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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 55 51 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.63% 9.90% 12.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.35% 45.54% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 55
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 133 112 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 28.12% 21.75% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 121 100 167
Median salary £35,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.70% -13.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +17 29 £43,750 +25.00% 7
Bournemouth -16 12 £46,250 +23.33% 6
Wimborne -1 7 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Weymouth - 3 £45,000 -
Ferndown - 1 £23,000 - 1
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 41 (59.42%) C++
1 41 (59.42%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.13%) Windows
3 26 (37.68%) C
4 23 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (27.54%) Degree
5 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.54%) OOP
6 18 (26.09%) Java
7 16 (23.19%) CSS
7 16 (23.19%) C#
7 16 (23.19%) HTML
7 16 (23.19%) Unix
8 15 (21.74%) OO
9 13 (18.84%) PHP
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
9 13 (18.84%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (14.49%) MySQL
11 10 (14.49%) Apache
11 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
11 10 (14.49%) Embedded C++
11 10 (14.49%) Web Development
11 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
12 9 (13.04%) Oracle
12 9 (13.04%) .NET
12 9 (13.04%) MVC
12 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.59%) LAMP

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 10 (14.49%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.45%) RFID
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) Hudson
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.14%) Banking
2 6 (8.70%) Electronics
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (55.07%) Software Engineer
2 19 (27.54%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Principal Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Principal Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
8 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Java Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) CSS
1 16 (23.19%) HTML
2 9 (13.04%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) jQuery
3 8 (11.59%) LAMP
4 7 (10.14%) LESS
4 7 (10.14%) Sass
4 7 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (8.70%) MFC
5 6 (8.70%) WPF
6 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.80%) Qt
6 4 (5.80%) XML
7 3 (4.35%) Spring
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE
8 2 (2.90%) JAXB
8 2 (2.90%) Web Services
9 1 (1.45%) CSS3
9 1 (1.45%) JDBC
9 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) Smart City
6 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Unix
3 13 (18.84%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.54%) OOP
3 15 (21.74%) OO
4 10 (14.49%) Web Development
5 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) MVC
6 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.14%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 7 (10.14%) SEO
8 6 (8.70%) Post-Production
9 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
10 4 (5.80%) Digital Signal Processing
10 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.80%) Signal Processing
11 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.35%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) C++
2 26 (37.68%) C
3 19 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (26.09%) Java
5 16 (23.19%) C#
6 13 (18.84%) PHP
6 13 (18.84%) SQL
7 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
7 10 (14.49%) Embedded C++
8 7 (10.14%) Python
9 3 (4.35%) Perl
10 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.45%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.90%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) NDS
2 1 (1.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) Draytek
3 1 (1.45%) Juniper
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Signiant
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ferndown
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 26 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago