29%) Investment Banking
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 6 (14.29%) E-Discovery
11 6 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 6 (14.29%) Unix
11 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
11 6 (14.29%) Legal
11 6 (14.29%) Risk Management

Linux
Top Related 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 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.90%) VPN
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) VLAN
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Hudson
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Legal
4 5 (11.90%) Electronics
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.76%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) JDBC
2 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) LAMP
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) React
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) SDLC
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) OOP
5 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 6 (14.29%) E-Discovery
5 6 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) Post-Production
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) C
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.52%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) NDS
2 3 (7.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Draytek
3 3 (7.14%) Juniper
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
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