Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 19 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 165 170 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.18% 11.65% 7.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 46.70% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 172 160 60
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £55,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 345 364 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 27.56% 24.95% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 301 331 233
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,250 £17,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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
Bournemouth +6 54 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Poole -9 49 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Ferndown +5 29 £37,500 +63.04%
Dorchester +4 22 £37,500 +74.42% 12
Blandford Forum +2 21 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Wimborne -10 4 £30,000 - 1
Weymouth +5 1 £40,000 - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Linux.

1 88 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 64 (38.79%) MySQL
2 64 (38.79%) PHP
3 61 (36.97%) CSS
4 59 (35.76%) HTML
5 57 (34.55%) Windows
6 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
7 48 (29.09%) LAMP
7 48 (29.09%) Apache
8 47 (28.48%) Python
9 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
10 39 (23.64%) React
11 38 (23.03%) Software Engineering
12 35 (21.21%) MVC
12 35 (21.21%) SQL
13 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (20.00%) Node.js
14 33 (20.00%) OOP
15 31 (18.79%) C++
16 28 (16.97%) Google
16 28 (16.97%) Degree
16 28 (16.97%) Google Cloud Platform
17 27 (16.36%) Docker
17 27 (16.36%) Network Security
18 26 (15.76%) DevOps
19 24 (14.55%) Web Development
19 24 (14.55%) C
20 23 (13.94%) VMware
21 22 (13.33%) MongoDB

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 48 (29.09%) Apache
2 17 (10.30%) nginx
3 4 (2.42%) Confluence
3 4 (2.42%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (10.30%) Google Compute Engine
4 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (6.67%) GitHub
6 5 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) Network Security
2 11 (6.67%) LAN
2 11 (6.67%) WAN
3 4 (2.42%) VoIP
4 3 (1.82%) ISUP
4 3 (1.82%) SCCP
4 3 (1.82%) SMS
4 3 (1.82%) SS7
5 2 (1.21%) 3G
5 2 (1.21%) 4G
5 2 (1.21%) DHCP
5 2 (1.21%) DNS
5 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.21%) FTP
5 2 (1.21%) SNMP
5 2 (1.21%) SSH
5 2 (1.21%) Telnet
5 2 (1.21%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.79%) MySQL
2 22 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.03%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.64%) JIRA
4 5 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.42%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.82%) Grunt
6 3 (1.82%) gulp
6 3 (1.82%) webpack
7 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.21%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.21%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.21%) Selenium
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.67%) Electronics
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (54.55%) Developer
2 51 (30.91%) PHP Developer
3 36 (21.82%) Software Engineer
4 23 (13.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 18 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (10.91%) Python Developer
7 17 (10.30%) React Developer
8 15 (9.09%) Architect
8 15 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (8.48%) PHP Web Developer
10 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce Developer
10 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Embedded Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.97%) CSS
2 59 (35.76%) HTML
3 48 (29.09%) LAMP
4 39 (23.64%) React
5 33 (20.00%) Node.js
6 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 21 (12.73%) Ember.js
8 20 (12.12%) JSON
9 18 (10.91%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (10.91%) Redux
9 18 (10.91%) REST
9 18 (10.91%) Vue.js
10 17 (10.30%) Ajax
10 17 (10.30%) HHVM
10 17 (10.30%) LEMP Stack
10 17 (10.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (8.48%) Laravel
12 13 (7.88%) Web Services
13 11 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.42%) Digital Signage
6 4 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.42%) IPTV
6 4 (2.42%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.42%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.55%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Debian
2 17 (10.30%) Ubuntu
3 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 11 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.24%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (4.24%) Unix
5 5 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Software Engineering
3 35 (21.21%) MVC
4 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (20.00%) OOP
6 26 (15.76%) DevOps
7 24 (14.55%) Web Development
8 17 (10.30%) Front End Development
8 17 (10.30%) ITIL
8 17 (10.30%) Server Management
8 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.27%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.67%) Performance Measurement
11 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
12 9 (5.45%) TDD
13 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (4.85%) Signal Processing
14 7 (4.24%) Change Control
14 7 (4.24%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 64 (38.79%) PHP
3 47 (28.48%) Python
4 35 (21.21%) SQL
5 31 (18.79%) C++
6 24 (14.55%) C
7 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.67%) PHP 7
8 11 (6.67%) VB
9 10 (6.06%) Java
10 9 (5.45%) C#
11 7 (4.24%) Perl
12 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (16.97%) Degree
2 11 (6.67%) HNC
2 11 (6.67%) MCITP
2 11 (6.67%) MCSE
2 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.67%) RHCE
2 11 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.85%) AWS Certification
4 8 (4.85%) MCSA
5 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (16.36%) Docker
2 15 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) Ansible
2 8 (4.85%) Puppet
3 6 (3.64%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Google
2 23 (13.94%) VMware
3 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.42%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.42%) Sage
5 4 (2.42%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.42%) Splunk