Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 135 116 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.59% 13.21% 13.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.34% 42.49% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 132 96 145
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £50,750
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 382 273 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 27.13% 31.09% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 309 242 260
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 55 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Bournemouth -16 33 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Dorchester - 13 £40,000 - 4
Ferndown -5 12 £40,000 +73.91%
Blandford Forum - 10 £37,500 - 2
Wimborne -1 9 £30,000 -
Weymouth -6 1 - - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 69 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 64 (47.41%) Windows
3 46 (34.07%) PHP
4 45 (33.33%) MySQL
5 43 (31.85%) HTML
5 43 (31.85%) CSS
5 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (23.70%) Software Engineering
6 32 (23.70%) OOP
7 30 (22.22%) LAMP
8 29 (21.48%) Python
8 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
9 28 (20.74%) SQL
9 28 (20.74%) C++
10 26 (19.26%) Apache
10 26 (19.26%) Web Development
11 24 (17.78%) MVC
12 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
13 21 (15.56%) Node.js
13 21 (15.56%) VMware
13 21 (15.56%) React
14 20 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
14 20 (14.81%) OO
14 20 (14.81%) Ember.js
15 19 (14.07%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (14.07%) Vue.js
15 19 (14.07%) Redux
16 18 (13.33%) JSON
17 17 (12.59%) jQuery
17 17 (12.59%) Git (software)

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 26 (19.26%) Apache
2 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.48%) Confluence
5 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.22%) Office 365
5 2 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.48%) GitHub
5 2 (1.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Network Security
2 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.44%) LAN
4 5 (3.70%) DNS
4 5 (3.70%) SAN
5 4 (2.96%) WAN
6 3 (2.22%) 4G
6 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.48%) DDNS
7 2 (1.48%) DHCP
7 2 (1.48%) Firewall
7 2 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.48%) VoIP
7 2 (1.48%) VPN
8 1 (0.74%) ISUP
8 1 (0.74%) SCCP
8 1 (0.74%) SMS
8 1 (0.74%) SS7
8 1 (0.74%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.33%) MySQL
2 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 3 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.48%) Grunt
4 2 (1.48%) gulp
4 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.48%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) Trac
5 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 14 (10.37%) Retail
2 11 (8.15%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Developer
2 31 (22.96%) Software Engineer
3 21 (15.56%) PHP Developer
4 17 (12.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (9.63%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (5.19%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) PHP Software Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.44%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) CSS
1 43 (31.85%) HTML
2 30 (22.22%) LAMP
3 29 (21.48%) AngularJS
4 21 (15.56%) Node.js
4 21 (15.56%) React
5 20 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (14.81%) Ember.js
6 19 (14.07%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (14.07%) Redux
6 19 (14.07%) Vue.js
7 18 (13.33%) JSON
8 17 (12.59%) jQuery
9 11 (8.15%) .NET
10 10 (7.41%) LESS
10 10 (7.41%) Sass
11 9 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.93%) XML
12 8 (5.93%) XSLT
13 7 (5.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.93%) Video\Live Streaming
4 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.19%) Digital Signage
4 7 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (5.19%) IPTV
4 7 (5.19%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.96%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.22%) Clustering
7 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (47.41%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Unix
3 9 (6.67%) CentOS
4 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.22%) Fedora
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.70%) OOP
2 32 (23.70%) Software Engineering
3 26 (19.26%) Web Development
4 24 (17.78%) MVC
5 20 (14.81%) OO
6 15 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 13 (9.63%) DevOps
8 12 (8.89%) Change Control
9 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.41%) TDD
10 10 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.93%) Migration
13 7 (5.19%) ERP
13 7 (5.19%) ITIL
13 7 (5.19%) Software Testing
13 7 (5.19%) Web Design
14 6 (4.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 46 (34.07%) PHP
3 29 (21.48%) Python
4 28 (20.74%) C++
4 28 (20.74%) SQL
5 22 (16.30%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.63%) Perl
7 12 (8.89%) C#
8 8 (5.93%) C
9 6 (4.44%) Ruby
10 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.22%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) Java
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) MCSA
4 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.22%) MCITP
5 3 (2.22%) MCP
5 3 (2.22%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) RHCE
6 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CCA
6 2 (1.48%) HNC
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.41%) Docker
4 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) XenApp
5 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Ansible
2 9 (6.67%) Puppet
3 6 (4.44%) Nagios
3 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.22%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) VMware
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.19%) Google
4 7 (5.19%) SAP
5 6 (4.44%) Sage
6 5 (3.70%) Citrix
6 5 (3.70%) Symantec
7 3 (2.22%) EMC
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco
8 2 (1.48%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.48%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.74%) Juniper
9 1 (0.74%) MikroTik
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com