Period
to 18 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 159 102 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.66% 10.49% 8.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.56% 36.96% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 145 96 114
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% +5.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 349 276 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.59% 28.40% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 316 257 436
Dorset median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +7 84 £35,000 -9.68% 8
Bournemouth -14 32 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Wimborne - 13 £30,000 -
Blandford Forum - 9 £25,000 - 2
Weymouth - 7 £45,000 - 1
Ferndown - 3 £23,000 - 1
Dorchester -2 1 £21,500 -38.57% 2
Shaftesbury - 1 £60,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 82 (51.57%) JavaScript
2 70 (44.03%) C++
3 67 (42.14%) Windows
4 58 (36.48%) CSS
4 58 (36.48%) OO
4 58 (36.48%) HTML
5 54 (33.96%) Software Engineering
6 53 (33.33%) OOP
7 51 (32.08%) MySQL
8 50 (31.45%) PHP
9 49 (30.82%) Git (software)
10 39 (24.53%) MVC
10 39 (24.53%) LAMP
11 38 (23.90%) C#
11 38 (23.90%) .NET
11 38 (23.90%) Web Development
12 32 (20.13%) Apache
13 31 (19.50%) Java
13 31 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (18.24%) TDD
15 27 (16.98%) Degree
15 27 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
17 22 (13.84%) jQuery
18 19 (11.95%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 17 (10.69%) Relational Database
20 17 (10.69%) Web Services
21 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
21 15 (9.43%) Network Security

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 (20.13%) Apache
2 11 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.66%) IIS
4 5 (3.14%) CMS
4 5 (3.14%) WordPress
5 3 (1.89%) nginx
6 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.89%) GitHub
5 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.43%) Network Security
2 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.66%) Wireless
3 4 (2.52%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.89%) ISUP
4 3 (1.89%) SCCP
4 3 (1.89%) SMS
4 3 (1.89%) SS7
4 3 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) MVNO
5 1 (0.63%) RFID
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (32.08%) MySQL
2 17 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (6.92%) MariaDB
3 11 (6.92%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (30.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.92%) Grunt
2 11 (6.92%) gulp
2 11 (6.92%) webpack
3 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) JIRA
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (5.66%) Electronics
1 9 (5.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Retail
3 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (50.31%) Developer
2 53 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 47 (29.56%) PHP Developer
4 35 (22.01%) Web Developer
5 33 (20.75%) PHP Web Developer
6 25 (15.72%) C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (11.95%) Software Developer
8 16 (10.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 15 (9.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (8.18%) QA Engineer
10 13 (8.18%) Software QA Engineer
11 12 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (6.92%) Junior
13 10 (6.29%) .NET Developer
13 10 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
13 10 (6.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 9 (5.66%) Network Engineer
15 8 (5.03%) Junior Linux Engineer
15 8 (5.03%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (36.48%) CSS
1 58 (36.48%) HTML
2 39 (24.53%) LAMP
3 38 (23.90%) .NET
4 22 (13.84%) jQuery
5 18 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (10.69%) Web Services
7 15 (9.43%) JSON
8 13 (8.18%) LESS
8 13 (8.18%) Sass
9 12 (7.55%) RESTful
10 11 (6.92%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.92%) Backbone.js
10 11 (6.92%) Ember.js
10 11 (6.92%) Express
10 11 (6.92%) Laravel
10 11 (6.92%) MEAN Stack
10 11 (6.92%) Node.js
10 11 (6.92%) React
10 11 (6.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.18%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (5.66%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.66%) Device Driver
3 9 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.03%) Acoustics
5 5 (3.14%) Fintech
5 5 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.14%) Windows
2 11 (6.92%) Android
3 10 (6.29%) Unix
4 9 (5.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.89%) Debian
7 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.63%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.48%) OO
2 54 (33.96%) Software Engineering
3 53 (33.33%) OOP
4 39 (24.53%) MVC
5 38 (23.90%) Web Development
6 31 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (18.24%) TDD
8 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.81%) ITIL
9 14 (8.81%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.18%) Data Management
10 13 (8.18%) Fault Analysis
10 13 (8.18%) SEO
10 13 (8.18%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.92%) DevOps
12 10 (6.29%) Multithreading
13 9 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
13 9 (5.66%) Network Design
13 9 (5.66%) OOD
14 8 (5.03%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 82 (51.57%) JavaScript
2 70 (44.03%) C++
3 50 (31.45%) PHP
4 38 (23.90%) C#
5 31 (19.50%) Java
6 14 (8.81%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.81%) C
6 14 (8.81%) Python
7 13 (8.18%) Perl
8 12 (7.55%) SQL
9 9 (5.66%) Embedded C
9 9 (5.66%) Embedded C++
10 8 (5.03%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.63%) Korn
11 1 (0.63%) R
11 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (16.98%) Degree
2 19 (11.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.63%) CCSP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) DO-178B
2 6 (3.77%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Docker
2 10 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Ansible
1 11 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (8.81%) Google
2 6 (3.77%) Intel
2 6 (3.77%) VMware
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.89%) Sage
6 1 (0.63%) CA
6 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco
6 1 (0.63%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.63%) EMC
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.63%) Juniper
6 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft