Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 307 240 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 18.71% 15.52% 21.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.28% 50.21% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 218 192 408
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 501 478 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.53% 30.92% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 373 402 616
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Cheltenham 0 101 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Gloucester +8 65 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Tewkesbury +1 23 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cirencester +15 18 £50,000 +8.11%
Lydney 0 2 £42,500 +25.93%
Stroud - 1 £85,000 - 3
Lechlade - 1 £65,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 152 (49.51%) Software Engineering
2 149 (48.53%) Java
2 149 (48.53%) Python
3 142 (46.25%) Windows
4 141 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (43.32%) C++
6 132 (43.00%) Security Cleared
7 97 (31.60%) C
8 96 (31.27%) JIRA
9 93 (30.29%) Scrum
10 90 (29.32%) DV Cleared
11 83 (27.04%) Microsoft
12 76 (24.76%) C#
13 72 (23.45%) JavaScript
14 69 (22.48%) Spring
15 68 (22.15%) DevOps
16 67 (21.82%) SQL
17 64 (20.85%) Bash Shell
18 62 (20.20%) Git (software)
19 59 (19.22%) Cybersecurity
20 58 (18.89%) Docker
20 58 (18.89%) Open Source
21 57 (18.57%) Java EE
21 57 (18.57%) Bitbucket
22 56 (18.24%) CentOS
23 55 (17.92%) Test Automation
23 55 (17.92%) Jenkins
24 54 (17.59%) Red Hat
25 51 (16.61%) MySQL
25 51 (16.61%) Atlassian Bamboo

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 48 (15.64%) Apache
2 41 (13.36%) Confluence
3 15 (4.89%) Apache Pig
4 13 (4.23%) JBoss
5 12 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.58%) Mule
6 11 (3.58%) Mule ESB
6 11 (3.58%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.28%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) Moodle
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.56%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (3.58%) SaaS
7 9 (2.93%) Office 365
8 6 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.95%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) GitHub
10 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) IaaS
10 1 (0.33%) npm
10 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.64%) TCP/IP
2 32 (10.42%) Firewall
3 26 (8.47%) HTTP
3 26 (8.47%) SSL
4 19 (6.19%) SNMP
5 15 (4.89%) Network Security
6 13 (4.23%) VLAN
7 11 (3.58%) FTP
8 10 (3.26%) Ethernet
8 10 (3.26%) IPsec
8 10 (3.26%) IPv4
9 9 (2.93%) IPv6
9 9 (2.93%) SSH
9 9 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.61%) FCoE
11 7 (2.28%) DNS
11 7 (2.28%) Internet
11 7 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.95%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.61%) MySQL
2 36 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 33 (10.75%) Big Data
4 30 (9.77%) Hadoop
5 27 (8.79%) Apache Hive
6 20 (6.51%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.89%) Geospatial Data
7 15 (4.89%) GIS
8 14 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.95%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.33%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 96 (31.27%) JIRA
2 62 (20.20%) Git (software)
3 57 (18.57%) Bitbucket
4 55 (17.92%) Jenkins
5 51 (16.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (15.64%) JUnit
7 42 (13.68%) EasyMock
8 27 (8.79%) Selenium
9 24 (7.82%) Eclipse
10 23 (7.49%) Visual Studio
11 19 (6.19%) Maven
12 18 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (5.21%) CodeSonar
13 16 (5.21%) git-flow
13 16 (5.21%) Robot Framework
14 12 (3.91%) Cucumber
14 12 (3.91%) Liquibase
15 11 (3.58%) IntelliJ
16 8 (2.61%) Redmine
17 7 (2.28%) Subversion
General
1 45 (14.66%) Finance
2 29 (9.45%) Electronics
2 29 (9.45%) Military
3 22 (7.17%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.54%) Marketing
6 12 (3.91%) Games
7 11 (3.58%) Retail
8 7 (2.28%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.28%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (31.92%) Developer
2 89 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 54 (17.59%) Java Developer
4 50 (16.29%) Java Engineer
4 50 (16.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 39 (12.70%) Software Developer
6 34 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (8.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 27 (8.79%) Support Engineer
8 25 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
9 23 (7.49%) Senior Developer
10 22 (7.17%) Analyst
11 20 (6.51%) C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (6.51%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (6.19%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (5.21%) IT Support
14 15 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (4.89%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (4.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.48%) Spring
2 57 (18.57%) Java EE
3 42 (13.68%) .NET
4 39 (12.70%) REST
4 39 (12.70%) Spring MVC
5 38 (12.38%) Web Services
6 36 (11.73%) CSS
6 36 (11.73%) Node.js
7 34 (11.07%) EJB
7 34 (11.07%) JSF
8 33 (10.75%) HTML
9 32 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 32 (10.42%) AngularJS
10 31 (10.10%) JSON
10 31 (10.10%) XML
11 27 (8.79%) SOAP
12 26 (8.47%) Hibernate
13 23 (7.49%) STL
14 21 (6.84%) Django
15 19 (6.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.07%) Wiki
2 20 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.28%) Cybercrime
6 7 (2.28%) PKI
7 6 (1.95%) CAN bus
8 5 (1.63%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.30%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.30%) Media Streaming
9 4 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) CUDA
11 2 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 142 (46.25%) Windows
2 56 (18.24%) CentOS
3 46 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (11.40%) Unix
5 30 (9.77%) Android
6 28 (9.12%) Windows Server
7 27 (8.79%) Apple iOS
7 27 (8.79%) Mac OS X
8 26 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (7.17%) Ubuntu
10 15 (4.89%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.58%) Mac OS
12 10 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (2.61%) Debian
14 5 (1.63%) Fedora
14 5 (1.63%) Solaris
14 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (49.51%) Software Engineering
2 141 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (30.29%) Scrum
4 68 (22.15%) DevOps
5 59 (19.22%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (18.89%) Open Source
7 55 (17.92%) Test Automation
8 50 (16.29%) OO
9 48 (15.64%) OOD
10 42 (13.68%) TDD
11 38 (12.38%) Kanban
11 38 (12.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 29 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (9.12%) Multithreading
14 27 (8.79%) MVC
14 27 (8.79%) SDLC
14 27 (8.79%) Test Strategy
15 26 (8.47%) User Stories
16 25 (8.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (48.53%) Java
1 149 (48.53%) Python
2 133 (43.32%) C++
3 97 (31.60%) C
4 76 (24.76%) C#
5 72 (23.45%) JavaScript
6 67 (21.82%) SQL
7 64 (20.85%) Bash Shell
8 38 (12.38%) PowerShell
9 30 (9.77%) Perl
9 30 (9.77%) PHP
10 20 (6.51%) Objective-C
11 15 (4.89%) Embedded C
12 12 (3.91%) Assembly Language
13 11 (3.58%) Ruby
14 10 (3.26%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.61%) Go
15 8 (2.61%) Java 8
15 8 (2.61%) Korn
16 7 (2.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 132 (43.00%) Security Cleared
2 90 (29.32%) DV Cleared
3 38 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 30 (9.77%) CCNA
4 30 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (9.45%) CISSP
5 29 (9.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 29 (9.45%) GIAC
5 29 (9.45%) Linux+ Certification
5 29 (9.45%) MCSE
5 29 (9.45%) Network+ Certification
5 29 (9.45%) SANS
5 29 (9.45%) SSCP
6 17 (5.54%) Degree
7 4 (1.30%) RHCE
8 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.65%) ISEB
8 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) SLA
2 4 (1.30%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.65%) MISRA
3 2 (0.65%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (18.89%) Docker
2 23 (7.49%) vSphere
3 20 (6.51%) Active Directory
4 18 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (3.58%) VMware NSX
7 10 (3.26%) NFS
7 10 (3.26%) Samba
8 8 (2.61%) VirtualBox
9 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.63%) Firmware
10 5 (1.63%) Xen
11 2 (0.65%) Snort
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (14.66%) Puppet
2 32 (10.42%) Ansible
3 26 (8.47%) Kubernetes
4 19 (6.19%) Salt
5 16 (5.21%) vCenter Server
6 14 (4.56%) Nagios
7 11 (3.58%) WSUS
8 6 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.63%) OpenNMS
9 5 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.98%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.98%) SCCM
11 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.33%) Mesos
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.33%) Rancher
11 1 (0.33%) Terraform
11 1 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 83 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.59%) Red Hat
3 28 (9.12%) VMware
4 24 (7.82%) Atlassian
5 18 (5.86%) EMC
5 18 (5.86%) SAP
6 13 (4.23%) Apple
6 13 (4.23%) SolarWinds
7 10 (3.26%) NetApp
8 8 (2.61%) Cisco
9 7 (2.28%) Oracle
10 6 (1.95%) Proofpoint
11 5 (1.63%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.63%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.63%) Juniper
12 4 (1.30%) Google
13 3 (0.98%) Agilent
13 3 (0.98%) Centrify
14 2 (0.65%) AVG
14 2 (0.65%) Meraki