Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 41 24
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 172 44 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.76% 5.18% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.56% 21.05% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 170 34 126
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £51,375 £56,750 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 386 209 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 24.14% 24.62% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 353 189 358
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,550 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +13 86 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Bournemouth +6 47 £40,000 -30.43% 12
Blandford Forum - 10 £25,000 - 3
Dorchester +4 8 £40,000 +14.29%
Wimborne - 8 £30,000 -
Ferndown - 5 £40,000 -
Weymouth -1 2 - - 1
Shaftesbury - 1 £60,000 - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 78 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 77 (44.77%) Windows
3 59 (34.30%) C++
4 54 (31.40%) C#
5 53 (30.81%) .NET
6 49 (28.49%) OOP
7 47 (27.33%) CSS
7 47 (27.33%) HTML
8 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
9 43 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 43 (25.00%) MySQL
10 42 (24.42%) PHP
10 42 (24.42%) OO
11 41 (23.84%) MVC
12 36 (20.93%) LAMP
13 33 (19.19%) Web Development
14 32 (18.60%) SQL
15 31 (18.02%) TDD
16 28 (16.28%) jQuery
17 26 (15.12%) Degree
18 24 (13.95%) Apache
18 24 (13.95%) ASP.NET
19 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
19 23 (13.37%) Python
20 20 (11.63%) C
21 19 (11.05%) Java
21 19 (11.05%) VMware
21 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
21 19 (11.05%) Amazon AWS

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 24 (13.95%) Apache
2 15 (8.72%) IIS
3 10 (5.81%) CMS
3 10 (5.81%) WordPress
4 8 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.72%) Network Security
2 9 (5.23%) Wireless
3 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.91%) ISUP
4 5 (2.91%) SCCP
4 5 (2.91%) SMS
4 5 (2.91%) SS7
4 5 (2.91%) VoIP
5 4 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.33%) LAN
5 4 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) GSM
6 1 (0.58%) LTE
6 1 (0.58%) MVNO
6 1 (0.58%) NAS
6 1 (0.58%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.00%) MySQL
2 14 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (4.65%) MariaDB
5 8 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.65%) Grunt
3 8 (4.65%) gulp
3 8 (4.65%) webpack
4 4 (2.33%) Selenium
5 3 (1.74%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (5.81%) Electronics
1 10 (5.81%) Finance
1 10 (5.81%) Retail
2 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (49.42%) Developer
2 46 (26.74%) Software Engineer
3 41 (23.84%) PHP Developer
4 34 (19.77%) Web Developer
5 32 (18.60%) PHP Web Developer
6 25 (14.53%) Software Developer
7 16 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (8.72%) Embedded Engineer
9 14 (8.14%) C# Developer
10 13 (7.56%) .NET Developer
10 13 (7.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (6.40%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (6.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 9 (5.23%) Junior
13 9 (5.23%) Network Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) Junior Network Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) QA Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (30.81%) .NET
2 47 (27.33%) CSS
2 47 (27.33%) HTML
3 36 (20.93%) LAMP
4 28 (16.28%) jQuery
5 24 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 18 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (8.72%) AngularJS
7 15 (8.72%) JSON
8 14 (8.14%) .NET Framework
8 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (8.14%) Ember.js
8 14 (8.14%) React
9 10 (5.81%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (5.81%) Node.js
10 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (5.23%) Laravel
10 9 (5.23%) Qt
11 8 (4.65%) LESS
11 8 (4.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.98%) Device Driver
3 11 (6.40%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (5.81%) Fintech
4 10 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (5.23%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.74%) Acoustics
9 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.16%) Clustering
10 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (44.77%) Windows
2 12 (6.98%) Android
2 12 (6.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 11 (6.40%) Unix
4 6 (3.49%) CentOS
4 6 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.33%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.49%) OOP
2 45 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.16%) Software Engineering
3 42 (24.42%) OO
4 41 (23.84%) MVC
5 33 (19.19%) Web Development
6 31 (18.02%) TDD
7 18 (10.47%) ITIL
8 14 (8.14%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.14%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.56%) Embedded Software Development
9 13 (7.56%) ERP
9 13 (7.56%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.98%) OOD
11 10 (5.81%) Logistics
11 10 (5.81%) MVVM
12 9 (5.23%) Network Design
12 9 (5.23%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.65%) Data Management
13 8 (4.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 59 (34.30%) C++
3 54 (31.40%) C#
4 42 (24.42%) PHP
5 32 (18.60%) SQL
6 23 (13.37%) Python
7 20 (11.63%) C
8 19 (11.05%) Java
9 14 (8.14%) Perl
10 13 (7.56%) Embedded C
10 13 (7.56%) Embedded C++
11 12 (6.98%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.49%) Ruby
13 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.58%) R
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) VB
14 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (15.12%) Degree
2 19 (11.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) CCA
4 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) MCSA
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) RHCE
4 1 (0.58%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.58%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.40%) Docker
3 8 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.33%) vSphere
5 3 (1.74%) XenApp
5 3 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 16 (9.30%) Puppet
2 15 (8.72%) Ansible
3 14 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.91%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (2.33%) SCCM
6 2 (1.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.58%) Nagios
7 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (11.05%) VMware
2 12 (6.98%) Sage
3 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.81%) SAP
4 8 (4.65%) Google
4 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.91%) EMC
6 4 (2.33%) Symantec
7 3 (1.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Capita
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) HP
8 1 (0.58%) Intel
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com