Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 89 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 8.95% 10.01% 11.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.33% 36.33% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 131 74 123
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,750 £49,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -

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 368 245 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.34% 27.56% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 305 220 262
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -2.78%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -8 55 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bournemouth -14 41 £42,500 -8.11% 6
Dorchester -4 12 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Ferndown 0 10 £40,000 +73.91%
Blandford Forum - 7 £37,500 - 2
Wimborne -4 3 £30,000 -
Weymouth -4 1 - - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 58 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 50 (38.46%) Windows
3 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (25.38%) OOP
4 33 (25.38%) PHP
5 32 (24.62%) MySQL
6 29 (22.31%) C++
6 29 (22.31%) HTML
6 29 (22.31%) CSS
6 29 (22.31%) LAMP
7 28 (21.54%) AngularJS
8 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
9 26 (20.00%) SQL
10 25 (19.23%) Python
10 25 (19.23%) MVC
11 23 (17.69%) C#
12 22 (16.92%) .NET
12 22 (16.92%) React
13 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.15%) Ember.js
14 20 (15.38%) VMware
14 20 (15.38%) OO
14 20 (15.38%) Apache
15 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
15 19 (14.62%) Node.js
15 19 (14.62%) jQuery
15 19 (14.62%) Web Development
16 18 (13.85%) Elastic Stack
17 17 (13.08%) Vue.js
17 17 (13.08%) Redux

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 20 (15.38%) Apache
2 10 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.62%) CMS
3 6 (4.62%) IIS
4 5 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.85%) WordPress
5 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.54%) Confluence
6 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) Network Security
2 6 (4.62%) LAN
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.85%) SAN
4 3 (2.31%) DNS
5 2 (1.54%) 4G
5 2 (1.54%) DDNS
5 2 (1.54%) ISUP
5 2 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.54%) SCCP
5 2 (1.54%) SMS
5 2 (1.54%) SS7
5 2 (1.54%) VoIP
5 2 (1.54%) WAN
5 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.77%) Firewall
6 1 (0.77%) LTE
6 1 (0.77%) NAS
6 1 (0.77%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) MySQL
2 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) Grunt
2 5 (3.85%) gulp
2 5 (3.85%) Selenium
2 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.08%) webpack
4 3 (2.31%) JIRA
4 3 (2.31%) Robot Framework
5 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.77%) Trac
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
1 10 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (53.08%) Developer
2 23 (17.69%) PHP Developer
3 21 (16.15%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (10.77%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (10.77%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.46%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.92%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.31%) CSS
1 29 (22.31%) HTML
1 29 (22.31%) LAMP
2 28 (21.54%) AngularJS
3 22 (16.92%) .NET
3 22 (16.92%) React
4 21 (16.15%) Ember.js
5 19 (14.62%) jQuery
5 19 (14.62%) Node.js
6 18 (13.85%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (13.08%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (13.08%) Redux
7 17 (13.08%) Vue.js
8 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.23%) JSON
10 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (5.38%) Symfony
13 5 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.62%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.85%) Fintech
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.31%) Clustering
6 3 (2.31%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (10.77%) Unix
3 11 (8.46%) CentOS
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.31%) Android
7 3 (2.31%) Fedora
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.38%) OOP
3 25 (19.23%) MVC
4 21 (16.15%) Software Engineering
5 20 (15.38%) OO
6 19 (14.62%) Web Development
7 16 (12.31%) Front End Development
8 15 (11.54%) TDD
9 10 (7.69%) DevOps
9 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.69%) ERP
9 10 (7.69%) ITIL
10 9 (6.92%) Logistics
10 9 (6.92%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.15%) Migration
12 5 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (3.85%) MVVM
12 5 (3.85%) Open Source
12 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.38%) PHP
3 29 (22.31%) C++
4 26 (20.00%) SQL
5 25 (19.23%) Python
6 23 (17.69%) C#
7 12 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.23%) C
8 11 (8.46%) Perl
9 8 (6.15%) Ruby
10 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.08%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.31%) Java
13 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.77%) VB
13 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.54%) CCA
4 2 (1.54%) MCP
4 2 (1.54%) MCSA
4 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.77%) HND
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.77%) RHCE
5 1 (0.77%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.69%) Docker
2 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) vSphere
4 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.08%) XenApp
4 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.77%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) Puppet
2 15 (11.54%) Ansible
3 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.62%) Nagios
5 5 (3.85%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.08%) SCCM
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.54%) Terraform
8 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) VMware
2 12 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.69%) SAP
4 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.92%) Sage
5 8 (6.15%) Google
6 6 (4.62%) Citrix
6 6 (4.62%) EMC
6 6 (4.62%) Symantec
7 2 (1.54%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.54%) Splunk
8 1 (0.77%) Capita
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco
8 1 (0.77%) HP
8 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com