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

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 153 144 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 12.90% 12.93% 11.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.38% 48.32% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 145 120 131
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £50,125 £55,000
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 361 298 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 30.44% 26.75% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 300 258 288
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 November 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 November 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
Bournemouth +22 65 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Poole -5 51 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Blandford Forum 0 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Wimborne -3 9 £30,000 - 1
Dorchester -2 8 £37,500 +74.42% 10
Ferndown -9 7 £37,500 +63.04%
Weymouth -3 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.25%) PHP
4 55 (35.95%) MySQL
5 52 (33.99%) CSS
6 50 (32.68%) HTML
7 41 (26.80%) Python
7 41 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
8 40 (26.14%) Software Engineering
9 35 (22.88%) C++
10 33 (21.57%) LAMP
11 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (20.92%) OOP
11 32 (20.92%) Apache
11 32 (20.92%) Docker
11 32 (20.92%) DevOps
12 30 (19.61%) Web Development
12 30 (19.61%) VMware
13 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
13 28 (18.30%) Bash Shell
14 26 (16.99%) Degree
14 26 (16.99%) Ansible
15 25 (16.34%) MVC
16 23 (15.03%) Finance
17 22 (14.38%) C
18 21 (13.73%) AngularJS
19 20 (13.07%) Jenkins
19 20 (13.07%) JSON
19 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
20 19 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (20.92%) Apache
2 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.61%) Confluence
4 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (8.50%) GitHub
5 5 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.31%) IaaS
6 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) LAN
2 15 (9.80%) Network Security
2 15 (9.80%) WAN
3 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.61%) DNS
5 3 (1.96%) 4G
5 3 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.31%) DDNS
6 2 (1.31%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.31%) SAN
6 2 (1.31%) VoIP
6 2 (1.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.65%) 3G
7 1 (0.65%) ISUP
7 1 (0.65%) SCCP
7 1 (0.65%) SMS
7 1 (0.65%) SS7
7 1 (0.65%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.95%) MySQL
2 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.27%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.92%) JIRA
4 5 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.61%) Grunt
5 4 (2.61%) gulp
5 4 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.96%) webpack
7 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.31%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.31%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.65%) Trac
General
1 23 (15.03%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Retail
3 11 (7.19%) Electronics
4 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Developer
2 37 (24.18%) Software Engineer
3 30 (19.61%) PHP Developer
4 19 (12.42%) Web Developer
5 17 (11.11%) Architect
5 17 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 17 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.54%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Python Developer
11 7 (4.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (4.58%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (33.99%) CSS
2 50 (32.68%) HTML
3 33 (21.57%) LAMP
4 21 (13.73%) AngularJS
5 20 (13.07%) JSON
6 17 (11.11%) jQuery
7 14 (9.15%) Node.js
7 14 (9.15%) React
7 14 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (8.50%) Ember.js
9 10 (6.54%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (6.54%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (6.54%) LESS
9 10 (6.54%) Redux
9 10 (6.54%) Sass
9 10 (6.54%) Vue.js
10 8 (5.23%) REST
10 8 (5.23%) XML
10 8 (5.23%) XSLT
11 7 (4.58%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.23%) Video\Live Streaming
5 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.58%) Digital Signage
5 7 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.58%) IPTV
5 7 (4.58%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.31%) Clustering
6 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 80 (52.29%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.84%) Unix
4 12 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.19%) Windows 10
5 11 (7.19%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.58%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.61%) CentOS
7 4 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.96%) Fedora
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.14%) Software Engineering
2 32 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.92%) DevOps
2 32 (20.92%) OOP
3 30 (19.61%) Web Development
4 25 (16.34%) MVC
5 17 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (10.46%) ITIL
7 14 (9.15%) OO
8 13 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.84%) Change Control
10 11 (7.19%) Performance Measurement
11 10 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (5.88%) TDD
13 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.23%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.58%) Innovative Thinking
14 7 (4.58%) Web Design
15 6 (3.92%) Fault Analysis
15 6 (3.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.25%) PHP
3 41 (26.80%) Python
4 35 (22.88%) C++
5 28 (18.30%) Bash Shell
6 22 (14.38%) C
7 18 (11.76%) SQL
8 11 (7.19%) Perl
8 11 (7.19%) VB
9 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.61%) C#
11 3 (1.96%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.65%) Java
12 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (16.99%) Degree
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.15%) MCITP
3 14 (9.15%) MCSE
3 14 (9.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (8.50%) RHCE
5 11 (7.19%) HNC
5 11 (7.19%) MCSA
6 10 (6.54%) AWS Certification
7 6 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.31%) MCP
9 1 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) PMO
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (20.92%) Docker
2 19 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.65%) XenApp
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) Ansible
2 9 (5.88%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.61%) Nagios
5 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) VMware
2 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.11%) Google
4 16 (10.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.61%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.61%) Sage
5 4 (2.61%) SAP
5 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.61%) Splunk
6 3 (1.96%) Citrix
7 2 (1.31%) Symantec
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) EMC
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) MikroTik